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The upcoming Israel Dealmakers Summit 2019 will be held on March 26-27 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. 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 [video]
  • 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 [video]
  • Alon Sahar, Partner – Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal
4:05pm OPENING KEYNOTE CONVERSATION [video]
  • David Tennenhouse, Chief Research Officer VMware
  • Moderator: Yossi Vardi, Media Entrepreneur & Investor; Co-Chair, Israel Dealmakers Summit
4:25pm TRENDS IN CYBER SECURITY [video]
  • Will Lin, Principal, Founding Investor – Trident Capital Cybersecurity
4:35pm POWER PITCH: THE BLOCKCHAIN BUILT FOR BRANDS [video]
  • Uriel Peled, Chief Executive Officer – Orbs
4:45pm HOW TO SUCCEED: MANAGING CULTURE RISK AS YOU SCALE [video]
  • Tatyana Mamut, General Manager – Amazon Web Services
4:55pm CLOSING THOUGHTS [video]
  • Zeev Klein, General Partner; Co-Chair, Israel Dealmakers Summit Landmark Ventures
  • Safra Katz, Chief Executive Officer – Oracle
5:00pm OPENING RECEPTION & NETWORKING

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MAIN SUMMIT | Wednesday, march 21, 2018

8:00am MAIN SUMMIT – WELCOME & REGISTRATION

SESSION #1

9:00am INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER
  • John Kunschner, Managing Director – Landmark Ventures
9:10am CATALYZING GROWTH AND CREATING VALUE [video]
  • Marianne Wu, President – GE Ventures
9:20am HOT STARTUPS: THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS [video]
  • Moshe Vaknin, Founder & CEO – YouAppi
  • Amir Ofek, CEO – CyberInt
  • Gil Becker, CEO – AnyClip
  • Adi Biran, Co-Founder & CEO – Splacer
  • Moderator: Hadar Pode, Head, Startups Business Development – Deloitte Israel
9:40am FIRESIDE CHAT: PICKING WINNERS [video]
  • Hans Tung, Managing Partner – GGV Capital
  • Moderator: John Kunschner, Managing Director – Landmark Ventures
9:55am KEYNOTE INTERVIEW: OUTLOOK FOR DIGITAL, MEDIA & ADVERTISING [video]
  • David Sable, Global CEO – Young & Rubicam
  • Moderator: Yossi Vardi, Media Entrepreneur & Investor; Co-Host, Israel Dealmakers Summit
10:15am MORNING COFFEE BREAK

BREAKOUT #1

10:30am - 11:20am

DEALMAKERS PANEL: DIGITAL MEDIA & DATA SCIENCE
  • Greg Gewickey, VP, Emerging Technology – Warner Bros
  • Milos Ribic, Director, Corporate Ventures – adidas
  • Cheryl Cheng, General Partner – BlueRun Ventures
  • Moderator: Seth Rose, Partner – Loeb & Loeb

BREAKOUT #2

10:30am - 11:20am

DEALMAKERS PANEL: M&A AND INVESTMENTS

  • Gen Tsuchikawa, Chief Investment Manager – Sony Innovation Fund
  • Izhar Armony, General Partner – Charles River Ventures
  • Speaker TBD
  • Moderator: Alon Sahar, Partner – Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal

BREAKOUT #3

10:30am - 11:20am

DEALMAKERS PANEL: ENTERPRISE TECH & CYBER SECURITY
  • Matt Carbonara, Director – Cisco Investments
  • Anthony Juliano, Chief Technology Officer – Landmark Ventures
  • Moderator: Gad Epstein, Director, Cloud & Mobility Strategy – Microsoft

