Karin Mayer Rubinstein, CEO of Israel Advanced Technology Industries (IATI), holds an MBA in Finance and Accounting (1996), an LLB in Law (1996) and a BA in Economics (with Honors) from Tel Aviv University. In 1996 she was member of the Israeli Bar Association (Advocate). As of 2011, Karin Mayer Rubinstein has been serving as the CEO of the IATI (Israel Advanced Technology Industries). IATI is Israel’s largest umbrella organization for the high tech and life science industries (www.iati.co.il) which represents over 600 members from every level and aspect of the industry: R&D centers of multi-national companies, local and international venture capital funds, Entrepreneurs, start-ups, incubators, accelerators, private investors, tech transfer companies and service providers. In early 2008 she joined Herzog Fox & Neeman Law Office (HFN), Israel’s largest law firm, as the Head of Business Development & Marketing Department. Prior to this, for 9 years she served as a Senior Partner at Efrati Galili & Co. One of the premier commercial law firms in Israel.
Karin was nominated, twice in a row, as one of the "Top 100 Influential Young Business Persons" (2009, 2010) in Israel by Forbes Magazine, as well as one of the "Top 40 Leading Young Business Persons" (2006) in Israel by the leading Israeli business newspaper "The Marker".
Karin is regularly invited to sit as jury member in leading technology competitions and awards world-wide. In the last couple of years Karin was a judge in the Startup Battle Korea, Women. Innovation. Technology Israel, http://mastersofcode.com/ 2015, HackGenY (Hacking Generation Y) 2015 contest, Impact Investing Israel 2015, the IATI, Mastercard & Citi Tech Award for Fintech companies, EcoMotion Contest and more. Karin has been involved in initiating and managing a few world unique hackathon contests with local MNCs R&D centers.
Karin is a Director in the Israel-America Chamber Of Commerce. She is a Member of the Advisory Board of She Codes, a global nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. In addition, she is a Member of the advisory Board of Hamitham Accelerator of the Academic College of Tel Aviv as well as a Mentor of EchoMotion Accelerator, a global community focused on innovative smart transportation technology.