A joint initiative of Greenberg Traurig‘s Tel Aviv and Tokyo offices, together with the Israel Japan Friendship Society & Chamber of Commerce, we were pleased to spearhead the webinar “Transformation of the Mobility Industry – Current Problems and Future Solutions” which took place November 17, 2020. A recording of the live event is available [here].

The event brought together a group of experts in their respective industries to take part in a panel discussion led by Tel Aviv Managing Shareholder, Joey Shabot. The list of panelists included Dave Takeuchi, Managing General Partner, Magenta Venture Partners; Yoav Levy, Co-Founder & CEO, Upstream Security; Roxanne Horesh, Managing Director, Union Tech Ventures, and Shintaro Iguchi, Japan General Manager, Valens Semiconductor. Koji Ishikawa, Tokyo Managing Shareholder, delivered concluding remarks.

As part of the group discussion, the panelists addressed key topics pertaining to the mobility industry, including ideas on how best to enhance collaboration between the Israeli tech community and and large Japanese companies, the impacts, negative and positive, of the Covid-19 pandemic on the global mobility industry, and opinions on current and future hot trends in the industry.