Yossi Vardi

Chairman, DLD Live Tel Aviv

Steffi Czerny

Founder & Managing Director, DLD

Paul-Bernhard Kallen

CEO, Hubert Burda Media

Hubert Burda

Chairman, Board of Hubert Burda Media

Amir Rapaport

Founder of Cybertech events

Dror Magal

Founder of Cybertech events

Speakers

John Chambers

CEO and Founder
JC2 Ventures

John Chambers

CEO and Founder
JC2 Ventures

John Chambers is the founder and CEO of JC2 Ventures. In his role, Chambers focuses on helping disruptive startups from around the world build and scale, while also promoting the broader development of startup nations and a startup world. He invests in companies across categories and geographies that are leading market transitions, such as Aspire Food Group, Balbix, Bloom Energy, Dedrone, IoTium, Lucideus, OpenGov, Pindrop, Privoro, Rubrik, SparkCognition, Sprinklr, and Uniphore. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Bloom Energy, OpenGov, Pindrop, and Sprinklr.

Prior to founding JC2 Ventures, Chambers spent 25+ years with Cisco, serving as CEO, Chairman and Executive Chairman. He currently holds the title of Chairman Emeritus with the organization. With countless lessons learned during his tenure at Cisco, as well as from his experiences working with startups, Chambers wrote Connecting the Dots: Lessons for Leadership in a Startup World in 2018, sharing the management, leadership and business principles that brought him and his teams unmatched success for decades.

Chambers is also the Chairman of the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) and was appointed Global Ambassador of the French Tech by President Emmanuel Macron of France in January of 2018.

Chambers has received numerous awards for his leadership, including being named the number two “Best-Performing CEOs in the World” in 2015 from Harvard Business Review, the Edison Achievement Award for Innovation, Time Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People,” the “Best Boss in America” by 20/20, and one of BusinessWeek’s “Top 25 Executives Worldwide.” Additionally, Chambers has received several international honors, including France's National Defense Gold Medal and India’s Padma Bhushan Award

Thomas Friedman

Foreign Affairs Columnist,
The New York Times

Thomas Friedman

Foreign Affairs Columnist,
The New York Times

Thomas L. Friedman is an internationally knowned author, reporter, and columnist; recipient of three Pulitzer Prizes; and author of seven best-selling books: From Beirut to Jerusalem; The Lexus and the Olive Tree; Longitudes and Attitudes; The World Is Flat; Hot, Flat, and Crowded; That Used to Be Us, which he co-wrote with Michael Mandelbaum and Thank you For Being LateAn Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations.

Friedman’s foreign affairs column in The New York Times, which he has written since 1995, reports on US domestic politics and foreign policy, Middle East conflicts, international economics, environment, biodiversity, and energy. He has been with The New York Times since 1981. 

Samia Bayou

Global CIO,
ARTOC

Samia Bayou

Global CIO,
ARTOC

Samia Bayou, holds the position of Global Chief Investment Officer and Head of the Single Family Office of the Chairman of ARTOC.
This prestigious position involves Samia offering strategic advice for the Private Family Office and utilising her wealth of experience in asset management and banking that has earned her a respected reputation in the financial industry. 
She is also a Technology Startup investor, having worked with several founders globally. She is a key advocate for women in Technology and Finance.
Prior to this, Samia served in senior roles with almost 20 years experience in large banking groups such as UBS, Merrill Lynch, Citi and Societe Generale, providing wealth management services to UHNWIs.
Samia is an approved person by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the UK.
She has different degrees from King's College London, U. of London, Université Paris Sorbonne.

Martin Sorrell

Founder & Executive Chairman
S4 Capital PLC

Martin Sorrell

Founder & Executive Chairman
S4 Capital PLC

Sir Martin Sorrell is Founder and Executive Chairman of S4 Capital plc, which is building a purely digital advertising and marketing services business for global, multinational, regional, local clients and millennial-driven influencer brands.

Sir Martin was CEO of WPP for 33 years, building it from a £1 million “shell” company in 1985 into the world’s largest advertising and marketing services company. When Sir Martin left in April 2018, WPP had a market capitalisation of over £16 billion, revenues of over £15 billion, profits of approximately £2 billion and over 200,000 people in 113 countries. Prior to that, Sir Martin was Group Financial Director of Saatchi & Saatchi plc for 9 years and worked for James Gulliver, Mark McCormack and Glendinning Associates before that.

S4 Capital plc merged with MediaMonks, its content practice, in July 2018 and MightyHive, its programmatic practice, in December 2018 and has added eight further content programmatic and data companies to both practices in 2019 and six in 2020. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange under SFOR.L and after a little over two years, S4 Capital plc has over 2750 people in 30 countries, with a market capitalization of over $2.7 billion.

