This exciting monthly web series features some of the most innovative and self-motivated talent that's roaring out of Israel's entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Israeli Gamechangers: Kira Radinsky | RI Israel Collaborative | District Hall Providence | RI
Connect with us: https://districthallprovidence.org Rhode Island Israel Collaborative: https://www.theriic.org/ Our next Israeli Gamechanger is Dr. Kira Radinsky is the director of data science at eBay, where they are building the next generation predictive data mining, deep learning and natural language processing solutions that will transform eCommerce. Previously, she co-founded SalesPredict, one of the fast-growing companies in Israel, with global presence and sales, which was acquired by eBay in 2016. Kira writes about the application of Predictive Analytics both for general good (Predictive Analytics Blog) and in business (HBR articles). She remains involved in research activities including: publishing work, organizing workshops and tutorials, and speaking at the world's leading data mining conferences, WWW, SIGIR, AAAI and WSDM among others, and serves as a visiting Professor at the Technion. Kira Radinsky is interviewed by Dr. Megan Raney. Dr. Ranney is an emergency physician, researcher, and national advocate for innovative approaches to public health. She holds the Warren Alpert Endowed Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Alpert Medical School of Brown University and is Founding Director of the Brown-Lifespan Center for Digital Health. Dr. Ranney’s research focus is on developing, testing, and disseminating digital health interventions to prevent violence and mental illness. She has had continuous external funding from federal and foundation grants for over a decade, with over 120 peer-reviewed publications.
The Unstoppable Startup: Mastering Israel's Secret Rules of Chutzpah | Venture Cafe Providence
https://districthallprovidence.org/programs/ Katherine Godron interviews Uri Adoni, author and veteran venture capitalist, as he discusses his new book "The Unstoppable Startup: Mastering Israel’s Secret Rules of Chutzpah." Adoni provides a new perspective on Israel’s secret formula for having the highest concentration of startups outside of Silicon Valley, arguing that such an approach is possible in entrepreneurial ecosystems throughout the globe. Presented in partnership with the Rhode Island-Israel Collaborative & the Consulate General of Israel to New England.
Changemakers Webinar | District Hall Providence RI
https://districthallprovidence.org/programs/ Watch District Hall Providence and RIIC new series on changemakers. Every month we'll discuss important topics in innovation with key leaders from Israel and Rhode Island. In this video, Dr. James Ludes from Salve Regina Pell Center interviewed Udi Mokady, the Chairman and CEO of CyberArk, where they discussed strategies for overseeing global expansion, management, execution and corporate development in the software industry.