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About our lecturers


Dr. Oren Zuckerman
miLAB Founder and Co-Director

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 2007
Dr. Zuckerman conducted research on innovative forms of human-computer interaction for creative thinking and playful learning. Prior to his academic activities, he co-founded and managed uTOK Inc. Dr. Zuckerman received the prestigious Technology Pioneer award from the World Economic Forum at its 2001 annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.



Mr. Ron Reiter
Web applications developer at Any.DO

specializing both in front end and back end web development. He is an ex-technological unit alumni of the IDF, with 8 years of programming experience, but with a passion for programming from a very young age.



Dr. Guy Hoffman
miLAB Co-Director

Dr. Guy Hoffman is Assistant Professor in the School of Communication of IDC Herzliya, and co-director of the IDC Media Innovation Lab. Before, he was a research fellow at the Georgia Institute of Technology and MIT. Dr. Hoffman holds a Ph.D from MIT in the field of human-robot interaction, and an M.Sc. in Computer Science from Tel Aviv University. He also studied animation at Parsons School of Design in NYC. His research deals with human-machine and human-robot interaction, and he studies the relationships between technology, design, communication, and data. He won several academic awards for his papers, has staged the first human-robot joint theater play, and developed a robotic musician that improvises with human players, to wide international acclaim. His research and design work has been awarded numerous awards, and covered in the international press, including CNN, The New York Times, Suddeutsche Zeitung, Science, and even Comedy Central.



Mr. Gilad Haimov
Expert Android platform developer

Technological adviser to leading Israeli mobile technology companies. Founding member of the Israeli Android Developer Assoc. Bringing vast experience from over 16 years of developing, architecting, managing and mentoring highly complex R&D projects, with special experience in image processing algorithms, communication protocols, Android internals, cloud computing and complex graphics. At his spare time, if any, enjoys photography, Qigong, traveling and historical reading. A clumsy but slowly improving dancer.



Mr. Oren Farhi
Frontend councilor, Javascript and UI Expert

Over the last five years, Oren has engaged with Javascript development and architecture, and over the last two years has led the JS group in Tikal and gave lectures.
Oren supports best practices for development and architecture in UI and JS, organized code, scalability and correct code maintenance.
Follow @orizens at his blog



Mr. Oleg Imanilov

Proud father of 2 boys.
15 years of experience in programming, mostly in Java.
Over the last few years started working with Android and Arduino.
See Oleg's latest project: ADK sign language translator glove


Dan Elkayan
Android Developer, OnO Apps

From playing with my Arduino(s) and tweaking electronics more than a year and a half ago, I've left my garage and started the journey of exploring the endless possibilities of the Android application development: bringing good apps to greatness, hacking and making beautiful UIs and all without forgetting my origins - skateboarding on Fridays.


Royi Benyossef
Android-client tech lead, Vidmind

I have been developing mobile applications for about 3 years, during which, i was as active as I could in the android community for the past 2 years by filling roles such as: Android community manager for the "The Cantina", CEO and co-founder for the "Israeli android association" and Co-founder and event organizer for GTUG Herzeliya.


Ran Nachmany
co-founder, CTO at eStudyX

Ran brings over than 14 years in developing multidisciplinary projects, managing R&D teams, designing project from scratch to launch and turning ideas into products. Ran develops for Android since 2009, and spends his time between consulting, training and building top-notch applications either for small start-ups or large organizations.


Roman Landenband
Founder, Tourrific

I scratched my interests in High Tech for a long time, and been writing code for the the front-end, back-end and of course mobile (for both iOS and Android).
Love talking about development methodologies, programming languages and design for any purpose.. better harder stronger!
Right now I am founding a startup called "Tourrific" (feel free to check out our "Alpha" Android App!)


Yaron Budowski
Co-Founder and CTO at Touchbase.it

Started programming when I was around 10 (Pascal for win :-) ). Messed around with various fields, ranging from reverse engineering and embedded programming to web and mobile development.
A Vim fanatic (wrote VimPdb, an open source Vim-Python-Debugger extension) and an avid Android developer (wrote Budoist, an open source to-do list).
Also an ordained minister of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster :-P

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More lectures April 1, 2012 10:39 AM Amir L.
About our lecturers December 5, 2012 9:47 AM Amir L.
About GDG Herzeliya August 25, 2015 1:12 PM Elad G.

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