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Daily talk show with thought leaders from around the world.

Michael Matias

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    Ep847: Dvir Milo | GM IL & CTO, Home365 Property Management

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 24:18

    Dvir started his career in corporates like Partner and Comverse. Dvir was the co-founder and CTO for Eventim Israel the 2nd largest ticketing platform and company in the world selling 300 million tickets a year. In the last 5 years at Eventim he was the VP ML product for the entire group, building complex products based on Big data and ML and leading as CTO the first ever offshore R&D center for Eventim. For the last 2 years I've been the CTO for home365 growing from 4 developers to 40 emp. Dvir is thrilled to have the option to change completely the property management market and make it tech based, accurate , easy and transparent.  

    Ep846: Joshua Bremmerer | Chief Executive Officer, Komodo Covers

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2022 21:17

    Josh is the CEO and Co-Founder of Komodo Covers, a marine accessories company, that is bringing a new wave of innovation to the marine industry. 

    Ep845: Arona Maskil | CEO, TrainingCQ

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 22:36

    Arona is a cross-cultural business consultant, trainer, mentor, and coach with extensive experience in working with global companies. American by birth, Israeli by choice, and Finnish at heart, Arona is a fan of building bridges and not enthusiastic about walls. With her team at TrainingCQ she helps close the gap between cultures so people can work together more efficiently. 

    Ep844: Ifty Kerzner | Co-Founder & President, Kissterra

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 27:39

    Ifty is Kissterra's co-founder and active president since 2015, he is passionate about business, innovation, and people. Ifty is a skilled tech entrepreneur, the majority of his career he invested in founding and managing several companies focused on financial services and data management. Prior to his business career, Ifty was a successful Israeli entertainer known for his music and TV show. Ifty holds an L.L.B degree with distinction, a master's degree in Political Science, and he is a graduate of the Linden B. Johnson school of public affairs' leadership program.

    Ep843: Hilla Ovil Brenner | Managing Director, Techstars Tel Aviv

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 21:31

    Hilla Ovil-Brenner is managing director of the Techstars Tel Aviv Accelerator. Having led her first company, White Smoke, to a successful IPO, for the past 20 years, Hilla has grown into a serial entrepreneur, investor, and mentor in the high-tech industry, specializing in early-stage startup development and growth. She has been named a 'Top 100 Influential People in the Israeli Hi-Tech Ecosystem' by Israeli technology site, Geektime. Additionally, Hilla is the founder of Yaazamiyot, the largest female founders group in Israel, with over 4000 founders located throughout the country and dozens of global projects in the works.

    Ep842: Ofer Gayer | VP of Product, Hunters

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 21:03

    Ofer Gayer is VP of Product at Hunters, a SOC Platform which aims to disrupt the SIEM category. His role includes overseeing all aspects of product vision, strategy, roadmap, and user experience, collaborating with leaders across the company to make the vision a reality. Ofer recently returned to Israel after spending 6 years in San Francisco. Prior to Hunters, Ofer managed a variety of cybersecurity product lines and teams at Exabeam and Imperva. Before transitioning into product, he was a security researcher at Incapsula and an IDF intelligence officer.

    Ep841: Hany Lynn | Product Lead, Fundbox

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 21:42

    Hany is a Product Lead at Fundbox, a fintech company providing an embedded working capital platform for small businesses in the US market. She currently leads two of the company's core product domains: the customer experience and journey of Fundbox's credit products, as well as Fundbox's innovative Payments products, focusing on B2B Buy Now, Pay Later solutions. Hany's passionate about building new products and exploring innovations that drive more engagement, delight customers, and establish product market fit. Hany lives in Tel Aviv with her partner, daughter and furry daughter. When she's not busy solving customer needs, Hany enjoys crossfit, surfing, hiking and traveling.

