The Open University of Israel
Dr. Milly Perry

Dr. Milly Perry

Head of the Academic Development Unit

Updated: November 2013


Personal

Position: Head of the Academic Development Unit
 Telephone: +972-9-7781121
Mobile : +972-52-2444180
Work fax: +972-9-7780664
 e-mail: millype@openu.ac.il
Address: 1 University Road, Raanana
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Education

B.A. 1985, Special Education (magna cum laude), School of Education, Tel-Aviv University
M.A. 1987, School of Education, Tel-Aviv University, Computers and Technologies in Education (without a thesis) 2002, School of Education, Tel-Aviv University, Thesis: Knowledge Management Processes in the University
Ph.D. 2007, Information Sciences Department, Bar-Ilan University, Dissertation: Knowledge management as a mechanism for large-scale organizational and technological change management in higher education organizations. Israel
Post-Doc 2008, The Samuel Neaman Institute for Advanced Studies in Science and Technology, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology. Research issue: "Third Mission University" Industry - Academia relationship
Post-Doc 2008-2010, Center for Research in Higher Education, Ben-Gurion Univ. "Innovation in Higher Education, Research - Public Policy Implications"

Further Studies

1995 Executive Business Degree, The Open University of Israel
2005 Intellectual Property & Patent Registration, Bar-Ilan University
2007 European Summer Academy - EU Funding and Policy
2009 Board Directors and Corporate Officers Development Program, LAHAV - Tel Aviv University Executive Program
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Employment History

2012 - Head of the Academic Development Unit The Open University
The Academic Development Unit is responsible for all aspects of writing, monitoring, and producing academic courses and programs of study, including, among others, applying to consultants with regard to proposed courses, suggestions for new programs of study and study materials; drafting contracts with course writers and translators of books, and managing payment to all involved; coordinating schedules; updating databases on courses; coordinating the activities of the disciplinary sub-committees. In addition, it is responsible editing the study materials, coordination with the Open University publishing house, and dealing with copyright and permissions
2008 - 2013 "OPMOP Ltd" Technology Transfer Company, CEO.
  • Identify and Manage the transfer of new technologies
  • Protection for inventions made at OUI
  • Commercial potential of technologies developed at OUI
  • To enhance the research activity and collaboration between the University and industry
  • Supports researchers in protecting their IP rights
2004 - 2012 Research Authority Director
  • liaison with Israeli and overseas foundations funding research
  • Financial and administrative management of all research budgets
  • Responsible for purchasing of research requirements, employing personnel, follow-up, and submitting financial reports
  • Managing international research projects (US and EU funded [FP's])
2002 - 2004 Director of Knowledge and Business Development, The Center for Management, Languages and Computers, Continuing Studies, OUI
1999 - 2002 Director, School of Information Technologies & Computers. OUI
1997- 1999 Program Director, Information Technologies for Executives, OUI
1993 - 1997 Project Manager, Tel-Aviv Municipality's educational computerizing. CET

Organizational professional experience

2011 Income Resources diversity - Chair. Strategic sub-committee, OUI
2009 The Globalization steering committee member, OUI
2009 The Globalization steering committee member, OUI
2007 The Chais Research Center for Integration of Technology in Education
2006 The Intellectual Property Rights' steering committee member.OUI

International professional experience

2013 ERC Proof of Concept expert, The European Research Council. Brussels.
2013

Member, Management Committee, The European COST. The voice of research administrators - building a network of administrative excellence (BESTPRAC)

2013 EARMA European Association of Research Managers & Administrators, Brussels.Ambassador
2013 Management Consultant, Strategy & Innovation Advisory at KPMG. Collaboration.
2012

First International Study on the Impact of the Global Economic Crisis on Higher Education: Leadership and Management Challenges- IAU-DIT. Participant.

2012 European network for Women In Leadership (WIL) - Member
2011 Institutional Human Resources Strategy Group (Charter& Code) The European Commission. 3rd Cohort Member.
2011 WCD Women Corporate Director.  International Association for women who serve as directors of corporations. Israeli chapter member.
2011 Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education (SKVC) in Lithuania - Expert
2010 EARMA - European Association of Research Managers & Administrators, Brussels. Belgium. Board Director and LINK Editorial board Chair.
2010 The OECD Education Policy Forum. Investing in Skills for the 21st Century, (personal summoned).
2010 EC Bologna and Higher Education Reform Experts framework- Member.
2010 Authorized  Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI University) Key Expert.
EMUNI and European Commission - ENPI/2009 project for the period 2010/2011.
2010 Authorized Tempus Expert. EACEA  - (Education, Audiovisual & Culture Executive Agency, EU)
2009 External Expert to the Knowledge Management Team of Higher Education in Regional and City Development. Programme on Institutional Management in Higher Education. IMHE, OECD
2009 Short-Term Exchange Program in The CERI-OECD Innovation Center, Paris. Granted by COST, STRIKE
2008 World Bank, Global Development Network for research and policy. Member
2008 Co -Editor, The International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management
2008 Reviewer, International Journal of Technology Management and International Conference on Intellectual Capital, Knowledge Management and Organisational Learning (ICICKM)
2007 Member, Management Committee, The European COST Network for Science and Technology Research in the Knowledge-Based Economy (STRIKE)
2007 Member, Management Committee ECKM -The 9th, 10th & 11th, European Conference in Knowledge Management
2007 Reviewer, CISSE (EIAE) International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information, and Systems Sciences, and Engineering
2006 The United States-Israel Science and Technology Foundation, TEF Excellence fellowship. "Academia-Industry Technology Transfer"
2006 INVENT-The German-Israeli international energy renewal project KM, Advisor
2004- EARMA - European Association of Research Managers & Administrators. Member

