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Karin Mayer Rubinstein

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 a Director in the Israel-America Chamber Of Commerce. She is a Member of the Advisory Board of She Codes, global nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers by creating a global, connected community of women in technology. 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.

Karin is regularly invited  as a judge in leading international technology competitions and awards, such as the Startup Battle Korea, Impact Investing Israel 2015, the IATI & Mastercard Tech Award for Fintech companies, EcoMotion Contest and more. 


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)



Media appearences: 

Forbes Israel selected IATI CEO, Karin Mayer Rubinstein, to appear on its Visionary Managers 2014 list (Jan. 2015). 

"As a young girl I have dreamt of working in the white house". A StartIsrael interview with Karin (Sept. 2014).

Karin's video interview on i24 News - about IATI and the annual IATI MNC Weekathon. French version - here (March 2015). 

Karin confesses her regrets in a Globes project for Yom Kippur. For viewing the print version click here (Sep. 2014).

A special i24 News video interview with Karin, on the Israeli High-Tech echo-system. French version. English version (May 2014).

Karin moderated an Israeli Tech executives panel, for a special IT Magazine supplement on MIXiii (PDF, Heb). First pagesecond pagethird pagefourth 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 story on El Al's, Israel's airline, Atmosphere magazine: in English (part 1part 2) or Hebrew (part 1part 2) (August 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).

Karin shared her beliefs on women in business in Saloona's "Money School" project (December 2013). 

Karin's take on 2013 was included on StartUp Stadium's end 2013 summary and featured on its Facebook page..  

"Investing in Israel" - a Business Insider story including an interview with Karin (October 2013).

Karin was a judge at IATI & Mastercard Israel Technology Award twice - in 2012 and in 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: karin@iati.co.il 


Avivit Mishmari - Content Manager

Email: avivit@iati.co.il


Efrat Marmarosh Suchy - PA to the CEO & Office Manager

Tel.: 972-73-713-6313
Email: efrat@iati.co.il


Orit Bitensky - Member Relations & Events Manager

Tel.: 972-73-713-3401
Email: orit@iati.co.il


Roni Yore - Operations Manager

Tel.: 073-713-3403
Email: roni@iati.co.il


Karni Setbon - Finance and Members Account Manager

Tel.: 972-73-713-3402
Email: ksetbon@iati.co.il


Gur Malul - Database Manager



Iris Golani - Project Manager

Email: iris@iati.co.il


Ruthie Caspi - Project Manager


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