4th Annual International Cybersecurity Conference

September 14th-15th, 2014 Smolarz Auditorium, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Dr. Orna Berry


Corporate Vice President Growth and Innovation EMC Centers of Excellence EMEA and the US


Dr. Berry is a recognized entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in the Israeli science, technology and venture capital industries. She is known for her efforts to promote excellence, entrepreneurship and innovation in Israeli society. Dr. Berry has held a wide range of key positions with significant social and public impact throughout her career – she was a founding partner of Ornet Data Communications Ltd. She held the position of Chief Scientist of the Ministry of Industry and Trade in the Israeli government, served as the Chairperson of the Israeli Venture Capital Funds Association (IVA) and was previously a Venture Partner at Gemini Israel Funds. Dr. Berry has also held a number of positions related to consulting and management of scientific research at Fibronics, IBM , Intel and UNISYS. Dr. Berry also served as a Director at PrimeSense, which was recently acquired by Apple. In her last posion Dr. Berry was Corporate Vice President and the General Manager of the EMC Center of Excellence in Israel. Currently Dr. Berry serves as the Corporate Vice President Growth and Innovation EMC Centers of Excellence EMEA (Israel, Ireland, Russia and Egypt) and the US (Uta and South Carolina), Chairperson of the Israel-Australia Chamber of Commerce (IACC), representative on IAESI's Board of Directors and as the chairperson of the Executive Committee of the Academic College Tel Aviv-Jaffa.
Most recently, she was the recipient of the "Yakirat Ha'Negev" award from Ben Gurion University, which recognized her achievements and excellence in the technology industry, as well as her successful entrepreneurship ventures and profound involvement in establishing an EMC R&D branch in the Negev region.