Wed 17th Jun 2020 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
TOWARDS NEW HORIZONS: HEBREW UNIVERSITY EXPERTS SHARE THEIR INSIGHTS
Dr. Amnon Dekel is the Executive Director of HUJI-Innovate, the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center at the Hebrew University. He has over 20 years of experience in product development of IT-based services and applications, and has participated in founding 3 companies in the area of video sharing, personal networking and indoor navigation. He is the recipient of numerous international awards, including a Pulitzer nomination for his work with the New York Times.
Ayelet Cohen is the Deputy Director of HUJI-Innovate. She previously served as the director of Jerusalem activities at Start-Up Nation Central, leading a strategic project to develop the Jerusalem tech ecosystem. She also co-founded and managed Google Educators' Groups and Google Teacher Academy in Israel. In addition to her work, she is a social entrepreneur and founded several initiatives.
Who Will You See There?
Ayalet Cohen is passionate about the nexus point of innovation, education and community. Currently, she co-created HUJI-Innovate and manages the operations involving thousands of students.
Dr. Amnon Dekel is the Executive Director of ASPER-HUJI Innovate, the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center of the Hebrew University Jerusalem. Previously, Amnon served as the Chair of the Dept. of Software Engineering at the Shenkar College of Engineering & Design in Israel. Amnon has over 20 years of experience in product development of IT based services and applications, as well as more than 15 years of experience in Applied Research in the areas of User Experience and Mobile Computing. Amnon has participated in founding 3 companies in the area of video sharing, personal networking and indoor navigation. Amnon has received numerous international awards, including a Pulitzer nomination for his work with the New York Times. Amnon has a PhD in Computer Science from the Hebrew University. When he has time, he partakes in creating technology based art.
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