Vice President for External Relations and Resource Development

Professor Boaz Golany
Vice President for External Relations and Resource Development (VPERRD)
Prof. in the Faculty of industrial Engineering and Management
Incumbent of the Samuel Gorney Chair in Engineering at Technion Israel Institute of Technology



Since 1986, Prof. Golany has been a faculty member at the William Davidson Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management (IE&M), serving as Associate Dean for Teaching (1994-1999) and as Dean (2006-2011). He holds a BSc (Summa Cum Laude) in IE&M from the Technion (1982), and a PhD from the School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin (1985).

Prof. Golany has served as an Area Editor and member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Productivity Analysis, IIE Transactions, Omega, and Operations Research. He has published over 80 papers in refereed journals and over 15 book chapters. His publications are in the areas of Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, and Management Science. In recent years he has also addressed issues of homeland security and counter terrorism. He has supervised over 40 graduate students, some of whom now serve as faculty in Israeli universities and colleges.

Prof. Golany has served as a consultant to numerous companies and agencies in Israel and the USA. These include government agencies, energy companies, and companies in the financial sector, manufacturing, services, and information technology. He is married to Rachel and has three children, Yanai, Inbal, and Tomer. He is a sports enthusiast where his favorite hobby is mountain biking, and he is a proud member of the Carmel Mountain Bike Club (CMBC).



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Communications and External Relations

Resource Development

Hospitality and Events

Head of Unit
Gil Lainer

Head of Unit
Richard Tabachnik

Head of Unit
Zohar Nathanson

Connects Technion with strategic stakeholders such as alumni, government agencies, media, and the public, in Israel and the world. It includes the spokesperson’s office, the marketing team and the strategic communications department. The Unit produces content for local and international media, including press releases, campaigns, videos, digital and print media, in order to advance the Technion global brand Focuses on securing the resources necessary for the Technion to carry out its mission. It does so by providing project proposals and long-term donor stewardship. Strategic fostering of relationships with Technion societies around the world, individual donors, foundations, and other organizations results in goodwill and philanthropic engagement Organizes special events, ceremonies, VIP and other visits to Technion City. The Visitors Center includes hospitality spaces, lecture halls and multimedia exhibitions
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