Eli is the founder, implementer, and CTO of Ninkasi Technologies. He is also the Chairman (previously CEO) of TMW, a software development and marketing agency that has created software in use by a top 10 and two top 50 companies in the Fortune Global 500 list of 2017. His passion lies in database architecture and design especially for high performance applications in limited resources environments. Previously, while serving as CIO of a college, Eli invested his energy in emerging technologies and implemented large scale desktop videoconferencing for remote students during a time in which this technology was still in its infancy. He served in the military in a special forces unit and the combination of this unique background allows him to be very pragmatic in his approach of creating technology solutions for complex business needs. He has been through the start-up phases of numerous businesses; as owner, investor, advisor, and board member.