Shrem, began his business career in a series of senior positions at Clal Industries and Investments, and is the chairman and founder of Shrem, Fudim, Kelner and Company, one of Israel's largest investment firms. Shrem founded one of Israel's most succesful venture capital firms Polaris nowknown as (Pitango).
The Herzliya conference website describes Shrem as:
"A Zionist committed to advancing Israel society, Itschak Shrem serves on the boards of a number of public institutions, including the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and the Weizmann Institute of Science. His tendency to look toward the future and appreciation of the need for private institution of higher education unfettered by bureaucracy led him to join the IDC Herzliya leadership by serving on the IDC Herzliya Board of Directors and as chairman of the board of the Israel Friends of IDC Herzliya".
Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya | Shrem, Fudim, Kelner Chair in Finance | Clal Industries and Investments |Shrem, Fudim, Kelner and Company | Polaris (Pitango) | Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center | Weizmann Institute of Science | IDC Herzliya | Israel Friends of IDC Herzliya
- News, http://www.sf-g.co.il/news_popup.asp?newsReq=212, Shrem Fudim Group, Accessed 01-September-2009