Tom Koren


Mr. Tom Koren

Tamares Telecom
Mr. Tom Koren


Mr. Koren holds a B.A. and M.B.A. in business administration and graduated with honors the "Lahav" program at Tel-Aviv University.

At the age of 31, Mr. Koren manages Tamares Telecom, the company which laid the submarine cable connecting Israel to the global internet network and serves as a board member at Siklu Communications and Tamares Knafaim Holdings.



2003 – 2006 | The Interdisciplinary Center in Hertzilya (IDC), The Arison Business School

  • Bachelor of Arts – Business Administration Degree
  • Major in Financing
  • Minor in Financial Risk Management
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude

2008 – 2009 | The College of Management in Rishon Le'tzion, The School of Business

  • Masters in Business Administration
  • Major in Financing

2011 – 2012 | Lahav, Tel Aviv University

  • Directors and Senior Executives
  • Completed with success

Professional Experience


Tamares Group (03/2011 – Present)

CEO, Tamares Telecom (fully owned subsidiary of Tamares Group)
  • Strategy planning
  • Establishment of the operations, managing a team of 12 employees
  • Balance Sheet of tens of millions dollars and revenues of millions dollars
  • Managing all the commercial aspects (customers, suppliers, banks)
Investment Director, Tamares Group
  • Managing a portfolio of Private Equity investment, Israel and abroad
  • Identifying and screening companies for potential investments
  • Analyzing market trends
  • Financial advisor for portfolio companies with respect to the process of fund raising, mergers and acquisitions, business development and strategy
  • Structuring and planning of transaction terms
  • Establishing new channels for deal flow of companies and projects

Migdal Capital Markets (2006 – 02/2011)

Head of Investment Banking, Migdal Underwriting (01/08-02/11)
  • Financial advisor for companies with respect to the process of fund raising, mergers and acquisitions
  • Identifying and screening potential investors for companies seeking capital
  • Managing the negotiations between investors and companies
  • Underwriting manager in IPOs and secondary debt and equity offerings
  • Cooperating with major global investment banks
Macro and Micro Analyst, Research Department (06/07-01/08)
  • Macro Analyst for investment house
  • Handled coverage for several Tel Aviv 100 companies
Personal Assistant to the Chairman of the Board, Mr. Dan Laluz (09/06-06/07)
  • Worked jointly with the head economist and head of business development regarding acquisition, development of financial business models and valuation models
  • Licensed portfolio manager

Oscar4B Event Production (2004 – 2006)

Project Manager (10/04-08/06)
  • Directed business conferences and political events both in Israel and abroad complementing client interest and conference objectives
  • Managed the demands of numerous clients and suppliers who are leading figures in the Israeli political, economic, and cultural fields
  • Guided and conducted all matters related to conference sponsors, content, design, suppliers, workforce, and budget from the planning to the execution of the event