Shay is the brother of Sagit and the son of Dr. Dvora Teitelbaum, to whom this project is dedicated. Shay serves as chief financial officer of the society for the protection of nature. Since 2008 he has been owner and board member of several private companies specializing in medical services and medical insurance in eastern Europe. He sits on the Board of Trustees of the Weizmann Institute of Science and on the Board of Directors of the Israeli Friends of the Weizmann Institute. He is also a member of the board of directors of the nonprofit Kids Kicking Cancer and Budo for Peace. He has a BA in Economics and an MBA from Bar Ilan University. He is married and father of three, and lives in Tel Aviv.