Sales and Marketing - Sales Call

Michael Nicosia

Co-Founder & COO, Salt

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Michael Nicosia is a Co-Founder and COO at Salt. Salt's solution detects and prevents zero-day API attacks with the power of AI. Deploys in minutes. No configuration required. Forever.

Michal has 20+ years of enterprise software sales and marketing experience. Joined the founding team at Adallom, cloud security company, as VP of Global Sales

Group Talk

Dror Berman & Harpi Singh

Founding Partners, Innovation Endeavors

May 2, 2021

21:00 - 22:00

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Dror co-founded Innovation Endeavors with Eric Schmidt, MIT Innovation Fellow and former CEO and Executive Chairman of Google/Alphabet Inc., in 2010.

Dror invests in early-stage startups that are driving exponential rates of change in their industries — from agriculture and computational biology to fulfillment centers and satellites. He partners with creative thinkers and hard-core technologists who leverage data, compute and advanced engineering to bring their visions to life.

Group Talk

Zohar Levkovitz

CEO, L1ght

May 30, 2021

16:30 - 17:30

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Currently CEO of L1ght, the startup that saves children from online toxicity, Zohar Levkovitz has been at the forefront of mobile and internet technology development for over 15 years. As former CTO of Comverse 3G, MMS and WAP Push activities, Zohar led the development and compilation of several architectures and concepts, currently accepted asstandards by the global telecom industry. In addition, Mr. Levkovitz was named California's Entrepreneur of the Year, and currently stars on the Israeli edition of Shark Tank.

Sales and Marketing - Product Market fit

Gil Hirsch

Co - founder Stream Elements

May 30, 2021

11:00 - 12:00

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Gil Hirsch is an active angel investor. He is the co-founder and chairman of StreamElements, a platform for growing and monetizing gaming audiences. He is best known for co-founding Garagegeeks, and for being an innovative entrepreneur and investor.
Before becoming an angel investor full-time, Mr. Hirsch was a product manager at Facebook, after it has acquired in 2012 Face.com, the company he co-founded and served as CEO of until the acquisition. Prior to that, Mr. Hirsch was head of product catalog business unit for Amdocs. Before his time there, he was a software development manager for XAACT Technologies.

What VC's Don't tell you

Bruce Fram

Managing Partner, Fram Group

May 31, 2021

17:00 - 18:00

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Bruce Fram serves as Strategy and Marketing Consultant to technology companies and is a professional company starter, Bruce served as the CEO of Aerospike, Bruce has more than 25 years in a wide variety of roles in a range of companies including computer networking, enterprise software, storage, financial services, and data management. He has held line positions in marketing, sales, and research and development, and he serves as the CEO of five companies ranging from concepts on slides to $200 million in revenue.

Working with Americans

Amir Shevat

Co-founder & CPO at Reshuffle

May 31, 2021

19:00 - 20:00

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Amir Shevat is the head of developer relations at Slack. Previously Amir was the global Startup Outreach lead in Google Play and led the scalable programs in Developer Relations and Google Campus TLV. ... He is a developer at heart and the author of the "Designing Bots" O'Reilly book.

Group Talk

Ariel Cohen

Co- founder & CEO, TripActions

May 31, 2021

19:00 - 20:00

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As the CEO and Co-Founder of TripActions, Ariel is focused on the company’s growth. This is Ariel’s second company he founded with Co-founder and CTO Ilan Twig –– the most recent being StreamOnce, a business multimedia integration platform which was acquired by Jive Software. Prior to StreamOnce, Ariel led Product Management in a senior leadership role at Hewlett-Packard. Ariel earned an EMBA from Northwestern University –– Kellogg School of Management.

