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NEW RETAIL IS HERE

The coronavirus pandemic has changed everything, from the way we live, to the way we work, and the way we shop. It has accelerated the transformation of the retail industry like never before.

New Retail, a term coined by Jack Ma of Alibaba, is the seamless merger of online and offline commerce through the digitization of the entire retail value chain. The new reality is very clear: retailers and brands who will not invest in technology and move to New Retail will stay behind.

New Retail Fest is a global community of retailers, brands, retail tech and eCommerce companies, startups, investors, tech companies and everyone involved in the retail technology world. Our events present practical solutions that enable retailers and brands to stay relevant in these difficult times, connect decision makers and enable the creation of new business opportunities.

We invite you to join our events to learn what’s coming next, showcase your solutions to a high quality audience of decision makers, make new connections and take your business to the next level!

Meet & Connect

Meet & connect with the people behind the most innovative startups in retail technology, the leading brands, retailers and big technology companies.

Watch & Learn

Choose from over 15 sessions including inspiring keynotes, panel discussions, fireside chats and more. See the most promising retail technology startups and the leading retailers.

Present & Win

Pitch your startup at the New Retail Fest Startup Competition for a chance to win some amazing prizes (and attract investors along the way).

1,200

attendees

52

speakers

32

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25

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM OUR PAST EDITIONS

Our past editions were highly successful, attracting more than 1,000 attendees from the retail tech community.

2020 SPEAKERS

All of our tracks & sessions are held in English
Lihi Pinto-Fryman
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Lihi Pinto-Fryman

CRO & Co-Founder

Syte

Lior Sion
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Lior Sion

CTO & Founder

Bringg

Ariel Cohen
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Ariel Cohen

Director of Global Strategic Alliances

Trax Retail

Zvika Baida
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Zvika Baida

EVP. Chief Customer Officer

Shufersal

Pawel Swidzinski
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Pawel Swidzinski

Business Development Manager

RTB House

Meirav Peled
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Meirav Peled

Director of Partnerships

Riskified

Eanna Kenny
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Eanna Kenny

Account Executive

Fivetran

Erez Shachar
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Erez Shachar

Managing Partner

Qumra Capital

Eran Westman
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Eran Westman

Partner

Viola Growth

Omri Green
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Omri Green

Partner

Grove Ventures

Michael Gabay
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Michael Gabay

Co-Founder & CEO

Trigo

Kobi Bentkovski
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Kobi Bentkovski

Co-Founder & CEO

Water.io

Avital Stergold
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Avital Sterngold

General Manager, Israel Market

Fabric

Mark Granot
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Mark Granot

VP, General Manager, Applause Israel

Applause

Kobi Laxer
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Kobi Laxer

Chairman

Spotango

Ido Merkado
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Ido Merkado

Head of IoT

Trax VS Director of product

Jonathan Seroussi
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Jonathan Seroussi

Director of Engineering and Site Lead

Dropbox

Chemi Katz
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Chemi Katz

Co-Founder & CEO

Namogoo

Jonathan Yaffe
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Jonathan Yaffe

Co-Founder & CEO

AnyRoad

Soli Moshfeghian
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Soli Moshfeghian

Creative Director

R/GA

Tal Eden
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Tal Eden

CTO

Curve

Ben Pelled
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Ben Pelled

Founder & CEO

New Retail Fest

PAST SPEAKERS

All of our tracks & sessions are held in English
Steve Lidbury
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Steve Lidbury

Managing Principal

Eight Inc.

