Karin Mayer Rubinstein

CEO & President, Israel Advanced Technology Industries (IATI)

Karin Mayer Rubinstein is the CEO & President of IATI, Israel’s Umbrella Organization of the High-tech, Life Science and other advanced technology industries, with hundreds of paying members from every level and aspect of the ecosystem, including Venture Capital Funds, Israeli R&D Centers of Multinational Companies, Start-Ups, Incubators & Accelerators, leading global Stock Exchanges, Tech Transfer Organization, Academic Institutions, Innovation Centers, Hospitals, Municipalities, service Providers and more. Through this broad range of members, IATI connects Israel’s tech ecosystem, provides solutions and support at all levels, and integrates the various sectors of the industry with strategic and ongoing governmental goals.

Prior to her current position, Karin served as a senior partner and managing director of business development in leading commercial law firms.

Karin is a member of steering committees and a keynote speaker of many leading global events and conferences around the world. She is a member of the board of Governance of Tel Aviv University; a Director in the Israel-America Chamber of Commerce; a Co-Founder and Co-Manager of Israel 2048 Council, a union of civil and business organizations which act to create a whole vision for the State of Israel; a member of the 5×2 Initiative’s Steering Committee; a Council for the Advancement of Women in Science and Technology of the Ministry of Science and Technology; an Honorary Ambassador of GISEP; and more.

Karin is a keynote speaker at many leading global conferences. She regularly sits as a jury member in leading technology competitions and awards worldwide.

Karin holds a BA in Economics, an LLB and an MBA from Tel-Aviv University. Karin was named, twice in a row, as one of the Top 100 Influential Young Business Persons in Israel by Forbes Magazine, as well as one of the Marker’s Top 40 Leading Young Business Persons.

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