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Israel Dealmakers Summit: 2018 Agenda

Israel Dealmakers Summit 2018 will be held on March 20-21 in Silicon Valley. We are looking forward to another amazing event bringing together the top leaders from around the world for an intense series of discussions, debates and networking. For those interested in last year's final agenda, a link can be found HERE. If you or your organization are interested in getting more involved with the upcoming program, please let us know.

WELCOME DAY | TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2018

9:00am PRE-CONFERENCE REGISTRATION***
3:00pm MAIN SUMMIT – WELCOME & REGISTRATION

OPENING SESSION: DEALMAKING TRENDS & INSIGHTS

3:45pm WELCOME & INTRODUCTION
  • Zeev Klein, General Partner; Co-Chair, Israel Dealmakers Summit Landmark Ventures
  • Yossi Vardi, Media Entrepreneur & Investor; Co-Chair, Israel Dealmakers Summit
3:55pm THE ISRAELI TECH SCENE IN NUMBERS
  • Alon Sahar, Partner – Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal
4:05pm OPENING KEYNOTE CONVERSATION
  • David Tennenhouse, Chief Research Officer VMware
  • Moderator: Yossi VardiMedia Entrepreneur & Investor; Co-Chair, Israel Dealmakers Summit
4:25pm TRENDS IN CYBER SECURITY
  • Will Lin, Principal, Founding Investor – Trident Capital Cybersecurity
4:35pm POWER PITCH: THE BLOCKCHAIN BUILT FOR BRANDS
  • Uriel Peled, Chief Executive Officer – Orbs
4:45pm HOW TO SUCCEED: MANAGING CULTURE RISK AS YOU SCALE
  • Tatyana Mamut, General Manager – Amazon Web Services
5:00pm OPENING RECEPTION & NETWORKING

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MAIN SUMMIT | Wednesday, march 21, 2018

8:00am MAIN SUMMIT – WELCOME & REGISTRATION

SESSION 1: CATALYZING GROWTH

9:00am WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS: CREATING VALUE
  • Marianne Wu, President – GE Ventures
9:10am FIRESIDE CHAT: THE GOLDEN TOUCH - PICKING WINNERS
  • Hans Tung, Managing Partner – GGV Capital
  • Moderator: John Kunschner, Managing Director – Landmark Ventures
9:25am HOT STARTUPS: THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS
  • Moshe Vaknin, Founder & Chief Executive Officer – YouAppi
  • Amir Ofek, Chief Executive Officer – CyberInt
  • Gil Becker, President & Chief Executive Officer – AnyClip
  • Adi Biran, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer – Splacer
  • Moderator: Hadar Pode, Head of Startups Business Development, Innovation Tech Terminal – Deloitte Israel
9:50am HOW AI IS CHANGING BUSINESS
  • Ankit Jain, Founding Partner, Gradient Ventures; Director of Engineering – Google
10:00am KEYNOTE INTERVIEW: 2018 OUTLOOK FOR DIGITAL MEDIA & ADVERTISING
  • David Sable, Global Chief Executive Office – Y&R
  • Moderator: Yossi Vardi, Media Entrepreneur & Investor; Co-Chair - Israel Dealmakers Summit

10:20am MORNING COFFEE BREAK

BREAKOUT #1

10:35am - 11:25am

DEALMAKERS PANEL: MEDIA, DATA & DIGITAL
  • Cheryl Cheng, General Partner – BlueRun Ventures
  • Richard Yen, Managing Director – Saban Capital Group
  • Greg Gewickey, VP, Emerging Technology – Warner Bros
  • Moderator: Seth Rose, Partner – Loeb & Loeb

BREAKOUT #2

10:35am - 11:25am

DEALMAKERS PANEL: M&A AND INVESTMENTS
  • Gen Tsuchikawa, Chief Investment Manager – Sony Innovation Fund
  • Raj Singh, Managing Director – JetBlue Technology Ventures
  • Izhar Armony, General Partner – Charles River Ventures
  • Moderator: Itay Frishman, Partner – Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal

BREAKOUT #3

10:35am - 11:25am

DEALMAKERS PANEL: ENTERPRISE TECH, CLOUD & SECURITY
  • Matt Carbonara, Senior Director – Cisco Investments
  • Yosef Levine, Managing Director, Innovation Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • Guy Horowitz, Partner – Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners
  • Moderator: Jessica DeVita, Senior Program Manager – Microsoft

BREAKOUT #4

10:35am - 11:25am

DEALMAKERS PANEL: INDUSTRIAL TECH & IoT
  • Jonathan Pulitzer, Managing Director – GE Ventures
  • Ashish Aggarwal, Principal – Grishin Robotics
  • Kal Patel, CEO, Digital Health Flex
  • Moderator: Isaac Brown, Vice President, Enterprise IoT – Landmark Ventures

