A global growth executive, Avi is keenly interested in partnering with leaders from the diaspora to make business and social impact. His professional focus is on launching and profitably scaling P&Ls via new product and market development to solve critical customer problems. His core experience is in Private Equity, Investment Banking, and more recently, applied in Consumer Products, Energy, Healthcare and Industrial sectors.
Avi previously led global innovation and venture capital investments for Johnson Controls ($32B revenue) since 2014 with a focus on digital transformation, mobility and energy technology. Previously, he was Partner, Strategic Investments at NIKE. Earlier, he worked as an investor at a $2.5B fund private equity fund and was an energy technology investment banker before that. He holds an MBA from Georgetown University, an MA from NYU, and a BS from Rutgers University.