With over 25 years of professional experience in the hi-tech domain, Lior leads the Global Technology Alliances practice at Deloitte Israel, bridging between Deloitte's large international clients and the Israeli tech and startup ecosystem.
Prior to joining Deloitte, Lior was heading the Nokia Developer Ecosystem activities in Israel, building the developers community and bringing several leading Israeli developers to the Nokia/Microsoft ecosystem. Before that he led technology scouting and business development activities specializing in advising to large European companies in searching for innovative startups and technologies in Israel. One of his main activities was with the France Telecom /Orange group. Earlier, Lior spent most of his career with Comverse, where he held various senior management positions in Israel and abroad, including serving as the Technical Director of Comverse in France, CTO of the Asia-Pacific Division and Associate Vice President, head of the Mobile Software department.
Lior is one of the founders of Mobile Monday Nazareth, a member of the steering committee of “Made in Jerusalem” entrepreneurship community, Member of the steering committee of the NazTech startup accelerator, on the advisory board of EdTech Israel (Education Technology), and an adviser on several Israeli Startup Accelerators.
Lior holds a B.Sc in Computer Science and Mathematics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.