Paul is an entrepreneur in residence at betaworks. Prior to betaworks, he was COO of Aviary. Before Aviary, he was chief of staff for Microsoft’s Office product division and is a founding member of the Startup America NY region. He also participates as an advisor/investor for startups.
Namek T. ZU’BI
Namek is a Founder and Managing Partner at Silicon Badia, a group of venture capital funds based in Jordan and New York City and a member of the Accelerator Technology Holdings family of global funds. Namek’s broad experience ranges from technology development, product management, business development, enterprise sales and global venture investing across a variety of industries.
Roy was the Founder and CEO of Ireland's greatest dotcom success story, WRI aka Hostelworld.com which was sold for $350M. Post Hostelworld.com he has been involved with many firms as one of the board members or the Chairman. Currently in private beta, XSellCo that provides enterprise class etail solutions.
Senior Advisor in Silatech
Dana has a Bachelor’s in marketing, a Master degree in strategy, and had begun working on her PhD thesis titled ‘Developing a framework for Personal Brands’ .She is running her boutique consulting business out of Dubai and she is an angel investor in tech businesses. She combines also her work with advising programs for entrepreneurs such as the Arab Mobile App Challege (recently launched)
Erez has more than 8 years of experience in software design, development and support and has around 3 years of experience in project management and team leadership. At present Erez is employed with eBay Inc. as Head of Engineering at Israel Innovation center.
Gary is an early stage tech investor and, as director of NDRC LaunchPad, leads Ireland’s # 1 technology accelerator. He has invested in over 100 startups, which have in turn secured in excess of €30million in follow on funding. Notable investments have been Fieldware, Logentries, Boxever and SoundWave. Prior to LaunchPad, he was the founder of educational companies Computer Gym (IT training) and Vrising (3d learning). . He is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin and holds an MBA from the Smurfit Graduate School, UCD.