    Ep840: Aayush Kumar | CEO, OpsLyft

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2022 26:10

    Aayush is the CEO and Founder of OpsLyft. Before OpsLyft, Aayush worked as a Lead DevOps Engineer at Indix. There he was given the responsibility to handle the whole cloud infrastructure which had a budget of upwards of $5 million. This rigorous exercise made him realize the fundamental problems with cloud cost optimization and how it is an ongoing exercise. When Aayush researched the market of cloud management platforms, he found out that even though there are a plethora of cloud solutions existing, most of them were just focused on providing analytics or just using “best practices” to provide short-term solutions. This made him pivot from being a developer to an entrepreneur and he started OpsLyft with the goal to help organizations manage their cloud operations the right way.

    Ep839: Amit Kurz | General Partner, Sweetwood Ventures

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 20:05

    Amit is a General Partner at Sweetwood Ventures, an Israel focused venture capital fund of funds. Prior to co-founding Sweetwood Ventures, Amit was a lawyer at APM & Co. where he represented private equity and venture capital funds, and high-tech companies in all of their corporate and commercial affairs. Amit was previously recognized by Forbes as one of Israel's brightest leaders under the age of 30 (Forbes 30 Under 30).   Amit graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Law and a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (Finance) from the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya where he was also a member of the Rabin Leadership Program.​Amit also holds a Master's degree in Business Administration majoring in Management of Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Tel-Aviv University.

    Ep838: Andriy Sambir | CEO, LinkUp Studio

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 22:29

    Andriy Sambir is the CEO of a top software development company located in Ukraine. In his 20 Andriy founded and led LinkUp Studio, product-driven software development & design company, that today are one of the best Saas companies in Ukraine. Having gained over 8+ years of working on digital projects, he fond in important to share the expirience - that's how was founded the Building Digital Product podcast - the show for sturtups and entrepreneurs about the things Andriy would like someone to tell him at the beginning. 

    Ep837: Guy Nirpaz | Founder & CEO, Totango

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 22:22

    Guy Nirpaz is a Silicon Valley-based entrepreneur and the CEO of Totango, the leading Customer Success solution. A pioneer in the Customer Success field, Guy is a well-regarded industry speaker and community contributor. Guy is also the author of “The Definitive Guide to Customer Success,” and established the Customer Success Summit. He's passionate about people and technology and has dedicated his career to improving the way in which business is done through innovation.

    Ep836: Rachel Caplin | Business Development, Team8 Fintech

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 22:45

    Rachel Caplin leads Business Development for Fintech at Team8. In 2019, she accidentally wrote a novel and was just shortlisted for the 2022 Vogel Literary Award, one of Australia's most prestigious literature prizes. Rachel made Aliyah to Israel in 2015 from her hometown Perth in Western Australia, sits on the Board of two non-profit organizations, and is a Fellow in the Nevo Network - an exclusive program for top-talent OIim in the Israeli tech ecosystem. 

    Ep835: Shay Levy | Co-Founder & CTO, Noname Security

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 19, 2022 21:14

    Shai Levy, was born in Ramat Gan, and from a very young age he learnt to adapt to challenging life situations. He paved the way for the 8200 after studying physics and computers in high school and hurried to finish his matriculation in physics in tenth grade. From the Sisyphean classifications to the specific section to which he was admitted in the army which lasted 7 months he no longer recoiled. There he met Oz and even then they had signed together on a project that won them a 'Source of Life' award after they managed to convince their commander to promote a project that initially encountered opposition - and gained recognition for thinking outside the box. After military service he moved between start-ups and large companies when his last job was on Facebook. About a 2 years ago, he took part in the establishment of a Noname Security company that provides cyber solutions for APIs.

    Ep834: Daniel Lischinsky | Founder & CEO, Ohh-Med Medical Ltd.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2022 24:38

    Daniel is the Founder and CEO of Ohh-Med Medical. He is an Computer Science Engineer from the Technion Technological institute at Israel and specialist in VLSI technologies. He has  few patents in the field of anti aging and urology more specifically, in the field of Erectile Dysfunction (ED). He was one of the first employees in startups companies like Saifun Semiconductor, Mellanox Technologies (today Nvidia), Syneron, Founder of Endymed Medical (ENDY:tlv) acting as VP R&D and CTO. He is father of 3 boys, two of them are stundents  at Technion institute, and he is married to Ora a distinguished lawyer at Israel.