Sir Martin supports a number of leading business schools and universities, including his alma maters, Harvard Business School and Cambridge University and a number of charities, including his family foundation.

Haim Bibas

Mayor of Modi'in Maccabim Reut
Chairman of the Federation of the Local Authorities in Israel

Haim Bibas

Mayor of Modi'in Maccabim Reut
Chairman of the Federation of the Local Authorities in Israel

Haim Bibas is currently serving his third term as mayor of Modi'in Maccabim Reut, after having served
in several local government management positions. Bibas has won widespread praise for the many
accomplishments under his tenure.
He has advanced the school system, allocating 50% of the municipal budget to education, and the city
has won the National Education Prize.
In the last decade the city grew from 69,300 to almost 100,000 residents, and this is accompanied by
large scale building and development.
In recognition of his experience and accomplishments, Bibas was elected in 2014 by the majority of
mayors in Israel to serve as the Chairman of the Federation of Local Authorities, the umbrella organization
for 257 local authorities across the country.
In 2018, he was re-elected as Chairman of the Federation of Local Authorites.
The Federation addresses the issues faced by local authorities and provides them with professional and
efficient services. As Chairman, Bibas represents the interests and concerns of the local authorities to
the Israeli government at the executive, legislative and judicial levels.
Prior to assuming his role as Chairman, Bibas was the Director of International Projects and Development
with the Federation of Local Authorities. Here he was responsible for successful joint ventures
between government ministries, local authorities and the private sector. Here, he has also served as
municipal economic advisor and project manager, with responsibility for environmental protection and
transportation, with Local Government Economic Services Ltd.
He initiated a variety of reforms - in education, in housing, in programs promoting the Arab sector,
reform in the water corporations and more. Among the key initiatives he led were increasing development
grants for the support of weaker authorities, adding a second assistant in kindergartens, promoting
wage agreements to improve terms of employment for employees of all local authorities.
At the national level, in 2007, 2012, 2013 and 2015, Bibas served as the head of Benjamin Netanyahu's
election campaign within the Likud primaries, for election to Prime Minister.
Bibas holds a BA from the Department of Political Science, University of Haifa and an MA in Public
Administration and Local Government from Bar-Ilan University. His thesis examined the subject of local
government reform and professional city management.
Bibas is a Lieutenant Colonel in the IDF reserves.
Bibas has lived in Modi'in since 1997, with his wife and three children.

Ian Rogers

Chief Digital Officer,
LVMH

Ian Rogers

Chief Digital Officer,
LVMH

Ian Rogers joined LVMH as Group Chief Digital Officer in October 2015.  As CDO Ian is responsible for building group-level digital excellence and accelerating digital transformation for LVMH maisons. 

A graduate in computer science from Indiana University, Ian Rogers started his career in 1993 as webmaster successively for Beastie Boys and at Winamp (sold to AOL in 1999).  In 2001 he founded Mediacode, which was sold to Yahoo! in 2003 where he became VP and General Manager, Music.  Ian joined Beats Music as CEO in 2013 and Apple as Senior Director after their acquisition of Beats. Ian contributed to the 2015 launch of Apple Music including Beats1, their digital streaming channel.

David Perlmutter

Technology & Social entrepreneur and Investor
Teramount

David Perlmutter

Technology & Social entrepreneur and Investor
Teramount

David (Dadi) Perlmutter is a Technology and Social entrepreneur and investor, focusing on investment in growing technology companies in Israel and in social activities to reduce social inequality and creating social, and economic opportunities for the younger generation

Perlmutter serves as a Chairman and investor of Weebit nano and a Chairman of Teramount, two technology start ups. Perlmutter is also an investor in various start ups in Israel and Si Valley focusing on deep technology, AI and other areas. He also chairs non-profit organizations (The Israel Innovation Institute (and is active in 3 more none profit organizations (Tovanot B’Hinuch, Tsofen and Ethiopian Youth leaders of the future) with focus on education, closing social gaps and creating opportunities to the have not. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, and a Board member of the Technion Israel Society

David (Dadi) Perlmutter served until early 2014 as Executive Vice President and Chief Product officer of Intel Corporation.  He was responsible for the business and development of Intel’s platform solutions for all computing and communication segments including datacenters/cloud, desktops, laptops, handhelds, embedded devices, automotive, and computer electronics. In his tenure he grew the business from 35b$. in 2008 to more than 50B$ in 2013.

During his 34-year career at Intel, Perlmutter was directly responsible for developing several of Intel's major products and technologies breakthroughs that had an important impact on Intel's business and on the entire industry. In the late 1980's he led a team that developed the architecture of Intel’s Pentium® Processor.  In the 1990's, he led Intel into the Data Center and Cloud with the Intel Pentium® Pro.  In the early 2000s, Perlmutter led the transformation of mobile computing with the Centrino™ Mobile Processor and transformed Intel's product line by creating Core™ Processor lines for the PC and Server markets, which led to a significant growth of Intel’s business in the cloud.

