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Daily talk show with thought leaders from around the world.

Michael Matias


    • Jan 6, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    Ep703: Adi Itach | Chief Marketing Officer, Sayollo

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 21:04

    Adi has more than 10 years of end-to-end marketing experience in B2C&BTC in some of the leading companies in IL and is now a leading global CMO at Sayollo. Adi is also a business & marketing consultant to start-ups from North America and Europe and has her own podcast called ""Gluten-Free Marketing"" where she connects business, strategy and spirituality.Her strengths are strategic-creative thinking, demand gen, brand building, strategic business development, start-ups scaling and creating high-impact multi-channel global campaigns.

    Ep702: Omer Efrat | VP Product, Torq

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 24:30

    Omer is a seasoned product leader with a 10-year track record in delivering successful world-class products. An alum of Kellogg School of Management and an elite military tech unit. He is currently the VP Product at Torq, a groundbreaking cyber security startup. Formerly the Head of Product at AppsFlyer, and VP Product at Fyber (today Digital Turbine). Omer entered Product Management after seven years as a software engineer.

    Ep701: Yariv Bash | Co-founder and CEO, Flytrex, Founder, SpaceIL

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 20:30

    Yariv Bash is the CEO and co-founder of Flytrex, a drone technology company providing comprehensive, autonomous drone delivery solutions that enable any business, from SMBs to e-commerce giants, to integrate instant, autonomous drone delivery into their offering. Flytrex is an end-to-end drone logistics solution spearheading the drone revolution. Prior to Flytrex, Yariv was the Founder and CEO of SpaceIL, a $100M Israeli non-profit organization that attempted to land Beresheet, the first private interplanetary robotic mission, on the Moon.

    Ep700: Ofer Ben-Noon | Co-Founder and CEO, Talon Cyber Security

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 23:43

    Ofer is a seasoned entrepreneur with vast cyber security experience. He is the founder and CEO of Talon Cyber security. Talon is reinventing cybersecurity for the distributed workforce by creating a secure and isolated browser-centric work environment for enterprises. Prior to Talon, he was the founder & CEO of Argus, the global leader in automotive cyber security, which was acquired by Continental in 2017. Following the acquisition, he served as a member of senior management at Continental and as CEO of Argus, leading it to protect over 60 million vehicles globally. Ofer served as Captain in the IDF Cyber Intelligence Unit 8200 and was a team member of two Israel Defense Prize winning projects.

    Ep699: Ezra Daya | Founder & CEO, Aspectiva

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 22:06

    Ezra is the co-founder and CEO of Aspectiva, a startup company acquired by Walmart in 2019 to establish its first R&D and innovation center in Israel. Ezra is an entrepreneur at heart, constantly striving to connect the dots between technology and business, with a special focus on AI for eCommerce and consumer applications.Prior to founding Aspectiva, Ezra managed the Text Analytics group at NICE Systems. He holds an M.Sc. in Computer Science and is the owner of publications and patents in the field of Natural Language Processing (NLP).

    Ep698: David Howland | Chief Marketing Officer, Earnix

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 20:11

    As CMO of Earnix, David is responsible for extending awareness and adoption of Earnix's compelling value proposition into new and existing markets while promoting the success of its customers. Before joining Earnix, David served as CMO for Questback followed by Longview Solutions,  helping each SaaS company scale by transforming their brand, marketing and go-to-market strategies. Previously, David led the global brand and digital marketing for Nasdaq, helping drive its growth and transition from a traditional financial services company into a FinTech pioneer. 

    Ep697: Sarah Levy | CTO, Sight Diagnostics

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2022 22:57

    Sarah joined Sight to build and lead its technology dream team.She is responsible for Sight's Product and its medical-regulation activities.Top of her class at the elite Talpiot program, Sarah gained her technology leadership experience during a brilliant military career, where she commanded elite cyber security and intelligence special technology units.Sarah holds as M.Sc. in Condensed Matter Physics from the Weizmann Instituter of Science, and a B.Sc in Physics & Mathematics (magna cum laude) from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

    Ep696: Shahar Silis | Managing Director, Power In Diversity

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 2022 23:08

    Shahar is the Managing Director of Power in Diversity, an initiative founded by a group of leading VCs to promote diversity and inclusion in the startup ecosystem. Her previous roles include managing the 9900 Alumni Association and working as a Process Engineer in the Semiconductor industry. Shahar holds a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, as well as a certification in Strategy Consulting.

