Michael Granoff has been Head of Oil Independence Policies for Better Place since its 2007 founding. He was founder of Maniv Energy Capital, a New York-based investment group that has holdings in Better Place, Israel Cleantech Ventures, and other clean energy interests. Mr. Granoff serves on the board of several non-profits, including the Washington, DC advocacy group Securing America’s Future Energy. Mr. Granoff holds a BA from Tufts University, an MBA from Kellogg School of Management and a JD from Northwestern School of Law. He is an avid marathon runner, and he and his wife have four young children.