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דניאל מלכה- מנכ"ל יבמ ישראל

דניאל מלכה הצטרף ל- IBM בשנת 1996 ומילא שורת תפקידי ניהול בכירים בתחומי השירותים והמכירות בצרפת ובישראל. קודם ל– IBM עבד מלכה באחת מחברות האינטגרציה המובילות בצרפת.

למלכה תואר ראשון בהנדסה מהטכניון בחיפה ותואר שני במנהל עסקים מ-Henley Business School בלונדון.

בשלוש השנים האחרונות שימש מלכה כמשנה למנכ"ל החברה בישראל והוביל את מערך המכירות של החברה.

Oded Cohn

Oded Cohn, VP, Director of IBM Research – Haifa, IBM Research

Oded Cohn is a Vice President at IBM, serving as the Director of IBM Research – Haifa. The Haifa lab plays a leadership role in IBM's Research division, contributing transformative technologies for cognitive computing, cloud analytics, healthcare, security, quality, mobile computing, and IoT

Bryson Koehler, GM and CTO, IBM Watson and Cloud Platform Distinguished Engineer, IBM

Bryson is GM and CTO of the IBM Watson and Cloud Platform, and distinguished engineer for IBM. As CTO, Bryson leads the architectural charge bringing together the cognitive and AI computing capabilities of Watson machine learning, a new, true cloud-native IaaS architecture, data and analytics, the Watson Data Platform, Cloud Video and The Weather Company. Before joining IBM, Bryson served as CTO for The Weather Company, where led the company's transformation by building one of the world's largest IoT/data platforms -- which was an integral factor in IBM's decision to acquire The Weather Company. Bryson has also served as operating partner with Exigen Capital, Senior Vice President of Global Revenue and Guest Technology for InterContinental Hotels Group, and led teams at Vicorp, USWeb and Arthur Andersen Business Consulting. Bryson earned his double bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and Interpersonal Communications from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC

Vita Bortnikov, IBM Distinguished Engineer

Vita Bortnikov is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and the distributed systems architect for IBM scalable technologies, including cloud and blockchain focusing on high availability and scalability. She has been leading distributed computing, large scale infrastructure and cloud activities in IBM Research - Haifa since 2005. Vita’s work has impacted a range of IBM products and services including WebSphere (VE and Liberty), IBM PureApp, and IBM Cloud. Among her recent activities she co-leads the micro services runtime framework for IBM Cloud (Amalgam8) as well as a new scalable architecture for IBM Blockchain infrastructure. Vita received her B.Sc. and M.Sc. (both summa cum laude) degrees in computer science from the "Technion" in 1996 and 2000, respectively. She is an active inventor, with multiple US patents in different areas of computer science

Ethan Hadar

Eitan Hadar - Cognitive Vision and Augmented Reality Group

Dr. Ethan Hadar is the head of Cognitive Vision and Augmented Reality research at IBM globally. Prior to IBM, Dr. Hadar was a Senior Vice President for research, architecture, and technical strategy at CA Technologies USA, and later was the Chief Technology Officer of AGT Switzerland. Dr. Hadar innovative work at EMEA, USA and ASIA, yielded numerous awards, patents and patent-applications, publications and conferences appearances of which many were implemented in industrial products. Dr. Hadar PhD is in Operation Research from the Technion – Israel institute of Technology focusing on medical imaging. Dr. Hadar interests are in forming practical research collaboration with industrial and academic leaders, bringing the future to the present

Raphael (Rafi) Ezry

VP and Partner
Advanced Analytics Practice
Global Business Services
IBM

Rafi Ezry serves as a Global Business Services (GBS) VP and Partner leading the worldwide Advanced Analytics Practice. In this role, Mr. Ezry partners with clients across sectors and geographies to realize value by linking analytics innovations to deliberate, practical, and sustainable enterprise transformation.

Prior to joining GBS, Mr. Ezry served as Director in the Business Performance Services group at IBM CHQ. He led a global team focused on application of advanced analytics to support IBM’s roadmap. Mr. Ezry partnered with IBM’s c-suite to address high-priority initiatives in sales, workforce, finance, and risk. He has hands-on experience in effectively building and scaling successful corporate analytics team.

