We would like to thank our partners who have created the first of-its-kind national challenge in Israel

The Trump Foundation was founded to help the Israeli education system drive excellence in mathematics and science studies in secondary schools. The Fund’s strategic plan strives to develop, facilitate and implement quality teaching

The 8200 Alumni Association is an organization that strives to preserve the legacy of Unit 8200, support the community of its graduates in their civic life and to harvest the Alumni Network for the benefit of Israeli social good


Our board members, who worked together in a joint effort to support and guide the challenge

Nir Lampert

Chairman of the 8200 Alumni Association and CEO of Mer Group

Eli Hurvitz

CEO of the Trump Foundation for Education

Professor Dan Arieli

A world known expert on behavioral economics and a New-York times best-selling author

Dr. Shlomi Katan

Senior Director, Learning and Human Potential XPRIZE

Prof. Rivka Wadmany

Chairman of the Education and Teaching Committee of the Council for Higher Education and the Planning and Budgeting Committee, and an expert in digital innovation

Meirav Zerbiv

Director of R&D Division of Experiments and Initiatives at the Ministry of Education

Yariv Nornberg

Head of Representative Office Bank Julius Baer Co. Ltd the treasurer of the 8200 Alumni Association

Prof. Yossi Matias

Vice President, Google

Dr. Kira Radinsky

Hi-tech entrepreneur and a computer scientist specializing in data mining

Geula Sever

Math teacher at the Hof Hacarmel joint school and a "member of the Teachers' Center and the "5th Club

Michal Avni

CEO of Symbolab, an information retrieval specialist and high-tech entrepreneur

Mohanna Fares

Director of Senior Division (National Systemic Programs) at the Ministry of Education and leads the 5P2 program

Sagy Bar

CEO, Cyber Education Center

Research Team

P.I.E Challenge research team, who evaluated the start-ups solutions & pilots throughout the year

Prof. Yoav Bergner

Assistant Professor Learner Sciences & Educational Technology, New York University

Prof. Alyssa Wise

Associate Professor Learner Sciences & Educational Technology, New York University

Prof. Jennifer Hill

Professor of Applied Statistics, New York University

Ofer Chen

PhD Student, New York University

Prof. Rivka Wadmany

Chairman of the Education and Teaching Committee of the Council for Higher Education and the Planning and Budgeting Committee, and an expert in digital innovation

Prof. Dorit Patkin

Head of the master's program in mathematics education for elementary schools at the 'Kibbutzim 'seminar

Prof. Gila Kurtz

Head of the master's Program "Learning Technologies", Holon Institute of Technology, HIT

Challenge members

Challenge members who support and help P.I.E challenge

Digital Israel is a national project which strives to harness and leverage the opportunities of the digital revolution and of the progress of ICT in order to reduce socio-economic gaps, promote accelerated economic growth, and create a smarter, faster and friendlier government for citizens.

Established in 1973, Shibolet is one the most distinguished independent corporate law firms in Israel, with substantial international experience in dynamic and evolving market sectors.

The Masematica Project at the Weizmann Institute of Science (in collaboration with the Trump Foundation) has developed a computerized database of formative evaluation files on key subjects from the educational curriculum for analysis and geometry for students in 5 unit mathematics.

The PeTeL project, Personalized Teaching and Learning, is a center for personalized teaching and learning that is in its initial stages of development by scientists from the Department of Science Education. This project is intended to promote the learning and teaching of science and mathematics in high schools in Israel, while personalizing the knowledge of every learner and learner at different points at the educational process.


The incredible mentors who support the teams

Rimon Tubin

Isracart, Data expert

Chen Sadeh

Advisor at Deloit

Maayan Malca

UX/UI designer at joytunes

Yoav Caspin

CTO, Campus

Avishy Fridler

Campus, Education department

Amitay Dubo

Product Manager, Joytunes

Sarit Magen

CPA, Senior Accounting Advisor at Deloit

Danny Friedland

Product Manager, High-tech entrepreneur

Amir Lliescu

Shibolet Advocates

Asaf Bar-Yosef

CEO of PeTeL initiative

Liora Yulka

UX designer at Google Israel

ענת אלדר

מנהלת תכנית בכירה במייקרוסופט חינוך

Adam Oster Michaeli

Product Designer at Google Israel


The founding and managing team of the challenge who labored for days and nights to make it happen

Inbal Chameides

Co-founder & CEO of P.I.E Challenge

Michael Shurp

Co-founder of P.I.E Challenge

Roy (Ziko) Zikorel

Co-founder of P.I.E Challenge

Guy Katsovich

Co-founder of P.I.E Challenge

Inbar Siboni

Operation & Communtiy manager of P.I.E Challenge

Yael Doron Drori

Professional consultant of P.I.E Challenge