    Ep833: Dana von der Heide | Founder and Chief Commercial Officer, Parcel Perform

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 21:10

    Dana is the Founder and Chief Commercial Officer of Parcel Perform, the leading delivery experience platform for businesses covering 800+ logistics carriers worldwide. She leads the global go-to-market strategies and expansion efforts alongside the growth and commercial strategy within the company. The German-born entrepreneur and e-commerce logistics enthusiast worked in global strategy and regional business development roles for international logistics companies in Europe and Asia. Dana is a member of the distinguished eFounder Fellowship program by Alibaba, a network of international entrepreneurs and business leaders passionate about driving digital transformation. She also co-hosts the logistics podcast series ‘The Logistics Tribe' and is an advisory board member of the German Logistics Association (BVL - Bundesvereinigung Logistik). 

    Ep832: Yariv Omer | Founder and CEO, REIGO

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 20:29

    Yariv is the Co-Founder and CEO of Reigo. He brings 22 years of software development and product management experience and more than 17 years of leadership of software groups and companies. Before joining Reigo, Yariv server as the GM and founder of Technicolor Israel, in addition he held positions of Head of R&D at Jungo, managing software deployed in more than 70 millions home.He was also an R&D and product executive in Cisco and Radcom. Yariv holds a Bsc. in computer science from Tel-Aviv University and an MBA in philosophy (as well from TAU)

    Ep831: Tzahi Weisfeld | Vice President - Intel Ignite: Intel for Startups, Intel Corporation

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 25:29

    This is a seasoned executive, serial entrepreneur, Intel Vice President, and General manager of Ignite. His career span of 25 years in tech consumer and enterprise markets.President of ASN (Accelerating Startup Nations), Tzahi was one of the founders of the Microsoft Israel R&D site and a member of its management team for eight years. This was also Head of Microsoft for Startups and Founder of the Microsoft Accelerators. His responsibilities span across 110 countries and included Microsoft BizSpark, a Global startup accelerator partnership with 200+ accelerators in 47 countries, Microsoft Later Stage Accelerators in Seattle, Bangalore, Beijing, Shanghai, Berlin, London, and Tel Aviv, as well as post acceleration programs and VC engagement. Prior to Microsoft for Startups, Tzahi co-founded a few startups, including Sequoia-backed Mintigo (Acquired by Anaplan), Vice President of Marketing & Strategy at Modu, the Israeli personal communications startup (IP sold to Google Corp). Tzahi held the position of Sr. Director of Business Management at Microsoft Corp. Prior to his period at Microsoft, Tzahi was the General Manager Americas and Corporate Vice President for the Mobile Market at Msystems (NSDQ: FLSH), which was acquired by SanDisk Corp (NSDQ: SNDK) for 1.6B at the end of 2006.  Additionally, Tzahi is among the 10 topmost Influential Israelis In Tech Worldwide (Business Insider 2014), and was also named one of the top influencers on Israeli Tech by NewsGeek magazine (Dec. 2015).

    Ep830: Lisya Bahar Manoah | Partner, Catalyst Investments

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 21:09

    Lisya is the Senior Partner at Catalyst Funds since 2019. Lisya holds over 15 years of investment and management experience in PE and global leading corporations, in particular in the context of M&A transactions, post-merger integration and raising capital. Lisya has previously led the operational due diligence for the acquisition of Keter Group by BC Partners and managed post-acquisition integration. Prior to Keter, Lisya held management positions in one of the world's leading crop protection companies, ADAMA, and at Magna Steyr/BMW. Lisya has a multicultural background speaking fluent German, Turkish, English and Hebrew. She earned an MBA from Tel Aviv University, M.Sc. from Vienna University of Technology, and Harvard executive.