Prior to joining IBM, Mr. Ezry has 15+ years of experience in general management, sales, operations, and corporate development. Mr. Ezry built and led a $60+ million US Cellular Service Provider delivering 10% month-over-month growth and leading industry KPIs. He has direct experience in competitive positioning, commercial launches, channel strategy, and M&A.

Mr. Ezry holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Columbia Business School, and a Bachelor in Science (BSc) in Industrial Engineering from Tel Aviv University. He graduated all programs with honors.

Mr. Ezry was born in Romania and is a dual citizen of the United States and Israel. He currently resides in New York City.

Shuky Peleg

שוקי (פלג, CISSP, CISA, M. Sc. IT

שוקי פלג, בעל תואר ראשון במדעי הרוח והחברה, תואר שני בטכנולוגית המידע והסמכות בינלאומיות, CISSP בתחום אבטחת מידע ו-CISA בתחום ביקורת מערכות מידע.

משמש בתפקיד מנהל הגנת הסייבר ואבטחת המידע והגנת סייבר של קבוצת הבינלאומי. בתפקיד זה, אחראי על בניית אסטרטגית הגנת סייבר ואבטחת מידע, הגדרה, פיקוח ואכיפה של מדיניות הגנת הסייבר ואבטחת המידע בתאגיד, איתור פתרונות הגנה חדשניים ועמידה בדרישות הרגולציה של הפיקוח על הבנקים בבנק ישראל וגופים רגולטוריים ומנחים נוספים.

טרם כניסתו לתפקיד הנוכחי, שימש בתפקיד מנהל אבטחת המידע בממשל זמין ותהיל"ה, הגוף הממשלתי אשר מספק את שירותי האינטרנט והאירוח למשרדי הממשלה ומהוה את שער הכניסה לאזרחים לשירותים הממשלתיים. בתפקיד זה פיתח את קשרי העבודה ושיתוף הפעולה בין ממשל זמין לגופי הגנה ואבטחת מידע בארץ ובעולם בתחום הגנת סייבר.

שוקי הינו חבר הנהלה של הסניף הישראלי של ארגון מבקרי מערכות המידע ואבטחת המידע, ISACA ופועל בעיקר בתחומי הנחלת מודעות אבטחת מידע והגנת סייבר בציבור.

Dr. Yaron Wolfstal

ד"ר ירון וולפסטל, ראש המרכז למצויינות הסייבר של IBM בשיתוף אונ' בן-גוריון

Dr. Yaron Wolfsthal heads IBM's Center of Excellence at Ben Gurion University, where his research team collaborates with BGU scientists on developing cutting-edge solutions for information security and protection of critical infrastructures

He has extensive experience in leading multinational research teams, and in his previous position he managed the systems research area at IBM's Research Laboratory in Haifa

Dr. Wolfsthal represents IBM in European working groups on security and other professional bodies. A Senior Member of IEEE, he has authored over 50 scientific publications, and holds BSc, MSc, and PhD degrees in Computer Science and an MBA degree, all from the Technion - Israel's Institute of Technology

Eli Cohen

אלי כהן, מנכ"ל Experis Cyber

לאלי כהן ניסיון עשיר של יותר מ-18 שנים בניהול של מערכות גדולות ומורכבות בתעשיית ה- IT. הניסיון של אלי כולל ניהול מערכי טכנולוגיה גדולים, פיתוח עסקי לחברות טכנולוגיה גדולות וגיבוש אסטרטגיה. לאורך השנים כהן עבד עם ארגונים גלובאליים בהם חברות תקשורת מובילות וספקיות מחשוב ותוכנה גלובאליות. הוא נחשב מומחה מוביל בתחומים טכנולוגיים מגוונים כגון : Cyber Security, מערכות SIEM/SOC, הגנת אינטרנט ועוד.

בשנים האחרונות אלי מוביל את פתרונות השירותים המנוהלים של החברה הגלובלית Experis cyber המשלבים תפיסת הגנה ייחודית (Security as a service) לארגונים בארץ ובעולם.