CATEGORY DEFINING COMPANIES

Oren Zeev

Founding Partner, Zeev Ventures

May 31, 2021

11:00 - 12:00

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Oren Zeev is a Founding Partner of Zeev Ventures and is focused on the internet and mobile internet spaces. Oren typically leads the rounds he invests in and plays a very active role in the companies he invests in. Oren currently serves on the boards of Houzz, Tipalti, Homelight, TripActions and Next Insurance, among others. Previous portfolio companies include Audible (Nasdaq: ADBL, acquired by AMZN) and Chegg (NYSE: CHGG). Between 1995 and 2007 Oren was with Apax Partners, where he headed the US tech practice and was a member of the firm’s investment committee.

What Investors want

Jeff Epstein

Operating Partner, BVP

Jun 1, 2021

18:00 - 19:00

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What do venture capital investors look for when they invest in startups?
Jeff Epstein of Bessemer Venture Partners in an intimate discussion while they share their stories of the key milestones, metrics and other criteria investors want to see before they invest.

Product market fit

Assaf Wand

Co - founder & CEO, Hippo

Jun 1, 2021

19:00 - 20:00

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Assaf Wand is the CEO and co-founder of insurtech startup Hippo. Based in Mountain View, CA, the company is reimagining home insurance through the lens of homeowners – building policies with more comprehensive coverage for today’s consumers at up to 25% less than competitors. Prior to Hippo, Wand was founder and CEO of Sabi, which designed andproduced elegant everyday products (Sabi was acquired in 2015), a consultant with McKinsey & Company and an investor with Intel Capital. He has an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BA in finance and LLB in Law from the IDC Herzliya in Israel.

CEO Board Relations

Jacques Benkoski

Partner, USVP

Jun 1, 2021

20:00 - 21:00

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An international businessman, Jacques was born in Belgium, educated in Israel and the U.S., and has held executive positions in Europe and the U.S. Jacques leads USVP’s Israel practice and is an active investor in the Israeli market and in the IT markets in the U.S. Past USVP companies include Trusteer (acq by IBM), Dune Networks (acq Broadcom), Hellosign (acq Dropbox), Luminate (acq Symantec), Kilopass (acq Synopsys) and ClearShape (acq Cadence) along with executive chairmanships at Certess (acq Springsoft) and Synfora (acq Synopsys). Jacques currently works on the boards of Cato Networks, Human Interest, Kenna Security, Medigate, Qnovo, Supplyframe, Zerto and ZypMedia. Before joining USVP, Jacques was CEO of Monterey Design Systems from 1999 until its acquisition in 2004. He previously founded the European subsidiary of Epic Design Technology (EPIC) which had a successful IPO in 1994 and became Vice President of European Sales following its acquisition by Synopsys in 1997. Earlier in his career, Jacques held a number of positions at IMEC, IBM and STMicroelectronics. Fluent in English, French and Hebrew, Jacques holds a B.Sc. in computer engineering from Technion Israel Institute of Technology, and an M.Sc. and Ph.D. in computer engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. He is on the Board of Governors of Technion and on the Steering Committee of ICON (Israel Collaboration Network)

Sales and Marketing - Customer Success

Omer Rabin

Managing Director, Americas

Jun 1, 2021

10:00 - 11:30

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Omer Rabin is Managing Director, Americas, at short-term property management platform, Guesty. In this role, he oversees the company's operations and expansion efforts in the USA and Latin America across all business functions, including Sales, Customer Success, Marketing, Partnerships and Market development.

Sales and Marketing - Basic intro B2B Marketing

Meagen Einsenberg

CMO, TripActions

Jun 1, 2021

21:00 - 22:00

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Meagen brings more than 20 years of experience in the high-tech industry to her role at MongoDB. She has been recognized as one of the Top 50 most retweeted by mid-sized marketers according to AdWeek and one of the Top 25 B2B Marketing Influencers according to InsideView. In 2014, she won the Marketers that Matter award. Additionally, she won theSuperNova Award in Matrix Commerce from Constellation Research in 2012 and the Marketing Visionary Markie award within the marketing automation field in 2011.