    Ep695: Omri Segev Moyal | CEO, Profero

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 2022 22:02

    Omri Segev Moyal is a highly successful entrepreneur, nationally recognized speaker and as of recently, a Forbes 30 under 30 achiever. He is also the Co-founder of Profero . Omri's passion for empowering others through public speaking, stems from the many years of experience building successful companies of his own. He is dedicated to sharing his knowledge and proven skills with others in hopes that he can provide them with simple solutions that can solve complex problems and help to remove any barriers that stand in their way. His intense focus and drive for success has positioned him to be one of the top thought leaders in the entrepreneurial and start-up space.

    Ep694: Avihay Feld | Co-Founder & CEO, Browzwear

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2021 21:50

    Avihay Feld has been pioneering the development of digital technologies that enable the fashion industry to thrive in the increasingly virtual world since the late 1990s. As Co-Founder and CEO of Browzwear, he leads the company's strategy and vision while also spearheading the creation and delivery of solutions that are making the apparel businesses more efficient and sustainable, both economically and ecologically. In addition to his experience working with fashion design and manufacturing, Avihay previously led startups with technologies for eCommerce and gaming. He is a graduate of Tel Aviv University, where he studied physics, computer science, and mathematics. 

    Ep693: Shellie Hunt | CEO and Founder, Success is by Design LLC

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2021 22:27

    Dame Shellie Hunt's gift of transformational impact has taken her clients beyond motivation, to lasting results through teaching the precise “How to” in the designs of your success from the​ inside out! Global Entrepreneur, Business Strategist, International Motivational Speaker, Trauma Expert, Author of the “Success is by Design” Series and TV executive producer.

    Ep692: Regev Gur | Founder & CEO, Narrative Group

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 22:46

    Regev Gur is a businessman, entrepreneur, and pioneer in the influencer and tech marketing arenas. In 2018 he founded ״Narrative Group״, which has since become one of the largest influencer marketing agencies in North America.  He is a leading figure in the emerging tech Advertising industry and in 2021 was recognized by Forbes as one of the top young entrepreneurs under 30.

    Ep691: Sagi Gidali | Co-founder and CPO, Perimeter 81

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 21:51

    Sagi has been a serial entrepreneur since he was nine years old. But instead of printing and selling stickers, he creates, scales, and optimizes SaaS solutions. Before he established Perimeter 81—and SaferVPN with Amit—he worked as a UX consultant for Siemens. Today, Sagi leads all of Perimeter 81's demand generation, marketing, and design. During his army service, he worked in the IDF's elite visual intelligence unit and later was a software developer at Imperva. He has a patent for the security of public Wi-Fi networks and received a B.Sc. in Computer Science and Economics from Tel Aviv University.

    Ep690: Amir Orad | CEO of Sisense

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 22:34

    Amir is Sisense CEO and chairman of the board - focusing on infusing analytics and business intelligence in every application and every user. Amir has led startups to become industry leaders with hundreds of millions in revenue and multiple M&As. He is a serial entrepreneur, specializing in growing big data and cybersecurity businesses, with over 25 years of experience as a leader in these fields. During his previous tenure at NICE Actimize, he grew the business 10x to a $200M revenue run rate. Previously he was co-founder of Cyota, which he sold to RSA Security. He lives in New York, father of three, holds an MBA from Columbia University and has been acknowledged as a Top 50 SaaS CEO.

    Ep689: Keren Marom | Co-Founder & COO, Beach Bum

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 26, 2021 21:19

    Keren Marom is a Co-Founder and COO of Beach Bum, a social gaming company. Keren was born and raised in New York to Israeli parents and decided at the age of 22, following her studies, to move to Israel on her own (family is still in NY).  She has a pre-law BA degree and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from New York. Keren manages Beach Bum's operations, including its HR, Finance, Legal, as well as its Marketing activities. 

