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Affilicon Conference & Exhibition: June 1-2, 2009, Avenue Convention Center, Airport City, Israel

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Affilicon's 2009 Speakers

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  Dush Ramachandran joined ClickBank as VP of Sales & Business Development in 2005 and is responsible for ClickBank's sales activities and alliances with affiliate and publisher organizations worldwide. Prior to ClickBank, Ramachandran worked at Requisite Technology where he was VP of International, Global Alliances and Business Development. He joined Requisite in 1998 through its acquisition of Antaeus Systems Inc., where he was the President, CEO and Founder. Prior to Antaeus, Ramachandran was President and CEO of Conceptual Technologies, and prior to that held senior management positions with Computervision Corp., Prime Computer, Inc. and Datapoint Corp. with worldwide responsibilities. Ramachandran holds a BS in Physics from St. Joseph's College, Bangalore University and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management.

  Ran Aroussi is an Internet marketing strategist and entrepreneur. He's the co-founder of ClickIM, Israel’s largest and most reputable school for online marketing and entrepreneurship, where he teaches others how to quit their day jobs and make a living "working" full time online.

Ran expertise expertise include search engines marketing, relationship marketing and Internet business development. He also joint ventures with other companies and individuals to create products that make the task of "making money online" a little bit easier.

  Igal Pines was just another webmaster with big dreams until he met the PPC2Affiliate world,
since then he lives the Israeli dream of financial freedom & spends most of his time enjoying life
and growing Click Here ltd, his affiliate company, while working on the beautiful beaches of Israel.

  Branko Rihtman is a senior SEO Analyst at Whiteweb ( Branko has been uniquely successful in the SEO field since 2001, and has generated impressive ROI for a large number of clients. He earned a B.Sc. in Biology and Environmental Sciences from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and is currently pursuing his M.Sc. in Molecular Ecology at the same institution. His scientific background enables him to analyze SEO challenges in a unique way and to continuously design creative experiments which helps the company improve its understanding of how search engine algorithms work. Therefore he has earned to be called an SEO Scientist which is also a name of his blog ( where he publishes some of his discoveries in the world of search engine marketing.

  Felix Leshno is an Affiliate and Entrepreneur of Net Monster, a leading affiliate marketing enterprise. Felix  is one of the most experienced affiliates in the e-commerce marketing and is well known for being one of the top affiliates in many programs.

  Ophir Cohen is the CEO of Compucall Web Marketing, the leaders in professional web marketing in Israel, and abroad. Compucall helps global brands to define their online marketing strategies, interact with their target audience, generate qualified traffic to their web assets and drive high conversion rates and ROI, using natural and genuine search marketing techniques such as organic search engine optimization (SEO), pay per click (PPC), SMO (Social Media Optimization), Permission Email Marketing, Online PR and Pefrormance marketing.

  Ofer Dascalu is the CEO of WiseImpact, a leading worldwide SEO and Online Marketing consulting company which helps its clients to excel in the highest competitive markets. WiseImpact team includes highly skilled professionals which have years of both technological and business rich experience, a team with proven track record that successfully generated millions of dollars directly from SEO alone.

Mr. Dascalu founded his first online business at the age of 15 and has more than 17 years of online marketing experience. Mr. Dascalu has proven track record leading companies from an early stage of crafting an idea up to a stage of becoming a success story. Over the years, Mr. Dascalu lead both small and mid size organizations, S.E.M Professionals, eBsure & Clasys and large size NASDAQ listed organization including a Sr. Director position at Symantec, Veritas & Precise managing dozens of people located in three development centers in Boston, Chicago & Denver.

Mr. Dascalu holds a B.A in business (Summa Cum Laude) from Ruppin and holds a MBA from the Northwestern Kellogg & Tel Aviv Recanati international executive MBA program.

  Itay Paz (àéúé ôæ) is the founder and CEO of B4Playing, an online affiliate company. Itay has extensive experience  as an entrepreneur in the internet industry & affiliate marketing. A founder of Dropland, an e-commerce starts up specializing in the auction market place. Since 2000 Itay is running an affiliate marketing company. Itay is one of the organizers of Affilicon.

