Our Team – the BeST of 3 worlds:
- Practical Operational Preparedness – Our Team spent decades in Elite Intelligence, HLS and Business units
- Academia – Top theories in Psychology, Sociology, History, Mathematics, Literature and more
- Economics – Deep understanding in the economics of crises and importance of ROI to organizations
Dotan Sagi – Founder and Managing Partner
Former Head of an Aviation Security Academy, in charge of crisis management simulations. He has 20 years’ experience designing crisis management simulations for the government and private sector, having led crisis management simulations for airlines, banks, universities and governments based on the BeST platform. A pioneer in the efforts to integrate traditional War-Gaming and computerized platforms while using cutting edge algorithms to assess players behavior during crisis and the resilience of the organization participating in the game.
Asaf Talmon – Founder and Managing Partner
Has spearheaded risk management projects for governments and private sector entities for nearly 20 years. He has designed crisis management simulations for financial and security agents and has directed security consultations for high-profile projects around the world. Brings to the team years of practical experience from the risk and crisis sector, leading to a pragmatic approach of providing practical on site insights to our clients during and immediately after games.
Professor Alen (Avi) Kirschenbaum – Applied Research
World-renowned expert in the fields of Disaster Management and Transportation Security. He is a senior Research Fellow at the Neaman Institute for National Policy Research and at the Technion Institute of Technology. Professor Kirschenbaum was selected to join the National Knowledge Center for Disaster Preparedness, a research center created to optimize public and economic preparedness for every possible crisis scenario.
Dr. Carmit Rapaport – Applied Research
Director of NIRED – the Institute for Regulation of Emergencies and Disasters and Academic Coordinator of the Master’s programs in Coping with Disasters and Fire Studies at the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Haifa.Recently, Dr. Rapaport has been nominated for the Academic Advisor to the Israeli National Center for Resilience of the Israeli NEMA (National Emergency Management Authority) and IDF’s Home Front Command. Her areas of expertise include business continuity, crisis leadership, preparedness, social resilience and population behavior during emergencies.
Amir Lotan – CTO
Disaster Management Specialist with expertise in emergency preparedness, response, and recovery. She has worked in conflict, post-conflict and emergency settings. After completing her master’s degree in Disaster Management at Tel Aviv University in 2015, when she immediately deployed to Myanmar to support Israel’s emergency flood relief efforts as Head of Mission for IsraAID, Israel’s forum for international humanitarian aid.