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Guy Halfteck

Founder and CEO, Knack

Israeli entrepreneur Guy Halfteck is the CEO of Knack, a technology startup he founded in 2010. Knack, which is based in Palo Alto, California, reimagines how businesses find exceptional people. The Knack technology combines cutting-edge video games, big data analytics, and state-of-the-art behavioral science, making it more predictive, authentic, engaging, and accessible.

People are “wired” to play. People play games anytime, anywhere, and on any device. Knack games are motivating, and rewarding—and add a whole new dimension to game-play that helps people and businesses become successful.

Earlier, Guy was a ship vice commander in the Israeli Navy. He graduated from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and later earned his master’s and doctorate from Columbia and Harvard, respectively.