The Israel Conference 2011
May 30, 2013
May 31, 2013
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Conference Program: RECOMMEND A COLLEAGUE TO ATTEND

 

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 expands to two days and features 75 stellar speakers from Israel-facing companies. The diverse cross-section of innovation and design from Israel provides the attendees with a front-row seat to the technologies and products of tomorrow.

Registration starts at 7:30am along with a fulsome breakfast buffet and the action starts at 8:30am. Panels, Keynotes, Fast & Cool, and our newest feature, FutureFest provide the foreground to two days of rich content and fascinating people.

Thursday evening is the Music & Media & Entertainment Reception featuring Israeli performers along with wine and cheese from Israel through 9:30pm. Friday afternoon concludes the Conference with Lunch and high-quality networking continuing to 3:30pm.

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.

Arrive early and stay late to enjoy the unparalleled networking that provides business opportunities with world-class firms to expand your reach and imagination.

Prizes are awarded from our phenomenal sponsors through random drawings throughout the days. You must be in the room to win. We thank our esteemed sponsors for their quality products.



Thursday May 30
Come for some / Stay for all!
7:30am Breakfast Buffet and Registration
8:30am Welcome
  • Sharona Justman
    The Israel Conference Co-Chair

Sharona Justman

8:50am Israel In California
  • David Siegel Consul General for the State of Israel
Israel Consulate in Los Angeles
Pavilion of Companies Introduction
  • Jeff Pulver Revolutionizer of VOIP
Zula
9:10am Tales of Silicon Wadi
  • Oded Vardi Storyteller

Oded Vardi

Win a Prize
Duracell Powermat Spin Master  SodaStream
9:30am Energy Abounds!
Innovation from the desert, from the mountains, from Israel

  • Arava Power Company Yosef Abramowitz, President
    Solar Soars and Energizes the Land
  • Terra Venture Partners Astorre Modena, Founding Partner
    Incubating Novel Clean Tech

Arava Power

Terra Venture Partners

Fast & Cool Games, Analytics, and Amping
  • Bees & Pollen Alan Avidan, Executive Director
    Personalizing the way you Game
Bees & Pollen
10:15am Game On!
Gaming, Grooving, and Moving - The Fun Business of Games

  • Activision Dan Winters, VP External Development/Talent Acquisition
    Legends in Gaming
  • Extreme Reality Asaf Barzilay, VP Products
    Leaders in Full-Body Motion Games
  • Playcast Media Meir Friedlander, VP Corporate Development
    True Gaming On-Demand
  • Spin Master Craig Sims, VP Global Licensing
    Novelty Games
  • Yahoo! Games Ross Avner, Former Head of Yahoo! Games
    Gaming for the world wide web

Activision Blizzard

Extreme Reality

Playcast Media

Spin Master

Yahoo! Games

10:50am
Fast & Cool The Crazy World of DNA
  • Genome Compiler Dr. Omri Amirav-Drory, Founder & CEO
    The Future has Arrived with Biological Design
Genome Compiler
Pavilion of Companies

  • Paperless Proposal
    Cloud Based Proposal Presentation Software
  • AirBase
    Controlling Air Quality Sensor by Sensor
  • Bees & Pollen
    Personalizing the Way You Game
  • Spin Master
    Novelty Games

PaperlessProposal

AirBase
Bees & Pollen

Spin Master

11:00am Networking Break
Win a Prize
Duracell Powermat Spin Master  SodaStream
11:35am
Fast & Cool Work Anywhere
  • TAKO Ross Avner, Co-Founder & VP Business Development
    Converting any Mobile Device into a Workstation
TAKO
11:40am Big Data
The Future of Consumer Innovation

  • P&G House of Innovation Sophie Blum, Founder
    Big Brands, Big Ideas, Big Investments
  • Verix Doron Aspitz, President & CEO
    Transforming the way businesses think
  • P&G House of Innovation Lital Asher-Dotan, Open Innovation Manager for Global Business Development of External Innovation
  • Ipsos Shelley Zalis, CEO of Ipsos Open Thinking Exchange
    Research and innovation at your fingertips

