20 Minute Leaders

Michael Matias


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Ep1037: Mati Ram | CEO Adscale

New Episode Alert! Ready for a dose of inspiration? Tune in to the latest episode of 20 Minute Leaders featuring Mati Ram, the CEO and Founder of AdScale. Mati is an entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in high-Tech. From founding Dynasec—a risk management software company that got snapped up by Check Point—to running AdScale, an innovative platform for eCommerce, he's got loads to share. But wait, there's more! Mati's a double threat with a BA and an MBA, plus he's an amateur author. If you've ever wondered how to combine passion, expertise, and education to build something amazing, this is your chance to learn from the best. Don't miss out—catch this episode to fuel your entrepreneurial fire! #20MinuteLeaders https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/20minuteleaders?__eep__=6&__cft__[0]=AZXtnosuKjtDzEoX_3MeiV65bC_nUFcY5jKxcaCkOo5cVBCNAtwgK4vGLbcU49R6XDd4xc4mn24DDGqzO72leewqgWNeU6PPvQxDyAAJL8VHFTwHasRBBkJvGuXTZO8bz7TMRcQQrLGGKQbG_DMwCv5Cj6Amc0YtBNS4NDjNOlQFS3lymvMHI05zdBF_M6OTcNc&__tn__=*NK-R #MatiRam https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/matiram?__eep__=6&__cft__[0]=AZXtnosuKjtDzEoX_3MeiV65bC_nUFcY5jKxcaCkOo5cVBCNAtwgK4vGLbcU49R6XDd4xc4mn24DDGqzO72leewqgWNeU6PPvQxDyAAJL8VHFTwHasRBBkJvGuXTZO8bz7TMRcQQrLGGKQbG_DMwCv5Cj6Amc0YtBNS4NDjNOlQFS3lymvMHI05zdBF_M6OTcNc&__tn__=*NK-R #Entrepreneurship https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/entrepreneurship?__eep__=6&__cft__[0]=AZXtnosuKjtDzEoX_3MeiV65bC_nUFcY5jKxcaCkOo5cVBCNAtwgK4vGLbcU49R6XDd4xc4mn24DDGqzO72leewqgWNeU6PPvQxDyAAJL8VHFTwHasRBBkJvGuXTZO8bz7TMRcQQrLGGKQbG_DMwCv5Cj6Amc0YtBNS4NDjNOlQFS3lymvMHI05zdBF_M6OTcNc&__tn__=*NK-R #AdScale https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/adscale?__eep__=6&__cft__[0]=AZXtnosuKjtDzEoX_3MeiV65bC_nUFcY5jKxcaCkOo5cVBCNAtwgK4vGLbcU49R6XDd4xc4mn24DDGqzO72leewqgWNeU6PPvQxDyAAJL8VHFTwHasRBBkJvGuXTZO8bz7TMRcQQrLGGKQbG_DMwCv5Cj6Amc0YtBNS4NDjNOlQFS3lymvMHI05zdBF_M6OTcNc&__tn__=*NK-R #eCommerce https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/ecommerce?__eep__=6&__cft__[0]=AZXtnosuKjtDzEoX_3MeiV65bC_nUFcY5jKxcaCkOo5cVBCNAtwgK4vGLbcU49R6XDd4xc4mn24DDGqzO72leewqgWNeU6PPvQxDyAAJL8VHFTwHasRBBkJvGuXTZO8bz7TMRcQQrLGGKQbG_DMwCv5Cj6Amc0YtBNS4NDjNOlQFS3lymvMHI05zdBF_M6OTcNc&__tn__=*NK-R #Startups https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/startups?__eep__=6&__cft__[0]=AZXtnosuKjtDzEoX_3MeiV65bC_nUFcY5jKxcaCkOo5cVBCNAtwgK4vGLbcU49R6XDd4xc4mn24DDGqzO72leewqgWNeU6PPvQxDyAAJL8VHFTwHasRBBkJvGuXTZO8bz7TMRcQQrLGGKQbG_DMwCv5Cj6Amc0YtBNS4NDjNOlQFS3lymvMHI05zdBF_M6OTcNc&__tn__=*NK-R