  Joeri Kreisberg, Adv., is a partner with the law firm of Yigal Arnon & Co., one of Israel’s leading law firms. Joeri’s practice is in the fields of high-tech and life sciences, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, Internet & E-Commerce, gaming and gambling.

Joeri has represented many of Israel’s top venture capital funds, as well as foreign funds investing in Israeli related companies. Joeri works with high-tech and start-up companies in various fields, advising them on all matters, including financing transactions; M&A transactions; research and development activities, including the sale or purchase of technologies and licensing transactions; and various commercial transactions.
In addition, Joeri specializes in Internet and E-Commerce, representing companies and ventures in these fields with a variety of business models, including Israel’s leading media conglomerate.

Joeri is vice-chairman of the high-tech committee of the Israel Bar.

Yigal Arnon & Co. is one of the largest and leading law firms in Israel, providing a full range of legal services to a wide-ranging client base, including major international (“Fortune 500”) companies, financial institutions, real estate developers, young emerging growth companies, investor groups and high net worth individuals.

  Jivan Manhas is Founder and Head of Sales of MediaTrust. As a seasoned executive and an experienced entrepreneur, Mr. Manhas possesses diverse business experience, a fundamental understanding of how to leverage cutting-edge technologies within online media, and valuable strategic and operational experience in creating new ventures. Prior to co-founding Advaliant, Mr. Manhas was a co-founder of a number of Internet consulting companies, including ViaCentrix, Digital Bytes and Consultica.

  Omri Gonen is the Founder and CO-CEO of, the first and leading Affiliate Network in Israel. Omri is an experienced entrepreneur in the Internet industry and has extensive knowledge and understanding of SEM, Affiliate Marketing and Internet Technologies.

  Miriam Schwab is the CEO of illuminea marketing & media, a Jerusalem-based firm that helps companies create and optimize their web presence with comprehensive blogging and social media strategies. illuminea's clients range from large hi-tech companies to innovative start-ups and world-changing non-profits. Miriam maintains an active voice online via social networks and blogging, and regularly lectures on the subject to groups and companies. Miriam writes a number of blogs including: illuminea's blog (about social media and marketing), WordPress Garage (about the WordPress blogging platform), and israelplug (about good news from Israel). Miriam would love to connect with you on facebook, friendfeed, twitter, LinkedIn, and whatever other social networks may come along.

  Sam Michelson is an Internet Marketing Entrepreneur whose company Five Blocks creates partnerships/JV's in profitable niches. This allows Five Blocks to create an alternative to traditional affiliate relationships. Sam believes that SEO Knowhow is a potent currency and his company’s strategy includes the exchange of winning ideas with other SEOs.

  Jim Mansfield, CEO,of Intela, is an affiliate marketing entrepreneur and founder of Intela. Intela is a global lead generation and affiliate marketing company. After a brief career as an IT consultant, Jim started as an email marketing affiliate in 2001. Jim, along with partners, founded Vayan Marketing Group in Florida. Vayan focused on email marketing and lead generation. As the company’s CEO, Jim grew Vayan as an email marketer and lead generation company over the next several years. Vayan focused on US email and home based business leads.

In 2006, Jim started Intela in Boulder, Colorado. Intela focuses on email and lead generation. Jim saw an opportunity in international lead generation and affiliate marketing, so within 2 years Intela was earning over half its revenue outside the U.S. Jim and Intela have spent a great deal of time establishing the company as a significant email publisher
and lead generation network in the UK, Australia, and all over Europe. Intela has grown rapidly in three years and currently has operations in the UK and the US and traffic and revenue in
5 countries and growing.

Jim is a graduate of the University of Michigan and splits time between his home in Boulder, Colorado and London.

  Elroei Buchman is the Co founder & CEO of K Logic (a.K.a K) one of the leading online marketing companies in Israel. K is a full service search engine marketing agency specializing in complex multi structured SEO projects and in internet strategy consultancy.

  Dr. Orit Mossinson is an Internet Marketing and E-Branding expert with over a decade of experience in Biz Dev & Marketing. Orit holds a Doctorate of Business Administration (Ph.D.). In her Ph.D. research Orit explored E Brand Equity vs Traditional Brand Equity. Dr. Mossinson is currently the Vice President of De- Kalo Ben Yehuda Investment Bank, a partner in the international Harvard VC n-Qube and teaches in several Academic institutes. Orit’s column in Globes

  Guy Gamzu is the founder and managing director of Cubit Investments Limited - a privately owned investment company specializing in early stage venture finance. For more than ten years, Mr. Gamzu has orchestrated the structuring, positioning and development of investments in numerous young technology ventures. He has led investment negotiations, built successful management teams and shaped the business models and strategy for Cubit’s portfolio of companies, nurturing countless business ideas into thriving companies. Mr. Gamzu served as a board member of several technology companies, including Fraud Sciences Ltd (Acquired by eBay), RealTime Image Limited (Acquired by IDX –GE Healthcare), Gilian
Technology Limited (now Breach Security), Quiver Inc. (acquired by Inktome – Yahoo!), and others.
In spite of the technology ‘bubble burst’ years, Mr. Gamzu has managed to increase the value of Cubit by an average of over 30% year–over–year net IRR per annum. Among others technology companies, Mr. Gamzu currently serves as a Director on the Board of Eyeblaster - a multinational, Interactive Advertising Content Delivery and Management Technology company. With a family background of three generations in the Diamond business, Mr. Gamzu founded in 1999 ‘Aglaia Diamonds’ – one of the world’s finest diamond brands, which he pioneered with a new concept that leverages the merits of high quality diamonds together with high-end marketing and technology. Mr Gamzu holds a BSc (Hons) in Business Studies, Marketing & Finance from City University Business School in London, UK.

  Andrea Yager has been involved in online marketing since the year 2000. Her creative approaches and depth of knowledge and understanding in Internet Marketing has added hundreds of thousands of dollars to the businesses of others. Andrea has also managed to grab the attention and work with some of the biggest names in her field. Andrea enjoys sharing lots of 'make money online' ideas on her blog and other web properties.

  Tsafrir Peles is the Co-CEO of DSNR Media Group. Tsafrir Peles has been deeply involved with Internet advertising since 1999, when he became the Marketing and Operations Manager of a US online auction site. Upon his return to Israel in 2003, Mr. Peles joined DSNR, and as VP Marketing and Business Development, was one of the organizers of the company’s Internet Media and Marketing Department. Mr. Peles completed his MBA with honors at Baruch College in New York and is an officer in the Israeli Army Reserves.

  Mike Peters is a General Manager with Software Projects, the "fastest growing full-service Internet Marketing & Web development firm" according to Inc Magazine. Mike started his first company at age 14, dropped out of school at 16 and made his first million by the time he was 20 years old. With 300 employees across 5 locations, Software Projects is helping Microsoft, American Express, ReMAX, Countrywide, 3M and other leading organizations, build, manage and grow their online initiatives. Super affiliates like Shawn Casey, Tellman Knudson, Felix Leshno, Amit Mehta, Anik Singal and others, rely on Software Projects to quickly bring their ideas into fruition.

  Arik Czerniak was formerly the founding CEO of Metacafe, and is currently involved in several startups. Arik writes at and recently co-founded SuperSonicAds, a virtual currency monetization platform focused on Europe. Arik Holds a Bsc in Math, Physics & Computer Science and an MBA from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is married and lives in Tel-Aviv.

  Shay Shevach is the Affiliate Director at Rummy Royal. Shay has an extensive knowledge in affiliate marketing and he is considered as an affiliate marketing expert. He and his team have brought you - the worlds leading rummy games network. A veteran in the gaming industry, Shay simply knows who to work with. After all, we are all people who make money. Exclude the buzz words – and it is all about relationships and an open mind.

  Sharon Argov is an online marketing and affiliates specialist. Sharon was one of the founders of 888 affiliates program and filled couple of positions in the department during the IPO and after. Sharon is the co-founder of "beyondpartners" consultancy group - train and assist varies companies build their affiliate business as well as consult VC with online marketing subjects. Sharon brings deep understanding of the internet, hard sales background and commitment to performance.

  Sam Goldfarb is the founder of Tradimax. He has an MBA with a specialization in marketing as well as a background in computer engineering. Tradimax provides Facebook marketing services for clients who want to use Facebook to achieve greater brand awareness. Tradimax also works with customers to develop and implement internet marketing strategies.

  Andrey Shirben, Partner and Director of Business Development in Kenshoo - Andrey brings with him a unique combination of vast technological background as well as business understanding and sales & marketing expertise. Andrey’s experience ranges from leading technological teams, through product & project management as well as customer facing roles, to VP of Sales & Marketing. Being a private investor, Andrey originally joined Kenshoo as one of its first investors, quickly falling in love with the company and joining it full time. In his current role with Kenshoo, Andrey is responsible for “jumping the curve” and looking into various cooperation & integration opportunities with partners across the online marketing spectrum, such as the Buntai project (KENSHOO SEARCH™ for Affiliates), Display Networks integration, Behavior Targeting etc.

  Monte Cahn is Founder and President of Moniker and President of SnapNames, which together make up the Aftermarket & Registrar Division of, which also manages more than 4 million domains and 117 ICANN Accredited Registrars.. Oversee provides Domain Asset Management services, a complete set of business services that help clients manage and maximize the value of their domains. At Moniker, Monte has pioneered domain name aftermarket services since 1999, with a focus on delivering top-notch security, customer service, and value added products and services. He has more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare, high-technology and Internet fields.

Monte helped start the first online domain brokerage business in 1996, and facilitated the first domain name sale over $1 million dollars ( and $2 million dollars ( He co-developed the first IRS-recognized domain appraisal system, and is the visionary behind Live Domain Auctions. Monte Cahn is host of the weekly internet radio show “Domain Masters” on He graduated from University of Kentucky.

  Daniel Green is a senior member of Yigal Arnon & Co.’s corporate partnering, licensing and intellectual property practice group. He has represented emerging and established companies in the information technology, biotechnology, medical device and life science industries. Daniel has also advised leading companies in the renewable energy market, and has worked extensively with venture capital funds, having been involved with various aspects of fund formation and secondary fund transactions.
Daniel has extensive experience in structuring, negotiating and documenting complex licensing, development and technology transfer arrangements, Internet and e-commerce agreements, OEM, VAR and other distribution, supply and franchise arrangements, international joint ventures and partnership agreements, and other diverse commercial transactions.
Prior to joining Yigal Arnon & Co., Daniel practiced law in Toronto, Canada for several years with the firm of Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP. He has lectured about IP licensing transactions at the Law Faculty at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and at a continuing education program sponsored by the Israel Bar Association, and has had several articles published in a leading international intellectual property periodical.
Daniel earned his law degree at Osgoode Hall Law School of York University in Toronto. He also holds a B.A. (hon.) in Political Science from McGill University in Montreal, and an M.A. (magna cum laude) in Middle East History from Tel Aviv University. He is fluent in English, Hebrew and French.

  Assaf Shami is the owner of a division of Oz Internet Marketing Inc. is dedicated to helping businesses create a powerful online presence easily and economically. We provide a comprehensive array of Internet marketing services backed by superior service and the latest technology. Our professional team will help you develop a marketing concept for your website, create it and maintain it within today's highest standards and advanced technology. We provide a complete solution to your entire Internet marketing needs at a very affordable price.

  Itai Levitan is the CO-CEO and CO-Founder of easynet search marketing, a well-established company within the International search marketing industry. The firm offers multilingual paid search advertising services, strategic search engine optimization (SEO) and conversion rate optimization. Backed up by its proprietary optimization platform, easynet edge, this search marketing firm has partnered up with its strategic clients, as it optimizes search marketing activities throughout more than 50 countries. Itai is inspired about digital marketing, entrepreneurship and people.

  Amir Yarkoni is the CO-CEO and CO-Founder of easynet search marketing, a well-established company within the International search marketing industry. The firm offers multilingual paid search advertising services, strategic search engine optimization (SEO) and conversion rate optimization. Backed up by its proprietary optimization platform, easynet edge, this search marketing firm has partnered up with its strategic clients, as it optimizes search marketing activities throughout more than 50 countries. Amir is inspired about digital marketing, technology and Mother Nature.