P&G
Verix
Ipsos

Pavilion of Companies

  • SQREAM Technologies
    The Fastest Analytics Ever
  • Verishow
    Show it, Share it, Sell it
  • TAKO Technology
    Converting any Mobile Device into a Workstation
  • SodaStream
    The New Way of Sipping Soda

Sqream
Verishow
TAKO
SodaStream

12:35pm Cyber Speaker
  • Skycure Yair Amit, Co-Founder & CTO
    Malicious Profiles - The Sleeping Giant of iOS Security
Skycure
Taste of Israel
OSEM  Sadaf  Harken Spirits  CBTL  Tnuva
12:45pm Lunch Buffet
2:00pm
Win a Prize
Duracell Powermat Spin Master  SodaStream
 
Fast & Cool In a Sec!
  • Appeo Daren Riley, Co-Founder
    Digital Services and Fulfillment in Seconds
Appeo
2:15pm You Ought to be in Pictures
Cinematic glory in your hand and on the screen

  • AOL On Tal Simantov, General Manager
    Going Beyond Traditional Online Video
  • Magisto Dr. Oren Boiman, Founder & CEO
    Video Editing at a Click of a Button
  • Wibbitz Zohar Dayan, Co-Founder & CEO
    Text-to-Video in Minutes
  • DogTV Gilad Neumann, CEO
    Snapshots to Video / Dogs watching Dogs

AOL On
Magisto
Wibbitz
DogTV

 
Fast & Cool Digital Notes
  • instruMagic Eyal Eldar, Co-Founder & CEO
    Create Magic with your Music
instruMagic
3:10pm Fireside Chat - Unstoppable Entrepreneurs!

  • Rackspace Graham Weston, Chairman
    Leader in Delivering Enterprise-Class Hybrid Cloud Infrastructures to Businesses Around the World
  • Brand Team Six Bill Schley, Co-Founder
    Verbalizing your Ideas
  • International Technologies Yossi Vardi, Chairman
    The Israel Conference Co-Chair
Book Signing - The UnStoppables!
After the Fireside Chat, join The UnStoppables author Bill Schley and foreword author, Graham Weston for a special book signing. The Unstoppables is based on Weston's experience growing Rackspace, as well as fascinating case studies from Navy SEALs and Israeli Special Forces.

Yossi Vardi
Rackspace

The UnStoppables

Pavilion of Companies

  • NICE Systems
    Big Data. Right Actions.
  • LivePerson
    Expert Advice at Your Fingertips
  • MER Systems
    Working to Improve Cyber Security
  • Pango
    Mobile Parking and Payments

NICE Systems
LivePerson
MER Systems
Pango

3:35pm Networking Break
3:55pm
Win a Prize
Duracell Powermat Spin Master  SodaStream
Fast & Cool Sell Me Now!
  • Verishow Yuval Moed, CEO
    Show it, Share it, Sell it
Verishow
4:10pm Cyber Security - Information Mazes
Hacking, stalking, and embedded codes by the numbers!

  • Jerusalem Venture Partners Yoav Tzruya, JVP Cyber Labs Partner
    Building World Class Technologies
  • 6Scan Nitzan Miron, Co-Founder & President
    Enterprise Hacker Protection to Protect Corporate Data and Reputation
  • ThetaRay Mark Gazit, CEO
    Cyber Threat Alerts
  • Zimperium Zuk Avraham, Founder & CEO
    Mobile Intrusion Prevention

JVP Cyber Labs
6Scan
ThetaRay
Zimperium

Tweet your Funding Questions!   @TheIsraelConf   #FundMe
4:55pm Fund Me
Money in the Land of Milk and Honey - Investing in the Future

  • Horizons Ventures Gilad Novik, CTO
    Hong Kong based. Tech and Disrupt Focus.
  • Gemini Israel Ventures Eran Wagner, General Partner
    Building Relationships with Companies that will Revolutionize their Markets
  • NEA Chetan Puttagunta, Principal
    One Team. A World of Opportunity.
  • Blumberg Capital Chris Gottschalk, Vice President
    Feuling Innovation
  • YL Ventures Yoav Andrew Leitersdorf, Founder & Managing Partner
    Capital, Relationships, and Insights for Internet Technology Entrepreneurs
  • RoundA Zohar Levkovitz, Founder
    Investing in the Latest Technology

Horizons Ventures
Gemini Israel VenturesNEA
Blumberg Capital
YL Ventures
RoundA

Win a Prize
Duracell Powermat Spin Master  SodaStream
6:00pm FutureFest
Where Hot Money meets Cool Companies.

