Startup event: Expo & Experts

Startup event: Expo & Experts

Conference | Exhibition

Tuesday, June 28th, 2022


- Porter Building(Auditorium & Lobby)


Cyber Week is proud to invite you to join us at our Startup Event – Expo & Experts taking place during Cyber Week 2022. Dedicated to showcasing Israel’s thriving startup ecosystem, this event will provide the perfect space for entrepreneurs and innovators this June. Startups, investors, CISOs and everyone with a thirst for creativity, are invited to network and meet the hottest companies that are shaking up the cyber industry. Packed with a half-day startup exhibition and expert panels, attendees will gain hands-on advice, business predications and thought-leadership from CISOs, Industry Experts, VCs, Startups and more.









All afternoon Startup Exhibition: Meet the top Israeli cyber startups presenting their latest technology


Gathering & Networking

Moderator - Nancy Shapira-Aronovic , Business Development Director , Gartner Israel


Opening session

Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Prof. Isaac Ben-Israel , Conference Chairman , Cyber Week ; Director , Blavatnik ICRC, Tel Aviv University

Gili Drob-Heistein , Executive Director , Blavatnik ICRC and Yuval Ne'eman Workshop for Science, Technology and Security

Ami Levin , Director, Europe Department & Cyber Security Lead, Foreign Trade Administration , Ministry of Economy and Industry

Nili Shalev , CEO , The Israel Export Institute

Dr. Ami Appelbaum , Chairman of the Board , Israel Innovation Authority


Innovation Spotlight - Startups and Solutions

Moderator - Michael Cortez , Partner , YL Ventures

Tim Brown , CISO , SolarWinds

Oded Comay , Co-Founder, Chief Innovation Officer , Forescout

Christophe Blassiau , Senior VP Cybersecurity & Global CISO , Schneider Electric

Chenxi Wang , Founder and General Partner , Rain Capital

3 startups will pitch their ideas to a panel of experts and will hear their feedback and questions live on stage.


VCs Talk - More unicorns or a bursting bubble? What can entrepreneurs learn about the current cyber startup landscape from VCs?

Moderator - Paul Webber , Senior Director, Analyst, Gartner for IT Leaders , Gartner

Elik Etzion , Managing Partner , Elron Ventures

Yodfat Harel Buchris , Managing Director , Blumberg Capital

Yoav Leitersdorf , Managing Partner , YL Ventures

James Luo , Partner , CapitalG

Seth Spergel , Managing Partner , Merlin Ventures


The Finance Vertical – Predictions, Trends and Insights on the Finance, Fintech & Cyber Ecosystem

Moderator - Limor Kessem , IBM X-Force Cyber Crisis Management EMEA Lead

Dana Eli-Lorch , Founding Partner , Company Capital

Guillermo Guerra , Senior Vice President, Chief Technology & Information Security Officer , Jackson

Gal Landau , Executive Board Member "cityTLV", the Fintech Community of Israel , Former CEO of the Israeli Stock Exchange

Jelena Zelenovic Matone , President Women Cyber Force , CISO EU Institution


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