Sv101

BATCH 7

GROUP TALKS FOR FOUNDERS

May 13th - May 24th, 2019

SV101 Batch 7 is coming to Silicon Valley,

May 13th - May 24th, 2019

During the two week program, we are happy to open the group talks to Israeli founders from our community. 

 

Our featured talks include; B2B Sales and Marketing series

&

Group talks with key members of the ICON Community on Various topics including growth. 

Registration is open for Israeli founders who are ICON members.

Not a member yet? you can still register but please fill a membership application form here. 

 

Space is limited, priority will be given to existing members. 

B2B Sales and Marketing Series 

PERFECTING THE SALES DIALOGUE

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

May 14, 2019

Michael Nicosia

Co-Founder and COO of Salt Security, a cybersecurity startup in the API security field. 20+ years of enterprise software sales and marketing experience. Joined the founding team at Adallom, cloud security company, as VP of Global Sales from inception to acquisition by Microsoft for $327m. 

Prior to Adallom, was VP of Sales at Appsense, virtualization/endpoint security software, growing sales from $15m to $100m+ and was Acquired by Ivanti.

This session will be conducted in English

SALES FOUNDATIONS

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

May 16, 2019

Uri Maoz

Chief Revenue Officer at Upsolver

Uri Maoz is the Chief Revenue Officer at Upsolver, a startup that delivers the shortest path from streaming data to Analytics & ML. Prior to that, Uri was the vice president of Sales and Business Development at Anodot. With nearly 20 years of experience in the Software Industry, Uri has founded and led teams in Sales, Business Development, Product Management and R&D. The session will be conducted in Hebrew

INBOUND SALES

1:30 pm - 1:00 pm

May 16, 2019

SHAY KLAPPER 

CEO at GrowthKitchen - Digital Marketing Agency

The session will be conducted in Hebrew

PRODUCT MARKET FIT

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

May 21, 2019

Bruce Fram

Advisor and goto market expert, previously President and CEO of contrast security and CEO of 6 venture-backed startups

This session will be conducted in English

FROM SALES TO EXECUTION: THE CEO PERSPECTIVE

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

May 21, 2019

Doron Reuveni

As CEO and Co-Founder, Doron Reuveni is the driving force behind one of the fastest growing tech companies in New England. With clarity of vision about the future of web and mobile applications, Doron has grown the company exponentially– in terms of funding, revenue, customers and employees—in just a few short years. With more than 25 years experience, Doron has become an internationally-recognized expert in software development and testing, as well as startup formation and entrepreneurship. Most recently, he was the CEO and Owner of Re.D Consulting, where he advised enterprise firms on their go-to-market strategies, company direction, and product roadmaps. He assisted early-stage startups in raising capital, and provided counsel to VC’s for portfolio companies’ market direction, technology and management evaluation. Prior to Re.D, Doron was SVP of Technology at Enigma, where he led multi-million dollar software implementations for companies such as Ford, Volvo, and United Airlines, while effectively managing a global team of professional software engineers, testers and project managers

This session will be conducted in Hebrew

CRAFTING YOUR SALES PROCESS

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

May 22, 2019

Omer Rabin

Omer Rabin is the Managing Director of WalkMe Start-Up Edition - cross-functionally managing WalkMe's global SMB business across Sales, Product, Marketing, Customer Success etc. Previously, Omer served as the Chief Evangelist and Global Head of Strategic Partnerships at Gainsight - the Customer Success company, and the 2nd fastest growing software company in the US (according to Inc 500); Until 2015, Omer led advisory engagements as a Senior Consultant at Bain & Company. He also served as a diplomat/emissary of the Israeli government in South Africa, and a conflict-area journalist and TV broadcaster (Globes, Channel 2, Yedioth Aharonot). In that capacity, Omer covered major news events - including being one of the only Israeli journalists covering the Egyptian Revolution live, in Hebrew, from Cairo (2011) . He holds an MBA from Stanford University, where he also acts as a guest lecturer for Strategic Communications.

This session will be conducted in Hebrew

CUSTOMER SUCCESS

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

May 22, 2019

Omer Rabin

Omer Rabin is the Managing Director of WalkMe Start-Up Edition - cross-functionally managing WalkMe's global SMB business across Sales, Product, Marketing, Customer Success etc. Previously, Omer served as the Chief Evangelist and Global Head of Strategic Partnerships at Gainsight - the Customer Success company, and the 2nd fastest growing software company in the US (according to Inc 500); Until 2015, Omer led advisory engagements as a Senior Consultant at Bain & Company. He also served as a diplomat/emissary of the Israeli government in South Africa, and a conflict-area journalist and TV broadcaster (Globes, Channel 2, Yedioth Aharonot). In that capacity, Omer covered major news events - including being one of the only Israeli journalists covering the Egyptian Revolution live, in Hebrew, from Cairo (2011) . He holds an MBA from Stanford University, where he also acts as a guest lecturer for Strategic Communications.

This session will be conducted in Hebrew

THE ART AND SCIENCE OF TECH MARKETING

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

May 23, 2019

Yaniv Katan

Yaniv Katan is the founder and CEO of Bits&Sparks, a technology marketing agency based in the Bay Area. Yaniv developed a new approach to marketing, combining a deep understanding of technology with hard-hitting creative.

