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Dr Dayan is an EdTech visionary ecosystem builder and a recognized expert in education innovation and entrepreneurship In 2014 he founded EdTech Israel with the vision to transform startupnation to EdTechnation ID: 805225

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Dr. Jacob (Yaki) Dayan

Dr. Dayan is an EdTech visionary, ecosystem builder, and a recognized expert in education innovation and entrepreneurship. In 2014 he founded EdTech Israel with the vision to transform startup-nation to EdTech-nation.

Dr. Dayan founded the Israeli EdTech Summit in 2016, establishing Israel’s first and only annual global Summit, co-organized with the NY-based East Wind Advisors, in collaboration with Tel Aviv University, Ministry of Economy, and the Ministry of Social Equality.

Dayan holds a BSc in Electronics Engineering from the well-renowned Technion in Haifa (1982), and a PhD in Education from the University of Haifa (2014).

EdTech Israel

EdTech Israel is a nationwide, unbiased, independent business hub that successfully connects the Israeli ecosystem with international markets.


Prof. Orit Hazzan

Professor Orit Hazzan is the Technion Dean of Undergraduate Studies. Hazzan holds four Technion academic degrees: three degrees of the Department of Education in Technology and Science and an MBA from the Faculty of Industrial Engineering (2000). Following her post-doc position in Education Development Center - EDC (1995-1996), Hazzan joined the Department of Education in Technology and Science in October 2000. Her research focuses on computer science and software engineering education. Within this framework she researches cognitive and social processes on the individual, the team and the organization levels, in high schools and software organizations. In 2006–2008 she served as the


Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies; In 2007-2010 she chaired the High School Computer Science Curriculum Committee assigned by the Israeli Ministry of Education. In 2011-2015 Hazzan was the faculty Dean.



Home to three Nobel Laureates in Science,


is Israel’s first university to establish a new institute of learning outside of Israel. The


-Cornell Innovation Institute (TCII) born in the heart of New York City is the culmination of part of


founding vision – to be a service to humanity. And now the


has joined with Shantou University to build a new academic facility in China’s


Province, further cementing the


reputation as one of the world’s leading science and technology universities


Lior Shalev


Shalev is the founder and CEO of Infogan, and a founding Board Member at EdTech Israel.Lior

Shalev is one of Israel’s most passionate voices for transforming society through the combination of tech and social entrepreneurship.Lior

has more than 10 year track record of seeding and enabling social impact organizations in all sectors of Israeli society, starting with his founding role in Topaz, one of Israels biggest NGO’s in the social entrepenurship field. He is a board member of UNICEF-Israel and several other NGO’s focused on transforming society through social entrepreneurship. He is an active lecturer speaker of social entrepreneurship, giving recent talks at DLD TLV and the General Assembly of United Jewish Federations. 


is a voice that is helping to turn the “startup nation” into the “give back” nation.


A social


-tech startup that links parents and preschools.


has developed a solution that enables parents to search for and find information regarding the Israeli preschool education market. The company’s solution combines a large vertical index platform and a professional content portal.




Foundation is an independent, private philanthropic foundation dedicated to assisting the underprivileged in Israel, particularly children and youth. The Foundation focuses on the geographic and social periphery and on education and welfare solutions that create opportunities and advance social mobility






is VP of Social-Business Development at the



Gali is a Philanthropy Senior executive with more than 15 years of experience leading teams, projects transformational changes in the business & social sectors. Visionary & strategic with strong passion to social business initiatives


Ohad Lavi

Those are the things that


Lavi tells about himself: “I am an experienced executive in the field of Healthcare and Education, an Entrepreneur to the very core and innovative thinker. I Failed a lot, but thankfully succeeded a bit more. And yes…Me and my team at Neurotech

are going to rock the world of Education, personalization will never look the same.”“I’m mostly distracted by my own thoughts.I can work on something important and suddenly have this great idea that has nothing to do with my task which makes me drop everything and refocus on the idea…”

Neurotech Solutions

Neurotech Solutions develops cutting edge Internet-based software technologies.


efforts are focused on research, evaluation, and improvement of human cognition and behavior, with a special emphasis on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)


Eyal Eshed



Eshed serves as the Chief Executive Officer at

SpeakingPal Ltd. Mr. Eshed co-founded SpeakingPal

in 2009. He is a co-founder, Advisor and Investor at Digigage, Koranga and other startups.Mr. Eshed

was a Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer at


Ltd., which he led from concept to commercial success, multiple prize winning products and a successful acquisition.

He also serves as a Mentor at the Start-up Boot Camp of the European Start-up Accelerator.

Earlier in his career, he played a major role at


Networks. Mr.

Eshed is a serial Entrepreneur who has experience in leading high-tech companies from an initial idea to a successful company. He has experience in managing the progression of a company from vision to reality that has led to true success stories.Mr. Eshed has technology background coupled with astute managerial capabilities. He is a Member of Investment Committee at Incubit Technology Ventures.He holds a B.A. summa cum laude in Computer Science from Interdisciplinary Center


(IDC) and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.



is a mobile education company that focuses on improving English speaking skills.


Dr. Avi Snir



Snir Co-Founded Elevation Academy- a forward-thinking educational ecosystem. Previously, Avi was a Hi-tech lawyer at Herzog Fox &

Neeman, Israel’s leading law firm. He serves as an IDF Special Forces Lieutenant Colonel in reserve, and holds a B.A in Business Management and an LL.B. from IDC Herzliya. He like hummus and desert trips, and insists to live outside of Tel Aviv.

Elevation Academy

Elevation Academy is an educational ecosystem providing life-long training for 21st century professions according to real & updated industry demands.