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application developer , company executive

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.

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