Rafi Koriat is leading Academic and Industry Cooperation for INNI. He has extensive experience as CEO and Board member in the fields of semiconductor assembly and processing equipment, optical network components and other emerging fields. Prior to his present position as Founder and CEO of Korel Business Ltd., which specializes in strategic positioning and guiding high tech company management, Mr. Koriat was CEO of Lambda Crossing (optical components for networks) and Founder and CEO of Steag CVD Systems. Previously, he worked at Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. in the USA and Israel as Corporate Vice President for Engineering and Technology, and Corporate Director for Business and Marketing.
Mr. Koriat is also the founder and chairman of the Sub Micron Semiconductor Consortium, the OptiPac Consortium (Optical communication networks) and the Nanotechnology Consortium under the Chief Scientist Magnet program. Rafi holds a B.Sc. from the Technion Institute of Technology, Israel, an M.Sc. from Drexel University Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and completed an Executive Management Program at Stanford University, Palo Alto, California.