Founder & CEO
Arie Brish serves his global clients as a ground-breaker in growth strategies, commercialization of new paradigms, change leadership and turn-around.
Mr. Brish brings to the table lessons learned and best practices gained from a wide variety of assignments in different industries and across business disciplines. His business acumen includes CEO & GM roles, Board of Directors, M&A, business development, turnarounds and change leadership, working with Fortune 500 corporations, entrepreneurial initiatives, consulting engagements, and non-profits.
Arie scaled business unit revenue from $288M to $710M in four years propelling market share from #4 to #1.
Change Leadership & Turnaround
Mr. Brish has executed multiple turnarounds. He led a major profit improvement project of a $200M business unit that achieved a 24% gross margin improvement in two years. He also led a quality improvement effort that resulted a 90% failures reduction in a $1B deployed equipment.
Commercialization & Entrepreneurship
Launched over ten start-up businesses. Three exits. Over half a dozen still in business. While in the Fortune 500 world, he initiated an innovation process that resulted over 40 successful products. Mentor in two accelerators.
Investments & M&A
Over the years Arie raised more than $100M from corporate sources, private equity investments, VCs, and government grants. Provided due diligence services. Participated in several M&A transactions.
Memberships & Pro Bono
National Association of Corporate Directors. (NACD)
Judge & mentor for Wharton Business School, International Accelerator, Capital Factory.
Frequent guest speaker at U.T. Austin on Global Entrepreneurship.
Texas-Israel Chamber of Commerce. Co-Founder, interim CEO and Executive-Board member.
Austin Marathon. Board member and elite-runners liaison. Ran the event multiple times.
JCC. Financial Committee.
Board of Directors and Advisory work
Tehuti Networks, Binalgo, Deverus, Sensuron, Almon Alexander, Corner Stone, X2X, Austin Marathon, Texas-Israel Chamber of Commerce.
Arie holds a BSEE from Ben Gurion University, an MBA from Recanati School of Business, Tel-Aviv University, Energy Technology certificate from University of Texas,numerous executive training programs at Motorola University, and Continuous Education with National Association of Corporate Directors.