Isabel Maxwell



Isabel Maxwell
Isabel Maxwell is a Tech Pioneer of the World Economic Forum, president emerita of Commtouch Software (Nasdaq:CTCH) & Senior Adviser to Global Water Solutions, an exciting large-scale solution to world water shortages. She Co-founded Magellan, the earliest online search engine, acquired by Excite in '96.

Isabel is highly active in the social enterprize space - She was former Senior Adviser to Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus' Grameen America which makes microloans to very poor entrepreneurial women. She is a highly active director of Israel Venture Network and has been building up their pioneering Social Entrepreneur program in Israel since 2004. She has also been a Governor of the Board of the Shimon Peres Center For Peace since 1999, and is co-organizer in Los Angeles of The Israel Conference.

Isabel also had a long career in TV & Feature Film /Documentary production in the UK and US. She passionately believes in the power of individuals to make a difference in the world. French-born & Oxford-educated, Isabel has divided her time between Silicon Valley, Israel & LA for the past 15 years.

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