Before Bits&Sparks, Yaniv was the head of Cisco’s Content Innovation Group, where he led the company’s largest and most strategic campaigns for a $40B portfolio. His work resulted in some of the most successful campaigns in Cisco’s history, winning multiple industry awards. Prior to marketing, Yaniv was running a sales territory of 5 countries in Cisco Europe.

This session will be conducted in Hebrew 

 

 

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Open Group Talks

CATEGORY DEFINING COMPANIES

12:00 pm -1:00 pm

May 13, 2019

Oren Zeev

Oren Zeev is a Founding Partner of Zeev Ventures and is focused on the internet and mobile internet spaces. Oren typically leads the rounds he invests in and plays a very active role in the companies he invests in. Oren currently serves on the boards of Houzz, Tipalti, Homelight, TripActions and Next Insurance,  among others.   Previous portfolio companies include Audible (Nasdaq: ADBL, acquired by AMZN) and Chegg (NYSE: CHGG). Between 1995 and 2007 Oren was with Apax Partners, where he headed the US tech practice and was a member of the firm’s investment committee.

This session will be conducted in Hebrew

WHAT INVESTORS WANT- LESSONS & INSIGHTS FROM SILICON VALLEY

10:30 am - 11:30 am

May 14, 2019

Jeff Epstein

What do venture capital investors look for when they invest in startups? 

Join Silicon Valley investors, Jeff Epstein of Bessemer Venture Partners in an intimate discussion while they share their stories of the key milestones, metrics and other criteria investors want to see before they invest.

This session will be conducted in English

Innovation

4:00 am - 5:30 am

May 14, 2019

Adi Aaron Gilat - Head of Strategy - Google X 

Adi Aron-Gilat, is a business strategy expert, with years of experience in tech, energy,
transportation and biotech. She is currently the Head of Strategy at X, Alphabet’s
Moonshot Factory, where her team leads the strategy work for projects and
investigations across X’s portfolio.

This session will be conducted in Hebrew

Q&A

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

May 14, 2019

Nir Zuk

 

Nir Zuk, Founder and CTO of Palo Alto Networks, Nir Zuk brings a wealth of network security expertise and industry experience to Palo Alto Networks. Prior to co-founding Palo Alto Net-works, Nir was CTO at Net-
Screen Technologies, which was acquired by Juniper Networks in 2004. Prior to NetScreen, Nir was co-founder and CTO at OneSecure, a pioneer in intrusion prevention and detection appliances. Nir was also a principal engineer at Check Point Software Technologies and was one of the developers of stateful inspection technology.

WHAT VC's DON'T TELL YOU

10:30 PM - 12:00 pm

May 16, 2019

Bruce Fram

Bruce Fram serves as Strategy and Marketing Consultant to technology companies and is a professional company starter, Bruce served as the CEO of Aerospike, Bruce has more than 25 years in a wide variety of roles in a range of companies including computer networking, enterprise software, storage, financial services, and data management. He has held line positions in marketing, sales, and research and development, and he serves as the CEO of five companies ranging from concepts on slides to $200 million in revenue.

This session will be conducted in English

GROWTH

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

May 17, 2019

Adam Nash

 

Vice President, Product at Dropbox, Adam Nash has been an advocate for the development of innovative and user-friendly consumer products in Silicon Valley for over 20 years. He is currently an Executive in Residence at Greylock Partners. Before Greylock, as the President & CEO of Wealthfront, Nash helped usher in a new category of automated investment services. Before Wealthfront, Nash served as Vice President of Product Management at LinkedIn, where he was responsible for core product, user experience, search, mobile & platform. Prior to LinkedIn, Adam held technical & leadership roles at eBay, Atlas Venture, Preview Systems & Apple Computer. Adam is an active angel investor and has backed over 40 companies including Acorns, Gusto, OpenDoor, Kabbage, Firebase & PeerStreet. Adam also served on the board of directors of the Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto from 2011-2017.

This session will be conducted in English

Group Talk

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

May 20, 2019

Eyal Manor
Vice President, Engineering, Google 


Eyal Manor is a Vice President at Google Cloud where he leads a portfolio of products and technologies
including Kubernetes, Istio, Billing, Cloud Functions, Marketplace, Monetization and other. In his previous
roles with Google, Eyal led YouTube’s engineering teams, and prior to that spearheaded the development
of Display Advertising products, including starting up Advertising Exchange and Real Time Bidding.
Before joining Google, Eyal founded Voice and Video SaaS streaming startup and was in the IAF Research
Group after graduating from Tel Aviv University.

This session will be in Hebrew 

 

Group Talk - Partnerships

8:00 am - 9:00 am

May 20, 2019

Eyal Lifshitz, Founder & CEO Bluevine 

& Assaf Wand, Co-Founder & CEO & Hippo 
 

Founders talk

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

May 20, 2019

Amir Shevat

Amir Shevat is VP of Developer Experience at Twitch, responsible for building the product and services for developers to innovate on Twitch. Amir was previously the Head of Developer Relations at Slack. Prior to Slack, Amir had worked at Google, leading global Startup Outreach and led their scalable developer relations programs, as well as managing core programs such as Google LaunchPad and Developer Experts. He also co-founded the Google Campus in Tel Aviv. Before that, Amir helped to build developer ecosystems at Microsoft Israel and founded several startups in Israel and New Zealand.

This session will be conducted in Hebrew