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 […]
October 30, 2016

Conexx Young Professionals to Feature Atlanta Hawks CEO Steve Koonin

Conexx’s Young Professionals group is pleased to invite the next generation of business leaders and entrepreneurs to an evening with Steve Koonin, Thursday, November 17 from 6-8 PM at Atlanta Tech Village. The evening will feature Koonin, CEO of the Atlanta Hawks as he discusses his life in Atlanta and his journey from UGA student to professional sports CEO. Koonin […]
October 30, 2016

Conexx Women’s Event Relayed Strong Messages on Women in Business, Israel and Future Opportunities

The Conexx Women’s group is up to some very exciting endeavors. Last month the group convened in Charleston, SC and met with Anita Zucker, Chair and CEO of The InterTech Group, Elizabeth Colbert-Busch, Director of Business Development, CURI, Office of Academic Affairs at Clemson University and Ilit Raz, Co-founder and CEO of Joonko. Hosted at Emanuel Synagogue in Charleston, women […]
October 30, 2016

Featured Israeli Company in the Southeast: Polymer Logistics

Polymer Logistics products are probably in most of the big package stores you shop in but, chances are, you have never noticed them. Selling to retailers like Wal-Mart and Kroger here in the US and Tesco and Sainsbury’s in the UK, Polymer Logistics provides reusable, eco-friendly retail-ready packaging (RRP). With headquarters in Hod HaSharon, Israel, Polymer Logistics has worked for over 20 […]
October 30, 2016

Conexx Member Profile: Mark Itzkovitz

“I joined Conexx in December 2009 and have been actively involved ever since. My family and I have always been active in the Jewish community and I wanted to connect my personal background with my professional pursuits, leveraging Conexx’s networking opportunities to help build my business. I understand the importance of Israel and its vibrancy, including its impact on the […]
October 19, 2016

Conexx October Leadership Message

In the two years since the rebranding of Conexx: America Israel Business Connector, our organization has experienced banner growth. As called for by our strategic plan, we have successfully implemented new programs, connectors and groups. We’ve led more and more expeditions to Israel, made new strategic partnerships and friendships and we’ve added new and talented staff to lead these exciting […]
September 29, 2016

Security Operations Platform: Siemplify

Over the past decade, IT organizations and managed security service providers (MSSP) have invested heavily in cybersecurity tools to monitor and detect threats. But with so many alerts, it often takes weeks or even months for an organization’s security team to comb through and resolve security incidents. Cybersecurity professionals are drowning in alerts and lack a centralized tool to effectively prioritize, visualize, […]
September 29, 2016

Israeli Companies Show Expertise in Cyber at Cybercon 2016

Israel, a regional power devoted to ensuring its own survival, has burgeoned into a high tech epicenter built around Internet security, anti-virus software, and other cyber defense technologies. And while cyber security has become a worldwide issue, Israel’s cyber security expertise has evolved naturally from its constant vigilance, both online and off. Israel’s information security ecosystem has many aspects. There […]
September 29, 2016

Featured Israeli Company in the Southeast: Keter Plastics

Chances are you’ve seen Keter’s high stacks of plastic chairs in Wal-Mart or other plastic products in Costco and other places. Keter is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of household and garden consumer products such as patio chairs, storage chests, sheds and so many other items. The Keter brand started in a small workshop in Jaffa, Israel in 1948 […]
September 29, 2016

Conexx Member Profile: Mac Cheek

I have been working with different Israeli companies for the past 27 years and I got involved with Conexx as a way to increase my companies networking range and to give something back to the Israeli companies that are just beginning to do business here. I was introduced to Conexx by one of my best friends and mentors, Todd Porter, […]
August 25, 2016

Cancer Diagnostics Solutions: Micromedic

Imagine having clear, easy and most importantly, accurate diagnostic testing for cancer. Israeli company Micromedic is delivering. Micromedic Technologies Ltd. focuses on the development and commercialization of innovative in-vitro cancer diagnostic products and solutions. The companys portfolio includes state-of-the-art technologies involving gene expression or the process by which information from a gene is used in the synthesis of a functional […]
August 25, 2016

Upcoming Members Networking Reception and The Value of Partnerships

Conexx is excited to be hosting its bi-annual Member Networking Reception on Wednesday, September 28 at 6:30 p.m. The evening is an opportunity for the members of Conexx to meet, network and connect with fellow members and local and regional businesses, including Israeli businesses. Conexx members can expect an evening of networking and an opportunity to learn more about Conexx […]
August 25, 2016

Featured Israeli Company in the Southeast: ZIM Integrated Shipping

The fascinating story of ZIM Integrated Shipping spans over half a century. Founded in 1945 by the Jewish Agency, Histadrut Labor Federation and the Israel Maritime League, ZIM began its first runs carrying immigrants from war-torn Europe to the land that would become the State of the Israel. The name “ZIM” was proposed by Israel’s first Minister of Transportation, David Remez. […]
August 25, 2016

Conexx Member Profile: Greg Kirsch

I’ve been involved with Conexx for 22 years. I happened to hear at the time about one of the events that was being organized by Conexx, and I was intrigued that there was an organization devoted to developing business between US and Israeli companies and institutions. I didn’t know any such organizations existed. I attended the event, and was hooked. […]
August 11, 2016

August Leadership Message

After this year’s Eagle Star Awards Gala, it’s no secret that Anita Zucker, our Tom Glaser Leadership Award winner, is a very special individual. Her incredible support and passion for Israel as well as her leadership in the community and in business, are admired and honored. As a woman in this position, she is respected and emulated. So, it is […]
July 26, 2016

Cybersecurity Solutions: TopSpin Security

In 2016, no one is immune from cyber crime. In fact, cyberattacks are a nearly daily occurrence in almost every industry around the world. Just this week an Indian internet service provider suffered one of the largest cyberattacks in the world and the Library of Congress is said to have fought off a massive cyberattack. As consumers and business owners, […]