Perlmutter served as a member of the Board of Directors of Mellanox Technologies and chaired its Technology and Strategy committee from 2014 until its acquisition in 2020

Perlmutter graduated in 1980 Cum Laude from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, with a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering. He holds 2 patents. Perlmutter received an award for innovation in industrial development from the President of Israel in 1987.  Perlmutter was elected a Fellow of the Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE) in 2008 for his contributions to the mobile computer industry and was elected as a fellow of the EE faculty of the Technion in 2010 and the as the most successful graduate of the Technion in 2018

David (Dadi) Perlmutter was born in Tel Aviv, Israel in 1953, he is married with 4 children and 6 grandchildren

Dadi continues with his relentless effort to invest in closing the social gap and inequality to promote equal opportunities to all parts of Israeli society in order to create economic growth to Israel

H.E. Huda AlHashimi

Chief of Strategy and Government Innovation
UAE Government

H.E. Huda AlHashimi

Chief of Strategy and Government Innovation
UAE Government

As part of the responsibilities of her current position, HE Huda AlHashimi leads the process of articulating the UAE Leadership’s Vision, setting an ambitious long-term strategy, and developing the government’s agenda grounded in the needs of today. This will help the UAE maintain its leading position and stay at the forefront globally. HE’s main role involves steering the development of the National Agenda and ensuring the government’s readiness and ability to deliver on, meet and align the UAE Vision and National Agenda.

HE further coordinates strategies country level strategies and provides consultations to the UAE government on issues related to government strategy and innovation, and the challenges and opportunities that can be addressed through these two important enablers. She represents the UAE locally and internationally in areas related to government strategy, innovation, and enhancing focus on strategic thinking in the national and local government entities.

AlHashimi leads the setup and operation of Mohammed Bin Rashid Center for Government Innovation (MBRCGI), which was established to stimulate and enrich the culture of innovation within the government sector through developing an integrated innovation framework  and supporting the activation of next generation government innovations.

Before assuming her current position, HE Huda was the Assistant Director General for Strategy and Innovation at the Prime Minister’s Office, the Ministry of Cabinet Affairs.

Previously, she was part of the founding team at the Executive Office, where she was involved in developing and launching key strategic projects such as Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and Dubai HealthCare City (DHCC), among others. She also assumed the position of Director of Government Sector Development Department at Dubai Executive Council, where she supervised the government sector development programs.

HE has been chosen as a member of the Supreme Committee of Mohammed bin Rashid Smart Education Program (MBRSEP). She is also a board member of Dubai Women Establishment (DWE), UAE Gender Balance Council (UAEGBC), Emirates ICT Innovation Center (EBTIC) Strategic Advisory Board, and Palmwood Creative Council.

Huda AlHashimi holds a BSC in Business Administration from the Higher Colleges of Technology, where she graduated with honors and received Sheikh Rashid Award for Scientific Excellence. She is also an alumni of London Business School, and was enrolled in the Mohammed bin Rashid Center for Leadership Development (MBRCLD) program.

Karine Dussert-Sarthe

EVP Global Product, Marketing, Design and Open Innovation,
Orange

Karine Dussert-Sarthe

EVP Global Product, Marketing, Design and Open Innovation,
Orange

Karine Dussert-Sarthe is Executive Vice President of Orange, leading global product marketing, design and open innovation teams. She was appointed in September 2019 to the role, having previously served as an executive for various companies including Telstra SFR, Match Group, and Orange France.

A 20 year international telecom veteran, Karine brings to the role a proven track record of building and leading diverse teams, developing revenue in new growth territories, accelerating digital transformation, leading communications and marketing activations. 

She served 6 years in Australia as an Executive Director for Telstra in various roles, building her international leadership.

Karine has a passion for what technology and digital can do for citizens and consumers in general. She is actively focused with her team on 5G, VR, next generation home experience and super apps as the next growth drivers for Orange.

She is also in charge of global start-ups scouting and incubation to the benefits of Orange top line. 

Karine sits at the Board of Orange Digital Investments.

Karine has a diploma from HEC Paris. She started her career as a strategy consultant. In her free time she enjoys travelling, scuba diving and photography.

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Ted Schilowitz

Futurist
Paramount Pictures

Ted Schilowitz

Futurist
Paramount Pictures

Ted spends his time and pursues his passion in a unique role in the motion picture entertainment industry.

As the Futurist at Paramount pictures, Ted works with studio leadership and the technology teams at Paramount/Viacom/CBS, exploring forms of new and emerging technologies, with an emphasis on Virtual and Mixed Reality.