Healthy Masters

SPEAKER

YAEL SOREK-BENVENISTI

CEO of Mediterranean Towers Ventures.

YAEL SOREK-BENVENISTI

Currently CEO of Mediterranean Towers Ventures, a corporate venture capital program that invests in early-stage technology companies developing disruptive solutions for aging – the fastest growing population segment around the world. Chairperson of Technologies of Aging Well – Society of Electrical and Electronic Engineers in Israel, Aging 2.0 Israel, since 2011. Founder of the Israeli entrepreneurial ecosystem of the Aging Tech space, and represent Aging2.0 organization. Over the years, I have developed and built networks of contact with international cooperation in order to export the Israeli innovation and to have international corporations and investors to notice Israeli activities.

For the past 9 years, I have been a board member of the Israel Gerontological Society, which combines the various disciplines working with the elderly population. The Israel Gerontological Society is a member of the International Organization of Gerontology and operates as a part of the European branch. For the past 8 years, I have served as a business and marketing consultant to companies on issues relating to the health, quality of life and leisure pursuits of the elderly and as a mentor for startups and projects dealing with elderly population challenges in several accelerators program in Israel. Throughout the years, I have organized and served as the chairperson/ lecture in local and international conferences, I was involved in writing a number of policy papers (local and internationals) and worked to promote municipal, national and internationals programs/ implementation of technologies for the welfare of the elders.

For eight years, I managed the professional health services in a chain of nursing and retirement homes- "Association of Israelis of Central European Origin". Also, I was in charge of development and implementation of projects (2004-2012) Member of the Israeli Leadership forum. Member of Povaddo Panel- global opinion leader research panel. Member of advisory board – Haifa municipality innovation and economic corporation.

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