Yair Rubin

Yair Rubin - CISO and Cyber Defense Manager, Menora Mivtachim

With more than 28 years of professional experience in information security and in computer and cyber security as a CISO in finance companies and a long military service, Yair can share some of the security knowledge that he collected in those years

Ofer Zelmanovich

Ofer Zelmanovich - Vice President, Global Information Technology Operations, Teva Pharmaceuticals

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. is a leading global pharmaceutical company that delivers high-quality, patient-centric healthcare solutions to millions of patients every day. Headquartered in Israel, Teva integrates its generics and specialty capabilities in its global research and development division to create new ways of addressing unmet patient needs by combining drug development capabilities with devices, services and technologies. With 57,000 employees, and a commercial presence in 80 countries, Teva's net revenues in 2016 amounted to $21.9 billion

Ofer Zelmanovich joined Teva on December 2012 as Vice President, Global Information Technology Operations. Ofer brings his extensive experience and global view in the areas of IT and services management

Before joining Teva, Ofer spent many years as a senior executive working to drive leading-edge IT solutions at global companies. He served as the Alcatel-Lucent Israel VP, for post sales and project deployment, responsible for all Alcatel-Lucent projects, software, and services in all major carriers & MOD. Ofer also served as a mCommerce Global Service leader, responsible for a full P&L large scale projects for carriers around the globe. Prior to Alcatel-Lucent, Ofer served as Applications Delivery Manager (ADU) of EDS Israel and as the ECI-EDS account manager responsible for the largest IT outsourcing deal in Israel. Prior to EDS, Ofer severed as VP & CIO at ECI Telecom .‎ Ofer holds a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from Tel Aviv University

In his current role, Ofer is responsible for leading Teva’s Global IT Operations (ITO) workforce. With ~ 700 employees spread throughout 53 sites with a major presence in all 5 continents, the ITO organization provides IT services to other IT units as well as the entire company. Amongst the various services are: infrastructure and network, mobile, service desks, video & audio conferencing services, applications support for global operations and middleware & web platforms services. The ITO organization delivers leading edge IT solutions globally while maintaining a strong local presence. ITO operated as a key player in the Actavis integration, providing network connectivity and seamless support, thus reducing time to value for the business

Zvi Brunner

Zvi Brunner, VP Technology & CTO, Malam-Team Group

Alon Bilorovsky

Alon Bilorovsky - Business Group Manager, IBM Cognitive Solutions

Joining IBM in 2010, today Alon is the Business Group Manager of IBM Cognitive Solutions. Leading the sales in the segments of Analytics, Cyber Security, Watson, Commerce and Internet of Things (IoT), helping organizations make better digital reinvention for the Cognitive Era. Prior to his current role Alon managed IBM Security brand business group and the Intelligence Segment in the MoD client team. From 2002-2010 as the VP of Sales and Marketing for Tri-Logical Technologies, the leader in mobile resource management solutions for mission-critical use. Alon holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) and (EMBA) from The Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business Management in Tel-Aviv University

Naftali Geffen

Naftali Geffen, Watson Leader, IBM Cognitive Solutions

Dr. Naftali Geffen is leading Watson, IBM's leading AI technology, in ( to ) the Israel market

Naftali is an Innovative technology expert, with business and management expertise envisioning and leading technology-based transformations grounded in business and economic value to various business industries and solutions

Naftali Geffen

Naftali Geffen, Watson Leader, IBM Cognitive Solutions

Dr. Naftali Geffen is leading Watson, IBM's leading AI technology, in ( to ) the Israel market

Naftali is an Innovative technology expert, with business and management expertise envisioning and leading technology-based transformations grounded in business and economic value to various business industries and solutions

Doron Youngerwood

Doron Youngerwood, Marketing Director, Digital Intelligence, Amdocs

Doron joined Amdocs in January 2017 as the Marketing Director for Amdocs’ Digital Intelligence division, and has been instrumental in developing the go-to-market strategy. Doron has 12 years’ experience in managing global marketing for unified communications, contact center and enterprise mobility solutions. Originally from UK, Doron recently moved to Israel.

Karim Jawad

Karim Jawad, Watson –IoT Europe: Tiger E&U

Karim Jawad, based in Netherlands, is a member of the European Tiger team for IBM's Watson Internet of Things brand organization specialized in applying Analytics in Asset Intensive Industries: E&U and Industrial. In his previous roles Karim was European SME in Smarter Cities solutions, Industry Solutions - Advanced Condition Based monitoring specialist and South West Europe leader for IBM sensor & actuator solutions group. Prior to joining IBM, Karim held positions at UPC as product manager and was a founder of a mobile security integrator

