Gilad Kabilo

Powerful strategy towards lasting positive impact.


Gilad Kabilo is a strategist, writer and commentator with experience in developing strategy towards sustainable positive impact. He has spoken around the world on international affairs issues, has been featured in leading news outlets and has led unprecedented activism campaigns on behalf of Israel. He is a highly motivated individual with a diverse and multifaceted professional background, focused on creating strategic international growth through sophisticated branding, public relations and technology integration.


Advisor to Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Gadi Eisenkot 

The Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Military and Security Studies Program

  • Advisor and research assistant to Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Gadi Eisenkot, former Chief of the General Staff of the Israeli Defense Forces.

  • Supported national security policy research.

  • Drafted policy proposals, developed messaging and authored papers on Middle East issues.

  • Organized policy discussions on Middle East issues with policymakers from various U.S. government agencies.


Director, Public Affairs

StandWithUs International

International education organization with 105 million+ peak online weekly reach and 18 offices worldwide.

  • Managed strategic communications and represented the organization in written press, television and social media.

  • Led multiple global engagement campaigns using online platforms, press coordination and field work - Overturned a boycott of Israeli athletes in Tunisia, led a victorious on-the-ground campaign in South Africa and led a petition of support for Amb. Nikki Haley’s pro-Israel work at the United Nations.

  • Managed digital communications strategy - Built the organization’s “Impact Over Impressions” digital strategy, developed livestream content and built the StandWithUs Action Center, an online campaign management platform, leading to 100% growth in the organization’s mailing list.

  • Managed strategic development for the organization in East Asia.

  • Secured over $125,000 USD value in non-profit grants.

  • Spearheaded strategic development in East Asia.


Israel Project Manager

iLand6 Capital and Development, LTD

Japan-based business development consulting firm

  • Coordinated over $10 million USD in joint ventures, corporate investments and M&As between Japanese multinationals and Israeli companies in Israel, including scouting, due diligence and government liaison.

  • Took part in the establishment of a new Israeli R&D center for a major Japanese multinational.


Intelligence Officer,

First Lieutenant

Israel Defense Forces

Above-rank promotion, Outstanding Department Award Recipient.

  • Led a unique counter-terrorism intelligence department, utilizing sophisticated technologies and creative thinking to thwart terror threats.

  • Commanded soldiers and officers in and off the field and managed multiple high-priority projects and budgets simultaneously.

  • Collected and analyzed intelligence and data sets, wrote detailed reports and plans of action and oversaw execution in the field.

Bachelor of Arts
Business Administration and Asian Studies

Hebrew University Of Jerusalem

#1 ranked university in Israel (


"Gilad's in-depth research abilities and analytical insights, together with a keen sense of strategy and planning ability, proved to be a valuable asset to the hotel’s senior management team and were instrumental in the hotel’s decision-making process."

Omer Porat

General Manager,

Edmond Hotel Rosh Pina

"Gilad receives my highest recommendation. I am confident that he will succeed and contribute massively to any program or organization that he is a part of in the future."

Michael Dickson

Executive Director, StandWithUs Israel

"Gilad is without a doubt one of the finest fellows we’ve hosted on our leadership program over the past seven years. I am proud not only to have hosted him on our program, but to have had the privilege of since working with him as a partner in strengthening Israel's relations with Japan and other countries in Asia."

Rebecca Zeffert

Founder & Executive Director,

The Israel-Asia Center


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