Plenary Speakers

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Israel Makov

President of the Conference, Chairman of Sun Pharma, Chairman of Bio-Light life Sciences, Chairman of Micromedic Technologies, Israel

Adiv Baruch

Chairman of the Israel Export & International Cooperation Institute, Israel

MK Eli Cohen

Minister of Economy and Industry, Israel

Moshe Bar Siman Tov

Director General, Ministry of Health of the State of Israel, Israel

John Nosta

President, NostaLab, US

Netalie Nadivi

Partner, Triventures, Israel

Dr. Zvi Marom

Chairman, Board of the Israeli Hi-Tech & Innovation Industries Association of the Manufacturers’

Kirk Elder

Global Innovation Leader Population Health, Philips, US

Ohad Cohen

Head of the Foreign Trade Administration, Ministry of Economy and Industry, Israel

Prof. Varda Shalev

Director, ​Morris Kahn and Maccabi Research and innovation Institute, Israel

Tamar Ish-Shalom

Senior Journalist and the Anchor at Israel’s leading News Network Channel 13, Israel

Dr. Maki Sugimoto

The Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Tokyo, Japan

Dr. Lena Granovsky

Director, Head of Analytics and Big Data, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Israel

Dr. Qinxian Jin, Ph.D

Dean of the Office of Technology Transfer and Deputy Secretary General of Tsinghua University, China

Prof. Dr. Jochen A. Werner

Medical Director and CEO of the University Medicine of Essen, Germany

Niamh McKenna

Managing Director, Accenture’s Health Business, UK

Prof. Arnon Afek

Associate Director General the Chairman of the Department of Medical Administration at the Sheba Medical Center, Israel

Fabrizio Sala

Vice President, The Region Lombardy, Italy

Elena Sini

Chief Information Officer (CIO), Humanitas, HIMSS Italian Community, Italy

Dr. Carlo Barbieri

Director Care Value Advanced Analytics, Fresenius Medical Care, Germany

Dr. Eduardo Cordioli

General Telemedicine Manager, Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, Brazil

Dr. Eyal Zimlichman

Deputy Director, Chief Medical and Chief Innovation Officer Sheba Medical Center, Israel

Dr. Sam Shah

Director of Digital Development, NHS England, UK

Elliott Gotkine

TV Presenter, Media Coach and Master of Ceremonies (MC), Israel

Ruggiero Corcella

Senior Editor, Health section, Corriere Della Sera, Italy

Ziva Eger

Chief Executive of Invest in Israel and the Industrial Cooperation Authority (ICA)

Arundhati Parmar

VP and Editor-in-Chief, MedCity News, US

Angela W. Rabinovich

Director, Life Science Department, Israel Export Institute, Israel

Anat Naschitz

Managing Director, OrbiMed, Israel

Yinnon Dolev

Head, Sompo Digital Lab in Tel Aviv, Israel

Dr. Purna Prasad

Vice President & CTO, Northwell Health, US

Jonah Comstock

Editor-in-Chief, MobiHealthNews, HIMSS Media, US

Assaf Barnea

CEO of Sanara Ventures Chairman, Life Science Advisory Board at The Israel Export Institute, Israel

Prof. Ran Balicer

Founding Director Clalit Research Institute, Israel Board Member, Life Science Directorate at IEI, Israel

Dr. Lawrence P. Petalidis

Formerly Head of Innovation and Impact, Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust Health Charity, UK

Olaf Lodbrok

SVP Precision Medicine at Elsevier, Germany

Paul Mullen

General Manager, Acute Care, GE Healthcare Partner, Frontera Business Services, US

Romain Champetier

Business Development Manager, AXA Next Labs Europe, France

Dr. Mary Sano

Director of the Alzheimer's Disease Research, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, US

Terence O’Dwyer


Aviad Tamir

Head of Life Sciences & Healthcare at Invest in Israel, Israel

Steve Smith

VP R&D, Medication Management Solutions, Becton Dickinson, US

Dov Sugarman

Co-CEO of Mediterranean Towers Ventures, Israel

Dr. George Demiris

PIK (Penn Integrates Knowledge) University Professor, University of Pennsylvania, US

Judith Kornfeld

Chief Business and Operations Officer of ORCATECH, US

Allison B Sekuler, PhD

Sandra A Rotman Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience and Vice-President Research, Baycrest Health Sciences, Managing Director, Rotman Research Institute and the Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation, Professor, University of Toronto and McMaster University, Canada
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