11:25am TRANSITION BACK TO GENERAL SESSION

SESSION 2: CORPORATE INNOVATION

11:35am INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER: ENGAGING IN ISRAEL
  • Guy Hilton, General Manager – Startup Nation Central
11:45am DRIVING INTO THE FUTURE
  • Ulrich Quay, Managing Partner – BMW i Ventures
11:55am CORPORATE GROWTH & SCALE: STRATEGIES FOR GLOBAL INNOVATION
  • Jim Adler, Managing Director – Toyota AI Ventures
  • Ashok Srivastava, Senior Vice President & Chief Data Officer – Intuit
  • Yifat Oron, Chief Executive Officer, LeumiTech – Bank Leumi
  • Moderator: Anthony Juliano, Chief Technology Officer – Landmark Ventures
12:15pm POWER PITCH: SECURING THE CONNECTED CAR ECONOMY
  • Yossi Vardi, Chief Executive Officer – Saferide Technologies
12:20pm   KEYNOTE CONVERSATION: INSIGHTS FROM THE FIELD ON CYBERSECURITY
  • Adam Ely, Vice President & Deputy CISO – Walmart
  • Moderator: Yoav Leitersdorf, Managing Partner – YL Ventures
12:40pm

GROUP LUNCH & NETWORKING
Special Invitation: Join the Themed Lunch
Meet & Eat with "Automotive Tech Delegation"

SESSION 3: ACTIONABLE DEALMAKING

2:00pm INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER
  • Gili Ovadia, ‎Consul, Head of Economic & Trade Mission to the West CoastIsraeli Ministry of Economy
2:10pm BLOCKCHAIN: PLATFORM OF THE FUTURE
  • Mor Assia, Founding Partner – iAngels
  • Indu Keri, Vice President, Development, Blockchain Technologies – Intuit
  • Lou Kerner, Founding Partner – CryptoOracle
  • Moderator: Jaime Abromovitz, Blockchain Futurist
2:30pm POWER PITCH: MUSIC TO MY EARS
  • Benzi Thee, Founder & CEO – OMB Guitars
  • Yaki Gani, Partner – OMB Guitars
2:40pm CONVERSATIONS & COFFEE: PEER-LED ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS
  • Introduced by: Jeremy Lustman, Partner – DLA Piper

  • ROUNDTABLE LEADERS:
  • Adi Pinhas, Chief Executive Officer – Brodmann17
  • Anthony Juliano, Chief Technology Officer – Landmark Ventures
  • Ashish Aggarwal, Principal – Grishin Robotics
  • Dan Feld, Head, Developer Relations Startup & VC Programs, US – Google
  • Danielle Alexander, General Manager – Jaguar Land Rover Innovation Lab
  • David Newman, Senior Vice President, Innovation Group – Wells Fargo
  • Eli Raber, Director, California Office – Consumer Technology Association
  • Eric Sugar, General Partner – Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners
  • Guy Horowitz, Partner – Landmark Ventures
  • Guy Resheff, Partner – Grove Ventures
  • Ilan Ben David, Chief Executive Officer – Chakratec
  • Isaac Brown, Vice President, Enterprise IoT – Landmark Ventures
  • Jacques Benkoski, Partner – U.S. Venture Partners
  • Jeremy Lustman, Partner – DLA Piper
  • Kal Patel, Chief Executive Officer, Digital Health – Flex
  • Milos Ribic, Director, Corporate Ventures – adidas
  • Mor Assia, Founding Partner – iAngels
  • Yariv Bash, Chief Executive Officer – Flytrex
3:35pm

TRANSISTION BREAK

SESSION #4: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES

3:40pm INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER
  • Ori Klein, Managing Director & CEO – Landmark Ventures Israel
3:45pm PARTNERING WITH GIANTS: ALIBABA'S INTERNATIONAL DEALMAKING
  • Bo Zhai, Head, US Enterprise & Emerging Tech Investments – Alibaba
3:45pm SHAPING PRODUCTS: HOW TO DESIGN AND SCALE MARKET WINNERS
  • Martin Ringlein, Head, R&D – Eventbrite
4:10pm POLAND'S BEST KEPT SECRET: A GLOBAL TECH AND INNOVATION HUB
  • Tadeusz Kościński, Undersecretary of State – Polish Ministry of Economic Development 
  • Rafal Milczarski, Chief Executive Officer – LOT Polish Airlines
  • Anna Wiland, Managing Director – Rothschild
  • Bartosz Skwarczek, Chief Executive Officer – G2A
  • Moderator: Aleksandra Gren, Member of the Board of Trustees – Vital Voices Europe
4:35pm POWER PITCH: THE FUTURE OF DRONE DELIVERY
  • Yariv Bash, CEO Flytrex
4:45pm THE FUTURE OF TRANSPORTATION
  • Raj Kapoor, Chief Strategy Officer – Lyft
5:00pm SPECIAL 10TH ANNIVERSARY NETWORKING CELEBRATION!

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*** Please email your contact at Landmark to request an invitation.