Omer was born in Jerusalem, moved to Kfar Saba, and has been living in Panama City for the past six months. After serving in the IDF’s infantry Golani brigade, Omer went on shlichut to Cape Town, South Africa, for two years to work with the Jewish community and increase their engagement with Israel. Back in Israel he founded two TEDx events, the White City and HIT. He has also been heading the Midburn community department for three years, looking to engage and inspire people with the idea of participatory culture. Omer has an M.A. in international relations from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and locates his professional base at the intersection of global communities, diversity, and international cultures, connected through his social entrepreneurship and other business activities. Six months ago, Omer moved to Panama City to work as VP of guest experience and global community for the Selina hospitality company. In this role he oversees the wellbeing of three different locations, developing programming that fosters interaction between employeees, local communities, and guests, including unique content, as well as initiating programs that enable the companies over 1,000 employees to volunteer for four hours a month, thus ensuring that Selina gives back to the local communities through education, environment, and culture & art programs.