Benny (Benjamin) Levin served in the Israel Defense Force (IDF) Intelligence Corps and retired with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He was awarded the Chief of Intelligence Decoration for Creative Thinking during active duty.
Benny co-founded NICE Systems, a worldwide leader of multimedia digital recording solutions for business interaction management, where he served as CEO and Director from its inception and as Chairman and CEO from 1998 to 2001. From 2004 to 2012 Benny served as Chairman of the Board of dbMotion, which enables healthcare organizations to seamlessly connect and coordinate, linking clinicians within their facilities, beyond their walls and across their networks.
Since retiring from most of his business activities, Benny dedicates himself to many social investments and philanthropic activities. He is Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of IVN, Active Chairman of the Board of the Ben-Yakir and Kedma youth villages, involved in a variety of other philanthropic activities such as a chairman of Ravtech, chairman of the P2P program of JDC and others.
Benny is the Founder of JDOCU, a group of philanthropists and photographers that use the camera as a tool for documenting the activities of Tikkun Olam (‘Repair the World’) in partnership of JDC.
Benny has a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa.