We are happy to welcome two keynote speakers at Galexy's Annual Conference starting June 28th in Tel Aviv. Professor Yoram Shachar will provide an overview of the mixed legal systems of the state of Israel including common law basics as well as religious influence on the system. In addition, Elad Hollander will give an introduction on the future impact of social media on business structures and law offices.
Yoram Shachar is a Professor of Law in Radzyner School of Law at the Interdisciplinary Center, Hertzliya (IDC). He moved to IDC in 1994 from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem to become the founding Dean of the Radzyner School. Shachar received his doctorate in 1976 from Oxford University, and served as junior research fellow at St. John’s College. Returning to Israel he received his first professorship from Tel-Aviv University Law School, where he also served as the Director of the Institute of Criminology and Criminal Law. He held visiting posts in various institutes, including the Universities of Berkeley and Michigan and the Max Planck institutes in Freiburg and Heidelberg and the Institute of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem. Shachar’s core interest is in criminal law, but he has extended his studies to legal history and comparative law. He served as Honorary President of the Israeli Association for Law and History and as member of the Board of Directors of the Israeli Association for Civil Rights. Shachar’s main publications include a series of empirical studies on the work of the Supreme Court of Israel and a number of articles on the drafting of Israel’s Declaration of Independence.
Elad Hollander is a serial entrepreneur in the field of social commerce. Before embarking on his entrepreneurial path, Hollander held several development and managerial positions in leading hi-tech companies, then moved to lecturing and consulting and is today a leading expert in Game Theory implementation in the business arena. His focus is on mechanism design and specifically, large groups' game dynamics.