    Ep688: Gal Carmel | Executive VP, GM Automotive, proteanTecs

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 25, 2021 22:14

    Gal is an Automotive entrepreneur with a proven track record of over 15 years in rapidly honing emerging technologies, markets and opportunities, both on business and diverse R&D aspects. Before joining proteanTecs, Gal served as Chief Technology and Production Engineering of Samsung Smart Machines, building from the ground-up Samsung's ADAS/AV technology, focusing on full-stack platforms for automated driving systems. Prior to that, he held key roles in some of the most innovative pillars of autonomous driving at Mobileye (acquired by Intel), a leading supplier of Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS). Including the first production of  Mono Vision Camera AEB (Autonomous Emergency Braking), reaching 5 Star Euro NCAP rating for the most advanced production programs OEMS .

    Ep687: Gal Rotman | Co-Founder & CEO, Sency

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2021 20:23

    Gal is the Co-Founder & CEO of Sency, which is on a mission to drive people around the world to become more active, balanced, and healthy. As a marathon runner by himself and a major rank from the IDF special forces, he is motivated by combining his biggest passion - physical activities and deep technology. Gal holds a B.Sc in Physics and Economics, 1 out of 2 in the whole year, and prior to Sency was involved in closing multi-million dollars deals in Fortune500 companies.

    Ep686: Abbey Onn | Executive Director, Nevo Network

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 22:14

    Abbey builds networks and believes that cohort based experiences can be transformative. She has spent the better part of the last 20 years creating programs that impacted hundreds of students and fellows' personal and professional journeys, whether it be putting a roof on a home in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina or directing leadership fellowships at Duke and Harvard. Since moving to Israel in 2015, Abbey has built two nonprofits that impact the Israeli tech ecosystem. Currently, she is the Executive Director of Nevo Network, a professional development fellowship that helps Olim (new immigrants) amplify their tech careers in Israel, and is backed by Michael Eisenberg (Aleph VC). 

    Ep685: Nimrod Kramer | CEO and Co-Founder, daily.dev

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 19:47

    Nimrod Kramer is a serial tech entrepreneur based in Israel. Nimrod is the CEO and Co-Founder of daily.dev, a community-driven startup that's building the homepage for every developer in the world. Additionally, Nimrod sits on the board of Valega Chain Analytics. He is passionate about Japanese culture, coffee, table tennis, and helping developers stay up-to-date, not necessarily in that order.

    Ep684: Yoav Machlin | VP Marketing, Atera

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021 21:39

    Yoav has over 10 years of experience leading multi-channel marketing, performance and growth operations. Today, Yoav is the VP of Marketing at Atera which recently raised more than $100M to help SMBs to proactively manage their networks, maintaining them problem free.

    Ep683: Dani Shpakovsky | Group Leader, WekaIO

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 22:44

    Dani is originally a systems developer and security researcher, having served in various roles in the technological unit and 8200. He then pivoted from cyber and for the last four years has been working in Weka.IO, a storage startup developing the fastest distributed filesystem in the world which enables modern workloads to reach their full potential. He first joined as a developer, and in the last couple of years as a team and group leader. Weka, he is managing the product's control plane, bridging the gap between a highly-complex and hard-to-understand product and end-users who want simplicity, usability, and UX.

    Ep682: Yossi Wolf | Co-Founder and Chairman, temi

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2021 21:29

    Yossi Wolf is the Chairman and Co-Founder of temi the personal robot, with 15 years of experience in the field of robotics and unmanned vehicles. After serving in the special forces as an officer, Wolf partnered with Elad Levi to build Roboteam defense. Today, hundreds of Roboteam's robots are in daily practice saving lives around the globe. In 2016 Yossi left the defense company for his dream initiative, temi, set to shake up the market of personal robotics. temi is a premium designed, video-oriented, autonomous personal robot platform for businesses and homes. Recently temi has been selected by TIME Magazine for inventions of the year 2019.

    Ep681: Sagi Eliyahu | Co-Founder and CEO, Tonkean

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2021 22:11

    Tonkean is the OS for Business Operations, transforming operations teams from facilitators into makers with an enterprise-grade, no-code process orchestration platform. By abstracting the technical knowledge required to automate, monitor, and manage mission-critical business processes, while still maintaining compliance and security, Tonkean enables enterprises to accelerate operational velocity at scale. Founded in 2015, Tonkean is headquartered in San Francisco with R&D in Tel Aviv. To learn more, visit www.tonkean.com, or follow Tonkean on LinkedIn and Twitter.

