Sofaer Team

We are delighted to connect with you. Please feel free to contact our team with any questions you may have about the program, admissions requirements, or your qualifications.



Dr. Leslie Broudo

Head of Program

Head of the Coller Institute of Venture

Faculty Bio

I aim to make the Sofaer Global MBA the best in the world in developing entrepreneurial leaders and in codifying that know-how. I am passionate about game-changing innovations, strategic partnerships, and bold moves. I am proud to be on this team, and am glad that we all have a sense of humor and are good at improvising solutions for worthwhile challenges.


Prof. Shai Danziger 

Academic Director

Professor of Marketing at the Coller School of Management

Faculty Bio

I aim to ensure that Sofaer Global MBA continuously improves its academic rigor to serve as a keystone for student success. I am passionate about new impactful experiential coursework and hands-on learning. I love research, gardening, photography and food.


Lara Portnoy

Team Leader

I aim to elevate Sofaer Global MBA’s presence to reflect the dynamism, boldness, and ingenuity of the curriculum and team. I am passionate about sharing the stories of our community, from student ideas and project to guest speakers and alumni success. I am a voracious reader, dream of having magic powers, and have 5 pets.


Dr. Eric Saranovitz

Class & Community Leader

I aim to ensure a smooth and meaningful educational experience, from orientation to graduation. I am passionate about guiding personalized student journeys and enhancing our shared sense of community. Besides loving to cook and bake, I like to spend time enjoying nature and the Israeli beaches.


Elena Bliman

Global Recruitment Leader

I aim to curate diverse student cohorts comprised of individuals with a variety of strengths and backgrounds who demonstrate excellence, creativity, resilience, integrative thinking, and intellectual synthesis. I am passionate about connecting students from around the globe and helping them to find their perfect academic match. Though travel is limited, I love exploring the world and, in the meantime, am happy that Israel has such diverse natural and historic sights to visit.



Admissions Committee and General Contact Information

Phone: +972-3-640-7378


Mailing Address and Offices

Sofaer Global MBA

Coller School of Management

Recanati Building, Room 212

Tel Aviv University

Ramat Aviv, 6997801


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