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MIXiii Conference 2014 Announces The Participation Of A Prestigious Panel Of CEOs To Kick-Off The Event

Israel Advanced Technology Industries (IATI), the leading umbrella organization for the Israeli tech industry, announced today the participation of four global business leaders who will participate in a special CEO panel to kick-off the MIXiii 2014 conference which is set to take place in Tel Aviv this May. MIXiii is a unique merger of Israel’s two preeminent industry conferences; the IATI hi-tech conference and the IATI biomed conference.

The CEO panel, moderated by the godfather of the Israeli tech industry, Yossi Vardi, features a world class selection of business leaders including:

  • Weili Dai - President and Co-Founder, Marvell Technology Group
  • Michel Combes - Chief Executive Officer, Alcatel Lucent
  • Barry Greene - President & Chief Operating Officer, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
  • Charles N. Kahn III - President and Chief Executive Officer, Federation of American Hospitals

The CEO panel will immediately follow the opening remarks by the Israeli President Shimon Peres, and will set the tone for the event with its focus on the two main subjects of the conference: biomed and hi-tech.

Karin Mayer Rubinstein, CEO of IATI: “We’re incredibly honored to host such a prestigious panel of CEOs, who bring a wealth of experience and knowledge from the global economy. This panel is just a small part of the incredible agenda that we have created for MIXiii, and we are optimistic about the potential the event has for forging new partnerships and cooperations between Israel and the International business community.”

This unique new format of the conference will also integrate the government perspective through a partnership with the Office of Chief Scientist (OCS) of the Israeli Ministry of Economy. The OCS is sponsoring a startup competition that will take place at the event and is offering support for startups who are interested in participating and presenting their platforms to a an audience of Israeli and global innovators.

The conference is focusing on a broad variety of subjects, and over a 100 company presentations:

  • Ad tech/Internet monetization model
  • Big data technology and apps
  • Innovations in funding venture (crowdfunding, micro funds, accelerators corporate vc)
  • China - partnership
  • Startup cities
  • The Med Tech Makeover: Beauty Tips from the Big Boys
  • The Changing Landscape of Pricing and Reimbursement
  • Going Public
  • Presentations by over a hundred companies
  • Financial tech
  • Cyber
  • Agritech-food safety
  • The future of transportation/automotive
  • Internet of things

About IATI:
IATI, run by CEO Karin Mayer Rubinstein is the largest umbrella organization representing the hi-tech and life sciences industries. With over 450 members, its mission is to strengthen the Israeli hi-tech and life science industries across the whole value chain while creating global, technological, and innovational leadership. MIXiii is its first ever conference to bring together Israel’s burgeoning hi-tech and life science sectors. In previous years IATI hosted two separate events: the Israel Hi-Tech Conference and the Israel Biomed Conference.

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