    Ep680: Kevin Hancock | Chief Executive Officer at Hancock Lumber Company

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 22:09

    Kevin Hancock is an award-winning author and speaker. The CEO of Hancock Lumber Company, one of the oldest and best known family businesses in America, he is a recipient of the Ed Muskie Access to Justice award, the Habitat for Humanity Spirit of Humanity award, the Boy Scouts of America Distinguished Citizen award, and the Timber Processing Magazine Person of the Year award. Kevin is also a member of the Maine Indian Tribal State Commission. A frequent visitor to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, Kevin is an advocate of strengthening the voices of all individuals—within a company or a community —through listening, empowering, and shared leadership. Kevin is also the founder of The Seventh Power, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing economic sovereignty for native communities across America.

    Ep679: Edouard Cukierman | Founder and Managing Partner, Catalyst Investments

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 21:36

    Edouard Cukierman is the Founder and Managing Partner of Catalyst Investments and serves as the Chairman of Cukierman & Co. Investment House. Since its establishment in 1993, Cukierman & Co. Investment House has been engaged in more than € 8 billion cross-border transactions across industries. Catalyst Investments was established in 1999 by Edouard Cukierman, Yair Shamir and Boaz Harel. With over $300 million under management, the fund supports the long-term growth of medium-sized Israeli companies, with innovation in global markets.

    Ep678: Alon Arvatz | Co-founder, IntSights

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 24:05

    Alon co-founded IntSights, a startup focused on providing intelligence about adversaries and preventing cyber attacks before they take place. It was sold this year for $350M to Rapid7. During this time he took various leadership roles in strategy, product, business and engineering. He is also involved in social impact, founding "Kanfey Kesef" a non-profit that promotes financial literacy, and lately "Step2Tech" that brings diversity to the high-tech industry. Alon is an active angel investor, investing and advising founders in various sectors.

    Ep677: Ronen Slavin | Co-Founder and CTO, Cycode

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 19:25

    Ronen Slavin is Co-Founder and CTO of Cycode, a startup that secures software delivery pipelines and provides full visibility into enterprise development infrastructure, a serial entrepreneur and former Unit 8200 officer of the Israel Defense Forces. Prior to Cycode, Ronen Co-Founded FileLock, which was acquired by Reason Security in 2018 where he led the research and endpoint protection development.

    Ep676: Ran Kern | Co-founder & CEO, Augmind

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 20:49

    From BA in Computer Science and Business in Israel to Masters in CS from BU, Ran then spent a decade on Wall Street and then back to Israel for another decade in technology startups, focusing on creating unique and strategic alliances. Ran is now geared at setting new boundaries for Augmented Reality content and apps, and set new standards for what you are about to see, digitally, with the goal of paving the way for mass AR adaption.

    Ep675: Ron Reinfeld | Chief Financial Officer, Morphisec

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 26:24

    Ron Reinfeld, CFO @ Moprphisec- Prior to joining Morphisec, Ron served as Chief Financial Officer at IntSights (acquired by Rapid7)  where he oversaw global finance, legal,HR and planning operations. Ron brings over 15 years of financial leadership experience at SaaS companies. He was VP of Finance & Operations at Zooz (acquired by PayU), and has held various financial and operations roles at Cloudshare, Clarizen and Ernst & Young, where he specialized in technology IPOs and M&A. In addition, Ron has held multiple advisory roles at early stage tech startups.

    Ep674: Shelly Hod Moyal | Founding Partner and Co-CEO, iAngels

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2021 22:11

    An international finance and investment expert, Shelly leads iAngels with a compelling and hands-on approach to the firm's investment due diligence process, investor relations and portfolio management of the iAngels platform, and institutional fund, iNgenuity. Shelly's experience as an investment banker with Goldman Sachs, and research analyst at Avenue Capital, equip her to reality-test the growth plans of early-stage innovative companies, make data-driven investment decisions, and architect deal terms to ensure equitable profitability between investors and entrepreneurs. She is an active investor who accelerates companies' enterprise growth with marketing, finance, recruiting, fundraising and business development efforts.

