Ran Katzir

Chief Technology Officer, Valerann

A passionate and savvy technology leader, Ran brings 30 years of experience in managing and delivering a range of complex projects for government and private companies in AI, Big Data analytics, cyber security and IoT across various domains in both, the UK and Israel. 


Before joining Valerann, Ran was Director of Engineering at Digital Catapult, a leading UK innovation incubator, where his remit included developing multiple PoC’s using IoT,AI, Blockchain and Cloud technologies for the defence, manufacturing and creative industries in the UK. Prior to that, Ran was the CTO of VisualDNA, an AdTech start-up where he led it’s digital transformation through migration from local data centre to cloud as well as redesigned the products architecture and data pipeline. 


Ran studied Computer Engineering at the Technion Institute for Technology and has M.Sc. in Electronic Engineering from the Tel Aviv University. He holds MBA degree from Technion Institute of Technology.

My Speaker Sessions

Tuesday 06 June 2023


Panel: How can we make A Roads safer?

14:30 - 15:15 Safety
  • What solutions can be employed to address the high concentration of death and serious injury on A Roads
  • How can technology play a part?
  • Cyclists and pedestrians are among the most vulnerable of all road-users and are involved in as many as 50% of collisions on some of Britain’s most dangerous roads. What can be done to boost safety and in turn, active travel uptake on these roads?