Rabbi Eric Coopersmith is CEO of Aish International. Originally from Toronto, Eric received rabbinic ordination from Aish HaTorah and the Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem. In 1996 he became CEO, working closely with Rabbi Noah Weinberg zt"l to develop strategy and manpower for Aish International and the Jerusalem Yeshiva. He was formerly the North American director of the Discovery Seminars, and compiled Aish's kiruv primer, The Eye of a Needle. In addition to administrative duties, he is also a lecturer at Yeshiva Aish HaTorah and the Executive Learning Center.