Games for Peace is a non-profit organization, based in Israel and run by a team of passionate volunteers drawn from a variety of backgrounds including hi-tech, gaming and education.
 

Management Team

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Uri Mishol – Chairman

Co-founder, chairman and former CEO of software company IncrediBuild, which specializes in accelerating computational tasks through parallel processing; Held a variety of executive positions in the Israeli software industry in the past 20 years; Consultant and social entrepreneur; Father of three.

Shahar Raz – Operation Manager

Ms. Raz held a variety of responsibilities in cross-cultural work, with 18 years of experience within the education system, 9 years of those managing educational programs for education-related NGOs. Ms. Raz has a BA in Middle Eastern studies and the Arabic language and a Masters degree in organizational management, leadership and policy with a focus on educational systems.

Dudi Peles, Ph.D – Training and Content

Founder and VP of business development in Jivy Group, a development house for startups. Founder and partner in Playful Shark, an Israeli Video games development studio. PhD graduate researching video games history in the Science, Technology & Society program in Bar Ilan University. Lecturer at Kibbutzim College of Education and Recanati Business School, Tel Aviv University. Active and founding member in GameIS, the digital games industry association in Israel.

Hans Shakur – Cross-Culture Strategy

Entrepreneur, Digital Ventures Strategist and Business Catalyst, Owner/Managing Director at Markitect (a digital products and content management company), Founder/Organizer at Mobile Monday Nazareth (Middle East Oriented). .
Professional experience includes Business Management, Start-Up Ventures, Strategy, Project Management, Mobilization/Monetization of Content & Services, Digital Products Development, e-commerce, Online Marketing, Social Media Management, Community Management & Empowerment.
Native expert in the Middle Eastern, Arabic and Islamic cultures.

Ronny Berger, Ph.D – Academic & Research Director

Dr. Rony Berger is a senior clinical psychologist and a family and child therapist who is an internationally recognized expert in dealing with the psychological preparation for and aftermath of terrorism and other major disasters.  Dr. Berger is on the faculty of Emergency Medicine at Ben Gurion University, a senior member of the PREPARED center for emergency response research as well as on the faculty of the Stress, Crisis and Trauma program at Tel Aviv University. He is the Director of Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation Unit at Brit Olam, an international humanitarian organization aims at alleviating the psychological suffering of traumatized and impoverished communities. Additionally, he is on the on the advisory board of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University.