BREAKOUT #4

10:30am - 11:20am

DEALMAKERS PANEL: INDUSTRIAL TECH & IoT

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

11:20am TRANSITION BACK TO GENERAL SESSION

SESSION #2

11:30am INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER [video]
  • Guy Hilton, General Manager – Startup Nation Central
11:40am DRIVING INTO THE FUTURE [video]
  • Ulrich Quay, Managing Partner – BMW i Ventures
11:55am THE GLOBAL DRIVE FOR INNOVATION [video]
  • Jim Adler, Managing Director – Toyota AI Ventures
  • Ashok Srivastava, Senior Vice President & Chief Data Officer – Intuit
  • Yifat Oron, CEO, LeumiTech – Bank Leumi
  • Moderator: Anthony Juliano, Chief Technology Officer – Landmark Ventures
12:15pm SECURING THE AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE [video]
  • Yossi Vardi, CEO – Saferide Technologies
12:20pm KEYNOTE CONVERSATION: INSIGHTS FROM THE FIELD ON CYBERSECURITY [video]
  • Adam Ely, Vice President & Deputy CISO – Walmart
  • Moderator: Yoav Leitersdorf, Managing Partner – YL Ventures
12:40pm

GROUP LUNCH & NETWORKING

SESSION #3

2:00pm INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER [video]
  • Gili Ovadia, ‎Consul, Head of Economic & Trade Mission to the West CoastIsraeli Ministry of Economy
2:10pm BLOCKCHAIN: PLATFORM OF THE FUTURE [video]
  • Mor Assia, Founding Partner – iAngels
  • Indu Keri, Vice President, Development, Blockchain & DLT – Intuit
  • Lou Kerner, Founding Partner – CryptoOracle
  • Moderator: Jaime Abromovitz, Blockchain Futurist
2:30pm MUSIC TO MY EARS [video]
  • Yaki Gani, Partner – OMB Guitars
  • Benzi Thee, Founder & CEO – OMB Guitars
2:40pm CONVERSATIONS & COFFEE: PEER-LED ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS [video]
  • Introduced by: Jeremy Lustman, Partner – DLA Piper
2:25pm - 3:25pm THEMED ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS


AUTO TECH ECOSYSTEMS
  • Danielle Alexander, General Manager – Jaguar Land Rover Tech
BUILDING GLOBAL INNOVATION ECOSYSTEMS
  • Dan Feld, Head, US Developer Relations Startup & VC Programs – Google
BUILDING TECH COMMUNITIES
  • Eli Raber, Director, California Office – Consumer Technology Association
CLOUD, ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE, AND SECURITY
  • Jacques Benkoski, Partner – U.S. Venture Partners
FRONTIER TECHNOLOGY
  • Guy Resheff, Partner – Grove Ventures
GLOBAL CVCs IN ISRAEL
  • Jeremy Lustman, Partner – DLA Piper
HOW TO SURVIVE AND THRIVE IN THE US MARKET
  • Eric Sugar, General Partner – Landmark Ventures
INDUSTRIAL IoT... YEAH, YOU KNOW ME!
  • Isaac Brown, Vice President, Enterprise IoT – Landmark Ventures
INSIDE THE MIND OF THE ENTERPRISE CTO
  • Anthony Juliano, Chief Technology Officer – Landmark Ventures
THE FUTURE OF DATA IN FINANCE
  • David Newman, Senior Vice President, Innovation Group – Wells Fargo
THE ROBOTS ARE COMING!
  • Ashish Aggarwal, Principal – Grishin Robotics
3:35pm

AFTERNOON COFFEE BREAK

SESSION #4

3:40pm INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER [video]
  • Ori Klein, Managing Director & CEO – Landmark Ventures Israel
3:45pm PARTNERING WITH GIANTS: ALIBABA'S INTERNATIONAL DEALMAKING [video]
  • Bo Zhai, Head of Enterprise and Emerging Tech Investments - US – Alibaba
4:00pm SHAPING PRODUCTS: HOW TO DESIGN AND SCALE MARKET WINNERS [video]
  • Martin Ringlein, Head of R&D – Eventbrite
4:10pm POLAND'S BEST KEPT SECRET: A GLOBAL TECH AND INNOVATION HUB [video]
  • Tadeusz Kościński, Undersecretary of State – Polish Ministry of Economic Development
  • Speaker TBD
  • Moderator: Jonny Daniels, President – From the Depths
4:33pm ISRAEL-TECH: POWER PITCH [video]
  • Yariv Bash, CEO Flytrex
4:45pm THE FUTURE OF DRONE DELIVERY
  • Raj Kapoor, Chief Strategy Officer – Lyft
5:00pm SPECIAL CLOSING RECEPTION: 10 YEAR CELEBRATION NETWORKING PARTY!

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