Elan Jaglom is best known for his many years as a business professional, involved in private investments. Since 2012, he has held the position of Chairman of the Executive Committee of Stratasys Ltd., a leading global provider of 3D printing solutions, and from 2015 he is the chairman of the board. In 2012, when the merger of Stratasys Inc. and Objet Ltd completed, a new 3D printing firm named Stratasys Ltd was created. The plan to merge between Stratasys Inc. and Objet Ltd. was announced on April earlier in the year, its objective being to create a world class 3D printing firm that will “provide a broad range of rapid prototyping and direct digital manufacturing applications to our customers, and the ability to bring exciting new products to the market”, according to David Reis, chief executive officer of Stratasys.
Prior to this position, Elan was the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Objet Geometries Ltd. and Executive Director at Idanit Technologies Ltd., wide format digital printing system innovators, with the latter acquired by Scitex Corporation and later by Hewlett Packard.
Elan is a member of the board of trustees of the Tel Aviv Museum and was on the Board of Governors of Ben Gurion University and sat on the International Board of Governors of the Diaspora Museum.
He holds an MBA from New York University.
During his career, Elan Jaglom has managed a host of private investments and has chaired several Israeli hi-tech companies, primarily in the digital printing arena.
He was Chairman of the Board of Objet Geometries Ltd. and was one of the company's early stage investors. Founded in 1998, Objet provided 3D printing solutions, rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing. Headquartered in Israel, the company's printing systems and materials were distributed worldwide, enabling customers to reduce product development costs and shorten time to market.
Before his involvement with Objet, Elan was executive director at Idanit Technologies, a company focused on large format digital printing solutions. In 1998, to increase its presence in the digital printing arena, the company was merged into Scitex Corporation and was later acquired by HP. It is today a part of the graphic art division of HP. The newly named Scitex Idanit offered the print world an innovative high speed large format inkjet printer, ideal for large, medium and small runs of smaller banners and pole banners.
Making Education Matter
Elan Jaglom is a staunch supporter of higher education and is involved in grant programs to finance university education for students who excelled during their years in the Israel Defense Forces’ elite units. He was a member of the International Advisory Board at Ben Gurion University School of Management. Ben Gurion University developed this unique program in 2003, which at the time, was the first full-time MBA program of its kind in Israel.
Art and Charity
Elan and the Jaglom family are supporters of the arts and enjoying collecting artwork from all over the world. The Tel Aviv Museum is home to the prestigious Jaglom impressionist collection. Elan also sat on the worldwide board of Israel's Diaspora Museum, where he has lent his time and. He is also supporter of several charities and organizations that support education, art, culture and environment.