Hila Oren

Dr. Hila Oren

Dr. Hila Oren is a city-maker with a deep passion for urbanism and a vast experience in city-making, marketing, and branding. She is a world-renowned expert, speaker, and educator, specializing in Public Spaces development and an avid believer that our shared urban spaces must function as Pockets of Wellbeing . Prior to the Tel Aviv Foundation, Dr. Oren was the CEO and founder of Tel Aviv Global, an initiative started by the Mayor’s Office of Tel Aviv-Yafo, dedicated to elevating the city’s brand and global positioning. During her term, the Startup City vision was formed: a municipal strategic plan for investors, entrepreneurs, tourists, and students, connecting city platforms with private initiatives, which in turn earned Tel Aviv-Yafo the award of ‘Best Smart City in the World’ in 2014.