February 27, 2017

Featured Israeli Company: Joonko

Bias in the workplace definitely exists – even in 2017. Whether unconscious or not, discrimination and sexism, no matter how major or slight, is still a big problem, particularly for women and minorities. While many companies invest in technology to help avoid bias in recruiting and hiring, Joonko is using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to help shed light on the bias […]
February 27, 2017

Upcoming: Members Networking Reception and Behavioral Economics

If you haven’t heard of Behavioral economics and how it can help your business, then the next Members Networking Reception is for you. Behavioral Economics is defined as “a method of economic analysis that applies psychological insights into human behavior to explain economic decision-making.” Join Conexx for the Members Networking Reception on Thursday, March 23 at 5:30 p.m and hear how […]
February 27, 2017

Cyber Risk Was Hot Top at Final Session of 20th Professional & Business Seminar

The final session of the 20th Annual Professional & Business Seminar centered around the hot topic of cyber risk. Chaired by Greg Kirsch, Chair, Professional Connector (SGR), the lunch event was hosted by Berman Fink Van Horn and featured Ralph Pasquariello, CLCS Commercial Liability Specialist at Snellings Walters Insurance, Greg Freemyer, Senior Consultant at IAC Forensic Services, Jason Bernstein, Partner, […]
February 27, 2017

Featured Israeli Company in the SE: Check Point

It is said that every 5 seconds, individuals access a malicious website. It is no wonder that time and time again, companies and organizations are in the news, not for good public relations, but rather for being hacked. Cyber crime is now a daily occurrence and by all accounts, most businesses are almost completely vulnerable to such attacks. But Check […]
February 27, 2017

Member Profile: Jeremy Ben-David

I was introduced to Conexx by Greg Kirsch, Smith, Gambrell & Russell, back in 2009. As a veteran ‘oleh’ (immigrant) to Israel from the UK, and involved in a profession which thrives on international cooperation between IP firms, the Israel-US partnership had always been important to me, both as a professional, and as a proud Israeli-by-choice. It was, therefore, a natural progression to become […]
February 13, 2017

February 2017 Leadership Message

This month’s leadership message was contributed by Russ Keller, a member of Conexx and managing executive of Advanced Technology International (ATI). Russ joined the recent 6th annual SC-Israel Collaboration Mission to Israel and below is his first-hand account of the mission.  From January 6-13, 2017 I was proud to have participated in the sixth annual South Carolina – Israel Research […]
January 26, 2017

Featured Israeli Company: Splitty Travel

Booking travel, particularly hotel stays is almost always a game of chance. Most people ride an obstacle course of questions including what hotels will be the most affordable and when is the best time to book to ensure low costs. And even after all that, you can’t always guarantee the type of hotel you might you really want or need. […]
January 26, 2017

Conexx Young Professionals Group to Host Rubicon Global Founder Marc Spiegel

The next Conexx Young Professionals event is set for a stellar evening as they host Rubicon Global founder Marc Spiegel. The event will take place on Tuesday, February 28 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Rubicon’s Head Quarters, Atlanta Plaza, 950 East Paces Ferry Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326. The Conexx Young Professionals event aims to bring together the next generation of […]
January 26, 2017

Featured Israeli Company in the SE: VisionMap

Much of the technology that comes from Israel is born out of necessity. The expertise, know-how, information and tools that comprise most of the hi-tech startups in Israel come from the military. It is well known that Israel’s cyber security experience came directly from the military’s need to thwart attacks and create their own defenses. But imagine a military-based technology […]
January 26, 2017

Member Profile: Adam Feinberg

I’ve been involved with Conexx for six years since relocating to Atlanta in 2010. I originally got involved on the suggestion of a colleague from work.  I reached out to Tom Glaser, the President at the time. I was new to Atlanta so it was a great way to get involved in the local Jewish community and the local business […]
January 4, 2017

Arthur Perlen

Arthur Perlen is a Principal at Centennial Retail Services.  Arthur has been working with Contennial Retail Services for over six years and has been involved with commercial real estate for over twenty years.  Arthur specializes in retail leasing and sales in Tennessee and provides commercial real estate services  in other markets the Southeast Region. Arthur graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree […]
December 27, 2016

Featured Israeli Company: PrePex

AIDS is one of the worst epidemics of the 21st century. At the end of 2015, over 36 million people worldwide were infected and living with HIV/AIDS. Over the last 30 years, science, education and medical technology have tried to heal and educate the citizens of the world and there are ways to not only treat HIV/AIDS but to try […]
December 27, 2016

Next Conexx Women’s Event to Feature Smart, Wearable Technology for a Healthier Life

Smart technology is all around us and most of us use it every day with our mobile devices and other gadgets. Most recently, wearable technology and “smart” fabrics has become a mainstay of our lives, providing not only fashion, but functionality as well.   Conexx Women is proud to be a part of #CanYouFashionIt – Fashioning Wellness. The program will […]
December 27, 2016

Israeli Innovation Helping Sleep Apnea Featured at Latest Professional & Business Seminar

The latest installment of Conexx’s Professional & Business Seminar featured a topic many of us know well: Apnea. Held on December 8 and hosted by Shared Space/Commercial Property, the event featured a case study of Itamar Medical, a world leader in sleep apnea management solutions to cardiology patients. Shaul Sharoni, Itamar Medical COO, was on hand to discuss not only […]
December 27, 2016

Featured Israeli Company in the SE: Active Implants

Major injuries to the knees or hips are not relegated to a certain age group or sector of the population. From the elderly to kids playing sports, injuries, such as that to the meniscus, are common and the healing process can be long. But Active Implants LLC has developed orthopedic implant solutions that complement the natural biomechanics of the musculoskeletal […]
December 27, 2016

Member Profile: Marilyn Pearlman

I have always had a passion and interest in Israel. My grandmother worked with Henrietta Szold, the founder of Hadassah, and I was always inspired by her efforts on behalf of Israel. When I heard about Conexx, it was a perfect fit and I have been a member for 16 years. I have been involved with Conexx on various levels […]
November 28, 2016

Featured Israeli Company: Landa Digital Printing

Today, print is a $925 billion market and still growing. It might be not be something most people consider throughout their day, but print adds value to our lives, even in the age of the Internet. Print is labels, boxes and flexible plastic packaging that enable companies to distinguish their products on grocery store shelves. Print is books. Not only […]
November 28, 2016

Featuring Atlanta Hawks CEO Steve Koonin, Conexx Young Professionals Group Off to Great Start

The Conexx Young Professionals group is well on its way to providing one of the best networking and peer experiences for young professionals in Atlanta and the southeast. The group’s most recent event featured Atlanta Hawks CEO Steve Koonin and also included Shaul Avidov, founder of Musketeer. With nearly 100 people in attendance, the event centered around the Hawks successful […]
November 28, 2016

Featured Israeli Company in the SE: WalkMe

For companies and mobile apps, user engagement and interaction on mobile devices is crucial if they want their customers to stay online, dig deeper and eventually subscribe, buy or upgrade.  The best way to engage your mobile customers is to add in multiple touch points and reminders during their browsing experience.  Enter WalkMe. WalkMe helps guide mobile users through, what […]
November 28, 2016

Conexx Member Profile: Pam Willoughby

I attended my first Conexx event in February 2016. I was invited to attend a business networking reception by Paul Marquardt, my friend, associate and Conexx member. I was delighted with the warm reception I received by those attending the event, and I enjoyed the excellent networking environment. The networking opportunities that Conexx provides were the hook for me. I […]