Israeli Business Forum of New York Event

Innovation within the Enterprise: How Unit 8200 introduced entrepreneurialism to the enterprise: A conversation with Nir Lempert, former Deputy Commander of Unit 8200, current Chairman & CEO of Zap Group, Chairman of the 8200 Amuta Foundation

Ami Mesika and other major Israeli entrepreneurs, including real estate entrepreneur united Ron Hershco are expected to attend.

Nir Lempert has more than 25 years of experience in senior management, in military as well as civil surroundings. Nir has a strong background in strategy, marketing and sales, with special focus on innovation. He specializes in leading organizations that need to go through turn around processes. Currently, Nir is the CEO of Zap group (previously Yellow Pages Group). He led the transfer the company has done from a print oriented company to one of the prominent internet groups in Israel. Prior to Zap group, Nir acted as the CEO of Israeli TV broadcaster Channel 10, and before that he was Executive Deputy CEO of Yes, Israel’s multi channel TV company.Nir served 22 years in IDF, as part of Unit 8200. Among his roles in 8200 – head of planning, head of the intelligence center and deputy commander of 8200. Nir is a retired colonel from IDF, and besides his other duties, he carries out the role of the chairman of 8200 alumni association, where he focuses in encouraging entrepreneurship and innovation, mainly in the education field in periphery areas in the country.

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Date: Tuesday, September 3, 2013

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