Sep 20
Ep1036: Yotam Idan | Co-Founder & CEO, WeSki

Strap in for a rollercoaster of a chat on 20 Minute Leaders! We're diving deep with Yotam Idan, Co-Founder & CEO of WeSki. Yotam shares how his team navigated the pandemic with the mindset of "survive and thrive." From glimpsing the "hockey stick" growth of success to the tough decision of whether to let go of a dream, Yotam opens up about the journey that has made WeSki what it is today. Skiing since he was 4 and programming since his time in the 8200 unit, Yotam has a unique blend of passion and skill that’s hard to ignore. Don't miss out on this episode that’s jam-packed with insights and inspiration!

Sep 07
Ep1035: Jhaymee Tynan | Principal, Healthcare Services, Korn Ferry

Get ready to be inspired by the incredible Jhaymee Tynan! She's not just an award-winning strategist and culture leader, but also a wellness champion who's making waves in the world of healthcare. Known for her values of empathy and kindness, she's redefining workplaces everywhere. Former AVP of Integration at Atrium Health in Charlotte, now shining bright as a key player in Egon Zehnder's global Health Services, Public and Social Sector, and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion practices in DC. Let's dive into her journey and soak up those positive vibes! #JhaymeeTynan https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/jhaymeetynan?__eep__=6&__cft__[0]=AZWiWG90Xi0Kvwpdx6SvuXvMek4XiQKJsHEDdDQCofiqcLmgc_ssMbbwVXuVp5fR57vBybAwA_GDSTQnfwNh6QlRnn5x-1XKnQPonEWSWBTXLgl_KMV6gNsrxqVDoiZGj3qBtPLnmRGXpqWfQqMR72KGd1LNmWEXu3C5OS0aSSsN1jaWlAoHVPfB6Uex_oKALRA&__tn__=*NK-R #EmpathyInAction https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/empathyinaction?__eep__=6&__cft__[0]=AZWiWG90Xi0Kvwpdx6SvuXvMek4XiQKJsHEDdDQCofiqcLmgc_ssMbbwVXuVp5fR57vBybAwA_GDSTQnfwNh6QlRnn5x-1XKnQPonEWSWBTXLgl_KMV6gNsrxqVDoiZGj3qBtPLnmRGXpqWfQqMR72KGd1LNmWEXu3C5OS0aSSsN1jaWlAoHVPfB6Uex_oKALRA&__tn__=*NK-R #WorkplaceWellness https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/workplacewellness?__eep__=6&__cft__[0]=AZWiWG90Xi0Kvwpdx6SvuXvMek4XiQKJsHEDdDQCofiqcLmgc_ssMbbwVXuVp5fR57vBybAwA_GDSTQnfwNh6QlRnn5x-1XKnQPonEWSWBTXLgl_KMV6gNsrxqVDoiZGj3qBtPLnmRGXpqWfQqMR72KGd1LNmWEXu3C5OS0aSSsN1jaWlAoHVPfB6Uex_oKALRA&__tn__=*NK-R

Aug 24
Ep1034: Roy Akerman | Co-Founder, CEO, Rezonate

In this episode of 20 Minute Leaders, Michael hosts Roy Akerman, former head of the operational unit for countering espionage and cyber terrorism in the Israeli Prime Minister's Office, where he also met his Co-Founder of their cloud protection startup, Ori Amiga. After leading creative operations to protect the state's infrastructure, they decided to develop a platform that will solve what they define as the next challenge for big companies: identity-based threats to the company's systems.Rezonate, an identity-centric security platform, locates sophisticated unusual behaviors within an organization's systems, among customers, employees, etc.—and presents the organization with a sort of storyline view of where the treatment of each problem stands.Roy, the CEO of Rezonate, will talk about the next challenges in the field of cloud security and his passionate career path.