    Ep829: Eran Ben Shmuel | CEO and Co-Founder, Juganu

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 22:41

    Eran is the CEO and Co-Founder of Juganu. Beginning his career, unconventionally, as a classical violinist, he changed direction and earned his B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and Physics from the Technion — Israel Institute of Technology. Eran has over 15 years of experience building high-tech companies from zero to mass production. Eran is an expert in solid-state electronics and high-speed control systems, and he holds numerous patents in physics and algorithms. Juganu is his second start-up with his partner, Alex Bilchinsky. The first start-up of the two was RF Dynamics (goji). The invention was the magical oven. A technology that allows a high degree of control on rapid energy transfer to food products based on digital high-power RF components capable of modifying the frequency, amplitude, and phase of radio waves transmitted in ovens. He always brings together a wide range of tech fields to solve unmet needs - Just like he did in Juganu, which significantly impacts people's lives - for example, what they are doing lately in Philadelphia, Arlington, Mexico, Guatemala, and Brazil

    Ep828: Guy Melamed | Co-Founder & CEO, Exberry

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 22:01

    Guy Melamed is the co-founder and CEO of Exberry, the exchange technology pioneer that is revolutionising the tradional capital markets and digital assets. Guy is also a Venture partner in the only Blockchain Hedge Fund in Israel (Finova Capital). Guy is experienced in developing go to market strategies, product market fit and business strategies. Guy is a  seasoned expert, blend of entrepreneurial pedigree with corporate strength. He launched Exberry to reshape opportunities for all market models from the biggest exchange in the world to start-ups and anything in between.

    Ep827: Mati Lerner | Co-founder and CEO, Ridge

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 19:58

    Mati Lerner is co-founder and CEO at Ridge, the world's most distributed public cloud. Mati invests and advises early-stage companies. He has an MBA from London Business School, Mati Lerner is Co-founder and CEO at Ridge, the world's most distributed public cloud. Mati invests and advises early-stage companies. He has an MBA from London Business School.

    Ep826: Oren Razon | Co-founder and CEO, Superwise

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 22:35

    Oren is the co-founder and CEO of Superwise, the leading platform for model observability. With over 15 years of experience leading the development, deployment, and scaling of ML products, Oren is an expert ML practitioner specializing in MLOps tools and practices. Previously, Oren managed machine learning activities at Intel's ML center and operated a machine learning boutique consulting agency helping leading tech companies such as Sisense, Gong, AT&T, and others, to build their machine learning-based products and infrastructure.

    Ep825: Eran Polack | CEO and Co-Founder, HAP Investments

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 23:15

    As CEO and Co-Founder of HAP Investments, Eran Polack oversees a diverse portfolio of residential and commercial real estate that is renowned for its location, proximity to mass transit, and innovative construction and design. Mr. Polack is an established entrepreneur with a long history of successful real estate ventures in Eastern Europe, Israel, and the United States. Mr. Polack's strengths are the early identification of emerging regions and the development of projects tailored for those markets. Mr. Polack was one of the first developers to identify East Harlem as well as the Journal Square neighborhood of Jersey City as areas in preliminary stages of urban revitalization. He was also an early leader in the revival of Neve Tzedek, a highly coveted neighborhood in the heart of Tel Aviv.

    Ep824: Sharon Alalouf | Vice President Of Business Development APAC, Cellwize

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 5, 2022 22:26

    Sharon, a mother to 3 amazing boys and a spouse who's a successful artist, fortunate with them, follow her to the other side of the world to explore the global business scene while enjoying the multicultural experience of ASIA. She is proud that she moved from her comfort zone and manage to have a triple career transformation : local to global, technology to business and customer side to vendor side. More than 20 years of divertive career, inspired by leaders that shape and highlight the importance of believing in herself and her achievements.Currently the VP of business development at Cellwize.

    Ep823: Micheal Peled | CEO and Founder, Singit

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 22:46

    As a child diagnosed with dyslexia Michael Peled, CEO, and founder of SingIt, struggled to learn English at school. His father told him that he learned English using the Beatles and Pink Floyd songs, and that is how the idea was born, learning English through the power of music.During his military service in the Ofek unit of the Air Force, Peled and his partner, Benny Rosner, CTO, and founder, decided to turn the idea into reality. In 2020, they began developing the SingIt app and created a unique platform that allows each student to learn English in the best and most effective way by listening to students' favorite songs.

