International Advisory Committee



Lars Minth

Lars Minth is the CEO and founder of Quantusec in Switzerland. He is a voracious listener, active speaker, author, host and advisor for InfoSec and Cyber topics with a history of working for government and cities, intelligence and commercial organization.  His current research topics are threat intelligence, cyber governance, National security managment systems and making smart cities resilient and secure. Lars has been an active IETO advisor and participated in the various interactions of the organization.


Ahlam Jenahi

Ahlam Yousif Janahai is the President of the Bahrain Businesswomen’s Society and was the Board member of the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority.  She has been serving important positions for Bahrain and its growth contributing to bilateral relations in Trade and Commerce.  She has been the brand ambassador for UNIDO since 2011.  She founded the French Club of Bahrain in 1998. She led the 38 Member Bahrain Business delegation to India and participated in the Asian Arab Awards held in Hyderabad.  She is an immense resource with the Royal family for developing business in Bahrain. 


Zena Chung

Zena Chung is the CEO, Eva Global Holdings  and Co-president of the India-Korea Economic and Cultural Council , Having served as a Secretary-General, Korean-American Businessmen Friendship Forum (KABFF) she has extensive knowledge of maintaining bilateral relations in her capacity of an International Business Advisor at the World Federation Korean Business (WFKB) , she is a Former Advisor to the Ambassador of Angola in Korea. Zena in her advisory capacity to the IETO will be able to help many Indian companies wanting to enter South Korea and build trade relations. Contact Zena

ISRAEL - Mediation & Legal

Menahem Kanafi

Ambassador Menahem (Chuck) Kanafi, is a retired diplomat and Advocate admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the State of New York and of Israel. He served as the first Consul-General of Israel in Bengaluru responsible for forging relationships between Israel and South India especially in the field of high-tech. His billion- dollar negotiation experience, as well as decades of international trade experience position him as a leading expert in international tech-oriented dispute resolution, with special emphasis on cross-cultural conflicts involving Israel, India and the United States. He has a proven stellar success rate of 85% (where the average is around 50%)*. He stands ready to answer any questions you may have, as well as conducting a confidential initial consultation to examine whether mediation might be appropriate.

ISRAEL - Agriculture

Avri Bar - Zur

Was the first Agriculture Counselor in the Israeli Embassy New Delhi, India (2009-2011). He established Centers of Excellence for production of fruits and vegetables by modern Agro Technologies under the Indo Israel cooperation in agriculture. Led revolutionary approach to long lasting transfer of Knowhow to Indian farmers.  With years of experience, Avri led the introduction of new fresh produce products to the European export market, by cooperation with the leading international seed companies. Developed advanced sanitary and cold chain procedures for extension of fresh produce shelf life, by using most advanced technologies.

ISRAEL - Defense

Oz Harpaz

CEO and Co-Founder of DEGEL.US Ltd since 2005, with a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering & Management, Information Systems Track, Technion Eight (8) years at RAFAEL, program Manager and System Engineer. He has been instrumental in IETO’s growth from inception. Hosted the Chief Minister of Karnataka Delegation to Israel for Collaboration in Agriculture and Irrigation systems. He has been very instrumental in building offset collaboration programs with Israeli companies for Indian MSME’s.


Jack Antounian

Founder/President of Armenian Business Network (ABN) Progressive Leader and Change Agent; catalyst for positive change. Jack successfully developed and managed multi-national, multi-factory “World Class” global operations and supply chain, assimilated new acquisitions and scaled up business through high-growth phases while maintaining high quality product and process performance and deployed “World class” operational practices and solutions for a range of high tech industries, including robotics, medical device, telecom, semiconductor, to industrial automation, combining advanced technology and financial strategies with tactical execution, optimizing short-long term gains in early stage start-up to multi-national public corporations.