Investing in Solutions to the Airline Industry’s Jet Lag
Melissa Drew, Digital Transformation Executive Advisor, IBM
Zvi Schreiber, CEO, Freightos
Assaf Frenkel, Co-Founder & CEO, SeeTrue
Udi Segall, CEO, IntellAct
Host: Matthew Kalman, Chief Content Officer, OurCrowd
June 30, 2022
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Udi was a founding member and led the product management team at Flash Networks. Udi headed the Company's multimillion-dollar partnership with Gilat Satellite Networks, a leading provider of satellite communication solutions. Next, Udi served as Head of Marketing in Native Networks, where he defined the marketing strategies that served the Company during the formative first three years. Then Udi served as a Senior Marketing Manager at Radware, contributing to developing its 4-7 layer switching and cybersecurity solutions. Finally, during his 10 years tenure in NICE as Director of Vertical Markets & Business Development, Udi devised the strategic plan for the transportation sector. The strategic plan led to NICE participation in EU-funded consortiums and secured the wins of major accounts in the transportation sector.
Zvi started Freightos after experiencing slow freight quoting as CEO of Lightech (acquired by GE). FreightOS is Zvi’s fourth venture. His former exits include: Tradeum; an infrastructure marketplace provider for business-to-business and financial exchanges that was acquired for $500M, Unicorn; an enterprise data management (sold to IBM), and Lightech; a CleanTech electronics company (sold to GE). Furthermore, Zvi is the inventor of 25 patent applicants and has a PhD in Computer Science from Cambridge & Imperial College.
Digital Transformation Executive Advisor,
Digital Transformation Executive Advisor
For more than 28 years, Melissa has been a creative disruptor in procurement and supply chain transformation. Recognized in 2021 as Top 25 global consultant and 13 global procurement leaders to watch, she combines her transformation strategies with emerging technologies. Melissa is a founding member of Women Leaders in Data & AI, serves as associate editor for AI Time Journal, and hosts a podcast, talking to women all over the world, exploring how AI is impacting the future of procurement and supply chain. To further the advancement of diversity, Melissa is board member of Blended, a non-profit organization who is taking visible steps to provide access for women & minorities in education and speaking opportunities.
Co-Founder & CEO,
Co-Founder & CEO
Assaf has led hi-tech initiatives with experience in business management, venture and M&As for more than two decades. He was the founder and head of the Mobile Engagement Business Unit at NICE Systems (NASDAQ:NICE), where he headed Strategy and M&A for the Enterprise business. Assaf also held leadership positions in business and product at NICE Cyber business unit (later sold as Cyberbit). He co-founded and led Mybitat, an Internet of Things (IoT) analytics startup leveraging machine learning to understand senior’s behavior routines at home. He also served VP of Product & Marketing at CallVU, a startup focusing on digital engagement. Assaf has held various roles in investments, including Managing Partner at Ridge Global Capital Group, an investment fund focused on Israeli Cyber security technology, venture partner at MoonScape Ventures, an IoT fund, and as investment professional at Gemini Venture Capital. He is a Lieutenant Colonel (Res.) of Israeli SIGINT unit 8200. Assaf holds a BSc. in Electronic Engineering and Computer Science from Tel-Aviv University, and is the holder of US patents in cyber security and customer experience domains.
Chief Content Officer,
Chief Content Officer
Matthew joined OurCrowd after a 20-year career as a Jerusalem-based correspondent, covering Israel and the Middle East for Bloomberg, MIT Technology Review, Time magazine, the London Sunday Times, Boston Globe, USA Today, Channel 4 News and many other global media outlets as a reporter, editor and filmmaker. Matthew was the publisher and founding editor of the UK Jewish News and New Moon magazine and first used crowdfunding in 1978 to launch Sniff Records in London.