Dr. Saul Reichman is Vice President at Challenge I and II and a member of the fund's investment committee. During the past three years at Challenge, Saul provides strategic consulting, screening and scouting services to The Coca Cola Company with respect to their external technology acquisition efforts in Israel and in Central-Eastern Europe.
Prior to assuming his role at Challenge, Saul was Scientist-in-Residence at Precede Technologies, an early-stage Cleantech oriented venture arm of Pitango VC and Evergreen Venture Partners. His investment interests included energy storage, biofuels, water, green chemistry and sustainable agriculture.
In addition Saul has successfully licensed technologies from the Israeli academia: A.I.T. – a small wind turbine start-up (CEO & Founder, Technion) and Lunaros – an online liquid monitoring start-up (Co-founder, Weizmann Institute of Science).