    Ep822: Dror Glass | Co-Founder, Israel Secondary Fund

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 23:25

    Co-founded Israel Secondary Fund (“ISF”), Investing in the Israeli secondary market since 2001 with 25 years of investment experience. Previously Managing Director at Nexus Global Partners, a global management consulting firm. Former Managing Director, Orama Investments, member of the IDB group, Senior Investment Manager Israel Corportaion and the Executive Director, the Wharton – Recanati Program at the Tel Aviv University. Served on the boards of various private and public companies, both in Israel and abroad. Registered C.P.A.(Isr) and holds a B.A. in Accounting and Finance and an M.B.A. in International Business and Finance from the University of Southern California (Dean's List).

    Ep821: Sophie Wade | Founder, Flexcel Network, LLC

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 21:43

    Sophie Wade is a work futurist, international keynote speaker, author, and authority on Future-of-Work issues. She is the host of the widely popular Transforming Work podcast and over 450,000 learners have taken her four LinkedIn courses which cover empathy, Future-of-Work skills, and Gen Z. Sophie is the Founder and Workforce Innovation Specialist at Flexcel Network, a Future-of-Work consultancy. Sophie's executive advisory work and transformative workshops help companies adapt and update their work environments and attract, engage, and retain their multigenerational and distributed talent. She helps corporations maximize the benefits and minimize the disruption in their transition to talent-focused, digitalized work environments.

    Ep820: Oren Toledano | CEO & Co-founder, Swimm

    Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 22:55

    Oren Toledano is the CEO and Co-Founder of Swimm, making Continuous Documentation an integral part of the development lifecycle. An accomplished leader in the hi-tech industry, Oren has led numerous international technological training hubs over the past ten years, including co-founding Israel Tech Challenge (ITC) in 2012 and serving as the CEO until 2019. Oren has a BA in Political Science from the Hebrew University and an MA in Security Studies from the Tel Aviv University.

    Ep819: Didi Gurfinkel | Co-Founder and CEO, DataRails

    Play Episode Listen Later May 29, 2022 23:05

    Didi Gurfinkel is the Co-Founder and CEO of DataRails. Didi was previously the GM at Cisco and has extensive senior management experience with a focus on growth and innovation. Did holds B.Sc in economics and computer science, and an MBA. DataRails is the leading FP&A solution for Excel users. The cloud-based platform automates the process of consolidating and analyzing financial data, while allowing users to stay in Excel. Founded in 2015, DataRails is based in Tel Aviv, Israel. For more information, visit DataRails.com.Didi Gurfinkel is the Co-Founder and CEO of DataRails. Didi was previously the GM at Cisco and has extensive senior management experience with a focus on growth and innovation. Did holds B.Sc in economics and computer science, and an MBA. DataRails is the leading FP&A solution for Excel users. The cloud-based platform automates the process of consolidating and analyzing financial data, while allowing users to stay in Excel. Founded in 2015, DataRails is based in Tel Aviv, Israel. For more information, visit DataRails.com.

    Ep818: Gerald Leonard | CEO, Principles of Execution, LLC

    Play Episode Listen Later May 28, 2022 23:13

    A professional bassist, Gerald J. Leonard offers a unique approach to accomplishing more productivity in the workplace. Gerald is an international Keynote Bassist and Culture Change Expert. His programs integrate music, productivity, workplace culture and neuroscience.Gerald Leonard is the author of “Culture Is The Bass: 7 Steps to Creating High Performing Teams,” listed on Entrepreneur magazine as one of the “Top 15 Books on Business Culture That You Need to Read Today,"" and the book, ""Workplace Jazz: How to Improvise,” listed on Human Resources Online as one of the Top 10 must-read HR books. Gerald is the CEO of Principles of Execution, dba Turnberry Premiere, a Strategic Project Portfolio Management, Culture Change and IT consulting firm with over 20 years' experience working with large Federal and State Governments and Multi-National Corporations.

    Ep817: Julie Winkle Giulioni | Author, Promotions Are So Yesterday & Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 20:31

    Julie Winkle Giulioni is a champion for workplace growth and development and helps executives and leaders optimize talent and potential within their organizations. One of Inc. Magazine's Top 100 speakers, she's the author of Promotions Are So Yesterday: Redefine Career Development. Help Employees Thrive and the co-author of the international bestseller, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Organizations Need and Employees Want, translated into seven languages.Julie is a regular columnist for Training Industry Magazine and SmartBrief and contributes articles on leadership, career development, and workplace trends to numerous publications including The Economist. You can keep up with Julie through her blog, LinkedIn and Twitter.

