Yasmin Lukatz

Founder & Executive Director, ICON

Yasmin Lukatz serves as the executive director of the Israel Collaboration Network (ICON), a non-profit organization that aims to create a Silicon Valley-based community to harness and support Israeli startup technology and innovation. Prior to joining ICON, Lukatz worked as COO of Evoz, a consumer electronics startup. She also worked as the Special Assistant to the Chairman and CEO of the Las Vegas Sands Casino, whose operations extend across America and Asia. Lukatz founded Israel HaYom, Israel's leading national daily paper, and served as Chairperson of the Board for six years. Lukatz holds an MBA from Stanford University and an Accounting, Economics and Law degree from Tel Aviv University. She has been a member of the Israeli Bar Association since 1998.