National professional experience

2009 The Association of Knowledge Management in Israel. Founder's Group Member and Board Director
2007 Editorial Committee, The Israeli Knowledge Management Book. Member
2006 Steering Committee, Israel National Science Council (The Israeli National Science Database). Member
2005- aKadeMya: Knowledge Management forum for managers in academia, (sponsored by Microsoft Israel) Initiator & Moderator
2004- FURAD - Forum of Research Authority Directors in Universities. Member
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Scientific Conferences

2010 Perry, M, Finger, N and Menipaz, E (2010). "Innovation in Higher Education, in a star-up nation". IMHE 2010 General Conference, Higher Education in a World Changed Utterly Doing More with Less. Speaker & session Chair. September. Paris.
2010 Perry, M (2010). CISS 2010 Competition and Innovation Summer School. Turunj/Marmaris. Turkey
2010 Perry, M, Finger, N and Menipaz, E (2010). "Innovation in Higher Education". Going Global. The 4th International Education Conference, Poster. British Council, London
2009 Perry, M. (2009) "Knowledge Management in a Chief Knowledge Managers' Community of Practice" ECKM 2009, 10th European Conference on Knowledge Management. Chair of the HE session, and Poster. Università Degli Studi Di Padova, Vicenza, Italy
2008 Perry, M. (2008). "KM-M-CM, Knowledge Management As a Mechanism for Change Management" in the "Knowledge Management in Higher Education" ECKM 2008. September, Southampton Solent University, United Kingdom.
2008 Perry, M (2008). "Knowledge management as a managerial tool in EU's FP research programs" International Conference for Funding Research and Innovation in Europe with a special focus on FP7, May 2008, Berlin Germany. European Academy for Taxes, Economy and Law.
2008 Perry, M. and Shoham, S (2008). Knowledge Management as a Mechanism for Large-Scale Technological and Organizational Change Management. MANAGEMENT 2008, Cambridge University, United Kingdom. The Eighth International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organizations.
2008 Perry, M (2008). "Elephants Training: Change Management in Higher Education", The 2008 International Conference on e-Education. Bangkok Thailand.
2008 Perry, M. (2008). No more WH questions: a roadmap for implementing Third Mission University in Israel - Poster in AUTM 2008
2008 Perry, M. (2008). Training Elephants: Change Management in Higher Education, MultiYeda conference, Israel
2007 Perry, M. (2007). E-learning and ERP as Large-Scale Technological and Organizational Changes in Universities in CISSE (EIAE) 2007 - International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information, and Systems Sciences, and Engineering
2007 Perry, M (2007). Knowledge Management as a Mechanism for Large-Scale Technological and Organizational Change Management (E-learning and ERP) in Israeli Universities -The Second ILAIS Israel Association for Information Systems. Bar-Ilan University.
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Publications

2012

Perry, M (2012). Knowledge Management as a Mechanism for Technological and Organizational Change Management in Universities in Israel.  Human Resource magazine (In Hebrew).

2012 Perry, M, Finger, N and Menipaz, E.(2012). "Innovation in Higher Education, Research – Public Policy Implications" In Ed. Buckley, S. "Knowledge Management Innovations for Interdisciplinary Education Organizational Applications'" IGI Global publisher.
2012 Perry, M,(2012). "Knowledge Management – Towards Strategic Management" In Ed. Buckley, S. "Knowledge Management Innovations for Interdisciplinary Education Organizational Applications'" IGI Global publisher.
2012 Arafeh,L, Perry, M. Papadopoulos, G,A, Ricci, G, Rioja Del Rio, C. (2011)
 "E-Learning Policy, EMUNI". Euromed. In press.
2011 Perry, M, Finger, N and Menipaz, E (2011). "Innovation in Higher Education, Research - Public Policy Implications". IMHE Journal: Higher Education Management and Policy (Under review).
2010 Perry, M. (2010). A roadmap for implementing Third Mission University using Change Management tools. National Council of University Research Administration Magazine, International Issue, January/February Issue 2010. Washington, DC. USA.
2009 Perry, M (2009). "Does a Knowledge Management Community Manage Knowledge?" ICKM 2009 The 6th International Conference on Knowledge Management proceedings. The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.
2008 Perry, M. (2008) Pour une approche large et stratëgique du transfert des connaissances" In "Le transfert de connaissances quelques pratiques novatrices dans le monde" ADIT, Report for French ministry of internal affairs. France.
2008 Perry, M and Shoham, S (2008). "Knowledge Management As a Mechanism for Large-Scale Technological and Organizational Change Management in Israeli Universities" Higher Education.
2008 Perry, M. (2008). "E-learning and ERP as Large-Scale Technological and Organizational Changes in Universities" in Innovation Techniques in Instruction Technology, E-learning, E-assessment and Education. Springer. New York.
2007 Perry, M (2007). Knowledge Management As a Mechanism for Large-Scale Technological and Organizational Change Management (E-learning and ERP) in Israeli Universities - Proceedings in ICL 2007: Interactive Computer-Aided Learning.
2004 Perry, M (2004). The Relationship Between Knowledge Management and E-Learning. In E-Learning and Knowledge Solutions Newsletter
2003 Perry, M (2003).Managing Change, In Status - Management Monthly, August.
2003 Perry, M (2003).Organizational Knowledge Management and Personal Knowledge Management. In Status - Management Monthly, March issue.
2002 Perry, M (2002).Knowledge Management in Higher Education Institutions. In Status - Management Monthly, December issue.
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