Sales and Marketing - Refining/building your sales process

Doron Reuveni

CEO, Applause

Jun 1, 2021

22:00 - 23:00

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Doron Reuveni is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Applause. Since founding Applause (formerly uTest) in 2007, Doron has led the creation of the crowdtesting market and solidified Applause’s position as the market leader. Doron’s leadership has made him an internationally-recognized expert in software development, testing, and entrepreneurship

Group Talk

Noam Bardin

CEO, Waze

Jun 1, 2021

15:00 - 16:00

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Noam Bardin is CEO of Waze, which was acquired by Google in 2013. Prior to waze, Bardin served as CEO of Intercast Networks and co-founded Deltathree, Inc.

Sales and Marketing - Adapting Sales and Marketing during changing times

Udi Ledergor

CMO, Gong

Jun 2, 2021

18:30 -19:30

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CMO at Gong and a 5-time VP Marketing with 20 years of industry experience heading world-class marketing teams for public and private companies in B2B tech.

Group Talk - Partnerships

Eyal Lifshitz

Co-founder & CEO, Bluevine

Jun 2, 2021

19:15- 20:00

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The founder and CEO of BlueVine in Redwood City, Calif. As a third generation small-business entrepreneur, he is passionate about helping small businesses grow. Before BlueVine, Eyal was a principal at Greylock.

Sales and Marketing- Messaging 101, Persona definition and content exploration

Yaniv Bar - Dayan

Co-founder & CEO, Vulcan

Jun 2, 2021

10:00 - 12:00

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Working with big Corporations

Amir Faintuch

SVP & GM, GLOBALFOUNDRIES

Jun 2, 2021

20:00 - 21:00

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Amir Faintuch is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Computing and Wired Infrastructure (CWI) Strategic Business Unit.

Faintuch has more than 25 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. Prior to joining GF, he was Senior Vice President and General Manager at Intel, where he played a key role in leading a major engineering transformation that increased product competitiveness and predictability. Faintuch is also a former Qualcomm executive, where he served as President of Qualcomm Atheros, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc. that develops networking, connectivity infrastructure and Internet of Things components. His previous positions also include senior executive positions at Texas Instruments.

Faintuch holds an MBA degree from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management and a bachelor's degree from the University of Haifa.

Group Talk - HR and Talent

Peter Steinle

Partner, Lightspeed

Jun 2, 2021

17:00 - 18:00

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While Pete joined Lightspeed as Executive Talent Partner in early 2020, he has been working in the Venture Capital ecosystem for 25+ years. Early in his career, Pete spent 10 years operating inside two successful venture funded enterprise technology companies, including time at Salesforce when the company grew from $5M to $100M and went public. More recently, he’s spent 15 years at Kindred Partners recruiting C-level executives into venture funded enterprise technology companies. A few examples of companies he’s helped build by placing CEOs or other Go-to-Market leaders include Coupa, Anaplan, Proofpoint, HashiCorp, Marketo and Looker, among many others.

Group Talk - Q&A

Amnon Landan

Former Chairman & CEO, Mercury Interactive.

Jun 6, 2021

19:30 - 20:30

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Amnon is a 2003 Forbes Entrepreneur of the Year and former Chairman and CEO of Mercury Interactive. A founder of Mercury Interactive, Amnon held numerous management positions over 16 years with the firm. He was the leading force behind the company, building it into one of the most successful software firms in the world with revenues just under $1 billion.

Group Talk

Oudi Antebi

Director of Enterprise Strategy, Facebook

Jun 6, 2021

17:00 - 18:00

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Oudi Antebi is the Director of Enterprise Strategy at Facebook following the acquisition of Redkix, a startrup he co-founded with his brother Roy. At RedKix Oudi served as its Chief Executive Officer. Prior to starting RedKix, Mr. Antebi served as the Executive Vice President of Products at Jive Software, Inc. Oudi joined Jive after the company acquired a startup he co- founded, Offisync Corp., where he served as its Chief Executive Officer.

