Arik Mimran, VP of Engineering at Qualcomm Israel:

“Qualcomm is among the supporters of the Technion LAPIDIM program that rewards outstanding students studying Computer Science. As a technology company, our future depends on hiring more talented engineers, and we believe it is our responsibility to increase the awareness of the great future STEM careers represent. We are pleased to support a program that encourages the values of excellence, fostering leadership and creativity among students, and educates local youth on the value and opportunities in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.”


Gadi Singer, VP of the Platform Engineering Group and GM for Israel Development Centers at Intel Corporation:



“As one of the largest employers of engineers in Israel, Intel sees its human capital as the most valuable resource for excellence and growth. Many of Intel’s worldwide technological innovation is fruit of the research and development done in Intel’s development sites in Israel. Contributing with the Technion to help grow exceptional talents is part of Intel’s responsibility and values as well as a clear business need for future leadership. We are keen to push for increasing STEM education in Israel and encourage growth of future engineering and sciences students for the high tech industry. We are delighted to be one of LAPIDIM sponsors and look forward to continue growing our collaboration with the Technion CS Faculty in the future.”


Yoram Yaacovi, General Manager at Microsoft Israel R&D Center:


“Microsoft Israel R&D Center is home to some of the company’s most exciting and innovative technologies. One of the key pillars of our vision is to harness the talent and innovation of the Israeli high-tech industry in order to create growth. Thus, our collaboration and relationship with the Technion goes back a long way and covers many projects and initiatives. We are very proud to be active partners in the LAPIDIM program, be it in its selection committee or hosting the chosen students in various meetings and activities offered by our prestigious “Excellence Program.”