Nir Naaman

Nir Naaman - Researcher, IBM Haifa Research Labs

Nir Naaman holds a B.Sc. (1996) and a Ph.D. (2002) from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology majoring in electrical engineering and computer science. Nir Naaman has been working as a research staff member in IBM Haifa Research Labs since 2003. Nir is an expert in the fields of messaging, communication, distributed systems, and high availability with vast professional experience of building products and solutions in these fields. He has been acting as an architect and technical leader in the development of several IBM products including IBM MQ Low Latency Messaging, IBM IoT MessageSight, and WebSphere Application Server. In recent years Nir has been working in the field of Internet of things (IoT) with focus on building large scale, high performance IoT infrastructure solutions. He is currently involved in building IBM's Internet of Things Platform, a cloud based platform that allows users to easily develop IoT applications and services

Segev Wasserkrug

Segev Wasserkrug - Ph.D-Senior Technical Staff Member, Cognitive IoT & BAO Leader, IBM Research Lab

Segev Wasserkrug is a Senior Technical Staff Member and a leader of Cognitive IoT research at the IBM Haifa Research Lab. Segev currently specializes in developing technologies that enables devices and computers to reason and interact naturally with users. As a part of this work, Segev led the development of the conversational capabilities for the Olli autonomous bus, and is a key contributor to the IBM/Harman Cognitive Rooms product

Segev has over sixteen years practical experience in developing and applying advanced analytical techniques to customer problems

Segev has a strong background in a variety of areas including optimization, simulation, stochastic modeling, machine learning, computer science and software development. Segev received his Ph.D. in information systems engineering, and his M.Sc. and B.A.in computer science from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology. Segev has numerous academic publications and patents

Yaniv Yuzis

Yaniv Yuzis - IBM Cloud Client Technical Professional

In my current position I'm responsible for technical sales activities(PoC, demo, hands on sessions), and post sales activities -consultant and support and services

Technical presentation ◆
Making proof of capability - PoC ◆
Training and implementation of the products ◆
The provision of support services ◆

:Vast experience with the company's leading IT products

IBM Integration Bus - Advanced ESB ✔
WebSphere MQ - Messaging solution ✔
WebSphere Application Server - Container for enterprize Java applications ✔
WebSphere Service Registry and Repository - Service catalog * Governance enforcement ✔
IBM DataPower Gateway - Security Gateway ✔
IBM Mobile First Platform - Wild rage of mobile solutions ✔
IBM API Connect - API Create & Manage ✔
IBM CastIron - Cloud Integration ✔

Yaron Slutzky

Yaron Slutzky, IT Director, Numark Innovations

Yaron has more than 10 years of experience in the field of security. Yaron holds a CISSP certification and has served as CISO since 2014

Ilan Sigal

Ilan Sigal, VP Marketing, Pelephone Communication LTD

Ilan holds an MBA from Ono Academic College

:Prior to his role in Pelephone, Ilan held the following roles

Head of Marketing Division, Private & •
SOHO Sectors at Bezeq Telecommunications Company
Internet Marketing Director, Private Sector at Bezeq •
Telecommunications Company
Marketing Director, Private Sector at 012 Golden Lines Ltd •

Carolyn Heller Baird

Carolyn Heller Baird, Global Research Leader, Customer Experience & Design, IBM

Carolyn Heller Baird is the Global Research Leader for Customer Experience and Design with IBM’s Institute for Business Value (IBV), and the director and co-author of the customer experience study series, The Experience Revolution

Carolyn also directs the Chief Marketing Officer studies for the IBV’s C-suite series, and she has authored numerous reports on marketing trends, social engagement and Millennials. Her seasoned experience spans nearly 20 years in customer experience, developing digital transformation strategies with a focus on communications, marketing, branding and content development for IBM clients across multiple industries and geographies

Ran Gishri

Ran Gishri - VP Marketing , Taboola

Ran heads Taboola's global product marketing, online marketing and field marketing

Prior to joining Taboola, Ran held executive marketing and product management positions at Zend, BMC Software, Identify Software, MusicGenome and others. Most recently, Ran served as VP Marketing at Leadspace, a pioneer in social lead targeting

Ran holds an MBA from University of Manchester and BA in Computer Science and Economics from Bar-Ilan University

Ran Bergman

Ran Bergman, Chief Data Scientist, Deloitte Analytics

Ran Bergman is the Chief Data Scientist of Deloitte Analytics in Israel. Ran is an Analytics & modeling expert with more than 15 years of supporting organizations in improving business performance with the assistance of analytical tools

