The Information Revolution: Challenges and Opportunities for Israel


Ambassador Ido Aharoni, Consul General of Israel in New York, gave a presentation onThe Information Revolution: Challenges and Opportunities for Israel”.

The way we communicate and access information is changing at an unprecedented pace. The world is over-saturated with information. Every day, the internet produces an incomprehensible volume of new facts, ideas, insights, gratifications and opinions. With more than one billion websites online, most search engines cannot even begin to effectively cover this unimaginable and enormous ocean of information. How will this changing landscape affect Israel?

Ido Aharoni serves as Global Distinguished Professor for International Relations at New York University’s Faculty of Arts and Science. He is a co-founder of Emerson Rigby Ltd., a member of the International Advisory Council of APCO Worldwide, a Global Ambassador for Maccabi World Union and the Chairman of the Charney Forum on New Diplomacy. Aharoni has been Israel’s longest serving Consul-General in New York and the tri-state area to date. He held that position with the rank of Ambassador for six years, overseeing the operations of Israel’s largest diplomatic mission worldwide.


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