Mentor Session: Galia Benartzi
A new addition to SXSW Interactive 2012, Mentor Sessions enable less-established new media professionals to gain seven minutes of direct one-on-one career-related council from a more established / more experienced new media professional. Please visit http://sxsw.com/mentors for more information on Mentor Sessions or visit this URL to sign up for this Mentor Session - http://mentor.sxsw.com/events/169
Galia was the CEO of Particle Code (acquired 2011) and one of its founders. As CEO, Galia was responsible for the company’s daily operations, business relationships and general karma. Before Particle Code, Galia co-founded Mytopia, a leading social games business acquired by 888 (LSE: 888). At Mytopia, Galia ran business development and helped raise its first round of financing.
Galia has a BA in Comparative Literature from Dartmouth College and an MA in International Relations and International Economics with a specialization in Energy Policy from SAIS Johns Hopkins. She is an avid recycler and aspiring yogi.