Gad Benett

Founder and CEO, Techtonic

Techtonic was launched in 2022 with the aim of building the most advanced, civil datacenter in Israel. The 10.5 MW IT facility will have a Tier-IV certification along with a fortified shell capable of withstanding a direct, long-range missile hit.

Gad is a Patent Attorney and veteran high-tech professional. For the last 19 years, Gad has been running a boutique Intellectual Property firm in Israel, Paulina Ben-Ami, Patent Attorneys. Prior to that, Gad spent over 15 years in the high-tech industry in the United States and Europe. Gad held several management and marketing positions with Silicon Valley companies such as Autodesk Location Services, Vicinity and Geoworks where he developed and promoted innovative Internet and wireless services including: mobile services, location-based services, m-commerce and speech technology. Prior to that, Gad held several engineering positions in the U.S., France and Israel. Gad earned his MBA from the University of Texas at Austin, and a graduate degree in computer engineering from IMAC, the University of Paris 2.