Mr Arik Segal
Arik Segal is an international mediator and entrepreneur who specializes in the application of technologies in innovative dialogue structures. He established and manages “Conntix” – a consultancy that aims to connect people through innovation and technology.
Born in Canada and raised in Israel, he holds an HBA in International Relations from the University of Toronto and a Masters' degree from Tel Aviv University in Diplomacy Studies, as well as a Mediator's certificate from Gevim Group. Following a political position at the Embassy of Korea in Israel (2009-2010), he set up his own independent consulting firm which focuses on the design and implementation of cross-cultural intergroup dialogue.
Arik works in cooperation with international organizations, governmental agencies and think tanks [such as: US Embassy in Tel Aviv, INSS, Search for Common Ground, Mitvim, The Peres Center for Peace and others] in frameworks that impact decision makers and civil societies.
Among his projects are a unique "backchannel" between Israeli and Turkish officials and an online-onsite dialogue project between hundreds of Israeli and Arab young leaders. He also facilitates a forum of prominent Israeli and Palestinian business leaders that enables cross border economic cooperation.
Arik is a lecturer at IDC Hertzliya and teaches courses about: innovative conflict resolution, innovative public diplomacy and online political campaigns. He delivers workshops in leadership programs and teaches about conflict management and technology in local and international leadership development programs such as the Rotary Peace Fellowship and Harvard Kennedy School.
Arik established the "Young Professionals in Foreign Policy-Tel Aviv" group and regularly publishes op-eds in various local and international platforms. He is US State Dept. international exchange alumni and a graduate of the International academy for leadership in Gummersbach, Germany.
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