Yagil Weinberg is a world authority on business strategy and development. He received his Ph.D. with honors in Business and Military Strategy from Yale University and taught at leading universities in the US. As an experienced entrepreneur and educator, Dr. Weinberg founded the Center for Middle East Competitive Strategy (CMECS)- together with Prof. Michael Porter. As president of CMECS, Weinberg played a key role in the development of the competitive economies of Israel, Turkey, Egypt, Jordan, Palestine and others.
Currently, Weinberg continues to be actively involved in the formation of competitive economies and micro economic work worldwide through the Axes Partners Group, The Imagine Network group Of companies and The Minerva Group.
Among the Axes Partners are world leading authorities such as Dr. Asya Rudkovskaya, Dr. Kenneth Courtis, Prof. Zwi Segal and Mr. John Defterios. Axes Partners practice enhanced cluster development, driving economies not only through competitive advantage - but also through a national ICT & Innovation development paradigm.
Over the years Weinberg has served in top management and consulting positions for major corporations worldwide including Procter & Gamble, Fiat, Koç Holding, Bell-South, Aurec, Cellcom, Bezeq and Strauss. He is the President and CEO of the Alsey Group, a global strategic consulting firm, focusing on turn-key and action-oriented development. Weinberg was responsible for many of the prominent developments in the Israeli ICT market - Construction of the pioneer content group for Israeli cable TV (ICP, 1991, for the Aurec Group - where he served as Executive Vice-President), The launch of the 2nd mobile operator (Cellcom, NYSE:CEL, for Bell-South Global), and the transition of the national PSTN access network to ADSL (Bezeq, TASE:BEZQ). Over the years, the Alsey Group has been involved with every major player in the global ICT arena: Hutchison, France Telecom, Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Cisco, Siemens, Ericsson and others.
Since the late 90s Weinberg has been championing innovation worldwide, through public speaking, practice and several private investments.
In 1998, Weinberg established IDEO Israel Innovation (I3), the regional office of IDEO global - together with Dr. Leon Segal and Mr. Alex Padua. I3 focused on development through design and innovation for clients such as Polaroid, Ferrari and Arcelic—as well as devised global strategy for the IDEO HQ.
In 2007 Weinberg founded nQube - a strategic Encubation firm, taking upon itself an active approach to venture incubation. The nQube model is based on business-development and strategic planning as the foundation to any venture. nQube has been collaborating with global NGOs, corporations. academic institutions, nations and most importantly - start-up companies around the world. nQube recently signed a strategic-partnership with the Turkish branch of Endeavor and supports local entrepreneurs in the strategic development of their business through the nQube Model.