Avi Jorisch

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Avi Jorisch is a seasoned entrepreneur and the author of six books, including Thou Shalt Innovate: How Israeli Ingenuity Repairs the World (2018), which appears in over 40 languages, and NEXT: A Brief History of the Future (2023). Avi is the CEO and co-Founder of the Israel Economic Forum (IEF), an elite membership organization of deeply committed pro-Israel CEOs, business executives, and world leaders who leverage their success and influence to ensure the future of the Jewish people and State of Israel (www.IEFnetwork.org). He is also a senior fellow at the American Foreign Policy Council and a member at the Council on Foreign Relations. In the past two decades, Avi has lectured around the world and has published articles in nearly 50 influential outlets, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Foreign Affairs, and has appeared on CNN, CSPAN, Fox News and MSNBC.