Jul 25
Ep1033: Omer Egozi | Co-Founder & CEO, Triplan

Dive into the fascinating world of travel tech with the newest episode of 20 Minute Leaders! Join us on 20 Minute Leaders for a whirlwind adventure with Omer Egozi, Co-founder and CEO of Trip Plan! Discover his lifelong passion for travel and the origins of his innovative travel-tech venture. Tune in for an exciting exploration of travel, technology, and global experiences in just 20 minutes. Don't miss out! #Podcast https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/podcast?__eep__=6&__cft__[0]=AZWje_MHT4zC9s4KiYPCODPMQH7krFkLQ9ObjRRUjWVHanh76F9sAeN23mdOrSj8GfOkZVKiyP3k6HGUvMxTM4LGUqzdYQzE6bUzqRoS5I7glCUki1MLgf51cIm0mrsAFsfKOBMy9VmwP1lkrtNBoX0QpotWra9xW5WHWPknZYHpsppzA1u2lVIOxO5QUnqQrXQrzIFFNFrTPoyYNNnlw8xJ&__tn__=*NK-R #TravelTech https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/traveltech?__eep__=6&__cft__[0]=AZWje_MHT4zC9s4KiYPCODPMQH7krFkLQ9ObjRRUjWVHanh76F9sAeN23mdOrSj8GfOkZVKiyP3k6HGUvMxTM4LGUqzdYQzE6bUzqRoS5I7glCUki1MLgf51cIm0mrsAFsfKOBMy9VmwP1lkrtNBoX0QpotWra9xW5WHWPknZYHpsppzA1u2lVIOxO5QUnqQrXQrzIFFNFrTPoyYNNnlw8xJ&__tn__=*NK-R #TechLeaders https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/techleaders?__eep__=6&__cft__[0]=AZWje_MHT4zC9s4KiYPCODPMQH7krFkLQ9ObjRRUjWVHanh76F9sAeN23mdOrSj8GfOkZVKiyP3k6HGUvMxTM4LGUqzdYQzE6bUzqRoS5I7glCUki1MLgf51cIm0mrsAFsfKOBMy9VmwP1lkrtNBoX0QpotWra9xW5WHWPknZYHpsppzA1u2lVIOxO5QUnqQrXQrzIFFNFrTPoyYNNnlw8xJ&__tn__=*NK-R #Innovation https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/innovation?__eep__=6&__cft__[0]=AZWje_MHT4zC9s4KiYPCODPMQH7krFkLQ9ObjRRUjWVHanh76F9sAeN23mdOrSj8GfOkZVKiyP3k6HGUvMxTM4LGUqzdYQzE6bUzqRoS5I7glCUki1MLgf51cIm0mrsAFsfKOBMy9VmwP1lkrtNBoX0QpotWra9xW5WHWPknZYHpsppzA1u2lVIOxO5QUnqQrXQrzIFFNFrTPoyYNNnlw8xJ&__tn__=*NK-R #TripPlan https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/tripplan?__eep__=6&__cft__[0]=AZWje_MHT4zC9s4KiYPCODPMQH7krFkLQ9ObjRRUjWVHanh76F9sAeN23mdOrSj8GfOkZVKiyP3k6HGUvMxTM4LGUqzdYQzE6bUzqRoS5I7glCUki1MLgf51cIm0mrsAFsfKOBMy9VmwP1lkrtNBoX0QpotWra9xW5WHWPknZYHpsppzA1u2lVIOxO5QUnqQrXQrzIFFNFrTPoyYNNnlw8xJ&__tn__=*NK-R #20MinuteLeaders https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/20minuteleaders?__eep__=6&__cft__[0]=AZWje_MHT4zC9s4KiYPCODPMQH7krFkLQ9ObjRRUjWVHanh76F9sAeN23mdOrSj8GfOkZVKiyP3k6HGUvMxTM4LGUqzdYQzE6bUzqRoS5I7glCUki1MLgf51cIm0mrsAFsfKOBMy9VmwP1lkrtNBoX0QpotWra9xW5WHWPknZYHpsppzA1u2lVIOxO5QUnqQrXQrzIFFNFrTPoyYNNnlw8xJ&__tn__=*NK-R

