Ayla
Matalon
Executive Director
MIT Enterprise Forum of Israel

Pioneered action learning and taught 50+ entrepreneurship courses on a variety of MBA and undergrad tech related academic programs.

Previously an analyst at Steps Investments in Technology and managing director of the US-Israel Science and Technology Center (part of the US-Israel Science and Technology Commission), reporting to the US commercial attaché, developed an excellent understanding of the Israeli high-tech start-up scene.

Prior to that - software engineer at Technion Research & Development Foundation, Christian Rovsing (DK), Daisy Systems (NASDAQ: DaisySy) and Indigo (HP).

Board member positions. Adjunct lecturer at the Technion MBA program (Business Development and Growth of High Tech Companies), Tel Aviv University Executive M.Sc. Program and at the Herzliya Interdisciplinary school of Computer Science (High Tech Entrepreneurship).

Cum Laude Technion Alum (B.A. Computer Science), M.Sc. degree in computer science (Technion, Haifa), M.B.A. (INSEAD, Fontainebleau; emphasis on entrepreneurship).

Specialties: supporting and mentoring entrepreneurs in high technology, lecturing around the world about entrepreneurship in general and the Israeli high tech scene. Sporadic investor.

 

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