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No Bragging Required: Getting the Recognition You Deserve

Session Description: We all hope that if we work hard and do a good job, the rewards—recognition, bonuses, promotion - will follow. Sadly, recent studies show women are not achieving the same level of success as men in many fields, including technology, science, academia, and venture capital. How can you ensure that your great work …

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To the Moon and Beyond

Event Description: Come hear Yonatan Winetraub, co-founder of SpaceIL, an Israeli non-profit organization that is aiming to land an unmanned spacecraft on the Moon in February. If it does win the Google Lunar XPRIZE competition, Israel will be the 4th country to land on the moon.   SpaceIL founders focus on inspiring children and promoting education, will use the potential …

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The Big Picture of Photography

  ‘The Big Picture of Photography’ is a multi-media experience with traveling pro’ photographer Bob Ray on how to take better pictures with whatever you take pictures with: DSLR, point-and-shoot, iPhone or tablet.  It’s a program for everyone who loves to take pictures of people, places, memories and moments! Bob offers unique insights, techniques and images …

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Decoding the Israeli Culture of Innovation

Israelis are widely recognized as innovation trailblazers.  Why are Israeli entrepreneurs so often associated with innovation?  How did this happen? Hear from highly-regarded Israeli entrepreneurs Shuly Galili (UpWest Labs), Oren Zeev (Zeev Ventures), Alysia M. Sagi-Dolev (Qylur Intelligent Systems), Jenny Shalev (ThinkUp), and Itzik Lerner (LiveRaise, Progforse).  Learn about the trends that made Israel a hub for innovation that’s changing the world. This tech session is part …

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U.S.-Japan-Israel Innovation Summit

Emerging Partnerships & Opportunities Please join us as we discuss U.S.-Japan-Israel trilateral opportunities in emerging technology sectors, venture capitalist investment, and public-private partnerships. We will hear from Japanese and Israeli government and business speakers, among others, who will share their stories of successful partnerships that have led to breakthrough technologies and services by leveraging the opportunities and innovation of Silicon Valley. A …

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Marketing for Humans: Demystifying Marketing Analytics

Text on the button Hear from three leading marketing experts about how you can effectively use data and analytics in your business, even when your staff and budget might be small. How do data analytics influence decision-making? How has it changed the landscape of how companies and non-profits today understand and communicate with their customers …

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Speed Networking 2017

Text on the button Event Description: Networking can be one of the most powerful and productive activities an individual can do to launch and manage their career. Building an interconnected group of relationships with others is at the core of a person’s effectiveness both personally and professionally. To be effective at your job, manage your …

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Fighting the Good Fight: Preventing and Resolving Conflicts in Tech Startups

Text on the button . . In this session, Seanan Fong (Founder of the Cylinder Project and tech ombudsman) and Colin Rule (Co-Founder and COO of Modria.com, and former Director of Dispute Resolution for eBay) will focus on managing conflict in startups -- both harnessing conflict’s power to spur excitement and innovation while also avoiding the potential …

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The World of IoT with Mike Bell, CEO of Silver Spring Networks

Text on the button   Michael Bell is President and CEO of Silver Spring Networks. Prior to joining Silver Spring, Mike held several leadership positions at Intel Corporation, spearheading the company’s expansion into new categories of connected devices. Before that, Mike was part of the executive management team at Palm Inc. where he served as …

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Great Design has a Story

Text on the button What are the elements of great design, and how can we achieve it?  In this panel presentation, we bring together three experts to share their outlook and approach to doing great design.  Through the lens of three different design environments - physical products, software and the world of art and fashion - our panelists …

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