awz hls investment fund i lp

A HOMELAND SECURITY TECHNOLOGY FUND

Lt. Gen. (Ret) Michael Day,C.M.M., M.S.C., C.D.*
Strategic Advisor - Law Enforcement Agencies

·   Former Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Special Operations Forces     Commander, CAF senior Military Officer in the Defence Policy         Group, and the Chief Strategic Planner for the future of the           CAF

·   Based in Canada
* Commander of Order of Military Merit, Meritorious Service Cross, Canadian Forces Decoration

Erez Kreiner,M.A., B.Eng.
Managing Director, Strategic Advisor - Cyber Security

·   Former Director of the National Cyber Security Authority under the         Israeli Security Agency (ISA)
·   Responsible for day-to-day oversight of the Israeli investee companies

·   Responsible for identifying & technical due diligence of the cyber           security companies 

·   Based in Israel

Keith Oringer,CPA, MBA
Strategic Advisor - ​Physical Security

·   Founder and President of Security ProAdvisors. 

·   Former Business Unit President - U.S. Security Associates Inc. 

·   Security executive with over 26 years experience. 

·   Based in USA.


Hon. Stockwell Day,P.C.
Strategic Advisor - Public Safety

​·   Former Canadian Public Safety Minister and President of the         Treasury Board

·   Advisor for North American Homeland Security Market Needs

·   Based in Canada

THE AWZ HLS FUND INVESTMENT AND ADVISORY COMMITTEES INCLUDE A FORMER CANADIAN PUBLIC SAFETY MINISTER, FORMER SENIOR EXECUTIVES FROM CANADIAN AND ISRAELI INTELLIGENCE AND SECURITY AGENCIES, AS WELL AS GLOBAL BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL EXPERTS.

investment committee

Ross Johnson,BMASc, CPP
Strategic Advisor - Critical Infrastructure Security

·   Critical Infrastructure Security & Contingency Planning Professional

    Served for 24 years in the Canadian Armed Forces as an infantry and       intelligence officer

·   Past Chair of the Canadian Electricity Association's Security and             Infrastructure Protection Committee 

·   Based in Canada

Ed Sonshine, O.Ont., Q.C.
Founder & Chairman of Advisory Committee

​·   Founder & CEO of RioCan REIT

·   In 2011, Mr. Sonshine was invested into the Order of Ontario 

·   Named Canada's Outstanding CEO of the Year in 2013

·   Serves as a corporate director for leading multinational               corporations

·   Based in Canada. 


strategic advisory board

Kenny Finkelstein,CA
Strategic Advisor - Venture Capital

·   President and CEO of Knight’s Bridge Capital Partners, an                 opportunistic and diversified private equity manager. Mr.                 Finkelstein has a long and successful history of investing in,             providing ongoing management, guidance and mentoring of               portfolio entities, and delivering effective exit strategies

​·   Based in Canada

Haim Tomer,M.A.
Strategic Advisor - Intelligence

·   Former Head of Mossad Intelligence, Counter-Terrorism &                       International Divisions

·   Responsible for identifying & technical due diligence of business             intelligence companies 

·   Based in Israel

Gary Barnea,M.A.
Strategic Advisor - Integrated Security

·   Former Director of ISA Protection & Security Division

·   Responsible for identifying & technical due diligence of physical             security companies 

·   Based in Israel

Yaron Ashkenazi,LL.B.
Founder & CEO

·   30 years of experience in senior management in the fundraising     and high-tech sectors with a comprehensive understanding of       the homeland security arena; Registered lawyer in Israel;

·   Responsible for overall management of the HLS Fund and               investor relations

·   Based in Canada

Michael Fromstein,CPA, CA, TEP, MSC, MBA
Chief Financial Officer

·   Experienced in the acquisition and disposition of intellectual       property from public companies for pooled investor funds
·   Responsible for tax and accounting oversight of the HLS Fund

·   Based in Canada

Patrice E. Merrin
Strategic Advisor

​·   Former President and CEO, Luscar Ltd.

·   International business executive and corporate director who       currently serves as a director for Glencore PLC and other             multinational corporations

·   Based in Canada