Join us for this month’s Happy Hour JLM, Jerusalem’s biggest monthly tech networking event, focusing this time on VR/3D, as part of Global Game Jam Hackathon, the biggest global gaming hackathon and The Jerusalem International Film Lab, in partnership with ToD Innovation Lab and The Jerusalem Film & Television Fund
We will also celebrate the official launch of the new meetup series for Developers by Facebook in JLM!
We’ll be joined by star speaker Dr. Jack Gao, #53 on Hollywood Reporter’s most powerful people in entertainment in the world, as well as Paolo Souza, evangelist of Epic Games and Unreal Engine, Shafrir Mozes Cohen from Xiaomi and Yony Kanety from VR.IL !
Food and drinks on the house 🙂 Plus free Oculus Go VR device demos!
18:30-19:00 – Networking, registration, beers and snacks
19:00-19:50 – Speakers
19:00-19:05 – Opening words:
*Rachel Wagner Rosenzweig – Director of Biz Dev at Made in Jerusalem
*Devora Mason – ToD Innovation Lab
19:05-19:50 – Keynotes
*Dr. Jack Gao introduced by Yoram Honig of the The Jerusalem Film & Television Fund – Founding Partner of & CEO at Smart Cinema, an app that will turn hundreds of millions of mobile devices into mini movie screens. Previously, Dr. Gao was senior vice president for News Corporation (NYSE: NWS, 2006-2014). His roles included serving as CEO, NWS China Investments (2010-2014); CEO, Star TV China Co. (2006-2010); chairman, MySpace China (2007-2010) and chief representative, NWS Beijing Representative Office (2006-2014).
Earlier, Dr. Gao was president and general manager of Microsoft China (NASDAQ: MSFT), general partner of Walden International, a leading venture capital firm in the U.S., and corporate vice president and president of Emerging Geographies for Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), where he directed all operations in Greater China and India.
*Paulo Souza introduced by Arnold Nesis of Capricia Productions – Evangelist at Epic Games and Unreal Game Engine. He has more than a decade of experience in the games industry, he has helped companies to raise capital, create and develop world class video-games for PCs, game consoles, smartphones and tablets.
*Shafrir Mozes Cohen – Xiaomi introduced by Roy Munin of Made in Jerusalem
*Yony Kanety – VR.IL introduced by Shachar Oz of the Global Game Jam
Networking, beers, and more VR demos 🙂
Register for the Hackathon here – http://bit.ly/2J5aEzU
Thank you to our HappyHourJLM Official Sponsors ♥
Jerusalem Municipality | עיריית ירושלים
הרשות לפיתוח ירושלים
בייגל סטודיו Bagel Studio
The Creative Space Jerusalem – המרחב היצירתי ירושלים
Yigal Arnon & Co. – יגאל ארנון ושות’
The Jerusalem Foundation
Analog Devices, Inc.
Nextage Financial Services
FB event link: https://bit.ly/2LARHaq
Meetup event link: https://bit.ly/2NuBggo
The event will take place at the beautiful בית הנסן Hansen House –
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