As the global director of FDMM, Mr. Israel manages point of sale software solutions sold to grocery stores around the world. Mr. Israel earned a bachelor's degree in economics from Emory University in 1989, an MS in economics of the E.U. from the London School of Economics in 1991, and an MBA from the University of Michigan in 1991. He and his wife, Joanna, have two children and live in Dunwoody.