Uri Hayik
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Uri Hayik

CTO

IBM Israel

Greg Fancher
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Greg Fancher

SVP & Chief Information Officer

Express

John Mooney
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John Mooney

Brand Creative Director

ASOS.com

Maayan Priluk
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Maayan Priluk

TV Journalist & Entrepreneur

Channel 12, Keshet

Adir Zimerman
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Adir Zimerman

Co-Founder and Chairman

SCREEMO

Jeyandran Venugopal
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Jeyandran Venugopal

Chief Technology Officer

Myntra

Lihi Pinto Fryman
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Lihi Pinto Fryman

CMO & Co-Founder

Syte

Terry Song
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Terry Song

Sr. Director - Strategic Investment

JD.com

Karina van den Oever
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Karina van den Oever

Principal

Elixirr

Yonatan Machado
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Yonatan Machado

Investor

Samsung NEXT

Phil Jeudy
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Phil Jeudy

Director US

ZTP

Amir Schlachet
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Amir Schlachet

Co-Founder and CEO

Global-e

Phil Staub
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Phil Staub

Executive Chairman

General Pants

Gadi Mikles
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Gadi Mikles

Head of Product

eBay

Amir
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Amir Ofek

CEO

CyberInt

cohen
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Daniel Cohen

General Partner

Viola Ventures

Daniel Levit
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Daniel Levit

MEA Cloud Platform Business Manager

Google

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Sivan Pnini

Creative Director - Digital Specialist & YouTuber

Alon Melchner
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Alon Melchner

Founder & CEO

Mixed.Place

Yael Meirow
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Yael Meirow

Head of Retail & CPG

Facebook Israel

Yehiel Atias
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Yehiel Atias

Co-Founder & CEO

Hexa

Brian Kalms
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Brian Kalms

Partner

Elixirr

Mithun Sundar
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Mithun Sundar

Chief Revenue Officer

Myntra

Jude Reter
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Jude Reter

VP of Digital Experiences

Express

Yael Kochman
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Yael Kochman

Partner

Re:Tech

Alla Foht
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Alla Foht

Partner

Re:Tech

AVI VIZEL
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Avi Vizel

Development Advocate, Startups & Developers Ecosystem

IBM Israel

Ilan Rado
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Ilan Rado

VP Product

RFKeeper

Roei Livneh
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Roei Livneh

Founder & CEO

Curve

Korin Avraham
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Korin Avraham

Owner

Ya Salam Fashion Blog

Maya Hagoel
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Maya Hagoel

Head of Growth, EMEA & APAC

Riskified

Avihay Feld
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Avihay Feld

COO

Browzwear

Ran Zfoni
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Ran Zfoni

Co-Founder & CEO

mmuze

Daniel Gabay
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Daniel Gabay

Co-Founder & CTO

Trigo Vision

Lior Sion
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Lior Sion

Co-Founder & CTO

Bringg

Amir Konigsberg
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Dr. Amir Konigsberg

CEO & Co-Founder

Twiggle

Liad Agmon
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Liad Agmon

Founder & CEO

Dynamic Yield

Eyal Kaplan
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Eyal Kaplan

Head of EMEA Region

BrandTotal

Tal Catran
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Tal Catran

Founder, Speaker

TC Holdings

VP Marketing
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Daniela Perlmutter

VP Marketing

CyberInt

Eran Bielski
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Eran Bielski

General Partner

Entrée Capital

Dov Yarkoni
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Dov Yarkoni

CEO

Nielsen Innovate Fund

Judah Taub
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Judah Taub

Managing Partner

Hetz Ventures

Galit Moor
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Galit Moor

Marketing & Retail Consultant

Shopoholist

2020 SPONSORS

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Fivetran
Dropbox
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Dell
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visa
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Pepper
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2019 SPONSORS

IBM 2
ebay
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asos
Renuar
Cyberint
Riskified
Viola Ventures
Global e
RFkeeper
mmuze
Browzwear
Brandtotal
Mixed Place
hexa
Syte
Trigo
Curve
Buywith

PAST ATTENDING COMPANIES

The following is just a sample of some of the companies that attended our past editions. You can expect to meet decision makers from these companies and similar at our next editions.
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FALL 2020 PROGRAM

11 Nov 2020, 11:00 Israel Standard Time (IST)

Link to Virtual Event Will be Emailed to Registered Attendees

The virtual platform includes: main stage speaking sessions, chat & networking with event attendees, 1 on 1 meetings, engaging polls, sponsor booths & more.

