Generative AI: Building to Last How to Build a Future-Proof Startup Using Generative AI

clock2.png Wednesday December 21, 2022 | 9:30-11:30

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Event Details

Thank you to all that joined us at the event on December 21st.

A recording of the panel will be made available shortly on this website and on Entrée’s YouTube channel. 


Thank you to all the join us to learn about how to build effectively with generative AI from a renowned expert panel of founders, CEOs, and academics including Prof. Yoav Shoham (Co-founder and Co-CEO at AI21 Labs), Dr. Tali Dekel (Researcher at Google and Asst. Professor at Weizmann Institute), Yair Adato (Co-Founder and CEO of, and Itamar Friedman (Co-Founder and CEO of 


Topics of discussion included:

  • Tips and advice on how to build future-proof companies with AI
  • Risks and considerations to keep in mind
  • How to manage both the business and technology side of the opportunity
  • Projections about the future of the space
  • And more…


The event is at capacity. There are no available in-person seats. Register here to join us virtually on Zoom. 


⏰ Livestream will begin promptly at 10am.


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Speakers and Moderators

Prof. Yoav ShohamCo-founder and Co-CEO at AI21 Labs

Yoav Shoham is professor emeritus of computer science at Stanford University. A leading AI expert, Prof. Shoham is Fellow of AAAI, ACM and the Game Theory Society. Among his awards are the IJCAI Research Excellence Award, the AAAI/ACM Allen Newell Award, and the ACM/SIGAI Autonomous Agents Research Award. His online Game Theory course has been watched by close to a million people. Prof. Shoham has founded several AI companies, including TradingDynamics (acquired by Ariba), Katango and Timeful (both acquired by Google), and AI21 Labs. Prof. Shoham also chairs the AI Index initiative (, which tracks global AI activity and progress, and WeCode (, a nonprofit initiative to train high-quality programmers from disadvantaged populations.

Dr. Tali DekelAssistant Professor, Weizmann Institute and Staff Research Scientist, Google

Tali Dekel is an Assistant Professor at the Mathematics and Computer Science Department at the Weizmann Institute, Israel. She is also a Staff Research Scientist at Google, developing algorithms at the intersection of computer vision, computer graphics, and machine learning. Before Google, she was a Postdoctoral Associate at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) at MIT. Tali completed her Ph.D. studies at the school of electrical engineering, Tel-Aviv University, Israel. Her research interests include computational photography, image/video synthesis, geometry and 3D reconstruction. Her awards and honors include the National Postdoctoral Award for Advancing Women in Science (2014), the Rothschild Postdoctoral Fellowship (2015), the SAMSON - Prime Minister's Researcher Recruitment Prize (2019), Best Paper Honorable Mention in CVPR 2019, and Best Paper Award (Marr Prize) in ICCV 2019. She often serves as a program committee member and area chair of major vision and graphics conferences.

Yair Adato Co-Founder and CEO of Bria

Yair is an entrepreneur with a passion for bridging technology and business. He’s the CEO and co-founder of BRIA - a platform that allows businesses to generate and modify custom visual content in seconds. BRIA’s generative AI technology is opening possibilities for marketers across all industries to improve how they interact with customers, boost performance, and create a competitive advantage.

Yair has a PhD in computer science and is an expert in machine learning and computer vision. As the CTO of Trax Retail, he enabled Trax’s rapid growth from an early-stage startup with 20 employees to a unicorn with a staff of close to 1000. He also has advised companies such as Sparx, Tasq, DataGen and Anima. Yair is married to Shuli and a loving father to Omer, Ophir and their cat and dog.

Itamar FriedmanCo-founder and CEO of Codium.AI

Itamar Friedman is the Co-founder and CEO of Codium.AI, a stealth startup in the space of AI and the future of software development. He was the former director at Alibaba DAMO Israel, leading teams to create innovative ML-based B2C and B2D applications and tools used by millions. Itamar was the CTO of Visualead, a startup developing cutting-edge machine vision technologies acquired by Alibaba. Itamar holds a BSc and MSc in Machine Learning from the Technion (Summa Cum Laude).

Nir SabatoInvestor, Entrée Capital

Nir Sabato is an investor at Entrée Capital where he focuses on Marketplaces, B2B SaaS, B2C, Cyber and Generative AI startups. Nir is also the creator and co-host of “The Big Picture”, a leading Israeli podcast on tech and strategy.