    Ep673: Bianca Meger | Co-CEO, Shelfy.io

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 12, 2021 21:24

    Bianca brings more than 18 years of experience to the Metro One team. With extensive global experience in marketing, business development and sales, she holds a proven track record of establishing data-driven, customer-centric companies. Over the past nine years, Bianca served as Chief Marketing Officer of various leading tech companies in Israel and was nominated for the esteemed “Globes 40 under 40” award.  Originally from Africa, Bianca strongly believes in the notion of "it takes a village", and is convinced that sophisticated technology, unique business models and a proactive regulatory approach, can make financial inclusion a reality for all. 

    Ep672: Mati Gill | Chief Executive Officer, AION Labs

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 11, 2021 21:57

    Mati is the CEO of AION Labs, an Israel-based innovation lab using AI for drug discovery and development, a coalition between Pfizer, Amazon Web Services (AWS), AstraZeneca, Teva, Merck and the Israel Biotech Fund (IBF). Mati has held leadership roles within the biopharma industry for over a decade, formerly serving as a senior executive at Teva Pharmaceuticals. Prior to his term in industry, Mati was Chief of Staff for Israel's Minister of Public Security.

    Ep671: Ruslan Tovbulatov | Vice President of Global Marketing, Gloat

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2021 22:48

    Ruslan is the Vice President of Global Marketing at Gloat, the world's first AI-powered Talent Marketplace platform. In his role, Ruslan oversees a global team of marketers across Brand, Demand, Product Marketing, and Content, bringing the Gloat story to the world's largest enterprises. Prior to Gloat, Ruslan has a storied career across Product, Partnerships, Research, and Marketing at companies including Thrive Global, Google, YouTube, and Kantar Retail. He is a 30 under 30-recognized creative, a native Russian speaker, and a proud Dartmouth grad (go Big Green!) currently based in New York City.  

    Ep670: Yuval Rachlin | CEO, GlobalDots

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 20:15

    Yuval is a technology entrepreneur, living and breathing the tech world for over 25 years. He is the founder and CEO of GlobalDots, a global web & cloud technology partner helping companies embrace innovation for over 17 years, now trusted by over 400 global enterprises including Lufthansa, Bosch, Wix, Playtika, AppsFlyer, Payoneer and more, providing them access and support for the most cutting edge technologies out there. Yuval resides in Israel, he is married with two kids and a dog. As a seasoned skipper, Yuval enjoys sailing, traveling, cooking and music.

    Ep669: Amos Haggiag | CEO and Co-founder of Optibus

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 23:24

    Amos Haggiag is the CEO and co-founder of Optibus, a software platform that nourishes freedom of movement and sustainable cities by bringing much-needed innovation to public transportation. Before co-founding Optibus in 2014, Amos led the development of large-scale personalization engines as a senior software development engineer at Microsoft and designed machine learning algorithms at Siemens. He is the recipient of several prestigious math and technology awards, including the Intel Prize (for software engineering), the Elkin Prize (for information technology) and the Wolf Prize (for mathematics).

    Ep668: Dan Mano | General Manager, Perion Network

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 24:35

    An entrepreneur with a big passion for product development. Dan brings 18 years of C-level experience from MyHeritage.com, 888.com, Reach, SWIFT SHIFT and Rocket Internet. Dan is a licensed lawyer, holds an MBA from UCLA (Entertainment Management), an MBA from London Business School with a concentration in finance, and a dual major in law and business (cum laude) from Reichman University. Dan took part in the Zell entrepreneurship program, NFX and Upwest Labs accelerators. Dan is a sought-after public speaker and appears regularly in the Israeli prime time media.

    Ep667: Adam de la Zerda | CEO, Visby Medical

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 22:46

    Adam is CEO of Visby Medical (formerly Click Diagnostics), which he founded in 2012 to develop easy-use diagnostic tests. In March 2020, the company pivoted from work on a sexual health test to tackle the coronavirus, and in July received FDA emergency authorization approval for its portable COVID-19 test. He is also an associate professor in the Departments of Structural Biology and Electrical Engineering at Stanford University School of Medicine, with research interests spanning a broad field of molecular imaging. His lab is developing new optical imaging tools with applications to cancer and ophthalmic diseases, such as age-related macular degeneration.

