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Introducing the Coller Institute of Venture Prof. Yesha Sivan - Executive Director, Coller Institute of Venture

Prof. Yesha Sivan is the Executive Director of the Coller Institute of Venture at Tel Aviv University Faculty of Management (http://www.collerinstitueofventure.org). He is professor of Management Information Systems (MIS) at the School of Management and Economy at the Tel-Aviv-Yaffo Academic College (http://is.mta.ac.il). He is also the founder of Metaverse Labs (MVL) – a leading think tank focusing on connecting virtual and real worlds. Sivan’s professional experience includes developing and deploying innovative solutions for corporate, hi-tech, government, and defense environments (see for example: the Harvard 9-Keys for Knowledge Infrastructure).

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About Butterflies and Geckos: How to Translate Innovation into Products Prof. Yael Hanein, Tel Aviv University

Yael Hanein is a Professor of Electrical Engineering at Tel Aviv University. In the past she conducted research at the Weizmann Institute (MSc and PhD in Physics), Princeton University (visiting student at the lab of Nobel Prize Laureate Prof. Dan Tsui), and at the University of Washington (Postdoc in Electrical Engineering and Physics). Her research field is neuro-engineering and her main passions are developing wearable electronic technology and bionic vision. In 2009 she joined an international group of young researchers who founded the Global Young Academy and served on its first executive committee.

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University and Venture: The Evolving Relations Prof. Yesha Sivan - Executive Director, Coller Institute of Venture

Prof. Yesha Sivan is the Executive Director of the Coller Institute of Venture at Tel Aviv University Faculty of Management (http://www.collerinstitueofventure.org). He is professor of Management Information Systems (MIS) at the School of Management and Economy at the Tel-Aviv-Yaffo Academic College (http://is.mta.ac.il). He is also the founder of Metaverse Labs (MVL) – a leading think tank focusing on connecting virtual and real worlds. Sivan’s professional experience includes developing and deploying innovative solutions for corporate, hi-tech, government, and defense environments

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Clinical Legal Education @ TAU: The Crossroads of Teaching, Social Entrepreneurship & Research Prof. Neta Ziv - Tel Aviv University

Professor Neta Ziv is the academic director of The Israel Affordable Housing Center and the Housing, Community and Law Clinic at Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law. Until 2014 she directed the Clinical Programs at the law school. Prof. Ziv teaches courses on “Legal Ethics and the Legal Profession”, “Law and Social Change”, Social Rights”, “Housing Law” and “Human Rights of People with Disabilities.”

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