Ran has extensive experience serving clients in the variety of industries and has led projects of developing and implementing analytical deliveries in Israel and abroad

Ido Ron

Ido Ron - Watson Solutions Specialist, IBM Cognitive Solutions

Leading the technical aspects of Watson technology in Israel, covering solutions of Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Computing, which including Chat Bots and Data Analytics

Closely involved with the global developer ecosystem, develop technical sessions for the IBM Business Partners and build Demos and Poc's

Shila Ofek-Koifman

Shila Ofek-Koifman, Cognitive Information Analytics - HRL

Shila Ofek-Koifman manages the Cognitive Information Analytics department in the IBM Research Haifa Lab. The department focuses on research and development of Cognitive capabilities in the areas of information retrieval, social analytics, NLP, machine learning and user modeling, with applications to Cognitive language and discovery services, Collaboration tools, Conversation systems, Debating technologies and more

Shila has joined IBM in 2004, and prior to this role has managed the Information and Social Analytics Dept, and before that the Information Retrieval group. Shila has received multiple IBM awards for her research work and its contributions to the business

Merav Spektorovsky-Sasson

Merav Spektorovsky-Sasson - Digital & Strategy Services Line Leader

 Alexey Saltovski

Alexey Saltovski, Technology Department Manager, Tangram-Soft

אלכסי סלטובסקי משמש כמנהל אגף הטכנולוגיה של טנגרם – סופט ומנהל מרכז התמחות נתונים במטריקס (MatrixDATA).

בתפקידיו הקודמים שימש כמנהל תחום בסיסי נתונים של מטריקס והיה אחראי על ניהול והובלה מקצועית של תחום בסיסי נתונים, אספקת פתרונות ייעוץ עבור לקוחות וארגונים וליווי טכני של פעילות מול הלקוחות במתן פתרונות בסיסי נתונים ומכירת מוצרים ללקוחות החברה.

כמו כן הוביל את  מרכז התמחות DBA  במטריקס אשר מרכז תחת קורת גג אחד את כל שירותי ה-DBA של החברה.
 טרם הצטרפותו למטריקס, אלכסיי שימש כראש מדורDBA   בממר"מ, במסגרת שירות סדיר וקבע בצבא. לאלכסיי כ 10 שנות ניסיון בתחום בסיסי  נתונים ואבטחת מידע..

 Gali Konki

Gali Konki, Head of Product, LivePerson

גלי קונקי Head of Product של חברת לייבפרסון ( LivePerson), המובילה הגלובלית לפתרונות תקשורת דיגיטליים במובייל ובאונליין מסג׳ינג, המאפשרים קשר ישיר ומשמעותי בין לקוחות וחברות.

לקונקי מעל ל- 15 שנות ניסיון ב-R&D, פיתוח וניהול מוצר. בתפקידה האחרון הייתה סמנכ"לית מוצר בחברת IronSource.

לפני כן מלאה שורה של תפקידי ניהול בחברות BiScience ו- SAP. קונקי למדה את שני תאריה באוניברסיטת תל אביב: תואר ראשון מדעי המחשב וכלכלה ו- MBA עם התמחות בשיווק.

Eran Gery

Eran Gery, Distinguish Engineer, Watson IoT Customer Solutions

Eran Gery is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and CTO for IBM Watson IoT customer solutions team. Eran’s responsibility is to provide technical leadership to IBM Watson IoT technical professionals, and work with key customers on engineering transformations and successful solution deployments for the IBM IoT solution stack. Eran’s expertise includes Watson IoT Continuous Engineering, Watson IoT platform and industrial IoT solutions

Eran has over 20 years of experience within the complex systems domain and in application lifecycle management. This includes a wide range of ALM aspects, from portfolio management through architecture to delivery and testing. Transformation to agile and lean methods, Internet of Things Leverage, and lifecycle integration frameworks. Eran engages with key worldwide customers in the major IoT vertical markets such as Electronics, Automotive, Aerospace/Defense and other industries. He is also a frequent speaker in conferences and seminars worldwide. Prior to this Eran was the technical lead for IBM’s product line engineering solution, and the development manager and the principal architect of the Rhapsody MBE product at IBM. Eran was also part of the founding UML and SysML specification teams in the OMG. Eran holds an MSc and BSc degrees in computer science from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology