Founded as part of the Smart World Alliance (SMWA), the Gizworld Conferences built the world's largest and "truly global" wearable computing and IoT community. In 2014, Gizworld events (Conferences, workshops, meetups) gathered nearly 2000 attendees and 180 speakers across 4 countries (France, USA, Canada, Tel Aviv) and 7 cities (e.g. San Francisco, LA, Tel Aviv, Toronto, Paris, etc..) to bring together the key players in the wearable computing and IoT space and help define guidelines and standards, best practices and discuss issues to help move the industry forward
Alan Weinkrantz – Israel country manager – Gizworld Conferences
Alan Weinkrantz is responsible for sourcing Israeli startups for Gizworld Conferences. He is also a Tech PR / Startup Communications advisor to Israeli startups. Having been involved in Israel's startup economy for 20 years, Weinkrantz has been a part of major shifts in technology including the personal computer, WiFi, IPTV, the rise of enterprise hardware, software and security, and the tablet PC. He covers Israel's startup economy in his columns in The Times of Israel.