Barnea, Assaf

Kinrot Ventures

Mr. Assaf Barnea is the CEO of Kinrot Ventures. Previously, Mr. Barnea managed the Business Development activity at Mekorot, Israel’s national water company, where he oversaw the establishment of WaTech - the Entrepreneurship & Partnership Center for Water Technologies, a program which supports new innovative water technologies solutions that are relevant to Mekorot's daily operations. Prior to Mekorot, he served for four years as a Director of Business Development at Comverse Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: CMVT), a global telecom provider. Mr. Barnea is also a Founder and a BOD member of Cardiosense, a medical device start-up company. He is a certified lawyer, holds both law and business degrees from the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzelia and a political science and psychology degree from Tel-Aviv University. In his previous career, Mr. Barnea played college basketball at Seton Hall University and professional basketball at Israel's top division and was a member of the Israeli national basketball team.