    Ep666: Yotam Manor | R&D Manager, Versatile

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2021 21:30

    Yotam Manor, 33 years old, lives in Tel Aviv with his wife Hili and their 6 months old baby boy Carmel. He is an 8200 Alumni and a Hebrew University Graduate in Philosophy, Politics & Economics (PPE), and is self-trained as a Software Engineer. An experienced Tech Leader combining expertise in software, data, product & people, Yotam was until recently the Head of Engineering at Trellis.ai, and not too long ago joined Versatile as an R&D Manager. He volunteers for almost a decade in the Civic-tech NGO "The Public Knowledge Workshop" (Hasadna), as an Open Source Project Leader and Board Chairman, among other roles.

    Ep665: Dror Berman | Managing Partner, Innovation Endeavors

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 4, 2021 30:52

    Dror is a Founding Partner at Innovation Endeavors, which he cofounded with Eric Schmidt. He invests in early-stage startups that are driving exponential rates of change in their industries, leading to a Super Evolution. Dror has invested in over 100 different companies from Seed through Series B. He led the firm's investments in Uber, SoFi, Planet, Zymergen, Freenome, Blue River Technologies, and others. Before becoming an investor, he was a team leader of R&D at NICE Systems (Nasdaq: NICE). Dror earned an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BS in Computer Science from Ben-Gurion University. He is an ML7 Associate at Creative Destruction Lab and a member of the Steering Committee of Israel Collaboration Network.

    Ep664: Dotan Nahum | CEO & Co-founder, Spectral

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 22:55

    Dotan is an experienced multidisciplinary leader in tech, 4x published author, and an avid open source contributor. He is the CEO & Founder at Spectral, a devsecops startups, and previously was CTO at HiredScore, Klarna TLV, and Como (Conduit). With a solid background in hacking, reverse engineering, and software engineering, Dotan has spent years bridging the gap between developers, security, and productivity, from a developer's point of view.

    Ep663: Minal Bopaiah | Founder and Principal Consultant, Brevity & Wit

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 18:04

    Minal Bopaiah is the author of Equity: How to Design Organizations Where Everyone Thrives. She is the founder of Brevity & Wit, a strategy + design firm that combines human-centered design, behavior change science and the principles of inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility to help organizations transform themselves and the world. Bopaiah has written for the Stanford Social Innovation Review and The Hill and has been a featured guest on numerous podcasts and shows, including the Kojo Nnamdi Show on WAMU. She has also been a keynote speaker for many conferences, inspiring thousands with her credible, authentic, and engaging talks. For more information, please visit https://theequitybook.com

    Ep662: Orly Glick | Partner, Vintage Investment Partners

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 21:06

    Orly joined Vintage in 2016. Before joining Vintage, she worked for McKinsey & Co. in Belgium, France and Israel in the Fast Growth Tech division. Prior to McKinsey, Orly lived for 10 years in California, USA where she worked for Merrill Lynch in wealth management and private banking. Orly started her career as a mechanics and electronics engineer for Indigo, an Israeli startup in the printing industry that was later acquired by HP. Orly has also managed and advised technology startups.

    Ep661: Chanan Schneider | CEO, Millennium Food-Tech

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 22:06

    Entrepreneur, CEO and experienced investor in startup companies. CEO and co-founder of Millennnium Food-Tech, a traded (TASE) venture capital fund.  Before establishing Millennium he initiated, established and managed the Food-Tech incubator in Kiryat Shmona, Israel. Chanan was the entrepreneur of IndaMed, and managed start-up companies such as Beta-o2, Nitiloop and others, from the initiation to market penetration. As CEO of these companies, he raised significant amounts from VC funds and strategic partners in Israel and  abroad. In addition, Chanan was a managing partner at the VC fund, Agate.

    Ep660: Guy Horowitz | Partner, Growth Equity, DTCP

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 21:29

    Guy is a Partner at DTCP in the Growth Equity team in Silicon Valley. Guy led DTCP's investments in Replay Technologies (acquired by Intel), FireGlass (acquired by Symantec), and Dynamic Yield (acquired by McDonald's). He also led DTCP's investments in SafeBreach, Morphisec, AppsFlyer, and PerimeterX and represents it as board member/observer.

    Ep659: Carson Tate | Managing Partner, Working Simply, Inc.

