Yael Kochman

Founder & CEO

Re:Tech Innovation Hub

Yael Kochman is an experienced entrepreneur, company builder and open innovation expert, with a great passion for startups and technology. Yael Co-Founded Re:Tech – Isreal’s first of its kind innovation hub helping retailers and CPG’s such as ASOS, M&S, eBay, Super Pharm and Tnuva and Farfetch with open innovation. In addition to her work at Re:Tech , Yael also serves as an advisor to startups, assisting with strategic development, go-to-market and fundraising.
Selected as one of 40 under 40 by TheMarker, one of the top 100 Retail Tech Leaders by Retail Week and one of 59 Influential Women Marketers by HubSpot, Yael has more than 15 years of experience in the high-tech industry. Prior to founding Re:Tech, Yael served in several senior positions in both startups and global tech corporations, such as Teradata, Roojoom and others.
As part of her work at Re:Tech, Yael was a founding member of Retail Disrupt, Israel’s first conference on retail innovation and technology. She has also spoken and moderated at international events such as; Intelligent Content Conference (by Content Marketing Institute), Las Vegas; Unbound Digital, London; Apps World, London; Tech (by Retail Week), London, B2B Marketing Summit, Tel-Aviv; All Things Data, Tel Aviv; and SMX, London.
Yael Kochman holds an MBA from the Sofaer international program at Recanati Business School, Tel Aviv University. She is an active voice in the business community and contributed to marketing and business magazines such as Fast Company, Forbes, Business 2 Community, Social Media Today and others.