Joseph Kowen

Venture Partner Israel

Joseph is our Venture Partner located in Israel and responsible for sourcing local investment opportunities and collaborations in the areas of Evonik's innovation growth fields.

Joseph is a lawyer, consultant and business-development professional in the additive manufacturing and other technology segments. He has served in executive roles for Voxeljet in Augsburg, Germany, and Objet in Israel (now part of Stratasys). Previously Joseph established new subsidiaries for Iscar cutting tools in Japan and Korea, and managed the company’s operations in South America. He has entrepreneurial experience as founder of iDent, an early developer of image-driven surgical guides for dental implant placement. Joseph holds an LLB degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and an MBA from the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.