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Yanki Margalit

Chairman, SpaceIL

Yanki Margalit is an Israeli entrepreneur and investor, best known for starting the security company Aladdin Knowledge Systems, which was sold in 2009.

He is a partner in investment fund Innodo Ventures and a chairman of several technology startup companies, including SpaceIL.

SpaceIL is a non-profit space technology organization that plans to land an unmanned spaceship on the moon by 2015 and is currently competing for the Google Lunar X Prize.