Technion Graduate named new CEO of Microsoft Israel’s R&D Center.

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In Surprise Move, Microsoft Israel’s R&D Center Names New 34-year-old CEO

Assaf Rappaport, who joined Microsoft after it purchased his cloud security startup, will manage 1,000 employees at one of the leading R&D centers in the world.

The 34-year-old Rappaport, who began his new position on Thursday, replaces Yoram Yaacovi, who stepped down a few months ago. Microsoft’s research and development facility in Israel, with its approximately 1,000 employees, is considered one of the corporation’s leading R&D centers in the world.

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SciTech Summer Program 2018

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SciTech – the Summer Camp for Talented Students.

Come work with real scientists in state of the art labs at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. If you are a science-oriented high school student in grade 11 or 12, with a proven record of academic excellence, then the SciTech International Summer Program may be for you.

The tuition fee of US$5,900 includes the registration fee, program tuition, dormitory and cafeteria expenses, a copy of the ScuiTech 2018 proceedings, a complete health insurance plan and all excursions during the program. Airfare is not included.

We are grateful that, through the generosity of the Bernard and Norton Wolf Family Foundation, Technion is able to offer a limited number of tuition scholarships. For more information contact Hershel Recht at 416-789-4545 or Anne Kalles at 514-735-5541.

Registration for SciTech 2018 is now open! To learn more about the SciTech program click here. Click here for the application package.