Ben Pelled
Ben Pelled Founder & CEO @ New Retail Fest

The coronavirus pandemic has changed everything, from the way we live to the way we work and the way we shop. 

The new reality is very clear: the retailers that will invest in and embrace the latest technology will finish on top. The rest will slowly die.

Retail Disrupt is a global community of retail tech and eCommerce companies, global retail brands, fast growing startups, technology providers, investors, and everyone involved in the retail technology world. Our events present practical solutions that enable retailers to stay relevant in these difficult times, connect decision makers and enable the creation of new business opportunities.

We invite you to join our virtual events to learn what’s coming next, to showcase your solutions to a high quality audience of decision makers, and to take your business to the next level!

10mins
Lihi Pinto-Fryman
Lihi Pinto-Fryman CRO & Co-Founder @ Syte

Session

COVID-19 dramatically accelerated the shift toward eCommerce, ushering in a new era of customer experience in which shoppers’ expectations are raising the bar for brands. Through their habits, technology, and lifestyle, today’s shoppers are reinventing the customer journey. The brands that will come out on top are the ones that understand how to create product discovery experiences that cater to the new consumer. This presentation will delve into the key defining factors of COVID-era consumer behavior and share tested and true strategies for brands to thrive in the experience [r]evolution.

Speaker

In 2015, a frustrating chase after an unidentifiable red dress sent Lihi on a mission to make shopping delightful, seamless, and intuitive, and so, Syte was born. With more than 15 years of experience in entrepreneurship and finance, including her role as VP of Private Banking at Bank Leumi (UK), Lihi has led Syte to the top 1% of fastest-growing SaaS companies worldwide.

Company

Syte is the world’s first end-to-end product discovery platform, powered by visual AI. We enable brands and retailers to seamlessly connect shoppers with products they love.

Syte was founded in 2015 and has raised $72 million to date.

15mins
Lior Sion
Lior Sion, CTO & Founder @ Bringg

Speaker

Lior, previously CTO of GetTaxi and Clarizen, is a serial entrepreneur with years of experience and know-how in disrupting the delivery industry. He is a leader and a hacker at heart who has been enthusiastically active in the open source community and the local startup community for years, contributing, mentoring and helping others with his technical and product experience.

Company

Bringg is a global technology provider helping organizations improve their customer experience by making fast, convenient, cost-effective delivery a reality. We work with leading brands in industries like Retail, Grocery, Restaurants, Logistics, Field Services, Healthcare, and Distribution to help them engineer the best fulfillment and delivery operational models, based on their own business requirements and goals.

Bringg was founded in 2013 and has raised $85 million so far.

15mins
Ariel Cohen
Ariel Cohen, Director of Global Strategic Alliances @ Trax Retail

Trax is the world leader in computer vision solutions for retail. Trax offers best-in-class in-store execution tools, market measurement services and data science solutions that are fundamentally transforming how in-store retail data is being collected, viewed and analysed. With Trax, consumer goods manufacturers and retailers can improve product availability, reduce distribution gaps, identify category opportunities and increase their sales immediately.

Trax has been chosen globally as a strategic partner by over 175 clients in over 50 countries. Some of the world’s top brands such as Coca-Cola, AB InBev, Nestle, Henkel and P&G among others leverage Trax globally to increase efficiency and business growth. Trax is headquartered in Singapore with offices across Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, North America and South America.

15mins
Pawel Swidzinski
Pawel Swidzinski, Business Development Manager @ RTB House

Session

2020 will long be remembered as the momentous and turbulent year. While digital economy arises as a clear and sustainable winner, there’s now a bewildering amount of competitive activities online – both among advertisers and marketing technology providers which poses a challenge that can only be overcome by offering innovation matching the magnitude of changes. RTB House, with its entirely deep learning algorithms fuelled advertising, comes up with a few ideas on how to stand out from the crowd by delivering dynamically personalized experience at every step of the digital customer journey.

