Levi Shapiro

Levi Shapiro

Levi Shapiro is a Professor in the Communications Department at IDC (Herzeliya) and Partner at TMT Strategic Advisors. He works with media and technology companies from Tokyo to Tel Aviv. You can read more @levshapiro or on LinkedIn

Choose Your VC Wisely: A Conversation with Felda Hardymon, Venture Capitalist and Harvard Professor

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Felda Hardymon is a highly successful venture capitalist and popular Harvard Business School professor, where he teaches “Venture Capital and Private Equity.” Sharing research and examples from the 2012 edition of his textbook, Hardymon spoke at last week’s Journey conference in Tel Aviv about Venture Investment – Trends, Cycles and Opportunities. Spoiler alert: Entrepreneurs should […]

Werner Vogels, Amazon CTO: “Our goal is to be Earth’s Most Customer Centric Company”

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Dr. Werner Vogels, CTO at Amazon, oversees technology strategy for Amazon Web Services- the world’s largest provider of web-delivered infrastructure services to developers. In Tel Aviv for this week’s AWS Summit, Werner shares his approach to innovation, biggest strategic mistake and how AWS strives to be “Earth’s most customer-centric company.” Amazon Web Services began in […]

Dr. Stephen Woo, President of Samsung Electronics’ Device Solutions, on Innovation

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Semiconductors are big business. In fact, chips represent $30 billion of Samsung’s estimated $140 billion revenue. Despite their rivalry in smartphones, Apple is Samsung’s largest applications process customer and uses various components, such as semiconductors and display products (see the Quarterly Application Processor Market Share Tracker from Strategy Analytics). “Samsung semiconductor is not fighting against […]

HTML5: Will It Ever Live Up To The Hype?

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HTML5 is the latest iteration of the standard used by web programmers and developers. When completed in 2014, it will enable developers to write-once-run-anywhere (WORA) for consistent, cross-platform experiences across all operating systems and browsers. For example, a developer could create a single application with identical performance across Facebook, iPhone, Android, BlackBerry and all other […]