Tal Keinan is the founder and CEO of Clarity Capital, a global investment firm based in Tel Aviv that is leading the emergence of an Israeli financial services industry of international standing. He served on the Advisory Board of the Ariav Commission, a Bank of Israel-Finance Ministry task force on creating a global financial center in Israel. Tal previously was a Partner at Giza VC, an Israeli private equity firm active in the technology sector. He also serves as Chairman of Koret Israel Economic Development Funds, Israel’s largest micro-credit and small-business lending program, having facilitated $300,000,000 in credit, supporting 50,000 new and existing jobs. Tal is on the Board of Directors of the Heseg Fund, the Steinhardt Foundation, and the Reut Institute and is a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum.
Tal was born and raised in the United States, immigrating to Israel at the age of twenty. He received his first degree from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and from Tel Aviv University and completed a master’s degree at Harvard Business School. Tal served in the Israel Air Force as a Fighter Pilot and Formation Commander and currently holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the IAF Reserves, serving in the IAF Spokesperson’s Office.