The Israel Conference 2011
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Yossi Vardi CO-CHAIR
Yossi Vardi

Chairman
International Technologies
~ Cool Business ~
From the Shores of the Mediterranean
to the Shores of the Pacific !
CO-CHAIR
Sharona Justman
Managing Director
STEP Strategy Advisors
Sharona Justman
 

The Israel Conference starts at 7:30am and concludes at 9:00pm. The day includes superb networking around Breakfast, Lunch, and a Media Reception in the evening. Attendees will feast on delicious food and get their fill of high quality networking throughout the day.

Throughout the day, CEOs of Israel-facing companies and VCs will speak about their successes, their breakthrough technology, their markets, their deals, and their exits. Come early, stay late, and bring plenty of energy as you meet the movers and shakers who are doing business with Israel-facing companies.

Panels Throughout the Day
Schedule subject to change
7:30am Breakfast Buffet and Registration
8:40am Welcome
STEP Strategy Advisors - Sharona Justman, Managing Director
The Israel Conference co-Founder
STEP Strategy Advisors
8:50am
Israel In California - Consul General for the State of Israel
Consulate General of Israel
8:55am Pavilion of Companies Introduction
Jeff Pulver
9:00am
Win a Prize
Powermat   AHAVA   Sodastream
Isabel Maxwell
9:05am
Fast & Cool - RayV - Ori Birnbaum, Founder
RayV
9:15am Mobile Connections
What is in the future for your fingers?
Talking, Watching, Connecting, and Commerce - Incredible devices with eye-popping technology to keep you connected for action!
Smart Phones that Innovate, Elevate, Communicate.
  • Marvell Technology - Iri Trashanski, Senior Director Strategic Alliances and New Initiatives
  • PageOnce - Guy Goldstein, Founder and CEO
  • Orange - Roseline Kalifa, Managing Director for Innovation
  • DudaMobile - Itai Sadan, Co-Founder and CEO
  • Nokia Siemens Networks - Amir Lahat, Head of Business Ventures

Marvell Technology
PageOnce
Orange
DudaMobile
Nokia Siemens Networks

9:55am
Fast & Cool - Powermat - Ran Poliakine, Founder and CEO
Powermat
10:05am
Win a Prize
  
10:10am Special Speaker - Flying High and Seeing Far with Innovation in Defense and Security
Elbit Systems of America - Raanan Horowitz, President and CEO
Elbit Systems of America
10:25am
Taste of Israel
   OSEM   TNUVA
10:30am Networking Break
10:50am
Win a Prize
  
10:55am
Fast & Cool - Physical Virtue - Hilla Sarig Bahat, Founder
Physical Virtue
11:05am Creative Consumer Products
Imaginative and high end consumer products
coming from Israel to a store near you!
See what your Shekel can buy today
from the Land of Milk and Honey.
  • AHAVA - Elana Drell Szyfer, General Manager, North America
  • Carmel Winery - Israel Ivzan, Chairman of the Board
  • Segal Bikes - Gal Segal, General Manager

AHAVA
Carmel Winery
Segal Bikes

11:40am
Fast & Cool - Ceedo - Dror Wettenstein, Founder and CEO
Ceedo
11:50am From Seeding Ideas to Selling Shares
Companies that Rock!
What it takes to be a successful and publicly traded Israeli company. From a concept to going public. How an idea is funded, the company developed, and brought to the public markets. Which Israeli companies are making a difference?
  • Toronto Stock Exchange - Kevan Cowan, President
  • Private Investor - Oren Zeev,
  • Trendlines Group - Todd Dollinger, Chairman and CEO
  • Adira Energy - Alan Friedman, Co-Founder and EVP
  • SVB Capital - Aaron Gershenberg, Managing Partner

Toronto Stock Exchange
Private Investor
Trendlines Group
Adira Energy
SVB Capital

12:35pm Special Guest Speaker - Israel on my Mind
Supernatural Entertainment - Lior Suchard, Mentalist
Supernatural Entertainment
12:55pm Lunch Buffet
1:55pm
Win a Prize
  
