WHO ARE WE

MeetQ.

Q is a team of highly motivated and eternally curious freelancers who view the world from different angles. Based on your specific challenges, we form the team that is equipped to solve your needs. It’s true, the whole is indeed greater than the sum of our parts.

Social Psychologist & Behavioral Economist

Anat Halevy

is a behavioral economics expert with vast experience in both research and consultancy. She is the Co-Founder at IDeCision, the applied center for decision making at the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya, and one of The ‘Social psychology in the real world’ community founders and admins. Anat holds a BSc in Psychobiology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, an MBA from Tel Aviv University, and a MA in Social Psychology from the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Social Psychology.

Anat Halevy

Social Psychologist & Behavioral Economist

Social Psychologist

Daniella Shidlovski, PhD

is a researcher with extensive experience using multiple research methods, including qualitative and quantitative methods, to help key players in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors turn knowledge and data into useful and impactful insights. A high level of expertise in conducting experiments and surveys, analyzing data, and integrating findings from various sources. Daniella holds a PhD in social psychology and has published research in leading academic journals. Co-founder and co-leader of the SPRW community.

Daniella Shidlovski, PhD

Social Psychologist

Non-linear Thinker

Eitan Reich

is an experienced consultant and facilitator of change. He helps to develop tools and support teams, leaders and managers in solving complex problems by incorporating systemic thinking and non-linear problem-solving techniques. Eitan holds an M.A in Education Management from Tel-Aviv University and an M.Sc in Negotiation and Conflict resolution from Columbia University.

Eitan Reich

Non-linear Thinker

Data Scientist & Artist

Eyal Alef Ophir, PhD

is a cognitive scientist, with a master’s degree from Tel Aviv University. He is working on his PhD in cognitive psychology, focusing on visual consciousness and attention in a collaboration that takes him between Israel and Germany. He is experienced in hypothesis generating, experiment design and data analysis, both in science and consulting. Eyal is also an artist who works with unusual materials, exploring the connections between art, science and algorithms.

Eyal Alef Ophir, PhD

Data Scientist & Artist

Political & Social Psychologist

Haggai Elkayam Shalem, PhD

is a political psychologist, with a Master's Degree in Social Psychology from the Hebrew University. Haggai works as a strategic communications consultant, focusing on behavioral change in a political context. He is earning his PhD in Political Science, studying political images and immoral behavior. Haggai also hosts the podcasts "The Spinner - Behind the Scenes of Politics" and "No Comparisons.”

Haggai Elkayam Shalem, PhD

Political & Social Psychologist

Strategist

Leslie Abuaf

is a Strategist with 12+ years of experience working with clients internationally. She started her career in the pharmaceutical advertising industry project managing and ultimately leading full cycle creative campaign launches in New York City. Once in Israel, Leslie joined SIT (Systematic Inventive Thinking) managing global Fortune 500 clients, strategizing their innovation processes. Wanting to take a break from the for-profit world and contribute to a social cause, Leslie joined MAOZ to strengthen and grow their investor portfolio. Originally from Izmir, Turkey, Leslie holds a BA from Brandeis University and an MA in Organizational Behavior and Development from Reichman University.

Leslie Abuaf

Strategist

Philosopher & Multidisciplinary Researcher

Liran Gordon, PhD

is an experienced researcher and problem-solver, and played a major role in the development and design of disruptive projects. Liran utilizes a wide array of methods, tools, and disciplines to better understand the nature of problems, needs, and adequate solutions. He received a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and published articles and a monograph in leading academic outlets.

Liran Gordon, PhD

Philosopher & Multidisciplinary Researcher

Project Manager

Lotan Magal

worked as Chief of projects for the last three years at 'Kayma' company, led by professor Dan Ariely. The company combines technology development and behavioral economics, which allows to conduct large-scale experiments in a short period of time, and in a national level. The company advises the public sector and government ministries on several projects in the fields of education, health, transportation and the use of credit cards. Previously, Lotan was Spokesperson for the Chairman of the Kulanu party caucus, MK Roy Folkman, an officer in the IDF Spokesperson's Unit, and has worked in the Israeli Prime Minister's Office in the intelligence field. She holds a B.A. in International Relations and East Asia Studies in The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Lotan Magal

Project Manager

Education & Innovation Consultant

May Amiel

is an experienced facilitator and consultant in the field of innovation, both in the private and the public sectors. For the past eight years, May has specialized in working with educational organizations and led projects and processes of change in public systems. May is a doctoral student at Tel Aviv University and researches issues related to policy borrowing and the global education industry.

