Cross-Cultural Consultant, Author

 

Osnat Lautman is an intercultural expert and the author of the Amazon bestselling book ‘Israeli Business Culture’. Osnat is passionate about cultures, connecting humans and breaking through cultural barriers. She created the ISRAELI™model of Israeli business characteristics (Informal, Straightforward, Risk-Taking, Ambitious, Entrepreneurial, Loud, Improvisational) to reveal the foundations of the Israeli innovative culture. Osnat supports many organizations and individuals to effectively connect and engage with Israelis, avoid misunderstanding, bridge culture gaps and maximize the value of combining the innovative Israeli spirit into a multi-culture environment.

Osnat has interviewed 350 professionals who work in global companies and interact with Israelis. Some of those interviews were recorded and serve as an important tool in her cross culture engagements.

Osnat is the founder of OLM Consulting and her customer include MX1, SkyVision, Verint, 888 Holdings, Corning, ObserveIT, StartApp, Rackspace, the Manufacturers’ Association of Israel, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel Export Institute, Tel Aviv Municipality, The Jewish Agency, FIDF (Friends of Israeli Defense Force), and many others.

Osnat holds an M.A in Social Science and Communications from the Bar Ilan University, Israel and a Certificate in Organizational Development from the New York University, New York.