Shay Rishoni is a board member and CEO at Prize4life, a Non-Profit Organization Dedicated to accelerate a cure for ALS. He is also owner of Mediterraneo 365, a Sports Production company that produces Israel’s biggest cycling races. For 18 years he was part of the Flying Cargo Group where he held various management positions Including VP Logistics and VP Marketing. He received his MBA from the University of Hartford, Co., USA. His wide range experience includes being a Tour Guide specializing in the Indian Sub-Continent and Himalayan Treks, a commercial pilot and a Colonel in the Israeli Army Reserves. He is a passionate athlete and participated in many triathlons, marathons and even Ironman. Two years ago, at the age of 45 he was diagnosed with ALS.
Arizona State University’s Center for Science and the Imagination (CSI) brings together humanists, artists and scientists to reignite humanity’s grand ambitions for innovation and discovery. The center serves as network hub for audacious moonshot ideas and a cultural engine for thoughtful optimism. We provide a space for productive collaboration across disciplines, bring human narratives to scientific questions, and explore the full social implications of cutting-edge research.
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