David Kahan

David Kahan is VP Finance and General Counsel of Assured Allies, a Tel Aviv & Boston based start-up dedicated to making longevity sustainable. 

David has worked for a variety of start-ups.  He was CFO and General Counsel of Vaultive, a company dedicated to securing data (sold to CyberArk).  He was Senior Counsel to Millennial Media the US’s largest independent mobile ad network (acquired by AOL).  He was part of the core leadership team (General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer) at Jumptap, helping to grow the company to more than $100M+ in revenue and a successful exit.  He’s also been a Venture Partner at OurCrowd, Israel’s most active venture investor.

Before his start-up days, David worked on Capitol Hill.   

David earned a JD from Yale Law School and a BA from Columbia College.  He is a native of Brookline, MA and made aliyah in 2010. 

Avishay klein

Avishay is Amdocs Group Data Protection Officer (DPO) and serves as the privacy focal point to Amdocs’ operations and its overall strategy to privacy compliance. Prior to this, Avishay worked for several years in the top law firm in Israel- Herzog Fox & Neeman- in the area of Technology and Regulation. In this role he advised startups and multi-national companies on regulatory and commercial matters concerning Cyber Security, Privacy and Data Protection, App Compliance, HIPAA and other worldwide regulated e-commerce sectors.

Avishay holds a PHD in law (from Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan) in the field of Cyber-security and data protection. He currently works as a lecturer in Law & Technology and Contract Law in the College of Law and Business in Ramat Gan. He also holds CIPP/E certification and is a member of the Israel Bar.

Avishay has extensive knowledge with regard to privacy and data protection regulations, including the GDPR, and has vast experience in building compliance plans and their implementation, commercial negotiations, working with data protection authorities and advising to all business and corporate domains.

He is married to Diana and has four kids.

Ken Bamberger

Kenneth A. Bamberger is The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley. He is Faculty co-Director of the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology (BCLT) and of the Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies, and is a core faculty member of the Berkeley Center for Law and Business (BCLB).

Prof. Bamberger is an expert on technology policy, government regulation, and corporate compliance, in both the United States and Europe. At Berkeley, he teaches Administrative Law, the First Amendment (Speech and Religion), Privacy Compliance, and the Law and Technology Writing Workshop.

For his book, Privacy on the Ground: Driving Corporate Behavior in the United States and Europe (MIT Press), Bamberger and his co-author, Berkeley I-School Prof. Deirdre Mulligan, were awarded the Privacy Leadership Award from the International Association of Privacy Professionals. His current research involves platform content moderation and privacy behaviors; government’s use of AI/Machine-Learning systems, the promise of zero-knowledge proofs (ZKPs) for law, and Jewish law’s privacy contributions.

Bamberger graduated from Harvard Law School, where he was President of the Harvard Law Review. Before coming to Berkeley Law, he clerked for federal appeals court Judge Amalya L. Kearse and U.S. Supreme Court Justice David H. Souter, served as a Bristow Fellow in the Office of the United States Solicitor General, and was an associate, and then counsel, at the Wilmer Hale firm in Washington DC.

Outside the law school, Prof. Bamberger serves on the advisory boards of the Future of Privacy Forum and the Israel Institute, and the Board of Directors of the Leo Baeck Institute. From 2017-2020, he was selected for the U.S. Department of Commerce-European Commission list of arbitrators developed as part of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework.

In Israel, Prof. Bamberger is affiliated as a Cyber Law Scholar at Hebrew University’s Federmann Cyber Security Research Center. He previously served as Visiting Professor at Tel Aviv University Law School, and Visiting Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, He is a founding board member of the Israel Tech Policy Institute.

Jordana Cutler

Jordana Cutler has been with Facebook since 2016 and is the Head of Policy for Israel and the Jewish diaspora.

Prior to this, she served as Chief of Staff in the Embassy of Israel in Washington, D.C. from 2013-2016.  From 2009-2013, Jordana served in the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office as Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Advisor for Diaspora Affairs and as the Deputy to the Senior Advisor to the Prime Minister. Jordana also worked in the Strategy Department of the Likud Party’s 2009 campaign, and from 2005-2007 Jordana served as the Senior Officer for Public Affairs at the Embassy of Israel in Washington, D.C.

Jordana holds a Master’s Degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Political Science, specializing in Political Communication. She earned her B.A. from Brandeis University in Politics, Near Eastern & Judaic Studies and Hebrew Language & Literature.

Jordana is a native of Washington, D.C., and made aliyah in 2007. She is married to Adam and has three children.

Noa Elefant-Loffler

Noa Elefant-Loffler is a senior public policy manager at Google. She leads Google public policy work in Israel, including initiatives around safer internet, counter speech, digital growth and inclusion. Noa Elefant-Loffler has been in the public policy sphere for 20 years. Prior to joining Google, she worked for the Israeli media regulator as Head of Research and Chief of Staff. Before that, she worked at the Knesset and had a central part in forming the Knesset’s Research and Information Center.

Noa Elefant-Loffler is a mother of three young girls. She was born and raised in Haifa and lives in Hod Ha-Sharon. She has a bachelor degree in political science from Haifa University and master’s degree in political communications from Tel Aviv university.