    Ep816: Dan Brahmy | CEO, Cyabra

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 20:00

    Dan Brahmy is the co-founder & CEO of Cyabra, a disinformation platform working with governments and consumer brands to uncover the 'real' online. The intentional spread of false information is now prevalent in our society. Living our lives on social media makes it easier for bad actors to spread any piece of content with damaging consequences to individuals, government entities, public figures, and brands.  

    Ep815: Asaf Toker | CEO, Matricelf

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 18:56

    Asaf is a medical doctor and the CEO of Matricelf, an Israeli biotechnology company that regenerates the future of medicine, developing tissues and organs from the patients own bio material.

    Ep814: Peter Reynolds | CRO, Thetaray

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 20:33

    An accomplished fintech executive and global sales leader with extensive experience building world-class and high performing revenue organizations that achieve hyper-growth. Peter brings two decades of experience selling enterprise software into financial institutions, fintech's and global corporations and has end-to-end accountability for ThetaRay's revenue organization. Prior to joining ThetaRay as Chief Revenue Officer, Peter started his career at HSBC before holding senior sales leadership positions at Earnix, Fundtech, Reval and Thomson Financial. Peter is a regular contributor to the industry dialogue as a well-respected thought leader he holds a law degree from London Guildhall University. 

    Ep813: Henry Barclay | CEO & Co-Founder, Pallo

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 23:22

    Henry spent 6 years growing technology startups in the Financial Technology and Cybersecurity domains from conception to 9-figure valuations, gaining a wealth of experience in sales ops and product design having managed large technology and sales teams. During this time he went through Telefonica's accelerator Wayra, 3 investment rounds, closed 40 deals with the likes of Dominos & Nike, and built B2B2C banking software in collaboration with a Tier 1 bank. Henry was a Freelancer for 5 years prior to Pallo. During this time he advised family offices on investing into startups and advised many Seed-Series B stage companies on business strategy, investment strategy, product market fit, and sales operations. In addition to Pallo, he presently advises UN Habitat on their Cities Investment Facility, sitting on their investment advisory committee and is trustee to a UK foundation.

    Ep812: Leon Kuperman | Chief Technology Officer, CAST.AI

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 22:06

    Leon Kuperman is a co-founder and CTO at CAST AI. Formerly Vice President of Security Products OCI at Oracle, Leon's professional experience spans tech companies such as IBM, Tuition, and HostedPCI. He has 20+ years of experience in product management, software design, and development, all through production deployment.

    Ep811: Mark Zides | CEO, CoreAxis Consulting

    Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2022 22:42

    Mark is the founder and CEO of CoreAxis Consulting, an award winning Learning and Development and Talent Management firm. He is also the founder of Katama, an agency specializing in sales strategy, marketing, and customer success for small-to-medium sized businesses, and Recipi, a digital marketing agency for rental event equipment companies. He has a LET'S GO mentality followed with a positive and all-inclusive demeanor because Mark wants everyone to enjoy what they do, where they are, and the experiences they have. Mark is a connector who loves to coach and mentor, network, and find opportunities for those he sees potential in. All while maintaining a strong family balance with his wife, three kids, and two dogs.

    Ep810: Ehud Yalin-Mor | SVP WiseStamp, vcita

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 20:52

    Ehud Yalin-Mor is SVP @ vcita, the leading business management app for SMBs. Ehud joined vcita as the first employee, a long journey from the first line of code to serving hundreds of thousands of businesses. After 7 years as vcita's VP R&D, Ehud led the acquisition of WiseStamp and its merger into vcita. Since then, under Ehud's management, WiseStamp, one of the leading email signatures solutions, has rapidly accelerated its growth. With over 10 years of experience in startups, Ehud's passion lies in the intersection of tech, business and management, especially in the SaaS world. Ehud holds an MBA from the Kellogg-Recanati joint program, a BSc in Computer Science and is a graduate of 8200.

