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Levi Shapiro

Partner, JIMMI

Levi Shapiro is a Partner in the JIMMI (Japan-Israel Mobile, Media & IT) Fund, working with the corporate venture arms of Japanese tech companies to invest in Israeli start-ups.  Concurrently, Mr. Shapiro provides strategic advisory to global technology, media and telecom companies as a Partner at TMT Strategic Advisors. Current clients include NTT DoCoMo and SK Group.  In addition, Mr. Shapiro is an Adjunct Professor in the Media Innovation Lab at IDC Herzliya, teaching Digital Media Entrepreneurship, Mobile Marketing and other courses. His bi-monthly “Unleavened Media” column in the Jerusalem Post, about technology and digital media, reaches a global audience, including syndication across other tech industry publications. Mr. Shapiro organizes the annual Ad & Social Tech Summit, Israel’s most prestigious ad:tech event. He is an active contributor to the Israeli start-up community, both as a Board Member and as a mentor for three prominent accelerator programs.