Co-founder and President, Sapienship
Itzik Yahav is a philanthropist, entrepreneur, and the co-founder and president of Sapienship – a social impact company that advocates for global responsibility through initiatives in the fields of entertainment and education.
Prior to founding Sapienship with his husband, Prof. Yuval Noah Harari, Yahav acted as Harari's agent and business partner, publishing the bestselling books: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind; Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow; and ‘21 Lessons for the 21st Century’ – that sold over 30 million copies in 60 languages. In 2020, in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Yahav and Harari donated 1 million USD to the World Health Organization's solidarity fund. Yahav has a background in art and production, and holds a Bachelor's degree in graphic design.