FutureFest Judges
  • Superna Oded Vardi
  • Zula Jeff Pulver, Chairman
  • LivePerson Ido Hacohen, Head of EcoSystem and API Business
  • Horizons Ventures Gilad Novik, CTO
  • Gemini Israel Ventures Eran Wagner, General Partner
  • NEA Chetan Puttagunta, Principal
  • Blumberg Capital Chris Gottschalk, Vice President
  • YL Ventures Yoav Andrew Leitersdorf, Founder & Managing Partner
  • RoundA Zohar Levkovitz, Founder
FutureFest Particpants
  • hoozin Arnon Joseph, Co-Founder & CEO
    Your New Group Hangout
  • WonderVoice Gal Melamed, Founder & CEO
    What Social Networks Sound Like
  • Zuznow Racheli Levkovich, Founder
    Responsive Design for an Ultimate Surfing Experience
  • Social ETA / Meetos Liron Sher, Co-Founder & CEO
    Changing the Way People Meet
  • SQREAM Technologies Ami Gal, Co-Founder & CEO
    The Fastest Analytics Ever
  • Paperless Proposal Laurence Abrams, CEO
    Cloud Based Proposal Presentation Software
  • WalkMe Tomer Hason, Director of Technology and Operations
    Step-by-Step Walk-Thru Guidance
Meet the Judges:
Oded Vardi   Zula Horizons Ventures Gemini Israel VenturesNEA Blumberg Capital YL Ventures
RoundA


Meet the FutureFestians:
hoozin   WalkMe
WonderVoice
Zuznow
Meetos/SocialETA
Sqream
PaperlessProposal

7:00pm
to
9:30pm
Music & Media & Entertainment Reception
Entertainment by Ruby Sue & The Ethereal Blues

Ruby Sue and the Ethereal Blues

The Tales of Silicon Wadi - The Full Story
Movie Screening

Oded Vardi



Friday May 31
Come for some / Stay for all!
7:30am Breakfast Buffet and Registration
8:30am Welcome
  • Yossi Vardi
    International Technologies, Chairman

    The Israel Conference Co-Chair

Yossi Vardi

 
Investing in Israel
  • David Siegel Consul General for the State of Israel
Israel Consulate in Los Angeles
Win a Prize
Duracell Powermat Spin Master  SodaStream
9:00am Making Digital Stars! - Ynon Kreiz, Chairman
  • Maker Studios Cutting-edge, talent-first top digital stars, channels, and content

Maker Studios

Pavilion of Companies Introduction
  • Jeff Pulver Morning Workout!
Zula
9:20am Medical Wonders
You Saved My Life!

  • Labstyle Innovations / Dario Dr. Oren Fuerst, Chairman & CEO
    Mobile Glucose Monitoring
  • Oramed Nadav Kirdron, CEO, President & Director
    Oral Drug Delivery

Labstyle Innovations

Oramed

Win a Prize
Duracell Powermat Spin Master  SodaStream
9:50am
Fast & Cool Pay and Go, Go, Go!
  • Pango Neil Edwards, President
    Mobile parking and mobile payments
Pango
Pavilion of Companies

  • Jarrow Formulas
    Superior Nutrition and Formulation
  • WalkMe
    Step-by-Step Walk-Thru Guidance
  • Extreme Reality
    Leaders in Full-Body Motion Games
  • Nipendo
    PO-to-Payment Automation. Paperless. Effortless. Errorless.

Jarrow Formulas
WalkMe
Extreme Reality
Nipendo

10:00am Smarter Cities
Lights On! Delivering better services through technology. Partnering with the Future to Enhance the Present.

