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9 June 1969 |
|Spouse(s)||Rina Frei Schreiber|
Zvi Schreiber, (pron.: / / TSVEE SHRY-bər; born 9 June 1969) is a British-Israeli serial entrepreneur, executive and author. He has founded high tech start-up companies including G.ho.st which at the time was considered the first and only high tech start-up with a joint Palestinian-Israeli team. In 2011 Schreiber was CEO of Lightech which he sold to GE Lighting.
Startup Companies founded
Schreiber has founded the following companies:
- IsraTec Limited
- Tradeum Inc, acquired by VerticalNet
- Unicorn Inc, acquired by IBM
- Ghost Inc (which traded as G.ho.st and has now closed operations).
- Tradeos Limited
During 2011, Schreiber was CEO of Lightech Electronic Industries Ltd, based in Israel, where he had served as a director since 1996. His father, David Schreiber, an experienced businessman and investor, chaired the board. Lightech was acquired by GE Lighting at the end of 2011 during Schreiber's tenure.
Other Activities and Achievements
Schreiber is the author of two books:
- Bad hair day, a small picture book with his own photography
- Fizz: Nothing is as it seems which tells the story of the history of physics through a novel about a troubled young girl who time travels to meet Galileo, Newton, Einstein and others, in the genre of Sophie's World.
Schreiber has a BA in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge, a PhD in Computer Science from Imperial College London and an MSc in Theoretical Physics (Quantum Fields) from Imperial College London.
- One team, two offices: Israel and Palestine Fortune Small Business, 10 March 2009.
- Tech Startup Bridges Mideast Divide BusinessWeek, 27 December 2007
- Co-operation in the ether The Economist, 23 July 2009
- Lightech Announces Zvi Schreiber as CEO Edison Report, 1 February 2011
-  Zvi Schreiber Amazon.com author page
- VerticalNet Buys B2B Trading Partner Internet News, 8 March 2000.
- IBM Acquires Yet Another Business Intelligence ISV Enterprise Systems, 17 May 2006
- Israelis and Palestinians Launch Web Start-Up New York Times 29 May 2008
-  Lightech's website
-  Lightech's team as of 2010
- The Entire D6 G.ho.st Demo Wall Street Journals D: All Things Digital conference 2008
- G.ho.st at Demo 2008 conference
- Innovate Europe 2007
- Milken Institute Global Conference 2009
- US Patent Office search
- Bad Hair Day? (Mini Book in the Charming Petite Series)
- Fizz web site
- Fizz on Amazon
- The Nine Lives of Schroedinger's Cat, MSc thesis, Imperial College, January 1995