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.
Fund Manager - Israel, 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

Richard Fadden, O.C.
Strategic Advisor - National Security 

·   Former Director of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service

    (CSIS), Deputy Minister of National Defense and National

    Security Advisor to the Prime Minister

·   Based in Canada

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

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.


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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Howard Tanenbaum
Strategic Advisor

·   Lawyer, financier, real estate developer and art collector. Involved in      domestic & international real estate development

·   Director for multinational corporations and community & charitable        organizations

·   Based in Canada