Roy is the Managing Partner of Innovation BaseCamp and is heading the BaseCamp – ThessINTEC joint project in Thessaloniki with the goal to develop a meaningful innovation-based ecosystem in the city, to include multinational r&d centers and local technology companies and start-ups, alongside academic and research centers.
Innovation BaseCamp initiates and manages tech ecosystems, high-tech parks, and innovation centers in Israel and globally. BaseCamp developed a unique “Dynamic Innovation Operation System”, which views innovation and the empowerment of technological human capital as a means of national & regional economic development.
Previously, Roy served as the CEO of the Gav-Yam Negev Advanced Technologies Park (aka Cyber Park), developed by BaseCamp and additional key stakeholders adjacent to the Ben-Gurion University campus in Be’er-Sheva, Israel. The park officially opened on July 2013 and currently is home to more than 80 MNC and leading start-up companies, all working closely with BGU researchers.
Roy is an MBA graduate of the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Global program at Reichman University (IDC) and holds an LL.B in law and a B.A in Business studies. He is also a certified lawyer by the Israeli Bar Association.
Roy is 43 years old, married to Gal, and is a father to three adorable boys.