MEET YOUR PRODUCERS
In the last 12 years, Uri has been a partner at JVP (Jerusalem Venture Partners), a $1.3B fund, who was ranked as one of the top 10 consistently performing VC’s in the world.
He was an active investor and was sitting on many boards of companies such as Celltick, ComQi, Aspectiva, Upsolver, DMWay and DBSH. Uri is also a board member at Takwin (specialized fund investing in Israeli Arab entrepreneurs), and Siftech (the first and leading accelerator in Jerusalem).
Prior to joining JVP Uri was working for Microsoft, as the CEO of MSN Israel, and before that he was a partner and a co-CEO at Geller-Nessis/Leo Burnett Advertising Agency, working with leading brands such as Coca Cola, Procter & Gamble, Philips and many more.
In the last two decades Ayelet has been highly involved with the Israeli eco-system from various angles. From her early days in Eurofund venture capital fund through her entrepreneurial years as founder of TheMarker convention, TheMarker TV and Calcalist conventions - both are the leading financial newspapers in Israel. In 2015 she co-founded with Valerie Hoffenberg the Connecting Leaders Club (CLC). CLC specializes in initiating and organizing high level economic and technology events worldwide.
Ayelet has been initiating, producing and managing the content of the leading hi-tech conferences in Israel as well as international conferences. She has been also involved in preparing and executing tailor made tech visits in Israel for international leaders and investors. Throughout these roles she has been highly involved in the Israeli Hi-tech scene and in close relationships with startups, vc’s and government officials. As result of her activities she was able to leverage her vast connection worldwide to assist Israeli start-ups with their international business development activity.
A graduate of the University of Miami and Ironhack, Hannah’s background is deeply rooted in technology development. As a front end developer at Xtrudx, Hannah quickly learned how to evaluate and scale smart technology strategies. From there, Hannah was asked to lead the social media programs for Mana Group, where she designed and managed a comprehensive social and digital strategy for the multi-billion-dollar South Florida powerhouse.
Hannah now is the strategic community lead for Mana Tech, where her team is responsible for connecting and growing South Florida’s most innovative technology companies within the Mana hubs. Hannah is also in the midst of co-authoring her first book, Digital Governance, in which she uses her IT credentials to explore the transition from electronic government to digital governance through the networked extension of ICT relationships.