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 15:06

    Carson serves as a consultant and executive coach to executives at Fortune 500 companies including (but not limited to) AbbVie, Deloitte, FedEx, Johnson & Johnson, Kraft Heinz, Synchrony and Wells Fargo. The author of Work Simply: Embracing the Power of Your Personal Productivity Style (Penguin Portfolio, 2015) and Own It. Love It. Make It Work: How to Make Any Job Your Dream Job (McGraw-Hill, 2020) her views have been included in top-tier business media including Bloomberg Businessweek, Business Insider, CBS Money Watch, Fast Company, Forbes, Harvard Business Review blog, The New York Times, USA Today, Working Mother and more. Carson is also the creator of the Productivity Style Assessment®, a professional tool featured in Harvard Business Review's 2017 Guide to Being More Productive.

    Ep658: Raz Golan | Co-Founder & CEO, Shopic

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 21:40

    A veteran of the 8200 unit of the Israeli Intelligence Corps, Raz is a seasoned product leader with over a decade of experience in research, product management, intelligence and R&D. Prior to his army service, Raz started a Bachelor's degree in the age of 14, during high school, and co-founded Sikumuna.co.il, Israel's largest studying materials website. After completing the army service, Raz has joined Checkpoint as a Security Researcher, then joined Semanix's (a start up developing NLP algorithms) founding team as VP Product.

    Ep657: Yifeng Zhou | VP Partnerships, Xinergy Global

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 21:45

    VP Partnerships at Xinergy Global. With her rich experience in Fortune 500 companies and various business and communication sectors over the years, Yael is an expert in cross-border branding and marketing strategy, market-entry, and business development and has much insight into global corporate strategy upscaling and communication of Chinese companies.Before joining Xinergy Global, Yael was the Director of Business Development at Haier Israel Innovation Center, the frontline innovation arm of Haier, the largest home appliances group from China. Before Haier, she was the chief editor at The Times of Israel Chinese edition, covering news of high-tech and innovation between China and Israel.Yael holds degrees of Master of Art (International Journalism and Communication) and Bachelor of Laws (International Relations and Diplomacy).

    Ep656: Yaacov Cohen | Chairman & CEO, harmon.ie

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 21:45

    Yaacov Cohen, founder and CEO of harmon.ie (pronounced ‘harmony') is a driving force for humanizing technology. By emphasizing devotion to core values to enable a productive work environment, Yaacov believes technology should work for people, rather than the other way around.Yaacov leads the product design, go-to-market strategy, and company strategy for harmon.ie, one of the most successful software vendors in the Microsoft eco-system, with 1500+ subscription-based enterprise customers, 97% retention rate, and a consistently profitable business.Three years ago, Yaacov led a management buy-out transforming harmon.ie into an employee-owned company empowering every contributor to act as a company owner.

    Ep655: Danny Atsmon | CEO, Cognata Ltd.

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 19:11

    Danny Atsmon is a seasoned technologist and subject matter expert in the domains of machine learning, computer vision, and automated driving. Leveraging this unique expertise, Danny has been in the business of launching high-tech products for more than 20 years. He served as Harman's (NYSE:HAR now Samsung) Director of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and Senior Director of Machine learning, and has co-founded several successful technology companies operating at the intersection of artificial intelligence and automotive technology.

    Ep654: Gal Rimon | CEO & Founder, Centrical

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 23:53

    Gal is the CEO and founder of Centrical, an Employee-Centric Success Platform. Using advanced gamification, personalized microlearning, and real-time employee performance management holistically, Centrical helps companies help their employees perform their best. Gal is a Mamram graduate with an MBA from Tel Aviv Recanati, and previously was the CEO of Gilon, a leading big data company which was acquired by Ness Technologies. 

    Ep653: Yaron Ben Nun | Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Nostromo Energy

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 27, 2021 23:29

    Yaron is passionate about the environment and is an activist for the proper use of natural resources. Before Co-Founding Nostromo, Yaron spent several years in managerial positions at software companies leading in clean-tech and industrial performance efficacy. Served in the Israeli Defense Force Air Force pilot, Yaron experienced the importance of a cleaner planet from a birds-eye view. Trained in electrical studies and granted a certificate of ‘Energy conservation master' from the Israeli Ministry of National Infrastructure, energy and Water Resources.

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