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Israel’s Secret: The Link Between IDF’s 8200 Unit & Entrepreneurial Success

America - Israel Chamber of Commerce Chicago

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM (CDT)

Israel’s Secret: The Link Between IDF’s 8200 Unit &...

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Please join the America - Israel Chamber of Commerce ChicagoCyberTech, the Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest, FinTank, and Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP for this special event featuring leaders from Israel’s secret intelligence unit, the 8200, and exploring how this unit is a catalyst for innovation and the formation of technology companies in Israel and the U.S.

 

Confirmed Speakers:

 

Dean Sysman, CEO/Co-Founder of Axonius: Dean is a world renowned expert in cybersecurity and has been honored with being in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Israel 2017 list. Before founding Axonius, Dean co-founded Cymmetria, A YC-backed cyber deception company with Fortune 500 customers. He has spoken at major conferences including Blackhat, Defcon, CCC and more. He is an alumnus of an elite unit in the Israeli Intelligence Corps, where he served for 5 years as a team leader and officer. During his service, Dean received commendations and awards for his service. Dean is a graduate of the special "Etgar" program, where he earned his B.Sc in computer science at the age of 19. In 2005, Dean was part of the gold medal winning team in the international Robotic Olympics in South Korea. Dean enjoys playing poker and reading existential philosophy.

 

Yonatan Striem Amit, CTO, Co-Founder of CybereasonYonatan Striem-Amit is a machine learning, big data analytics and visualization technology expert, with over a decade of experience applying analytics to security in the Israeli Defense Forces and Israeli Governmental Agencies. Prior to founding Cybereason, Yonatan headed the development for Watchdox, a leading DRM and SaaS security startup

    

     

    

Agenda:

  • 5:00-5:30: Welcome & Networking
  • 5:30-5:35: Greetings by Julia Kraut, Director of Global Events, Cybertech
  • 5:35-5:40: Greeting by the Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest 
  • 5:40-5:45: Greetings by Leonard A. Ferber, Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • 5:45-5:50: Greetings by George Vukotich, Ph.D., Managing Partner, FinTank
  • 5:50-6:10: Presentation by Yonatan Striem Amit, CTO, Co-Founder, Cybereason
  • 6:10-6:30: Presentation by Dean Sysman, CEO/Co-Founder, Axonius
  • 6:30-7:00: Q & A with the speakers led by David Carman, Co-founder & COO, FinTank
  • 7:00-7:30: Networking Reception


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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
525 West Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60661

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM (CDT)


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America - Israel Chamber of Commerce Chicago

Our mission is to cultivate business connections, collaboration, and community between Chicago, the broader Midwest, and Israel.

We are building a community of businesses and individuals interested in networking, cross-border business collaboration between the U.S. and Israel, and potential investment opportunities.

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