Jul 10
Ep1032: Tali Gross | CEO, SixtyFive

With the rising cost of living, millions of American seniors find themselves in economic hardship. Don't miss this episode with Tali Gross, CEO and Co-founder of SixtyFive. Discover how their home equity investment (HEI) product empowers seniors to transform their home equity into an accessible income on demand.

Jun 29
Ep1031: Donna Griffit | Corporate Storyteller

Donna Griffit, Corporate Storyteller, has worked globally for over 16 years with Fortune 500 companies, Start-Ups and investors in a wide variety of industries. She has consulted and trained clients in over 30 countries, helping them create, edit and deliver verbal and written presentations, pitches and messages. Donna has the ability to magically spin raw data into compelling stories that captivate audiences and drive to results. Through her guidance clients have raised over half a billion dollars. To learn more, visit DonnaGriffit.com

Jun 06
Ep1030: Lior Handelsman | General Partner, Grove Ventures

Lior Handelsman is a General Partner at Grove Ventures, a leading early-stage VC fund with more than half-a-billion dollars under management. Grove Ventures partners early with exceptional Israeli entrepreneurs who believe that the Deep Future is now and are ready to build it. As a General Partner, Lior led the fund’s investments in companies like Protai, NoTraffic, Luminescent, Protai, Teramount, Mirato, and Vocai, among others. Prior to joining Grove Ventures, Lior was one of the founders of SolarEdge (NASDAQ:SEDG). He took part in inventing and developing the company’s technology and saw it grow from a small startup to a multi-billion dollar global company, with a market leadership position in the smart and renewable energy markets. Before SolarEdge, Lior spent 11 years leading research and development teams and directing large-scale, multidisciplinary R&D projects in power electronics, analog design, communications, and signal processing at the Intelligence Corps Technology Unit – Unit 81. Lior holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering (cum laude) and an MBA from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.

May 30
Ep1029: Andrew Schmertz | CEO, Hopscotch Air

Andrew Schmertz is a seasoned entrepreneur and the CEO of Hopscotch Air, about 10 years ago, this former lawyer and TV contributor, discovered a very special demand in the air transport market- and set out to build his commercial airline company from scratch. This is a great episode about spotting opportunities and building crazy businesses from scratch. Enjoy!

May 16
Ep1028: Sascha Lock | Head of Media & Performance Analytics, AMP Agency

Sascha is an advertising executive with over 15 years of experience in the industry, working in the USA and Germany. He has worked on a variety of campaigns for clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses, such as Fidelity Investments, Ahold-Delhaize, and Avocados From Mexico, and has a track record of delivering innovative solutions. His career began in digital media planning, where he learned the ins and outs of strategy, buying, and target audience development. From there, he moved into hybrid media and account management positions working with clients to develop and execute marketing strategies. In his current role as SVP, Media & Performance Analytics, he leads a team of professionals to develop, execute, and measure integrated campaigns across all channels for the Integrated Agency Group within Advantage Solutions, including AMP Agency, Upshot, and Halverson Group. Outside of work, he is a co-chair of the disABILITIES in ACTION enterprise resource group within Advantage Solutions’ DE&I Council.