Group Talk - Growth

Adam Nash

Co-founder & CEO

Jun 7, 2021

20:30 - 21:30

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Vice President, Product at Dropbox, Adam Nash has been an advocate for the development of innovative and user-friendly consumer products in Silicon Valley for over 20 years. He is currently an Executive in Residence at Greylock Partners. Before Greylock, as the President & CEO of Wealthfront, Nash helped usher in a new category of automated investment services. Before Wealthfront, Nash served as Vice President of Product Management at LinkedIn, where he was responsible for core product, user experience, search, mobile & platform. Prior to LinkedIn, Adam held technical & leadership roles at eBay, Atlas Venture, Preview Systems & Apple Computer. Adam is an active angel investor and has backed over 40 companies including Acorns, Gusto, OpenDoor, Kabbage, Firebase & PeerStreet. Adam also served on the board of directors of the Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto from 2011-2017

Group Talk - Q&A

Nir Zuk

Co-founder & CTO, Palo Alto Networks

Jun 7, 2021

11:00 - 12:00

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Nir Zuk, Founder and CTO of Palo Alto Networks, Nir Zuk brings a wealth of network security expertise and industry experience to Palo Alto Networks. Prior to co-founding Palo Alto Net-works, Nir was CTO at Net-
Screen Technologies, which was acquired by Juniper Networks in 2004. Prior to NetScreen, Nir was co-founder and CTO at OneSecure, a pioneer in intrusion prevention and detection appliances. Nir was also a principal engineer at Check Point Software Technologies and was one of the developers of stateful inspection technology.

Group Talk

Zack Rinat

Founder & Strategic Advisor at Model N

Jun 8, 2021

9:00 - 10:00

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Zack Rinat is the President of the DARE (Dream. Align. Respect. Excel) Foundation aimed at driving a bold high-impact social projects.
Mr. Rinat is a Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur. Mr. Rinat served as : Founder, Chairman & CEO of Model N (NYSE: MODN), as co-Founder, Chairman & CEO of NetDynamics until its acquisition by Sun Microsystems (Nasdaq: SUNW), as Chairman of Conduit which acquired Perion Networks (Nasdaq: PERI) and as a Founding Member of the Board of Directors of TradingDynamic until its acquisition by Ariba (Nasdaq: ARBA).
Mr. Rinat holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in computer science from the Technion (Israel Institute of Technology).

Group Talk - Product

Effi Fuks Leichtag

CPO, Next Insurance

Jun 16, 2021

21:00 - 22:00

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Effi Fuks-Leichtag is the Chief Product Officer of Next Insurance, overseeing product management and product design at the company. Effi brings years of innovating, and scaling teams and different organizations. Before Next,
Effi was the VP of consumer products at Yelp, where he managed the company’s overall consumers’ growth, core products, search, personalization, and other key initiatives. Earlier
in his career At Yelp, Effi was directing of the company’s focus on the home and local
services category, building the company’s successful “Request a quote” feature (+2.5 million quotes to date), and then successfully increasing the home and local category’s revenue to become 35% of yelp’s overall revenue and it’s fastest-growing category overall. Before Yelp, Effi founded and led the product management teams in several startups before
(Fribiz, ExPOS, Kifi. Complete Labs).
Effi also holds a Major Rank in the Israeli Artillery Corps, where he commanded and trained different field units over 6 years of active duty. Effi’s holds a Commercial Law degree specializing in technology-related manners.

Group talk

Shlomi Ben Haim

Co- founder & CEO

Jun 23, 2021

19:00 - 20:00

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Shlomi is Co-Founder and CEO of JFrog, creators of the universal DevOps platform. He brings over 20 years of experience in building profitable, high-growth information technology companies. Prior to JFrog, Shlomi was the CEO of AlphaCSP (acquired in 2005 by MalamTeam) and a Major in the Israeli Air Force. Shlomi holds an MS from Clark University (Massachusetts, USA) and a BA from Ben-Gurion University (Israel).