Ziv Bar Ilan is the founder and CEO of Zoybar. Ziv directs the firm's design and business strategies, where he has pioneered techniques for accelerating innovation through co-creation models and open hardware platforms.
Since its launch, Zoybar has been recognized and awarded as a pioneer in the field of hardware design and innovation processes. On January 2010 Zoybar received the Atir award - Israeli Industrial Design Awards by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Labor and the Israeli manufacturing association. Zoybar has caught the eyes of various magazines, Journals and TV Shows around the world such as REUTERS, AFP, ZDF German TV, Fast Company and I.D magazine among many others.
For the last seven years Ziv is living in Kibbutz Kiryat Anavim located between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, Israel.