Thursday, September 23, 2010

(BIZ) More Than 1000 Media Executives To Attend Contech Conference In Israel To Consider Local Collaborations Opportunities

"More than 1000 executives from global media and technology firms will attend the Contech 2010 conference which will take place in between 8-10 November in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Some of the executives who confirmed their participation include BBC vice president of future media and technology; FOX vice president of international distribution, content area manager for Orange in France, vice president of Fox Mobile, vice president of MTV and many more. Contech2010 is organized by Kenes Exhibitions.

Moshe Lilos, CEO of Kenes Exhibitions said: 'Contech offers a meeting place and interface for content creators and technology developers. It is an opportunity for the participants to have a closer view of new media technologies, novel contents and new media as well as to meet with the executives of the global industry who will arrive in Israel especially for the conference.'

The media and technology executives will use the three days of the conference to meet with Israeli companies to evaluate collaboration and acquisition possibilities. Tens of meetings have already been scheduled with content, technology and new media companies in Israel.

Lilos added, 'We have set up a steering committee for the conference which is co-chaired by Yoram Yaakovi, CEO of Microsoft's R&D center in Israel and Yona Wiesenthal, VP of content in YES. The committee, which consists of 50 media and technology executives, will set the professional direction for the conference.'

Concurrently with the sessions, the conference will offer additional activities such as a TV format contest which was organized by Avi Armoza, a developer of a video game managed by GameIS, and an a trade exhibition of tens of exhibitors.

Organized by Kenes Exhibitions in collaboration with MATIMOP, the Export Institute, and the High Tech Industries Association (HTIA), the Contech Conference targets Israeli and international audience. For more information, visit the conference website at or our facebook profile:

Contech 2010 list of speakers

Uri Adoni: Partner, JVP, Israel

Janet Alshouse: Senior VP, International Distribution, FOX News, USA

Olivier Avaro: CEO, Streamezzo – Amdocs Cloud Services, France

Haggai Barel, CEO, Orca Interactive, Israel

Guy Bendov: CEO, Sidekick, Israel

Pete Buckingham, Head of Distribution & Exhibition, UK Film Council, UK

Greg Clayman: Executive VP, Digital Distribution & Business Development, PRNewsFoto/MTV Networks, USA

Rani Cohen: Chairman and CEO, TuneWiki, Israel

Xavier Couture: Head of Orange Content, France Telecom, France

Arik Czerniak, CEO, Supersonic Ads, Israel

Orey Gilliam: Executive Chairman, Sentigo, Israel

Jeurgen Goeldner, co-COO, Square Enix, Germany

Joanne Gordon: Vice President, RBC, Canada

Guy Grimland: Hi-Tech Reporter, The Marker, Israel

Ehud Hausman: Senior Partner, Head of the Hi-Tech Department, Reinhold Cohn Group, Israel

Lisa Hsia: Senior Vice President, Bravo Digital Media, USA

Eric Huggers: Director, Future Media & Technology, BBC, UK

Danny Kalish: Co-Founder and CTO, idomoo, Israel

Bobby Lee, CTO, BesTV, Shanghai Media Group, China

Gigi Levy: CEO, 888 Holdings, Israel

Moshe Lichtman, Corp. Vice President and Head of Israel R&D, Microsoft, Israel

Sebastien Marteau: VP, Fox Mobile, Germany

Ori Neidich: Technical Director, DreamWorks Animation, USA

Doron Nir: Creative Director for Social Games, Oberon, Israel

Avichay Nissenbaum, Vice President and Israel Country Manager, AOL, Israel

Dana Porter, VP and Head of Global Marketing, Amdocs, Israel

Omri Reuter, CEO, Logia Mobile, Israel

Yaron Tanne, CEO & Founder, Cam-Trax, Israel

Stephen Tropp: Consultant, Naomi Assia & Co. Law Offices, Israel

Ido Wiesenberg: Co-Founder & VP Business Development, Tvinci, Israel" (source)

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