Edouard Cukierman is the Founder and Managing Partner of Catalyst Investments since 2000. He also serves as the Chairman of Cukierman & Co. Investment House, which has advised in over € 4 billion worth of corporate finance transactions since its foundation in 1993. Edouard is the Chairman of the European Committee of the High-Tech Industry Association in Israel since 2011.
Prior to 2000, Edouard Cukierman served as Chairman of BOS (NASDAQ: BOSC). Mr. Cukierman was also the President and CEO of Astra Technological Investments, a venture capital fund established in 1993, which was the first Israeli company to go public in Continental Europe.
Edouard Cukierman is the Founder of the Go4Israel annual conference.
Today, Edouard Cukierman serves as a board member of Lamina Technologies in Switzerland as well as Tufin Technologies, Dori Media Group and Harmon.ie in Israel.
Mr. Cukierman serves as the Vice President of the Fondation France Israël. He is a board member of Alliance Israelite Universelle en Israel and a board member of Sar-El (association that brings volunteers worldwide to the IDF in Israel).
In the past, he was also the President of the Supervisory Board of Citec Environment SA in Paris.
He was a Board member of Orex, MTI Wireless and other portfolio companies of Catalyst Investments and served as a Board member of Otto Capital, a Singapore based VC fund.
He now serves as a reserve officer in the Crisis & Hostage Negotiation team and in the Spokesperson’s Unit of the IDF.
Edouard co-authored “Israel Valley Le Bouclier Technologique de L’innovation,” together with Dr. Daniel Rouach (published 2013 in French, 2014 in Chinese).
Mr. Cukierman holds an MBA from INSEAD, France and a B.Sc. from the Technion – Israel’s Institute of Technology.