2:00pm
Business in Israel - Sigal Admony-Ravid, Consul for Economic Affairs
Economic Mission to the West Coast
2:05pm
Fast & Cool - VivoText - Gershon Silbert, CEO
VivoText
2:15pm Special Speaker - The Name of the Game is Digital News
News Corp. Digital Media Group - Jonathan Miller, Chief Digital Officer, Chairman, and CEO
News Corp. Digital Media Group
2:30pm
Fast & Cool - Genieo - Sol Tzvi, Co-Founder and CEO
Genieo
2:40pm Cool Content and Convergence
Access Everything Now!
What is driving content to you, where is the creativity center, and how do you download content worth viewing? How does Israel stay ahead of the convergence curve? Are you watching tomorrow, today?
  • Microsoft / Xbox - Ilan Spillinger, Corporate VP IEB, Hardware Architecture
  • Genesis Partners - Jonathan Saacks, General Partner
  • Mindspark InterActive Network - Joey Levin, CEO
  • 5min Media - Tal Simantov, Co-Founder and CMO
  • Side-Kick - Asaf Sela, Co-Founder and Creative Director
  • Kaltura - Ron Yekutiel, Chairman and CEO

Microsoft / Xbox
Genesis Partners
Mindspark InterActive Network
5min Media
Side-Kick
Kaltura

3:25pm
Fast & Cool - PicScout / Getty Images - Offir Gutelzon, CEO and Co-Founder
PicScout / Getty Images
3:35pm Pavilion of Companies Introduction
 
3:40pm Networking Break
4:10pm A Fireside Chat with Haim Saban and Yossi Vardi
  • International Technologies - Yossi Vardi, Chairman
  • Saban Capital Group - Haim Saban , Chairman and CEO

International Technologies
Saban Capital Group

4:30pm
Fast & Cool - Netafim - Ervin Leibovici, VP, Head of Developed Markets Division
Netafim
4:40pm
Win a Prize
  
4:45pm
  • eBay - Amit Menipaz, Country Manager Israel
  • LivePerson, Inc. - Robert LoCascio, CEO and Chairman of the Board
  • Magento eCommerce - Roy Rubin, Co-Founder, CEO
  • Plimus - Hagai Tal, CEO
  • Blumberg Capital - David Blumberg, Managing Partner

eBay
LivePerson, Inc.
Magento eCommerce
Plimus
Blumberg Capital

5:25pm A Maze in Video

5:35pm
Taste of Israel
   Carmel Winery   Sadaf Foods
5:40pm Special Speaker - Profiting from the 'Real' Social Network
Burson-Marsteller - Jim Goldman, US Technology Practice Chair
  Burson-Marsteller
5:50pm Social Advertising
Advertising, Marketing, and Socializing.
Bringing the imagery of products and services into focus. Creating a compelling experience that translates into loving the products, wanting the services, and needing to buy!
  • Yahoo! AdLabs - Ken Mallon, Head
  • Dotomi - Yair Goldfinger, Co-Founder
  • Dapper from Yahoo! - Eran Shir, Co-Founder and CTO
  • Eyeview Digital - Oren Harnevo, Co-Founder and CEO
  • Amobee - Zohar Levkovitz, CEO
  • DoubleVerify - Oren Netzer, Founder and CEO

Yahoo! AdLabs
Dotomi
Dapper from Yahoo!
Eyeview Digital
Amobee
DoubleVerify

6:30pm
Fast & Cool - Waze - Noam Bardin, CEO
Waze
6:40pm Special Speaker - The Biz of Music and Entertainment Content
  • Universal Music Publishing Group - David Renzer, Former Chairman and CEO
  • CommTouch - Isabel Maxwell, President emerita

Universal Music Publishing Group
CommTouch

6:55pm
Win a Prize
  
7:00pm Closing
7:00pm
to
9:00pm
Media and Entertainment Reception
featuring Isreali Rockstar Yoni Bloch
 

  
Pavilion of Companies
The Pavilion of Companies is in the highly trafficked networking area for companies with compelling technology or products to demonstrate all day and interact directly with the attendees.
Recommend a company !

SodaStream   Marvell Technology   Docstoc   Toronto Stock Exchange   AHAVA   Netafim   Trendlines Group   VivoText   Powermat   Submit Express   Ceedo   SodaStream   Physical Virtue   Segal Bikes   EL AL   Side-Kick   Kaltura   RayV  
 

 

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