    Ep809: Hila Goldman-Aslan | CEO & Co-Founder, DiA Imaging Analysis

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 22:43

    Hila holds a dual bachelor's degree in Law (LLB) and Business Administration (BBA), along with a Master of Law (LLM) from Tel Aviv University specializing in Commercial Law. After years of leading high-tech companies focused on medtech, Hila founded DiA Imaging Analysis. She has led the company from the idea through proof of concept, product development, building a team, regulation, raising capital, and validation to commercial partnerships with leading vendors, such as GE Healthcare, Philips, and IBM. 

    Ep808: Dana Bash Shelach | CEO, iTalent

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 24:41

    Dana is the CEO of iTalent A leader in the Tech Recruitment field. We're committed to leaving organizations and their people in a truly better place – more changeable, more engaged and better equipped for creating a better future.

    Ep807: Amnon Avi-Guy | General Manager, Robotize

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 19:52

    Amnon Avi-Guy is a well experienced manager in the fields of IT, organizational processes and automation.  Amnon is the General Manager of Robotize, the robotics division of Mittwoch. Amnon established Robotize 2 years ago together with Amir  Mittwoch, the company's Business Development Manager. Now, after two extensive years Amnon and Robotize are recognized in the Israeli market as market leaders in the cobotic field. 

    Ep806: Dr. Roni Dodiuk-Gad | Head, Inflammatory and Autoimmune Skin diseases Unit, Emek Medical Center

    Play Episode Listen Later May 8, 2022 25:35

    A clinician, researcher, educator, and global opinion leader in Dermatology specifically on the topics of adverse cutaneous drug reactions and Darier disease. She mentors students and residents both in Israel and Canada and leads several research teams focusing specifically on these topics. Dr. Dodiuk-Gad graduated from the Technion and conducted clinical and research fellowships in the University of Toronto. She is currently an Assistant Professor in both these institutes, the Head of the Dermatology Program Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion - Institute of Technology, Israel and the Head of Inflammatory and Autoimmune Skin diseases Unit, Dermatology Department, Emek Medical Center, Israel. Dr. Dodiuk-Gad is engaged in major international collaborations, initiated and leads global educational platforms in Dermatology and she is a member of 8400 The Health Network. 

    Ep805: Sharonna Karni Cohen | CEO & Co-Creator, Dreame

    Play Episode Listen Later May 7, 2022 20:57

    Sharonna is an activist and entrepreneur. She is the CEO and Co-Creator at Dreame: A platform for commissioning art with over 500 artists around the world; inspired by a vision, memory, story or goals. She also works with the leading companies and hosts guided meditations to the future. She is the co-creator of The Big Dream; one global art installation envisioning the future of the world that has travelled to 20 countries so far and in April to the International Space Station with The Rakia Mission. She is an advocate of utilizing our imagination more.

    Ep804: Mendel Gniwisch | CEO, stor.ai

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 23:17

    Mendel Gniwisch is CEO of Stor.ai, a leading provider of end-to-end digitization solutions for grocers. He moved to Israel in 2018 because of his passion for Israeli innovation, with the intention of helping Israeli startups go global – a passion which has directly contributed to his success at stor.ai. Prior to being appointed CEO, he was the company's EVP Business Development, spearheading stor.ai's 300% year-on-year growth in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Previously, he was VP Business Development and VP Retail Development at Impax Media, a digital communications company for grocers, where he was responsible for the company's strategic positioning in the grocery and advertising industries and working with retailers and engineers to tailor products to the company's network. Throughout Mr. Gniwisch's career he has been at the forefront of building new organizations from the ground up, as both a strategic developer and a marketer, challenging the status quo to make a positive impact on people's lives. He is also actively engaged in pro bono work to help other Israeli companies expand outside the country.

    Ep803: Ziv Yekutieli | CEO, Mon4t

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 22:09

    Dr. Ziv Yekutieli is the CEO of Mon4t, a start that provides standard neurological assessment in the clinic and home. Dr. Yekutieli holds a Bachler's and Master's degree in electrical engineering, and a PhD in Brain Science.  Dr. Yekutieli has been connecting between neurology and technology for over 20 years, and has been working in the Israel high-tech industry, primarily in Intel's Design Center in Haifa, Israel.

