Gilder/Forbes Israel Test Telecosm
TELECOSM 2009: Investment Israel
November 10 - November 12
The Tarrytown House Estate | Tarrytown, New York

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Susan Burger Edgar
Director of Sales


Mary Collins George
Conference Chair


Tina Chase
Accounting Director



George Gilder

Steve Forbes
PLEASE NOTE: Speaker list will be updated
regularly, as additional speakers are confirmed.

Gilder/Forbes Telecosm 2009 Hosts:

Steve Forbes
President and CEO, Forbes Inc.;
Editor in Chief, Forbes magazine

George Gilder

Author, The Israel Test
Chairman, George Gilder Management Fund, LLC

Special Message:

Benjamin Netanyahu
Prime Minister of Israel (via video)

Telecosm 2009 Speakers and Panelists:

Aharon Aharon
Chief Executive Officer, Camero

Larry Boucher
Chief Executive Officer, Alacritech

David Brog

Executive Director, Christians United for Israel; Author, Standing With Israel: Why Christians Support the Jewish State

Charlie Burger
Senior Technology Analyst, Gilder Publishing, LLC

Stevie Clifton
Co-founder and CTO, Animoto

Mary Collins George
Producer, Gilder/Forbes Telecosm Conference

Dan Charash
Chief Executive Officer, Provigent

Daniel Doron
Director, Israel Center for Social & Economic Progress

Amir Eyal
Vice President, Business Development, EZchip

Eli Fruchter
President and Chief Executive Officer, EZchip

Martin Gerstel
President and Chief executive Officer, Compugen

David Gelernter
Professor of Computer Science, Yale University; Author; Contributor, City Journal , The Weekly Standard , Commentary and the LA Times

Noam Geri
Co-founder, Vice President of Marketing & Business Development AMIMON

Raanan Gewirtzman
Chief Executive Officer, BroadLight

Scott Gottlieb
Physician; Forbes Colu
mnist; Former Deputy Commissioner for Medical and Scientific Affairs, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Tal Keinan
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, KCPS & Company

Bill Kinane
Vice President, Guardsmark; Former FBI legal attache

Ray Kurzweil
Inventor; Prophet; Author, The Age of Intelligent Machines, The Age of Spiritual Machines, Fantastic Voyage: Live Long Enough to Live Forever, The Singularity is Near

Digby Macdonald
Distinguished Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, and Director, Center for Electrochemical Science and Technology, Pennsylvania State University

Sanjoy Mahajan
Associate Director, Teaching and Learning Laboratory & Lecturer, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT

Clint McClellan
Senior Director of Market Development, Health & Life Sciences, Qualcomm

Jonathan Medved
Israeli Venture Capitalist; Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Vringo

Lane Patterson
Chief Technologist, Equinix

J. Tom Pawlowski
Chief Technologist, Micron

Dan Senor
Co-author, Start-up Nation; Foreign Affairs Analyst, FOX News

Ehud Shapiro
The Harry Weinrebe Professional Chair of Computer Science and Biology, Weizmann Institute of Science

Saul Sing
Co-author, Start-up Nation; Columnist, The Jerusalem Post

Steven Sprague
President and Chief Executive Officer, Wave Systems

Jeff Stambovsky
Telecosm Master of Ceremonies

David Szady
Vice President Government Services, Guardsmark, LLC

Nick Tredennick

Technology Advisor; Contributing Editor, Gilder Telecosm Forum

Jules Urbach
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, OTOY

Zohar Zisapel
Chairman, RAD Data

2009 Event


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