Karin Mayer Rubinstein Adv. is the CEO & President of IATI, Israel's Umbrella Organization of the High-tech, Life Science and other advanced technology industries, with hundreds of members from every level and aspect of the ecosystem, including Venture Capital Funds, Israeli R&D Centers of Multinational Companies, Start-Ups, Growth and Mature Companies, Incubators, Tech Transfer Organization, Academic Institutions, Innovation Centers, Hospitals, Municipalities, service Providers and more.
Through this broad range of members, IATI connects Israel's tech ecosystem, provides solutions and support at all levels, and integrates the various sectors of the industry with strategic and ongoing governmental goals. Prior to her current position, Karin served as a senior partner and managing director of business development in leading commercial law firms. In addition, Karin is the Chairperson of The International R&D Relations Committee of Israel National Council For Research & Development; A Member of Board of Governance of Tel Aviv University; A Board Member of The Tel Aviv Foundation; Chairperson of the Friends of Hemda (Science Education Tel Aviv Center) Association; A Member of the Supervisory Goals Committee of the Israel Patent Office Goals at the Justice Ministry; A Member of the Steering Committee to the promoting Arab society in the High-Tec industry; A Member of 8400 (cohort #1) the health network; A member of the 5×2 Initiative's Steering Committee and more. Karin is a keynote speaker at many leading global conferences and events around the world. She regularly sits as a jury member in leading technology competitions and awards worldwide. Karin holds a BA in Economics, an LLB and an MBA from Tel-Aviv University. Karin was named, twice in a row, as one of the Top 100 Influential Young Business Persons in Israel by Forbes Magazine, as well as one of the Marker's Top 40 Leading Young Business Persons.