    Ep802: Alon Fliess | Founder & Chief Technology Officer, ZioNet

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 22:59

    Alon is a global authority on multiple technologies and platforms – Cloud Computing, Windows internals, C++ Windows programming, .NET with C# or C++/(CLI/CX). He is also the co-author of the Windows 7 Microsoft Training Program and the books Introducing Windows 7 for Developers published by Microsoft Press.For his proven expertise and community leadership, Alon was awarded Microsoft Regional Director (MRD) and Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP VC++) status.Beyond heading up most of CodeValue's complex, strategic consulting and development projects, Alon is a CodeCollege top faculty member, bringing to the job many years of training experience both in Israel and abroad.Alon built a computer museum in CodeValue Northern offices containing all of his old 8-bit computers, peripherals, programming books and other old devices that he collected since he was a little boy and used them to decorate the room.

    Ep801: Jeff Williams | Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Contrast

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 20:13

    Jeff brings more than 20 years of security leadership experience as Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Contrast. Previously, Jeff was Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Aspect Security, a successful and innovative application security consulting company acquired by Ernst & Young. Jeff is also a founder and major contributor to OWASP, where he served as Global Chairman for eight years and created the OWASP Top 10, OWASP Enterprise Security API, OWASP Application Security Verification Standard, XSS Prevention Cheat Sheet, and many other widely adopted free and open projects. Jeff has a BA from the University of Virginia, an MA from George Mason, and a JD from Georgetown.

    Ep800: Rob Volpe | CEO, Ignite 360

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2022 19:34

    Rob Volpe is an astute observer of life and a master storyteller who brings empathy and compassion to the human experience. As CEO of Ignite 360, he leads a team of insights, strategy, and creative professionals serving the world's leading brands across a range of industries. He is the author of Tell Me More About That: Solving the Empathy Crisis One Conversation at a Time. As a thought leader in the role of empathy in marketing and the workplace, he is a contributor to Entrepreneur's Leadership Network and frequently speaks on the topic at conferences, corporations, colleges, podcasts and with the media.  He is a graduate of Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and lives in San Francisco with his husband and 3 cats.

    Ep799: Bentsi Ben-atar | Chief Marketing Officer, Sepio

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 20:55

    Bentsi Ben-atar is the Chief Marketing Officer of Sepio, and one of its co-founders. He has a strong intelligence community background and over 25 years of experience, winning multiple professional and innovation awards. Further, Bentsi has a BSC in Electrical Engineering and is a MBA Graduate. He is a hardware security expert, as well as an expert on Rogue Device Detection, supply chain attacks, internal abusers, and is a leader in Zero Trust Hardware Access. Bentsi Benatar leads Sepio's marketing activities and boosts Sepio's brand awareness.

    Ep798: Steve Pockross | CEO, Verblio

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 20:54

    Steve Pockross brings more than 20 years of stratup, Fortune 500, and nonprofit experience to his role at Verblio. As CEO, he applies leading marketplace and SaaS principles to create an industry-leading content creatino platform.Steve was part of the early management team at LiveOps, growing the company into the largest virtual contact center in the world and filling roles across marketing, strategy, operations, and partnerships.Steve received his MBA from Kellogg School of Business and his MA in history from Wesleyan University. Outside the office, Steve is a Devner native and enjoys ultimate frisbee and playing guitar.

    Ep797: Guy Goldman | Founder and CEO, Olive Diagnostics

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 20:00

    Guy Goldman is the CEO and Founder of Olive Diagnostics, 100% passive continuous urinalysis sensor that mounts to any toilet, and can be used to early detect thousands of diseases. Prior to establishing Olive, Guy was the CEO of a number of technology and Data Science companies. Most recently Guy was managing a large transportation service provider company in London. Of the data science companies, Guy pioneered the advancement of churn modeling for telecom companies, and software licensing optimizations. Both companies were bought out, one by a publicly traded company on NASDAQ. Guy holds a B.S in computer science from the university of San Francisco.

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