May 11
Ep1027: Steve Blue | CEO, Miller Ingenuity

Steve is President & CEO of Miller Ingenuity, an international manufacturer of high technology products that save lives and preserve the environment. Steve has published five books that teach senior leaders and CEOs how to increase profit, take market share, and destroy competition. He is an internationally recognized expert on leading change and business transformation. Steve is a highly-acclaimed keynote speaker, having addressed audiences at Harvard Business School, The United Nations, Carnegie Hall, Industry Week, The World Safe Summit, CEO Clubs International and Medtronic Corporation. His leadership insights have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Fox News, Fox Business Channel, CNN, CNBC, Forbes, Fortune, CEO World, Business Week and Success Magazines.

May 01
Ep1026: Jasmine Bharucha | Founder, Katharos Foods

Jasmine Bharucha is the Founder and CEO of Katharos foods, a brand that crafts clean and healthy plant-based cheese. At the helm of the company, she spearheads all the growth-driven and business-critical decisions while charting the product roadmap. Having an MBA from Northeastern University, Boston, USA, Jasmine holds over 17 years of work experience with the leading multinational companies KPMG and Capgemini. A few years back, she started her journey to lead a healthy plant based lifestyle and observed the lack of good quality and affordable vegan cheese in the market. This motivated her to bring plant-based dairy alternatives for people who want high-nutrition and affordable plant based lifestyles with Katharos. After spending years in the corporate world, she started her entrepreneurial journey with Katharos in 2019. Since its inception, the company providing an assortment of 100% natural cheese has garnered its foothold in the market. Awarded for her efforts, Jasmine was selected among the top 5 Humane Entrepreneurs in India by HSI in 2020. Under her leadership, Katharos was named the ‘Best Vegan Cheese in India’ by PETA in 2021.

Apr 04
Ep1025: Ziv Peremen | CEO and Co-Founder, X-trodes

Ziv Peremen is a neuroscientist and business leader in the field of digital health. He is CEO and Co-Founder of X-trodes, a medical device company bringing wireless medical-grade monitoring solutions to the comfort of users’ home environments. Prior to cofounding X-trodes, Ziv served as VP Medical Solutions at ElMindA, a leading company in the field of brain health. He was also CTO of the Brain Stimulation & Monitoring Toolbox Consortium (BSMT).  An experienced business leader with a diverse background, Ziv is fascinated by the potential for harnessing DeepTech into applicable solutions that can improve health and quality of life. Ziv holds a PhD in Neurocognitive Science and BSc in Physics and Philosophy, both from Tel Aviv University.

Mar 17
Ep1024: Itay Dressler | Co-Founder & CTO, theGist

laItay Dressler is the Co-Founder of TheGist; his previous roles include VP of Engineering at OpenWeb, as well as CTO &  Co-Founder of Salaryo

Mar 10
Ep1023: Izhak Paz | Founder and CEO, SafeGuard

Izhak Paz is the founder and CEO of SafeGuard, an international construction-tech company that uses artificial intelligence to identify human behavior and predict and prevent construction accidents. Paz has a background in economics and public health and a passion for saving lives. Previous to SafeGuard Izhak served as a consultant to the Israeli Department of Occupational Health.

Mar 09
Ep1022: Ido Gonen | Co-founder & CTO, Exodigo

Ido Gonen is the Chief Technology Officer and co-founder of Exodigo, the non-intrusive, multi-sensing subsurface imaging platform. Prior to Exodigo, Ido led multiple engineering teams focusing on innovative, inter-unit R&D projects inside one of Israel’s elite deep tech units, where he started his career as a software engineer. Ido graduated cum laude from Technion - Israel Institute of Technology with a B.Sc in software engineering and an M.Sc in computer science. He also participated in Psagot, the highly selective flagship program of the military’s academic services and earned additional certificates in corporate analysis and valuation from Bar-Ilan University.

