SHAI ROBKIN
Educator and  Consultant
Professional Experience

Vernon Library Supplies, Inc.                                                                            March, 1984 to Current
Owner/Operator    
Utilized niche marketing strategies to grow business from revenues of $120,000/yr. to over $2.5M within 10 years

Integrated Technology Group (ITG)                                                              July, 2004 to April, 2011
(division of Vernon sold to One Equity Partners, a division of J.P. Morgan Chase)    
President    
Built library self-service technology company from the ground up, growing revenues to over $10M within
seven years so as to become a leading competitor of 3M, which had the market all to itself until 2000.  

Bibliotheca                                                                                                              April, 2011 to April, 2013  
(company created by One Equity Partners through roll-up of ITG with two European companies)
Managing Director/President of the Americas                    
Served on team of three managing directors of the newly formed company to successfully merge the
cultures of three organizations and create the world’s leading provider of library self-service technology.

Conexx: America Israel Business Connector                                          June, 2013 to December, 2014
President and CEO                    
Transitioned the organization following the retirement, after 22 years, of the dominant founding president.  
Led the organization through strategic planning and rebranding process in order to address new
opportunities and challenges.

Sefer ve’Sefel                                                                                                          August, 1981 to August, 1984   
Owner/Operator
Created a business concept in 1984 that had not previously existed in Israel.  Store was immediately profitable and became central downtown Jerusalem cultural attraction.  In order to return to the US to assist ailing parents, store was sold in 1984 but it continues to operate under the same name and in the same location to this day.

Bank Hapoalim                                                                                                     April, 1979 to December, 1981
Manager – Foreign Currency and International Trade Department
Responsible for all non-local currency transactions in the most active Jerusalem branch of Israel’s largest bank.

Education
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC                                              1974
Bachelor of Arts: Economics
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA                                                            1992
MBA: Marketing