Niva Elkin-Koren

Niva Elkin-Koren is a Professor of Law at Tel-Aviv University Faculty of Law and a Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. She is a former Dean of University of Haifa Faculty of Law, and the founding director of the Center for Cyber, Law and Policy (CCLP) and of the Haifa Center for Law & Technology (HCLT).

Prof. Elkin-Koren received her LL.B from TAU in 1989, her LL.M from Harvard Law School in 1991, and her S.J.D from Stanford Law School in 1995. 

Prof. Elkin-Koren has been a Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard University, Columbia Law School, UCLA, NYU, George Washington University and Villanova University School of Law. She is the Chair of the Scientific Advisory Council, of the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society in Berlin, a member of the Executive Committee of Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property (ATRIP), and a board member of the MIPLC Scientific Advisory Board at the Munich IP Law Center, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition. She is also a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of the Copyright Society (since 2009) the Journal of Information Policy (since 2010) and the Internet Policy Review (since 2016).

Yuval Feldman

Yuval Feldman is The Mori Lazarof professor of legal research at Bar-Ilan University Faculty of Law (PhD UC Berkeley 2004).

His areas of research include Behavioral Analysis of Law, Experimental Law and Economics, Ethical Decision-Making, Regulatory Impact and Social Norms, Compliance, Formal and Non-Formal Enforcement Strategies. From 2011 to 2013, he was a fellow in the Edmond J. Safra Institutional Corruption Lab at Harvard Law School and the Implicit Social Cognition Lab in Harvard Psychology. Since 2014  He is a Senior Fellow at the Israel Democracy Institute, advising various governmental bodies on behavioral and experimental informed policies in areas related to corruption, regulatory design and enforcement. Between 2016-2020  he was a member of Israel’s Young Academy. Feldman has received various national fellowships including Rothschild, Fulbright, Alon, and awards such as Zeltner (TAU 2008 Young)  Cheshin (HUJI 2019 Senior Researcher) and the  Bruno award 2020  as well as more than 25 competitive research grants from foundations such as Olin, GIF, Marie Curie, ISF.   He has co-authored more than 55 papers in some of the top journals of law, management and psychology . He is on the editorial board of Regulation and Governance, Law & policy and European Journal of Law and Economics and among the founders of ComplianceNet an interdisciplinary and global network of compliance researchers.  Some of his research on how behavioral sciences could inform regulation, enforcement and compliance appeared in his book: The Law of Good People, which  was published in Cambridge University Press in June 2018.

Yoram Hacohen

Yoram Hacohen is the CEO of the Israeli Internet Association (ISCO-IL) since 2015. Prior to his term at ISOC-IL, Yoram was a senior research fellow at the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) where he researched  national security aspects of Cyber, Big Data, Technology and Law.

In 2006 attorney Hacohen was appointed by the Israeli government to establish and lead the Israeli Law, Information and Technology Authority (ILITA) – Israel’s data protection authority (today the Israeli Privacy Protection Authority). As head of ILITA, Mr. Hacohen served as the national regulator for data protection and e-privacy, for credit information bureaus, and for certification authorities for electronic signatures.

Under his leadership, the ILITA became a modern technology-focused data protection authority, and the law & technology knowledge center for the Israeli public administration. During his term as head of ILITA Hacohen led various technological cyber privacy enforcement actions, and participated in the process of establishing Israel’s cyber security framework. His term as head of ILITA ended in April 2013.

As Head of ILITA Yoram represented Israel at various international fora as head of the Israeli delegation to ICCP and WPISP committees of the OECD and lead of the process vis-à-vis the European Commission in which Israel was declared as having an adequate data protection regime according to Directive 95/46/EC requirements.

David Hoffman

David Hoffman is the Steed Family Professor of the Practice of Cybersecurity Policy at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University.

Hoffman currently chairs the Civil Liberties and Privacy Panel for the Director’s Advisory Board for the US National Security Agency. He also chairs the board of the Center for Cybersecurity Policy and Law, and serves on the Advisory Boards for the Future of Privacy Forum and Mine. Hoffman also founded and chairs the board for the Triangle Privacy Research Hub, which highlights and fosters cybersecurity and privacy academic research done in the North Carolina Research Triangle.

Previously David was an Associate General Counsel and Senior Director of Data Policy Strategy for Intel Corporation. Hoffman previously served on the Department of Homeland Security’s Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee and the Board of Directors of the National Cyber Security Alliance. He has also served in the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s Online Access and Security Committee, the Center for Strategic and International Studies Cyber Security Commission, the Steering Committee for BBBOnline, the TRUSTe Board of Directors and the Board of the International Association of Privacy Professionals. He is the author of many papers and articles on cybersecurity and privacy and has testified to Congress on these topics. Hoffman has a JD from Duke Law School, where he was a member of the Duke Law Journal. He received an AB from Hamilton College.

Hila Hubsch

Hila Hubsch has extensive experience as a General Counsel & Corporate Secretary in the Hi-Tech and VC industry with an in depth understanding of both the investor perspective and the high-tech company perspective. Today, she is the legal, Government Affairs, CSR and philanthropy lead at Microsoft Israel.

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