Kfir is the co-founder of SpaceIL, a mentor and public speaker on entrepreneurship and strategic thinking as well as a cyber-security and computer networking expert.
SpaceIL's team is working to land the first Israeli spaceship on the moon; serve as an inspiration for Israelis to study STEM; unite Israelis and the Jewish world in a shared, once-in-a-lifetime mission and secure Israel’s place as a world leader in science & technology.
Today Kfir serves and the Chief Strategy & Innovation of Hexa/Orbs, the biggest blockchain group in Israel and holds a few board member and advisor positions in business and social ventures. His work includes creating new strategic partnerships, inventing new initiatives and developing the long-term vision for the organizations.
He began studying computers in preschool, started programming at the age of 6 and wrote his first computer virus at the age of 11. Kfir has held a few RD positions in the past, as well as teaching positions at Ben-Gurion University, Tel Aviv University, and the IDF. He holds an MSc in Communication Systems Engineering and is a veteran of an elite section of the IDF 8200 unit.
SpaceIL’s vision is to pave the way for Israel to become the third country in the world to land a spacecraft on the moon. Answering the call of the GLXP, a group of outstanding young Israeli engineers and aerospace experts have come together to leverage Israel’s experience and knowledge in the field of miniaturized satellites to land the first-ever micro-spaceship on the moon. SpaceIL has awakened the imagination of Israelis and Jews alike. SpaceIL's volunteers have already met with over 900,000 kids and adults connecting them to our joint mission. So far, hundreds of volunteers and tens of companies and organization joined and are taking part in this national effort.