American Technion Society – New England Presents

Boston Business Council Virtual Breakfast Meeting

With Technion alumna Shuli Cohen Shwartz

Join us for an interactive discussion with enterprising alumna turned innovator Shuli Cohen Shwartz MBA ’99. Ms. Shwartz, manager of the Technion DRIVE Accelerator, will discuss taking Technion research from vision to commercialization and spotlight some promising startups in the pipeline.

Event Details

Scott Miller and Craig Rutfield, Co-Chairs of the Boston Business Council

Shuli Cohen Shwartz created a career at the intersection of academia and entrepreneurship. She worked for the medical imaging company Elscint Ltd. and in 1999, after earning her MBA at the Technion, launched the medical device company UltraSPECT. She later returned to the Technion as Entrepreneur-in-Residence, helping to build a tumor diagnostics company based on optic technology developed at the Technion. She founded the Medical Lab at Samsung Electronics in Israel, and then co-managed the research/incubator Runway Startup Postdoc Program at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech. In 2018, she was appointed the managing director of Technion DRIVE Accelerator, a funding and acceleration program for high-tech companies in areas ranging from cybersecurity to digital health and social media.

Steve Wishner, Board Chair – ATS New England


The American Technion Society (ATS) supports the growth and success of the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, a global innovation powerhouse. Our investments in the Technion’s research, education, and innovation efforts advance critical breakthroughs that benefit the State of Israel and the global good.

The Boston regional office offers events and educational programs with Israel’s premier scientific, educational, and business leaders.