Israel Kroizer, Venture Partner
Israel is a world-renowned expert in power generation technology. He is currently Chief Operating Officer for Engineering at BrightSource Energy and President of BrightSource Industries (Israel) Ltd., which develops, builds, owns and operates large scale solar plants that reliably deliver low-cost solar energy to industrial and utility companies worldwide. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President of Luz International Ltd. and as President and CEO of Luz Industries (Israel) Ltd., where he was responsible for the original Luz International thermal design and for the management of more than 500 R&D staff. Between 1994 and 2006, he was the owner of Israel Kroizer Ltd., which developed energy and water projects for municipalities, major industrial clients and banks. Israel holds a B.Sc. and an M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, specializing in energy, from the Technion University in Israel.