May Amiel

Education & Innovation Consultant

Service Designer

Noam Kollmann

Noam is a service designer and a lecturer at the design faculty at HIT. He has spent the last few years in some of the world’s leading design agencies in London, Tokyo and Copenhagen, where he’s gained significant experience in all different stages of product development. Noam has been incorporating a human-centered mindset as well as Design Thinking methods throughout his professional life. These days, he is implementing these approaches in projects focused on customer experience design.

Noam Kollmann

Service Designer

Polymath Product Strategist

Ori Steinitz

is an experienced product manager and entrepreneur at heart. For the past decade he has built products and product teams at early-stage startups, scaling the team to large, well-established companies by using few resources and unconventional solutions to help grow the products’ success. His last role was Head of Product at Jolt - an edtech startup building an international business school for the new world. Being interested in everything that’s interesting - Ori connects the dots to bring insights, examples and solutions from a variety of fields. Ori has a technical background as an IDF programmer, speaks tech, loves the internet and is looking forward to all the possibilities the future will bring.

Ori Steinitz

Polymath Product Strategist

User Experience Researcher & Design Thinking Expert

Osnat Livnat

is a user experience expert with vast experience in qualitative research (interviews, observations and user diaries) yielding to insight creation, personas, customer journey maps, prototyping and MVP. A customer Journey specialist, with an eye to break down the customer experience to layers and levels, unveiling new product and service potential. Osnat uses her expertise in understanding customer needs to lead product, process and service development in companies and organizations. Osnat holds a Bachelor degree in Interior Design and a Masters degree in Design Management and is passionate about improving customer experiences by tapping into why people do what they do through Design Thinking and Service Design.

Osnat Livnat

User Experience Researcher & Design Thinking Expert

Cognitive Psychologist & Founder

Roy Bendor Cohen

is the Founder of Q Behavioral Thinking. He holds an M.A in Cognitive Psychology from TAU and is a Senior Innovation Facilitator at SIT (Systematic Inventive Thinking). Roy has eight years of experience leading innovation projects in multinational corporations and start-ups in more than twenty countries. He also lectures and facilitates practical workshops on different topics related to behavioral and cognitive sciences, such as: choice architecture, behavior design, creative problem-solving, behavioral economics and critical thinking.

Roy Bendor Cohen

Cognitive Psychologist & Founder

UX/UI Designer

Samantha Scheiner

is a UX Design Expert, with over 7 years of experience in designing products and in team management. She is a graduate of the UX architecture course of Haifa university and has a bachelor’s degree in design from the New Bulgarian university. She Designs and improves user's experience in mobile and web products.

Samantha Scheiner

UX/UI Designer

Self-taught Designer

Shachaf Rodberg

is an all around curious person and a self-taught designer. He’s interested in Humanities, Arts as well as Behavioural Economics & Ethics and their relationship with Design, Technology & Business. Shachaf worked with early and late stage startups, mainly in consumer tech and has many, if not too many, creative pursuits. He holds a BA in Liberal Arts from Tel Aviv University.

Shachaf Rodberg

Self-taught Designer

Digital Behavior Researcher

Shlomit Okon

is a social psychologist and impact-driven technology researcher who's always excited to deep-diving into behavioral challenges in the ever-changing technological world. I'm a researcher at heart and in practice, a keen reader, an avid learner, and just plain curious about almost everything. Coming from Hi-Tech and academic background I'm joining Q after spending a few years in NYC, I’m passionate about weaving together research insights into easily understood and presentable 'Aha!' moments for clients, that lead to game-changing strategies and tactics.

Shlomit Okon

Digital Behavior Researcher

Behavioral & UX Designer

Tom Even

is a Behavioral & UX Design Expert, working at the intersection of decision-making, design and behavioral science. He’s a graduate of Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design and lecturer at 6B. Previously, he was a product designer at SimilarWeb and helped organizations build user-centered products.

Tom Even

Behavioral & UX Designer

Anthropologist & Qualitative Researcher

Yotam Burstein

Yotam graduated from the Tel-Aviv University Lautman Program for Outstanding Students and is pursuing his M.A. in Anthropology. He’s gained significant experience in conducting applied ethnographic research aimed at understanding and analysing people and communities, as well as led strategic consulting projects in the field of customer experience. Yotam has also been working in project management and coordination roles in large Israeli organisations, such as the Tel-Aviv municipality.

Yotam Burstein

Anthropologist & Qualitative Researcher