An American who has 34 years of non-US living experiences, divides his time between Silicon Valley and Israel for the purpose of accelerating the growth of cooperation between the technological and financial communities of these two areas. Previously, Ezra worked in the US Department of Labor as an attorney before spending 20 years as Head of the International Department in the Office of the General Counsel for RAFAEL. There he played a prominent part in negotiating both commercial and governmental agreements in both the defense sector and civilian spin off applications. Subsequently he was an early investor and serial entrepreneur in biotech, bioinformatic, and telephony activities. Currently, as CEO of Self Empowerment Enterprises, LLC, his involvements include Internet, Entertainment, Big Data, Clean Tech, Medical Devices, Alternative Energy, and Nanotech as well as maintaining an active blog to assist others in their journey to accomplish their own goals.