Raz Heiferman

Raz Heiferman is a Senior Digital Transformation Advisor at BDO Consulting. Previously, he was the acting government CIO and manager of the Shared Services division of the Israel government’s CIO office. Mr. Heiferman is also former CIO of Direct Insurance, Bezeq, and Optrotech, and has held other senior positions in two leading Israeli software houses. He teaches MBA-level courses on digital transformation strategy and leadership in the digital age at Ruppin Academic Center and Ono Academic College and has published seven textbooks on data warehouses, SQL databases, and file organization, including Doing Digital, coauthored with Yesha Sivan. Mr. Heiferman has also published many articles for Israeli professional magazines. He is a board member at Menora Mivtachim Insurance, one of the top five insurance companies in Israel. Mr. Heiferman is a Certified System Analyst and a member of the Israeli Information Technology Chamber Presidium. He earned an MBA cum laude in operations research from Hebrew University, Jerusalem. He can be reached at raz.heiferman@gmail.com.