Shay Hershkovitz


Dr. Shay Hershkovitz is the former chief strategy officer of Wikistrat—a crowdsourcing-based consultancy—as well as a professor of political science at Tel Aviv University and a contributing writer for The Hill. He is the author of AMAN Comes to Light: The Early Years of Israel’s Intelligence Community. Dr. Hershkovitz can be reached at

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Harnessing Collective Wisdom

by , Issue: September/October 2017

Expert crowdsourcing isn’t easy to get right. It requires using incentives effectively, which requires understanding member motivations.