The Israel Conference 2010
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Keynote Speakers Fast & Cool
In The Beginning - From Startup to Exit - All in Six Days Cisterns and Vapor – Clean Tech – Going Green
High Tech in a Slow Economy – Opportunities for Investment and Challenges for Sales Medical Miracles – Curing What Ails You
Things that go Click – Capture Technology Israel Goes Hollywood – Media without Borders




In the Beginning - From Startup to Exit - All in Six Days
The real story of VCs and the CEOs they back. Why each company was funded and what are the results today. Exits that matter.


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Randy Ditzler


Randy Ditzler - Sequoia Capital IN THE BEGINNING
Randy Ditzler is a Partner with Sequoia Capital Israel and focuses on systems and software investments. Prior to joining Sequoia Capital in 2004, Randy served as the CEO of Actona Technologies (CSCO). Prior to joining Actona, Randy was the Founder & CEO of Telegis Networks.

Earlier, Randy was the Founder & CEO of MarketOne Builders and before that the President & CEO of Freestone Investments. Randy has a BS in Industrial Technology from California State University in Fresno.
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Yoram Novick


Yoram Novick - Founder of Topio (Acquired by Network Appliance) IN THE BEGINNING
Yoram Novick is the founder of a stealth-mode data storage company. Previously, Novick was Vice President and General Manager of the Data Replication Business Unit at NetApp.

Prior to NetApp, Novick was Founder, President and CEO of Topio (acquired by NetApp), where he established the company's vision and strategy, led the creation of all Intellectual Property, orchestrated and built the company's functions, and led day-to-day operations. Earlier in his career, Novick was responsible for establishing and managing the Storage R&D activities in IBM Haifa, managing the design and development of software for IBM storage systems.

Novick is the author and co-author of 22 patents filed in the US. Novick holds B.Sc. (Summa Cum Laude) and M.Sc. (Summa Cum Laude) in Computer Science from Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Israel.

Topio provided software for data replication and recovery across the spectrum of locations, platforms and storage. Worldwide, companies of all sizes depended on Topio for: Disaster Recovery, Backup Consolidation, and Data Migration.
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Yoav Izhar-Prato


Yoav Izhar-Prato - Kenshoo IN THE BEGINNING
As a founder of several start-ups around the globe in the era of Internet and Mobile Applications and former manager of ECI Thailand, Mr. Izhar-Prato brings over 13 years of product, marketing and business management to Kenshoo.

Kenshoo develops and operates unique and innovative cutting edge solutions for Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and Affiliate Marketing.
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Trevor Healy


Trevor Healy - Jajah IN THE BEGINNING
Trevor Healy is CEO at Jajah. A successful entrepreneur and Nasdaq 100 executive, Mr. Healy brings a blend of early stage skills, and public company knowledge to Jajah. He has participated in three M&A exits, completed an IPO and Secondary Offering, and ran business units of two large public entities. Jajah has been awarded as one of the Top 100 private companies of 2007, won the Red Herring Top 100 Award, Awarded the Alexander Graham Bell Award in 2008, with Mr. Healy being nominated for the eminent Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

Prior, to joining Jajah, Mr. Healy was a Vice President at PayPal Inc., a division of eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY). PayPal changed the world of ecommerce inventing a new currency and payment method. There he was a general manager to a business, which processed in excess of $50 billion of mobile payment and eCommerce transactions annually. In addition, Mr. Healy led the entire sales organization.

Formerly, as a Vice President at Verisign Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), he spearheaded the move for consumers to shop online, being the GM of the eCommerce SAAS business and establishing the VeriSign check mark as the most recognizable brands of trust online. Today it gives shoppers online comfort and has led to online sales reaching almost $250 Billion in volume in 2007. Mr. Healy led the growth of this ecommerce business for three years, and its eventual sale to eBay Inc. in 2005.

Mr. Healy graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Business Studies from the University of Limerick, in Ireland.

JAJAH, the world's most innovative communications company, offers flexible, next-generation telephony solutions for consumers and businesses. JAJAH's award-winning communication services make it easier for people to stay in touch using any device, on any network, anywhere. Leveraging a universal open telecommunications platform, JAJAH's managed services allow mobile operators, landline carriers, cable companies, technology companies and other businesses to adopt its voice solutions with minimal investment and time to market. The leading global IP telephony company has offices in California and Israel.

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Selected Participating Firms:

Sequoia Capital Milken Institute LiveU Yossi Vardi STEP Strategy Advisors
Sheppard Mullin
Bank Leumi Gemini Israel Funds Los Angeles Department of Water & Power JVP cVidya
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Pitango Israel Venture Network Shamrock Holdings Intel
Novafora MARK Enterprises
Check Point William Morris Agency
Jajah Tigo Energy
Topio Jinni
DFJ Tamir Fishman
Canaan Partners USC Entertainment Technology Center Vringo
ClipSync Luxe Hotel BabyFirstTV PricewaterhouseCoopers
Premiere Radio Networks Silicon Valley Bank
Given Imaging
The Westly Group
Tamarix Ventures
Mass Animation
Timeless Jerusalem IVC
Entertainment Media Ventures
Olmstead Williams Communications
Bedoin Media
MIT Georgia Institute of Technology
New Century Capital Partners Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP
Rubenstein / Justman Management Consultants
Women In Technology International LA Chamber of Commerce Maverick Angels LARTA
Business Wire Daly-Swartz Public Relations iHollywood Forum
cFour Partners Worldwide
Shelter Capital Partners O2Cool Water Yarden Wines
Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange Israel Economic Mission of LA
SCICC California Capital Summit KenRadio

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