Edouard Cukiermen

Catalyst Founding and Managing Partner

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Mr. Edouard Cukierman is the Founder and Managing Partner of Catalyst Investments and serves as the Chairman of Cukierman & Co. Investment House.

Since its establishment in 1993, Cukierman & Co. Investment House has been engaged in more than €5.5 billion cross-border transactions across industries.Prior to establishing and managing Catalyst Investments in 2000, Mr. Cukierman was 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.

Today, Edouard Cukierman serves as a board member of Tufin technologies, a leading Cyber security company in Israel that went public in April 2019 (NYSE: TUFN), and Dori Media Group in Israel.

Together with Dr. Daniel Rouach, Edouard Cukierman co-authored the book “Israel Valley: Le bouclier technologique de l’innovation” published in June 2013 and later translated into Chinese, Italian and in Portuguese (Brazil).

Mr. Cukierman served for many years as a reserve officer in the Crisis & Hostage Negotiation team and in the Spokesperson’s Unit of the IDF.Mr. Cukierman holds an MBA from INSEAD, France and a B.Sc. from the Technion, Israel’s Institute of Technology.