Speaker

Trusted C-suites advisor on boosting marketing strategies with technology to help organizations achieve unprecedented ROAS at scale

Company

RTB House provides dynamically personalized marketing technologies for top brands. Its proprietary real-time bidding ad buying engine is the world’s first powered entirely by deep learning algorithms.

15mins

Ben PelledLior SionMeirav PeledErez ShacharEran Westman

Moderator: Ben Pelled, Founder & CEO @ New Retail Fest

  • Lior Sion, CTO & Founder @ Bringg
  • Meirav Peled, Director of Partnerships @ Riskified
  • Erez Shachar, Managing Partner @ Qumra Capital
  • Eran Westman, Partner @ Viola Growth

Jack Ma of Alibaba coined the term “New Retail” to describe the seamless integration between the offline and online in retail, and how big data, AI and the digitization of the entire retail value chain will be the new normal. 

In this panel we’ll discuss what “New Retail” will look like in a post-COVID world, and what brands and retailers should do to come back from the crisis and face the existing challenges of growing competition from eCommerce giants like Amazon and Alibaba, reduced margins and growing customer expectations.

45mins

Omri GreenMichael GabayKobi BentkovskiAvital Stergold

Moderator: Omri Green, Partner @ Grove Ventures

Speakers:

  • Michael Gabay, Co-Founder & CEO @ Trigo
  • Kobi Bentkovski, Co-Founder & CEO @ Water.io
  • Avital Sterngold, General Manager, Israel Market @ Fabric
  • Ido Merkado, Head of IoT @ Trax VS Director of product

The retail industry has been an industry in transition for years now, with the growth of eCommerce putting pressure on brands and retailers. Then came COVID – and accelerated this transition by orders of magnitude.

This has forced retailers to find an appropriate balance between physical and digital channels and invest in IoT, SaaS and big data to deliver a better customer experience with improved retail operations efficiency.

In this panel we will focus on hardware & AI in the retail domain. We will ask our speakers how they see their customers adapting to the new normal, and how they’re preparing and building for a post-COVID world. We will also cover the latest trends in the industry and how they have accelerated or declined in the face of COVID.

45mins
Zvika Baida
Ben Pelled with Zvika Baida, EVP, Chief Customer Officer @ Shufersal

Speaker

Zvika leads the company’s customer strategy and customer centricity transformation. He initiated and established the Customer and Service Division (500 employees). He leads the digital transformation and omni channel strategy, implements and managing the CRM systems, develops tools for measuring, monitoring and managing customer satisfaction.

Zvika defines the group’s CX and service policy in all fields of activity, and implementing it in various retail activities including: Online Retail, Offline (350 stores), Drug stores chain (BE), financial services, Food services (B2B) and more.

Zvika also heads corporate communications: promoting Shufersal’s strategy and strengthen the brand by planning and executing of external and internal communication & PR activities around business objectives. He leads consumer relations of the private ‘Shufersal’ label (4,500 SKU’s, in all the fields of FMCG) and is responsible for crisis management and crisis readiness, recall events and other media events.

Company

Shufersal, established in 1958, is Israel’s largest retail chain, operating 277 stores nationwide, covering a total area of 540,997 square meters, and employing approximately 13,000 employees. Annual revenues in 2019 reached $3.9 Billion USD.

20mins
Jonathan Seroussi
Jonathan Seroussi, Director of Engineering and Site Lead @ Dropbox

Session

This year’s crisis has been a catalyst for catapulting us all into the future of work. How can you make sure your company or teams continue to work and collaborate in this time of unprecedented shifts? One thing is certain; tech is playing a more critical role than ever in enabling business continuity. Join Jonathan Seroussi, Director of Research & Development for Dropbox Israel, to understand how we can help you make the shift into the future of work with a cloud-based collaboration strategy focused on data migration to the cloud, electronic signature and collaboration across open ecosystems.