  Oren Todoros is the CEO & Co-Founder of a social interaction site as well as a video blogger on New Media Daily and With over 7 years of experience behind him, Oren has lead the the online marketing initiatives of organizations within the B2C industry as well as the mobile industry, most recently as the new media manager at

  Eli Feldblum is the CEO of RankAbove, a recognized SEO and SEM expert, was formerly Director of Marketing for Didit. Eli was responsible for Didit’s personal SEO and PPC efforts, and worked on search marketing campaigns for a number of other A-list companies, including,,,, American Express, AT&T Mobile, Cingular, John Kerry for President 2004,, and more. Eli is a founder of RankAbove.

  Glenn Pagan, Senior Vice President, Network Sales is a highly regarded sales and marketing professional with over 27 years experience in technology (IBM International Sales), publishing (Conde Nast Publications), and integrated/online media. Glenn has been involved with several online startups since 1995 and in the performance marketing space since 2004. Over the years, the valuable experience of developing and executing growth strategies for some of the worlds leading companies such as Coca-Cola, Phillips Electronics, L’Oreal, and BMW has enabled Glenn to see client’s challenges from their point of view. An avid sportsman, Glenn competes in triathlons (5:11:36 Half Iron Man) and marathons (2:42 personal record).

  Shai Pritz is the CEO and co-founder of is an affiliate network that specializes in matching the right ads to the right audience.
Shai has been a leader in the online marketing industry for over 12 years.
Starting out as an affiliate himself doing PPC, SEO, Email & Display, Shai has a unique perspective to see both sides of the business.
By understanding what he wanted in an affiliate network himself, he was able to build into one of the best networks running today.

Shai is an active presenter and speaker concerning affiliate marketing strategies at many industry wide events including OMMA,&
Shai is also a founding member of OLGA (Online Lead Generation Association).

  Dr. Harlan Kilstein is one of the most in demand copywriters in the Internet Marketing world. His clients
range from most of the top online experts to clients who want to dominate their niche. Dr. Kilstein is the
only top copywriter who uses the techniques of NLP in his copywriting for maximum conversion effects. He holds the record for the fastest million dollars made online in just under 20 minutes.

  Alan Kay is a Marketing Experiments Landing Page Optimization Professional. During the past 18 months Alan has been obsessed with improving landing page conversion on both free and fee based offers. As a result of this, Alan will share with you the 17 keys to mastering how to improve the conversion rate of every single landing page you have ever created and will ever create in the future, step by step, at Affilicon Israel 2009.

  Gary R. Beal is the MD of VanguardSEO has been in the Search Engine Optimization field for 12 years. He attended Ohio State University in the US and holds a Masters Degree in Biometrics and Mathematical Statistics. He specialises in SEO for very competitive markets; primarily in Gaming, Dating, Travel, Insurance and Financial Industries. He has spoken at many SES, SMX ,CAP, AAC, EIG, G2E, AIG, GPWA, CAC and A4UExpo conferences around Europe and has also been on dozens of expert SEO panels. Gary has written specialised articles for multiple online marketing publications and Moderates on 3 separate Affiliate forums and as an Affiliate has great insight. He is known best for his free 1-on-1 sessions during conferences and his non-commercial, plain talk delivery. The online world knows him as GaryTheScubaGuy and his Top 12 SEO Tips.

  Loren Zimmerman is an Affiliate Manager for Intela located in Boulder CO. She has been working within the Internet industry or the last five years. Her experience encompasses working with independent advertisers and publishers as well as networks both national and international. She has spent the last five years representing advertisers and accommodating the best interests of the publishers creating successful results for both groups. She is extremely skilled at building client relationships and speaking knowledgeably about the industry which she has chosen as her profession.

  Jason Gill serves as Network Manager (Affiliates) and has been with Neverblue for over 2 years. Jason has helped Neverblue establish themselves as a global leader in affiliate marketing. He has strong professional and personal relationships with many of Neverblue’s top clients, continuously working with them to increase revenues. Jason participates on multiple company sporting teams while continuing to establish solid relationships with partners and grow affiliates businesses.

  Idan Shnall is the owner of a division of Oz Internet Marketing Inc. is dedicated to helping businesses create a powerful online presence easily and economically. We provide a comprehensive array of Internet marketing services backed by superior service and the latest technology. Our professional team will help you develop a marketing concept for your website, create it and maintain it within today's highest standards and advanced technology. We provide a complete solution to your entire Internet marketing needs at a very affordable price.
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