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Shai Agassi

Shai Agassi, Israeli alternative energy company executive, former application developer. Achievements include patents in field. Named one of The World's Most Influential People, TIME magazine, 2009, The 100 Agents of Change, Rolling Stone magazine, 2009. Advisory board Corporation Eco Forum; Member of Forum Young Global Leaders, Copenhagen Climate Council.

Background

  • Agassi, Shai was born on April 19, 1968 in Ramat-Gan, Israel. Son of Reuven Agassi.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Israel Institute of Technology.

    Career

    • Founder TopTier Software, 1992—2001, Quicksoft Ltd., Quicksoft Media. Chief Executive Officer Systems, Applications and Products portals Systems, Applications and Products AG, Walldorf, Germany, 2001, director technical & strategy, 2002—2007, member executive board, 2002—2007. Founder & Chief Executive Officer Project Better Place, since 2007.

      Served in Israeli Defense Forces.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents in field.

    Membership

    Advisory board Corporation Eco Forum. Member of Forum Young Global Leaders, Copenhagen Climate Council.

    Connections

    • Married Nili Agassi; 2 children.
    • father: Reuven Agassi Agassi
    • spouse: Nili Agassi
    Shai Agassi
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    Born April 19, 1968
    (age 49)
    Nationality
    • 1992 - 2001
      Founder TopTier Software
    • 2001
      Chief Executive Officer, Systems, Applications and Products portals Systems, Applications and Products Aktiengesellschaft
      Walldorf, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
    • 2007
      founder & Chief Executive Officer, Project Better Place