NTT DATA presents  Global Open Innovation Contest 7.0CONTEST OVERVIEW

Site schedule

Tel Aviv Pitch Day

Date and timeDecember 6th, 2017
VenueRise accelerator
Barclays – Ehad ha'am 54, Tel-Aviv
Judges
  • Natalie Refuah
    Partner
    Viola Growth
    Profile
  • Yoav Tzruya
    Partner
    Head of JVP Labs
    Profile
  • Kotaro Zamma
    Head of Section of
    Open Innovation and
    Business Incubation
    NTT DATA Corporation
    Profile
  • Yoshiaki Wada
    Senior Manager,
    Section of Open Innovation
    and Business Incubation
    NTT DATA Corporation
  • Kaz Okada
    Senior Expert,
    Section of Open Innovation
    and Business Incubation
    NTT DATA Corporation
Keynote Session
  • Shumon Mori
    Head of Global Open Innovation Team, Head of Israel Team
    Deloitte Japan
Agenda
Kotaro Zamma
Head of Section of Open Innovation
and Business Incubation
NTT DATA Corp.

Having worked in NTT DATA for nearly three decades, Zamma knows the IT industry of Japan inside out, and firmly believes that open innovation will revitalize his company and the industry.

As the head of Open Innovation and Business Incubation, he directs biannual contests and monthly forums to find and introduce promising startups to business units and customers of NTT DATA, and runs programs that put the partner startups on the fast track to proof-of-concept and new business.

Yoav Tzruya
Partner
Head of JVP Labs

With his hands on approach to working with the numerous portfolio companies, Yoav sits on the board of several of JVP’s companies, including ThetaRay, Morphisec, Coro.Net, Secret Double Octopus, SecBI, SCADAfence, Uponit, Loom, Personity and SourceDefense.

Past exits include CyActive, acquired by PayPal in March 2015. Prior to joining JVP, Yoav headed venture capital consulting business, Altus Media, and ahead of that, spent five years as General Manager/COO and CMO of Exent Technologies. Prior to this, Yoav held executive positions with TeleKnowledge, an innovator in business support systems.

Yoav spent six years in the Israeli Air Force, managing mission critical development projects including in the “enterprise” control, command & security space, and is a decorated officer.

Yoav holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics (cum laude) and an MS in Computer Science (cum laude) from Tel-Aviv University, as well as an Executive MBA from the Kellogg School of Management’s international program.