Mar 06
Ep1021: Yael Daniely | Founder and CEO, YD scale up your businesstha

Yael is a co-founder therapist and startup psychologist. She is the founder and CEO of YD scale up your business. Yael did extensive research, interviewing over 450 innovators, investors, and other ecosystem members. Yael's research focuses on the intangible factors that underpin the start-up growth life cycle: co-founder conflicts, the founding CEO's psychological elements of scale, and startup growing pains. She founded a clinic and now works with a portfolio of startups at various stages, assisting them in scaling while addressing these important growth engines. Yael has a background in psychology, couple therapy, and group analytics.

Mar 05
Ep1020: Mark Gazit | CEO & President, ThetaRay

Mark Gazit is prominent senior executive with 25 years of experience in Israeli and international high-tech companies, Mark is currently CEO of ThetaRay. Mark served as Managing Director of NiceTrack, which provides software and hardware solutions to government agencies worldwide in the areas of information intelligence and cyber where he transformed it into a fast growing, profitable revenue generator. He was also the Group President & CEO of SkyVision, which he took from the start-up stage to an international company serving over 50 countries worldwide. Mark has held additional pivotal executive roles in leading companies.

Mar 04
Ep1019: Eyal Webber-Zvik | Vice President Product Marketing and Strategic Alliances, Cato Networks

Eyal Webber-Zvik is the Vice President of Product Marketing and Strategic Alliances at Cato Networks. In his role, Eyal manages a global team of product marketing directors that are tasked with driving the company's messaging, position, press and media relations, and more. Previously, Eyal ran Cato's product management organization, translating Cato's SASE vision into a global, successful cloud service. Prior to Cato Networks, Eyal held product management, project management and software engineering positions in several startups and in the IDF.

Mar 03
Ep1018: Louwki Coetsee | Group Vice President: Sales & Client Value, Netsurit

Louwki’s entire career has been devoted to serving companies’ technical needs. After earning his Master Network Engineer qualification, he became a technical trainer for Torque-IT, and shortly after this, he was promoted to Technical manager. Louwki then joined Tronic Trade Technology Holdings and served as Technical Manager. He then spent over a decade at Netsurit starting as a Senior Technical Consultant. He worked his way up to Head of Support at Netsurit and was part of the executive committee. Following a 3-year stint at Dimension Data as a Service Improvement & Enablement Manager and part of the GSC Management team, he re-joined the Netsurit team in 2017 to help grow the US business.

Mar 02
Ep1017: Josh Tyson | Director of Creative Content, OneReach.ai

Josh Tyson is co-author of The Wall Street Journal business bestseller, Age of Invisible Machines, Director of Storytelling at OneReach.ai, and co-host of N9K, a podcast from the future.

Mar 01
Ep1016: Seth Bogner | Chairman and CEO, HeartPoint Global Inc.

Bio: Seth Bogner is a visionary entrepreneur with over three decades of experience in principal investing, structured finance, restructurings, and merchant banking. He currently serves as Chairman and CEO of HeartPoint Global Inc., where he merges his exceptional leadership abilities with his long-time goal of creating a business that is both profitable and socially responsible. Bogner began his career at Loeb Partners Realty and later served as the Chairman of Hearthstone Management Group Ltd. Prior to joining HeartPoint Global, he was the managing partner of Union Square Partners Ltd. and founded Ohr Partners in 2007.

Feb 28
Ep1015: Omer Glass | CEO and Co-Founder, GrowthSpace

Omer Glass is CEO and Co-Founder of GrowthSpace, the world’s first outcome-focused talent development platform. Omer’s passion for upskilling began with his first startup, Careerology, an online school for career development. Following this, he became a Management Consultant at Shaldor, Israel’s leading management consulting firm, where he focused on business strategy.

