Last Year Agenda

Day 1 


8:30 AM

Networking Breakfast

9:00 AM

Worldwide Case Studies | Keynote Speakers

Do’s and Don’ts of building global corporate

innovation platform.

​Dan Seewald
Head of World Wide Innovation at Pfizer

How Large Enterprises Struggle with Innovation and How the Innovation Ecosystem Leads to Long-term Benefits

Yaniv Garty
VP at Intel, and General Manager of Intel Israel

Driving Innovation through Partnerships

Idit Gazit Berger

Technical Director, One Commercial Partner, MEA at Microsoft

10:20 AM

Coffee Break

10:50 AM

Worldwide Case Studies | Keynote Speakers

Launching of The Dun's Disruptive competition

Efrat Segev

VP Data & Business Development at Dun & Bradstreet

Why work culture eats strategy and process for breakfast & innovation for lunch, lessons learned from Disney

Christopher Chapman
Former Disney Innovation & Creative Executive

Innovation driven corporate culture

Dr. Amira Sharon

Executive VP, CTO at Israel Aerospace Industries

Panel Discussion: Israel as Innovation Nation


Itay Zetelny

Partner at Ernst & Young Israel 

Sagi Dagan

Vice President, Growth Division at Israel Innovation Authority

Dr. Andy David

Director of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Technology department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel

Ilana Averkin, 

Director, Chief Innovation Officer and R&D at Israel Aerospace Industries

Efrat Duvdevani, 

Director General at Peres Center for Peace and Innovation

12:30 PM

1:30 PM


Practical Workshops | 3 Tracks

Launching Innovation Eco-System

Advanced Innovation

Open Innovation

Corporate innovation: Master the game

The journey from AI to ROI: Transforming mountains of data into insight and strategy

Ahi Gvirtsman, Partner at Duco

Digital Innovation: Journey from Ideas to Results

Innovation eco-system canvas: The absolute essentials of launching innovation eco-systems in corporations

Building effective CVC Fund 

Ahi Gvirtsman, Partner at Duco

Henry Chen Weinstein
CEO @ Cockpit Innovation Founder @ Global Startup Challenge, Israel

Laurent Fratty, 

Head of Digital Services, Microsoft Israel

David Refael, Director, R&D at Razor Labs

Creating innovation at a state owned enterprise

Maya Calderon,

VP Innovation at Israeli Postal Company

Measuring immeasurable outcomes of corporate innovation

Avichay Cohen, 

Co-Founder and CFO at Duco

Adi Ben Nesher, 

Senior Digital Strategy  & Transformation Advisor, Microsoft Israel

3:30 PM

Networking Session

4:30 PM

End Day 1

Day 2

8:30 AM

Networking Breakfast


9:00 AM

Worldwide Master Classes | 3 Tracks

Innovation Culture

Internal Innovation 

Technology leads innovation

Open Innovation

How To Build Effective Teams Based on Individual Employees’ Talents

How a major South African bank managed to produce over 50 apps in less than 12 months

Intellectual Property meeting corporate innovation Panel

Eran Soroker, Founding Partner, Soroker Agmon Nordman, IP & beyond

Dan Seewald
Head of World Wide Innovation at Pfizer

Ariel Negrin, 

Technology Strategist Lead, Financial Sector Expert at Microsoft 

Maayan Bronstein, Development Director at Neviot

Ram Ben Yehuda, Senior VP at Orcam

Sharone Godesh,

Head of Patent Department at

Soroker Agmon Nordman

The secret to dealing with strict rules?

Ignore / upgrade or find a more scenic route!

From concept to launch - in 8 months

Startups network: How to build an effective startup community around your brand

Dr. Marina Granovskaya

Associate Professor @ UCD, Ireland

Director of R&D and Innovation @ Ferring, Russia

Ariel Negrin, 

Technology Strategist Lead, Financial Sector Expert at Microsoft 

Hadas Buskila
Head of Network Development

at BE ALL, Israel

The secret sauce of corporate incubation – not what you expected

Customer story for Israeli market - Phoenix Insurance

Key Success Factors in Technology Cooperation between Corporate and Startup

Shachaf Snir, 

Global Innovation Lead at Amdocs

Avi Manaim, 
Chief Innovation Officer at The Israeli Phoenix

Nir Tel Oren, 

Senior Director R&D, IAI 

How Microsoft accelerates innovation with Open Source

Stories of Innovation across Industries

Adir Ron, Open Innovation Lead at Microsoft

Ady Mor-Biran, 

Product Manager, Azure, MEA at Microsoft

Building strong mentoring networks inside organizations 

Mey Cohen Jacobson, Digital Marketing  and Community Manager at Netivei Israel

11:30 AM

Coffee Break

12:00 PM

International Master Classes | Keynote Speakers

The role of government-backed accelerators in encouraging corporate innovation.

Alexandra Filatova

Head of International Development at GenerationS, RVC, Russia

3 key aspects and 3 tips to success when building an
internal innovation process

Susana Jurado

Head of Innovation Portfolio-Product Innovation at Telefónica, Spain

Mikhail Nikulin

Innovation Director at ILIM Group

Panel: Global Innovative Communications - The Secret Spice

The panel led by Mayan Nave 

Owner at Now-You Global Communications, USA

Meny Avrahami

CEO at IFAT Media Information

Lior Sethon

Vice President and Deputy General Manager of the Aftermarket Division at Mobilyey

1:30 PM


2:30 PM

Field Trips 

The Library, 

Innovation as a platform at Tel Aviv Municipality

Rinat Guy, Innovation Manager at Tel Aviv Municipality

BE ALL, The Largest Co-Working Space in Tel Aviv

Working with Israeli Startups, how to find the best match

Dan Balter, CEO and Founder @Duco, Founder @Global Startup Challenge

Day 3 


09:00 AM

Field Trips 

09:20 AM

The Israeli Innovation Center - Peres Center For Peace and Innovation

The Israeli Innovation Center is the first and largest visitor's center of its kind.
It presents the incredible story of Israel, the "innovation nation", showcases the diverse fields and people behind Israeli innovation, and welcomes visitors from Israel and around the world with the aim of promoting a better future of prosperity and peace.
Partners in this journey of innovation include government ministries, multinational corporations, and the start-up community.

11:00 AM

12:00 PM


Innovate your organization using technology​

Compie serves as the technological branch of leading organizations in Israel, establishing and managing R&D centers and out-source teams. Our developers are driven by the passion to express their technological creativity and uncompromising professionalism. Those values were set by our Co-founders, 8200 and Ministry of Defense alumni.

Ariel Zadok

CTO at Comie


2:00 PM

Barclays Accelerator, Powered by Techstars - Tel Aviv

This unique partnership between Barclays and Techstars brings two networks together into one accelerator program that offers entrepreneurs unprecedented access not only to a world leading bank but also to Techstars international mentor and investor relationships.

Here in the Tel Aviv program, we seek awesome founders with disruptive startups in the areas of Financial Technology, Cyber Security, Insurance Tech and Enterprise Software.

Hilla Ovil-Brenner,

Managing Director at Barclays Tel Aviv powered by Techstars

4:00 PM

SAP Labs Israel (Raanana)

The R&D center in Israel usually referred to as SAP Labs Israel, is one of the global strategic development centers for SAP, the world’s largest provider of enterprise application software. 

Gilles Atlan, Innovation Manager

at SAP Innovation Services

5:40 PM

Back  to Tel Aviv, End Day 3

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