• 16/01/2023

    VC 101

    Adi Gozes, Venture Partner at Entree Capital

    The current innovation wave is greater than ever before with 2021 being an extraordinary year, not only in terms of coping with a global pandemic, but also in terms of tech investing. In 2021 capital invested in Israeli startups increased by 150% (from $10.5B in 2020 to $25.6B). This talk will offer insights into what venture capital is, what VCs look for in startups, what the investment process entails, and a look into some of the recent changes in the VC landscape. Bio: Adi is an operator turned VC; prior to becoming an investor, she spent 15 years in R&D and product management and in the past few years she has transitioned to investing in startups, first as part of the Samsung Catalyst Fund and currently as a Venture Partner at Entrée Capital. Adi holds a BSc in Computer Science and an MBA. Language: English

  • 09/01/2023

    Cyber Trends

    Nir Zuk, Founder & CTO- Palo Alto Networks

    Nir Zuk brings a wealth of network security expertise and industry experience to Palo Alto Networks. Prior to co-founding Palo Alto Networks, Nir was CTO at NetScreen Technologies, which was acquired by Juniper Networks in 2004. Prior to NetScreen, Nir was co-founder and CTO at OneSecure, a pioneer in intrusion prevention and detection appliances. Nir was also a principal engineer at Check Point Software Technologies, and was one of the developers of stateful inspection technology. Language: English

  • 02/01/2023

    Developing software with quality in mind

    Oren Winter, SVP Engineering, Salesforce

    As consumers we all know how to distinguish between high-quality to low-quality products. But what about software and services? How important is quality here? How do we define and measure quality for software products and more importantly - as software engineers, how do we build such products or improve their quality? This talk will cover all of the above and will give some practical examples including how to leverage the power of data as part of this process. Bio: Oren Winter is a Senior Vice President of engineering in Salesforce, the world’s #1 CRM vendor and one of the top software companies in the world. In his role, Oren oversees a large organization of software engineers working on cutting edge products and technologies in the areas of intelligence and analytics. Prior to Salesforce Oren spent close to 2 decades in Microsoft Corp. where he held senior engineering and general management roles. Language: Hebrew

הרצאות האורח בסדרת ההרצאות CS For Real ניתנות החל משנת 2015 ומועברות על ידי חוקרים מביה"ס וממוסדות שונים ועל ידי מרצים מחברות המובילות בתחומי הטכנולוגיה כגון : WIX, GOOGLE , MOBILEYE ועוד.

מטרתן הינה לקרב את הסטודנטים של תואר ראשון במדעי המחשב ל"עולם האמיתי" ולחשוף אותם בפני אנשים מעניינים, חברות, טכנולוגיות, מחקרים ואתגרים במדעי המחשב.



Since the year 2015 we offer guest lectures within CS For Real. The lectures are given by researchers from different schools and institutions and by lecturers from leading technology companies (e.g., Wix, Google, Mobileye etc.).

The purpose of those lectures is to bring undergraduate computer science students closer to "the real world". It exposes them to interesting people, companies, technologies, research and other challenges within computer science.