Ron Plotkin is Founder and President of roninsight. Ron has +20 years of strategic business development, and management consulting experience, including work as an analyst at a New York investment firm. In addition, he has hands-on experience as Controller at Motorola Communications Israel, Principal at a strategic deal making boutique, Managing Director of a software startup.
Ron has access to an extensive worldwide network of over 40,000 Columbia Business School Alumni through the Alumni association in Israel which he co-Chairs. This network includes senior executives worldwide and is a source of information for industry benchmarks and a source of leads and introductions to potential strategic partners.
Ron’s education includes an MBA degree from Columbia Business School in New York, a B.Sc. degree in mechanical engineering (energy) from the Teknion – Israel Institute of Technology, and is certificated in International Marketing by Wharton Business School.
Past assignments include among others:
- Cleantech joint-venture in China – Assisted an Israeli entrepreneur in the process of setting up a joint-venture in China for a Cleantech project.
- University Medical Center – Medical Department – Worked with head of medical department at a leading university medical center on a plan involving key areas of department’s activities.
- PepsiCo and Elite Industries strategic partnership – Worked with a team on facilitating a strategic partnership between PepsiCo and Elite Industries (one of Israel largest food manufacturers).
- Business & Marketing Plans - Prepared business plans for diverse projects in both hi-tech and classical industries, including, medical devices, health products, software and internet based services.