Speaker

Jonathan leads the team that develop a significant part of the Dropbox Business tools and functionalities. He holds significant entrepreneurial experience having managed Visual Tao’s development center in Israel for four years and then sold it to Autodesk in 2009 and subsequently establishing the startup Jumper Labs which developed a virtual testing system for its IOT products.

Company

Dropbox is one place to keep life organized and keep work moving. With more than 600 million registered users across 180 countries, we’re on a mission to design a more enlightened way of working.

15mins
Chemi Katz
Chemi Katz, Co-Founder & CEO @ Namogoo

Session

Ecommerce retailers invest greatly into optimize their customer journey and increase conversion. But 20% of their site visitors are disrupted by unauthorized ad injections that lure them away to competitors. Namogoo’s consumer-side technology prevents Customer Journey Hijacking by identifying and blocking unauthorized ad injections in real time, ensuring that your online customers receive precisely the optimized customer journey you’ve designed. Over 250 global brands today are preventing Customer Journey Hijacking from stealing their customers and increasing conversion rates by 1.5%-5%.

Speaker

With over 17 years of experience in the security, commerce and advertising spaces, Chemi is an experienced visionary and serial entrepreneur who has been building disruptive technologies.

Prior to co-founding Namogoo, Chemi was General Manager of DoubleVerify Israel and co-founded Seapai and Reissod. Earlier in his career, Chemi led Production Operations at LivePerson.

Company

Namogoo has pioneered the market of Customer Hijacking Prevention to power superior digital experiences and business results for online enterprises. Our disruptive client-side technology identifies and blocks unauthorized ads injected into consumer web sessions that divert them to competitors, drive conversion downward, and damage brand equity.

The world’s largest retailers rely on Namogoo’s machine learning solutions to deliver distraction-free customer journeys and consistently enhance eCommerce KPIs.

15mins
Eanna Kenny, Account Executive @ Fivetran

Speaker

Eanna is an Account Executive at Fivetran responsible for driving customer adoption and success in the Israeli market. Prior to Fivetran, Eanna worked at LinkedIn and Salesforce driving digital transformation to enable business growth across a number of key markets and verticals.

Company

Fivetran fully automated connectors sync data from cloud applications, databases, event logs and more into your data warehouse.

15mins
Soli Moshfeghian
Soli Moshfeghian, Creative Director @ R/GA

R/GA designs businesses and brands for a more human future.

R/GA is an international innovation consultancy headquartered in New York, with additional offices in major cities around the world. The agency’s parent company is IPG one of the “Big Four” agency companies, alongside WPP, Publicis and Omnicom. R/GA creates advertising and marketing products based in technology and design.

10mins
Jonathan Yaffe
Jonathan Yaffe, Co-Founder & CEO @ AnyRoad

Founded in San Francisco in 2014 by Jonathan and Daniel Yaffe, AnyRoad is a leader in a new category of software called Experience Relationship Management (ERM).

Over 200 brands including Anheuser-Busch, Honda, and the Golden State Warriors partner with AnyRoad to offer extraordinary experiences and draw insights from data to connect better with customers.

AnyRoad is funded by Andreessen Horowitz, Rally Ventures, Precursor Ventures, and Marc Benioff.

10mins
Kobi Laxer
Kobi Laxer, Chairman @ Spotango

Speaker

Kobi Laxer servers as the the CEO of NALA Digital Commerce – a public listed company in the TLV stock exchange (TLV:NALA), as well as the Chairman of Spotango.

Company

Our Stations are pop-up ready retail spaces, in super prime locations all around the world.
Brands can book our spaces online and according to their needs, from one day to a full month or more.
At every Spotango Station, brands can finally have a place to sell their products in the highest standards of retail and become part of Spotango global community of brands, that use our stations as well as our Online PopUps etc.

