Executive Director, USISTF
Ann Liebschutz is the Executive Director for the United States Israel Science & Technology Foundation [USISTF]. As the organization’s lead Executive, she directs the organization’s operations, programs, and staff in addition leading new initiatives to facilitate R&D cooperative opportunities among U.S. and Israeli institutions.
Ann joined the USISTF after serving as a Legislative Assistant and Counsel to United States Senator Jim Bunning. While working as Senior Staff in the U.S. Senate, she managed a diverse legislative portfolio which included Commerce, Science & Technology, Homeland Security, Aviation, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Workforce Development issues.
In addition to having a degree in Physics, Ann is a licensed Attorney holding a Juris Doctor degree from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois, which is internationally known for its top Intellectual Property Law Program.