Ms. Shuly Galili serves as Co-Founding Partner at UpWest Labs. She has spent the last decade building Silicon Valley's gateway to Israel. Working with the Valley's leading tech giants, investors and business leaders she helped found the California Israel Chamber of Commerce (CICC) and created the ultimate platform for ongoing business exchange serving a network of over 10,000 companies. Under Shuly's leadership as Executive Director, CICC had significant impact on its members' success in securing millions in venture capital, establishing US/Israel offices and R&D Centers and branding Israel's emerging tech industry in Silicon Valley. The most significant impact of Shuly's work at CICC was advancing Israel's leading tech entrepreneurs. Recognizing their challenge in opening new markets overseas, bridging cultural divide, acquiring business know-how and raising capital, Shuly created and implemented programs that accelerated over 500 Israeli startups innovating across diverse tech sectors.