 

10mins
Tal Eden
Tal Eden, CTO @ Curve

Session

People tend to think of AI based components as stable and reusable software components. This is often not the case. The performance of learning machines degrades over time and events that severely impact the data fed into these machines (like Covid-19) can render them useless. In the lecture we will understand these processes and discuss a few ways to prevent the degradation of your AI services.

Speaker

Tal is a veteran data scientist and algorithm developer and has been leading data science teams in the past several years.

In his previous positions, he served as the Chief Data Scientist of the Sheba Innovation Center, leading research and development of end to end AI-based medical solutions and as the head of data science at Shoodoo Analytics leading the development of autonomous AI tools.

Tal has a strong industry and academic background in mathematics and computer science, and he is also a licensed clinical psychologist.

Company

Curve’s Machine Learning prediction technology is designed to provide businesses with unbiased and accurate forecasts on different aspects of the business. Curve’s platform suggests actionable insights on how to improve sales, inventory management, and cash flow planning. Curve’s users are Sales Managers, CFOs, Supply Chain Managers, Marketing, and e-Comm Managers. Our forecast serves as a basis for decisions and cross-company planning. Curve’s solutions include the following capabilities – Sales prediction and Inventory optimization Expect 10%-15% accuracy improvement, avoid out of stock and overstocks – Lead scoring Priorities your leads to target the right ones to increase sales – Credit default prediction Get better control of the organization’s cash flow and avoid risky transactions – Dynamic pricing Present the ideal price at the right time – Comparison of sales performance to an industry benchmark.

10mins
Mark Granot
Mark Granot VP, General Manager, Applause Israel @ Applause

Speaker

As VP and General Manager of Applause in Israel, Mark is responsible for growing all elements of the business – facilitating growth, increasing revenues, and acquiring customers – in the area.

Mark is an accomplished executive and entrepreneur with more than 20 years of business development and sales experience at Israeli startups and leading hi-tech companies including Oracle, Matrix, and Malam-Team.

Before joining Applause, Mark led Ratio through a successful exit. And with Nanorep, as the VP of Alliances and Partners, Mark built lasting business relationships that helped with another successful exit when the company was acquired by LogMeIn.

Mark received both his Bachelor of Economics and Master of Business Administration degrees from Tel Aviv University.

Company

Applause is the worldwide leader in crowdtesting and digital quality. Software is at the heart of how all brands engage users, and digital experiences must work flawlessly everywhere.

With our testers available on-demand around the globe, Applause provides brands with a full suite of testing and feedback capabilities. This approach drastically improves testing coverage, eliminates the limitations of offshoring and traditional QA labs, and speeds time-to-market for websites, mobile apps, IoT, and in-store experiences.

Thousands of leading companies — including Ford, Fox, Google, and Dow Jones — rely on Applause as a best practice to deliver high-quality digital experiences that customers love.

10mins

The expo will be open throughout the event, but if you’d like to watch all speaking sessions, you can use this time to visit the expo and chat with attendees.

Open Expo

The Expo area will have virtual vendor booth with pre-recorded video or live video, special promotions and dedicated chatrooms.

Virtual Networking

Networking lets you network just like you would at an in-person event. Our connection discovery tool pairs people up in one-on-one conversations via live video.

Open Attendee Sessions

The sessions area is for live group breakouts, where attendees can gather around virtual roundtables and collaborate.

90mins

VIRTUAL EVENT PLATFORM

Our virtual event platform offers multiple interactive areas that are optimized for connecting and engaging. Attendees can move in and out of rooms just like an in-person event and enjoy great content and connections. The results? High show-up rates, low drop-off rates, and happy attendees.

Our attendees can:

✓ Attend full-fledged live events
✓ Join hands-on sessions
✓ Visit expo booths
✓ Meet 1-on-1

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ABOUT US

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