Karin Mayer Rubinstein - CEO, Israel Advanced Technology Industries (IATI)
As of 2011, Karin Mayer Rubinstein has been serving as the CEO of the IATI (Israel Advanced Technology Industries).
IATI is Israel's largest umbrella organization for the high tech and life science industries (www.iati.co.il) which represents more than 500 members from every level and aspect of the industry: R&D centers of multi-national companies, local and international venture capital funds, Entrepreneurs, start-ups, incubators, accelerators, private investors, tech transfer companies and service providers.
In early 2008 she joined Herzog Fox & Neeman Law Office (HFN), as the Head of Business Development & Marketing Department. HFN is Israel's largest law firm, and ranked worldwide as a leading commercial law firm.
Prior to her position at HFN, for 9 years she served as a Senior Partner at Efrati Galili & Co. One of the premier commercial law firms in Israel. In addition to legal work in the fields of high tech, investments, and multinational companies, Karin was heading the Business Development and marketing department.
Karin was nominated, twice in a row, as one of the "Top 100 Influential Young Business Persons" (2009, 2010) in Israel by Forbes Magazine, as well as one of the "Top 40 Leading Young Business Persons" (2006) in Israel by the leading Israeli business newspaper "The Marker".
Karin is regularly invited to sit as jury member in leading technology competitions and awards world-wide. In the last couple of years Karin was a judge in the Startup Battle Korea, http://mastersofcode.com/ 2015, HackGenY (Hacking Generation Y) 2015 contest, Impact Investing Israel 2015, the IATI, Mastercard & Citi Tech Award for Fintech companies, EcoMotion Contest and more. Karin has been involved in initiating and managing a few world unique hackathon contests with local MNCs R&D centers.
Karin has been requested to participate in many global events and conferences as a keynote speaker as well as an Israeli representative in countries including Korea, South America, Austria, Hungary, The US, Sweden, Bulgaria, Cyprus, England, and more.
Karin is a Director in the Israel-America Chamber Of Commerce. She is a Member of the Advisory Board of She Codes, a global nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. In addition, Karin is a Member of the advisory Board of Hamitham Accelerator of the Academic College of Tel Aviv as well as a Mentor of EchoMotion Accelerator, a global community focused on innovative smart transportation technology.
1996: MBA (Finance and Accounting), Tel-Aviv University
1996: LLB (Law), Tel Aviv University
1992: BA Economics (with Honors), Tel-Aviv University
1996: Member of the Israeli Bar Association (Advocate)
"As a young girl I have dreamt of working in the white house". A StartIsrael interview with Karin (Sept. 2014).
Karin moderated an Israeli Tech executives panel, for a special IT Magazine supplement on MIXiii (PDF, Heb). First page, second page, third page, fourth page. An All-Marketing Summary of MIXiii Conference with Karin interviewed inside (Heb, May 2014).
Karin is quoted in a feature story on Israel's HighTech side - on NyTeknik (Nov. 2014, Swedish).
"Innovation overload - How you can stay competitive". An article by Karin on FullStart by WeWork (March 2014).
Stepping up the ‘Start-up Nation’ - Karin was featured on The Jerusalem Post as "one of the most influential ladies in Israel’s life sciences and technology industries". For the print version click here (December 2013).
Karin's Alumni Story on Tel Aviv University Rekanati Business School website.
"Just Do It!" - Karin's take on women entrepreneurs was a part of Startup Stadium project (March 2013).
"How can Israel beat the Bloomberg Innovation Index?" - an article by Karin on TheMarker (Hebrew).
"On Israel and MNCs" - TheMarker article by Karin (January 2013).
"Why aren't there enough women in Israeli HighTech top positions?", a Channel 2 report with Karin interviewed (April 2013).
"65 years on, Israel is top choice for tech by multinationals" - a Times of Israel story featuring IATI and Karin (April 2013).
"Investing in Israel" - a Business Insider story including an interview with Karin (October 2013).
"Brain drain is a real danger", warn 6 leading IP lawyers in a IATI round table with Karin. A Calcalist feature story (January 2014).
Karin's take on Saloona's Women Entrepreneurs project.
Please feel free to contact Karin: 972-73-713-6313 (office), 054-444-8884 (mobile), or write: email@example.com
Avivit Mishmari - Content Manager
Efrat Marmarosh Suchy - PA to the CEO & Office Manager
Orit Bitensky - Member Relations & Events Manager
Roni Yore - Operations Manager
Karni Setbon - Finance and Members Account Manager
Omer Gamerman - IATI STEM Project Manager
Gur Malul - Database Manager
Iris Golani - Project Manager
Ruthie Caspi - Project Manager