Eli Gelman has been serving as Chairman of Tel Aviv University's Executive Council since December 27, 2018.
Prior to that, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Amdocs Management Limited (a software company of 25,000 employees leading the customer experience domain of the communication and media space). Mr. Gelman's career at Amdocs spanned more than 30 years, including operations, software development and sales alongside strategy and corporate development. Mr. Gelman has been a member of Amdocs Board of Directors since 2002, and was also a Board Member and Chairman of Retalix, a provider of software solutions to retailers and distributors worldwide.
Mr. Gelman holds a B.Sc. in electronic engineering with specialization in communication and computers from the Technion — Israel Institute of Technology.
His 5 years of service in the Israel Defense Forces included a leadership role in developing frequency-hopping encrypted communication gear during the 1980s which is still in use today.
In his charitable work, Mr. Gelman has devoted significant personal time to youth education.