by Social Innovation
We care deeply about the people around us and believe in making a difference in the world without compromising the pursuit of personal and financial goals.
We strive to create a better future for professionals, organizations, cities and society by blurring the boundaries between the private sector and the social sector.
We want more from life – and more for life.
Great Minds professionals learn to harness their skills and experience in new and unique ways to make a change in the world leave their mark on the world.
They have valuable expertise and capabilities enabling them to have an impact, bring purpose, vision and creativity, during their regular workday, without compromising their career or lifestyle.
The Great Minds model empowers professionals in diverse fields.
Our methodology is expressed in a series of professional seminars that enable us to pave a new path for you, so you can have a meaningful impact on the world while pursuing your professional ambitions.
Which Great Minds We are Working With
Introducing companies to Great Minds who understand their business model and can develop new social channels to support their goals.
Our shared-value approach connects Great Minds with authorities looking to narrow social gaps and improve public wellbeing.
Helping top students make their first steps in the social impact arena, develop innovative models, conduct in-depth research and gain hands-on experience.
Providing a business-oriented point of view to social organizations that are interested in boosting their influence and diversifying their income.
Ronny is the cofounder of Great Minds and FUTURE, a Venture Builder that invests in entrepreneurs aged 45+ who have a rich background in leading companies and who channel their knowledge and experience to develop companies that deal with urgent market needs.
For more than a decade, through implementation of the “Purpose Generator” program, Ronny has helped social entrepreneurs, nonprofits and businesses establish sustainable social, environmental and financial goals. Prior to this, Ronny established Impact Investing Israel, an organisation dedicated to developing the impact investment sector and offering opportunities for investors, philanthropists and entrepreneurs to take their first steps in the field and/or strengthen their engagement.
Ofer is the cofounder of Great Minds, and a senior global lecturer in the field of result-driven social innovation and social business development. Ofer’s tailored lectures and workshops are based on his extensive professional journey, and give clients valuable experience across the social-business entrepreneurship world.
For more than a decade, through the implementation of the “Purpose Generator” program, Ofer has helped social entrepreneurs, nonprofits and businesses establish sustainable social, environmental and financial goals (AKA “the great win-win”) through creative leadership, strategic partnerships, comprehensive organizational development processes, and innovative tools and solutions.
Iris is a seasoned executive active in education, social equality, diversity, culture development, coaching and training.
She served as senior advisor to the mayor of Israel’s 4th largest city, and headed the city’s Department for Women’s Status.
Prior to that position, Iris headed the city’s Culture and Events department and established new concepts of municipal framework for culture support. Iris is a business coach and trainer for senior executives and an advisory board member of “Am Sagol”, a non-profit organization that inspires social and environmental excellence.
Michal has worked with corporations, nonprofits, foundations, and funders since 2006, helping them build capacity, sustainability, and growth to support their desired impact.
Prior to this, Michal was CEO of the Marom Group, where she worked with international foundations and NGOs designing long-term strategies and guiding them through implementation.
Prior to this, she headed Corporate Social Responsibility at Citi and worked at the HSBC Bank.
Saar is part of the leadership teams of several of Southeast Asia’s fastest growing sustainability initiatives, including the Melendres Agricultural Group and Green Antz Builders.
In 2006, he co-founded Ecoseed, Asia’s first B2B sustainability portal, and took part in the development of several innovative-disruptive solutions in fields such as energy generation, electric vehicles and more.
After Ecoseed, Saar moved to lead Eco1 Edge, which introduced sustainable solutions to high priority markets.
Dr. Zafrir Bloch-David
Zafrir is an expert in socio-economic development using Sharing Economy and Complementary Currencies as development tools. He engages in research, teaching, consulting and implementation of platforms in businesses, public organizations and governments.
Zafrir works with organizations and companies including the JDC, Ministry of Defense, Vegan Nation and Tel Aviv-Jaffa Municipality. He has a Ph.D from the Tel Aviv University School of Business and serves as a faculty member at the Tel Aviv-Jaffa Academic College, where he leads the field of social economic development as a practical academic discipline and leads a new MBA internship in the field of social economic innovation.