  • IBM Jay Ennesser, VP Smarter City Partnerships
    Dedicated to Innovation
  • MER Systems Sam Buechler, Manager Business Programs
    Working to Improve Cyber Security
  • IBM Allan Friedman, Global Offering Manager, Industry Solutions
  • AirBase Raviv Yatom, CEO
    Helping People help Themselves
  • City of Beverly Hills David Schirmer, CIO
    Keeping the City in good hands
  • Parko Andrea Kruchik Krell, CMO
    Find a parking spot

IBM

MER Systems

AirBase

City of Beverly Hills Parko

10:45am A Global State of Mind - Rob LoCascio, Founder & CEO
  • LivePerson Expert advice right at your fingertips
LivePerson
Taste of Israel
OSEM  Sadaf  Harken Spirits  CBTL  Tnuva
11:00am Networking Break
Win a Prize
Duracell Powermat Spin Master  SodaStream
11:20am
Fast & Cool Water Magic
  • SodaStream Yonah Lloyd, President
    The New Way of Sipping soda

SodaStream

Pavilion of Companies

  • Appeo
    Digital Services and Fulfillment in Seconds
  • Magisto
    Video Editing at a Click of a Button
  • Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
    Born & Brewed in California since 1963
  • GoMidjets
    Accelerate your Advantage

Appeo

Magisto

CBTL

GoMidjets

11:25am Mobile Everywhere
The moving enterprise - keeping online while off the grid. Phones that work for you.

  • Deutsche Telekom AG Guy Horowitz, Head of Israel Group Business Development and Venturing
    Leading Integrated Telecommunications Online
  • Qualcomm Nagraj Kashyap, SVP, Ventures & Innovation North America
    Leading Provider of Wireless Technology and Services
  • StartApp Gil Dudkiewicz, Founder & CEO
    Mobile Monetization and Distribution Platform
  • First Round Capital Howard Morgan, Partner
    Reimagining Venture Capital from the Ground Up
  • Telefonica Digital Yotam Ben Ami, Director Open Web Services
    Leading Spanish Broadband and Telecommunications Worldwide

Deutsche Telekom AG

Qualcomm Ventures

StartApp

First Round Capital

Telefonica Digital

11:55am Innnnovation!
Dov Moran, CEO of Comigo & Inventor of the Flash Drive
  • Interactive TV at its Finest
Comigo
12:15pm That's Entertainment!
The big, the small, and the second screen. Israel is playing near you.

  • Howard Rosenman Producer, Writer, Actor
    Industry Legend and Academy Award Winner
  • Noa's Arc Productions Noa Tishby, Producer & Actress
    Famously brought the first Israeli TV format, Homeland, to the US
  • Paramount Pictures Geoff Stier, Producer
    Breaking into Israeli Entertainment
  • William Morris Endeavor Amanda Kogan, TV Agent
    Talent Diversity Across the Screen
  • Stevie Gil Rimon, Co-Founder & Chief Creative Technologist
    Your World on TV
  • RRsat Global Communications Network Nir Haley, Director, Media Services and Affiliate Relations
    Your Content Going Global
  • watchMedia Uri Levanon, CEO
    Viewing it All

Howard Rosenman    Noa Tishby
Paramount Pictures
WME  Stevie
RRsat Global Communications Network
watchMedia

12:50pm Closing Remarks
  • Sharona Justman
    The Israel Conference Co-Chair

Sharona Justman

1:00pm
to
3:00pm
Networking Lunch and Ma'aleh Film School Screenings
Maaleh Film School

 

 

  

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.
SodaStream     LivePerson     SodaStream     XTR3D - Extreme Reality     Airbase     Paperless Proposal     Bees and Pollen     Spin Master     SQream     Verishow     SodaStream     Tako     NICE Systems     Pango Mobile Parking     Mer Systems     Jarrow     WalkMe     Extreme Reality     Nipendo     Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf     Magisto     GoMidjets     Jarrow Formulas     Appeo     LivePerson    

 

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Opening opportunities for knowledge and networking to expand your mind and your reach.

 

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Cool Business
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Expanding Opportunities between Israel & the U.S.

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innovated technology and created amazing companies.

Attending will bring you closer to your next deal!

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