Hila Oren is CEO of The Tel Aviv Foundation. The Foundation serves as a driver of progress, elevating the City’s quality of life through education, the arts, sports, social services, the environment and innovative urban projects. It has established more than 820 projects and raised over $750 million worldwide, thereby touching the lives of more than 500,000 people every year.
Previously Oren founded and served as CEO of Tel Aviv Global. Tel Aviv Global is an initiative started by the Mayor's Office of Tel Aviv-Yafo dedicated to elevating the city’s global positioning. In 2010, the Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality undertook a municipal-national initiative designed to position Tel Aviv as a global city – a leading international business center that specializes in innovation.
During her term, the Startup City vision was formed: a municipal strategic plan for investors, entrepreneurs, tourists and students, connecting a city platform with a private initiative.
Hila’s prior experience includes leading the Tel Aviv Centennial Administration and the Society of the Protection of Nature in Israel.
Oren holds a BA and MBA from Tel Aviv University and completed a program at the Harvard Kennedy School. She is an MBA graduate from Tel Aviv University and the Harvard Kennedy School.