Dr. Orna Berry, Corporate Vice President Growth and Innovation EMC Centers of Excellence
In her 3 decades of career in the Israeli science, technology and venture capital industries Dr. Berry held a wide range of key positions among them: Chief Scientist of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Venture Partner at Gemini Israel Funds, Chairperson of PrimeSense, Chairperson of the Israel-Australia Chamber of Commerce, and the chairperson of the Executive Committee of the Academic College Tel Aviv-Jaffa. Dr. Berry will talk with us on her career, her involvement in establishing an EMC R&D branch in the Negev region and how it is to be a leading woman in a men-dominated industry.
6:00 Networking and Food 7:00 Fireside Chat 8:00 Networking
Hosted By Shahar Matorin, Director of Startup Grind Tel Aviv
Shahar Matorin has been involved in Israeli High-Tech, Internet and Digital industry since 1999 and has led lthe business development in InteGreat established 5 years ago. With a group of professional experts, Shahar can lead entrepreneurs from an idea to Worldwide Product Marketing. Shahar chooses to advise, accompany and assist entrepreneurs and mature companies in their way to the digital world since that is what he does best. Email: [masked]
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Startup Grind is an event series and website designed to help educate, inspire, and connect local entrepreneurs. Each month we welcome an amazing speaker who shares their story with our community and tells us what worked, what didn't, and what they'll do differently next time. It's an amazing opportunity to learn from the best, network with other members of the startup community, and improve your chances of entrepreneurial success.