fbpx
about

General Director

General Director

Ofer Amsalem
1
A resident of the southern city of Ashdod (48), began his Hi-Tech career in Eurocom as a programmer, later as a team leader and then in charge of an entire department. At the age of 26 was appointed as vice-CEO at Internet Zahav, one of Israel’s largest internet providers. In 2011 initiated internet counselling company IP21. Among its customers at the time was the Andalusian Israeli Orchestra Ashdod, where he embarked on his personal cultural journey while taking charge of the orchestra’s  marketing/info systems – which resulted in being awarded the Israel Prize in 2006.
1
In 2007 became CEO of the Ashdod Orchestra, and in 2009, after the orchestra’s management decided to terminate the contracts of the entire staff as well as all the players, founded, together with a group of musicians and employees, The Ashkelon Andalusian  Orchestra, later known as the Jerusalem East-West Orchestra, leading the orchestra from no budget at all to a budget of 11 million Shekels. A CEO of the orchestra, he later retired at the end of 2019.
1

Between technology and culture, he is also a member of the academic staff at the Ashkelon College Academy (in the fields of computer uses/statistics/ E-trade and had was also a counselor for the college CEO and founder in a variety of areas)
1
Has an B.A. from the college of Management Academic Studies and an EMBA from the Bar-Ilan University.

Spends his free time in parks with his children, likes to play tennis and ride bicycle outdoors.
1