My Business Philosophy
I studied operations research driven by an early insight that things can be made to work better, and that the path is not always obvious.
Later, I realized that psychotherapy is to happier life what operations research is to economic functions: optimisation.
I am an engineer by education, with an infectious enthusiasm for the human potential. After spending my first eleven years in Algeria, where I was born, my family moved out of the revolutionary turmoil of North Africa to the quieter suburbs of Paris.
In France, I studied Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Sciences at Jussieu University, Paris, with a particular interest for Boolean Logic. I earned a Masters degree in Systems Engineering and Operations Research.
I also spent nine years in Israel, where I became a citizen. I am fluent in three languages, French, English, and Hebrew.
During a twenty five year career in computers around the world, I found my interests shifting more and more toward the well being of my fellow[o]men, which led me to pursue a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at PGSP (Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, Palo Alto, CA).
Father of three children, my cross-cultural experience, my familiarity with the business world, and my understanding of human dynamics give me a unique view point on the intricacies of group and team functioning.