Gil Elbaz is an investor and philanthropist best known for co-founding Applied Semantics (ASI). He is currently the founder and CEO of Factual, an information-sharing startup.
Active in a number of nonprofit areas, Gil is on the board of trustees for the X Prize Foundation and Caltech, and a member of the Los Angeles Social Ventures Partners. He and his wife, Elyssa, also manage the Elbaz Family Foundation, supporting environmental and educational causes.
Gil earned his bachelor’s degree from Caltech with a double major in Engineering and Applied Science and Economics. Gil serves on the Board of Directors of the X Prize Foundation.