Feb 27
Ep1014: Efrat Dagan | Founder and CEO, Workaround

Efrat Dagan is Founder of WorkAround, Strategic Talent Acquisition Services. Simply put: Efrat can help figure out your growth pains. Efrat has led Google Israel’s Staffing for about a decade from the inception of the R&D offices in Israel (2006). Efrat managed the recruitment of six Google offices in Europe, including Israel, Russia and Northern Europe and Waze. Efrat has been with Google for 12 years and In her last role at Google she has been a Global Recruitment Manager at headquarters in California, In the last few years Efrat headed the talent team globally at the Lyft Autonomous Driving Division and at Next insurance. Efrat has been selected as one of the most prominent human resources professionals in Israel in 2014. Efrat lectures, blogs about the future of the world of work, and she mentors entrepreneurs and individuals which are involved in the field.

Feb 23
Ep1013: Doron Naim | Co-Founder and CEO, DevOcean Security

Doron Naim is Co-Founder and CEO of DevOcean Security, a Cloud Application Vulnerability Remediation platform. DevOcean revolutionizes the process of fixing risks in the new environment of the cloud and is backed by Glilot Capital Partners with participation from angel investors, including former Google CISO Gerhard Eschelbeck and Amazon’s Head of Security Audit Adam Hirsch. Previously, Doron served as GM of Security Research at CyberArk, uncovering and disclosing critical, zero-day vulnerabilities to large organizations. There he founded the ArkCon security conference, creating a global community of top cybersecurity thought leaders, researchers, and decision-makers. Doron frequently speaks at several international cybersecurity conferences.   Doron is a veteran of the elite Israel Defense Forces 8200 unit and has a B.Sc. in Computer Science.

Feb 22
Ep1012: Rishi Agrawal | CEO and Co-Founder, TeamLease Regtech

Rishi Agrawal, is the CEO and Co-Founder of TeamLease Regtech, India’s leading Regulatory SAAS company. His company helps India Inc navigate the complexity of the country’s regulatory ecosystem and stay on the right side of the law. He is envisioning Compliance 2.0, a paperless, presenceless and cashless ecosystem for digital India. Rishi works closely with Union and state governments in India to help them reimagine employer compliance. Rishi is an avid traveler and amateur photographer. He has recently published a coffee table photo book titled, Varanasi, A passage to immortality.

Feb 18
Ep1011: Will Robinson | CEO, Encapture

Will Robinson is the CEO of Encapture, which is a fast-growing SaaS platform that helps banks automatically pull important information from documents. By using machine learning to process large amounts of data, it helps companies like Wells Fargo, Frost Bank, and Truist save time and money. Encapture's easy-to-use automation helps banks save time and reduce compliance risk by processing documents quickly and correctly in an easy-to-access format. Before joining Encapture, Will worked at Dynata in a number of executive management roles. Will worked as an investment professional at The Carlyle Group, which is one of the largest and most successful investment firms in the world, before he joined Dynata.

Feb 14
Ep1010: Sharon Handelman-Gotlib | Healthcare and Aging Business Manager at Sompo Digital Lab TLV

Sharon Handelman-Gotlib is the Healthcare and Aging Business Manager at Sompo Digital Lab TLV as well as a leader in the Israeli FemTech community promoting women's health and Israeli FemTech ecosystem.

Feb 04
Ep1009: Roi Ben Daniel | CEO, Received

Roi is CEO and Cofounder of Received, a startup building a revenue management platform for finance teams. Before that, Roi built Visa's Partnerships team in Tel Aviv, and was part of the Visa Ventures global team. Roi holds an LL.B. in Law and Accounting from TAU, and an MBA from Chicago Booth.

Feb 03
Ep1008: Steven Weinberg | Member Board Of Directors, Mental Health Association of Greater Chicago

Steve Weinberg has spent his life selling and helping others sell better, more, and faster. He recently led the Accuity sales team to new sales accomplishments for twelve years. Accuity is a British-Dutch technology company that is now part of Lexis Nexis Risk Systems and is a RELX subsidiary. It provides anti-money laundering and electronic payment solutions to financial institutions and corporations. While at Accuity as a salesperson and simultaneously as a manager of a team of salespeople, Steve closed the largest sale in the company’s history.

Feb 02