The IEEE Israel Conference of Students and Young Professionals 2017

March 7, 2017

Technion, Faculty of Electrical Engineering

 

09:00 – 09:45

Registration & Coffee
 

09:45 – 10:00

Welcome remarks

10:00 – 11:00

Keynote 1, Auditorium 280


Prof. Yossi Matias (VP Engineering Google) 

“On Science, Technology, and Innovation”

11:00 – 12:00

Keynote 2, Auditorium 280


Dr. Ran Gozali (Executive VP Rafael)

“R&D Challenges in a Competitive World”
 

12:00 – 13:30

Poster Session + Lunch onsite
 

13:30 – 15:45

Parallel Workshops (see below)
 

15:00 – 17:00

Coffee + Networking

 

Leadership and Entrepreneurship Workshops

13:30 – 14:15

Workshop 1, Auditorium 280


Prof. Milo Jones (IE Business School)

“Leadership in a Time of AI and Robotics”

14:15 – 15:00

Workshop 2, Auditorium 280


Nimrod Veroman (Yigal Arnon)

“המדריך המקוצר להקמת אקזיט החלומות ושבירת המיתוסים”

 

Career Development Workshops

13:30 – 14:15

Workshop 3, Auditorium 352


Ella Kogan (Executive Head Hunter and Recruiter)

“Developing and leveraging your personal brand and career”

14:15 – 15:00

Workshop 4, Auditorium 352


Amanie Brik (Technical Recruiting Specialist, Google)

“How Google works?”

 

Internet of Things (IoT) Workshop

15:00 – 15:45

Workshop 5, Room 352


Gil Paryanti (Intel)

“Specifics of Communication Aspects in IoT Technology”

09:00 – 15:00   Job fair in parallel with the convention

 

 

Speakers

 

Prof. Yossi Matias


Prof. Matias is Vice President of engineering in Google’s Search. He is also the managing director of Google R&D Center in Israel, with overall responsibility for Google research, development, and technology innovation in Israel. Under his leadership, the Israeli center has developed visible and core technologies in the areas of Search, Data Analytics, Gmail, YouTube, and Internet scale infrastructure, as well as pioneered an initiative of bringing online hundreds of heritage collections including the Yad Vashem photo archive and the Digital Dead Sea Scrolls.

A further information about Prof. Matias can be found here.

 

Dr. Ran Gozali 

Dr. Ran Gozali is an Executive VP in Rafael and heads the company’s Research, Development and Engineering Division, which supports all development programs of the company’s business units: Air and Inteligence, Air Supremacy, Ground and Marine Systems.

Prior to joining Rafael Dr. Gozali served as the CEO and President of Goji Solutions Ltd. a global company engaged in the development of unique solutions for thawing and heating systems for medical applications, sensing and software solutions for the oil & gas industries and a smart energy delivery for the food industry.

Dr. Gozali holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from Virginia Tech Univeristy/USA, an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Technion/Israel and a B.Sc. cum laude in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from the Univesity of Ben Gurion in the Negev, Israel.

 

Dr. Milo Jones 

Dr. MILO JONES is a Visiting Professor at IE business school in Madrid. At IE, he teaches “Intelligence Tools for the Finance Professional”, advanced non-market strategy courses, and a variety of Geopolitics-related courses in the MBA and Masters in Advanced Finance programs. Milo is also a staff member of Wal-Mart’s Leadership Academy, where he works with the retailer’s senior leadership on questions surrounding strategy, geopolitics and technology. In addition to Walmart, Milo’s experience in executive education extends to work with Axa, Accenture, Banco Santander, BHP Billiton, E&Y, Gestamp, Gulf Medical, Kimberly-Clark, Nikkei, Nissan, Renault, and Westpac Bank.

Milo has spoken at numerous intelligence, finance and geopolitics-related conferences, including Institutional Investor Forums, Euromoney, Oxford University, the World Knowledge Forum in Korea, and before intelligence-related groups in around the world.

In addition to teaching, Milo is the Managing Director of Inveniam Strategy. Inveniam Strategy specializes in non-market strategy and in applying the analytical tools and frameworks of Intelligence Community to business and financial issues; clients include Accenture, Axa, Kimberly Clark, Walmart, and one of Spain’s largest credit card issuers.

Milo also serves on the board of a private American food company with over $200 million in annual sales. He is a Fellow of the Salzburg Global Seminar, a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London, and a member of the Association of Former Intelligence Officers. You can follow him on twitter @inveniam.

Talk Description: In recent years, managers have been hearing more about Robotics, “Big Data” and Artificial Intelligence (AI), and their capabilities to transform business decision-making. At minimum, these technologies put enormous pressure on firms to keep innovating. But what are their wider implications for management? This session will look at how these technologies are already being applied in fields like Retailing, Finance, Consulting, the Law, Journalism and Medicine. It will then seek to answer questions like, “What have we learned about good management in this ‘Brave New World’? How do these technologies change optimal team structure and behaviour? In other words, what do we already know about making best use of teams as the impact of Robotics, Big Data and AI spread?”

 

Nimrod Vromen

Nimrod is a Partner in the Hi-Tech Department at Yigal Arnon & Co. Law Firm. Nimrod has been living and breathing the Israeli high-tech community for the past decade. Nimrod’s specialties: representation of private technology companies and Israeli and foreign venture capital funds (hundreds of transactions over almost a decade); emphasizing on private financing, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate and commercial matters. Nimrod holds an LLM and Executive MBA from Tel-Aviv University.

 

Gil Paryanti

Gil is a system engineering manager in the WioT division in Intel. Through the years Gil has been working on various aspects and subjects of digital telecomuunication products, in different positions and companies of various sizes. Gil’s passion is mostly for phsical layer aspects in different types of systems such as cellular modems, wireless connectivity, coherent optical communication, and others. Lately focused on how IoT product challenges affect system design, architecture and the development of new algorithms. Gil holds a BSc in EE from the Technion and MSc EE from BGU.

 

 

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