BizCamp 2012 - The Mentors
Director of Microsoft Accelerator
Hanan brings more than 20 years of experience in various managerial positions in thesoftware industry to Microsoft.Before joining Microsoft Hanan founded and was the CEO of United Parents, acompany that developed a revolutionary child protection service on the web. Beforethat Hanan was Director of Research and Development at Mercury / HP Software forthe company’s fastest growing segment, its application monitoring solution, theBusiness Availability Center.
Prior to that, Hanan was part of the founding team of Proficiency, a startup whichaims to solve collaboration issues between CAD systems. At Proficiency, Hanan heldseveral Research & Development as well as Product Manager positions.Hanan holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science and Business Administration (withdistinction) from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem; he also graduated (with honors)the IDF academy of software (Mamram).
The Microsoft Accelerator for Windows Azure at the Microsoft Israel R&D Center (ILDC) givesexceptional startups what they need to take their company and put it on the trajectory tosuccess. Microsoft accelerator for Windows Azure is a unique project, the first Microsoftaccelerator of its kind anywhere in the world.The Microsoft accelerator for Windows Azure is a 4-months program aimed at helping outearly stage startups doing big things in Cloud, Internet, and mobile. Microsoft will provide thebest workspace, top mentors, and all the tools you will need to create the most successfulstartup. Whether you want to take your idea and build out a prototype, or turn your prototypeinto an effective beta, Microsoft accelerator for Azure is there for you.