President of IAPCO and Vice President of Clients & Operations at the Kenes Group
Ori Lahav joined Kenes in 2013 as VP Marketing, bringing more than 15 years of marketing experience to the management team. Ori’s expertise includes implementing marketing strategies, ATL/BTL and leading digital campaigns in online/social media channels. He began his career in the communications industry, where he held marketing positions at internet, voice, and mobile telecom providers. This was followed by a senior role in the automotive sector with a start-up that raised $900 million to manufacture electric cars.
After 4 years in Kenes Group, Ori moved to manage the Client Accounts & Operations business unit. At the beginning of 2017, Ori also became a Council Member for the International Association of Professional Congress Organisers, and currently serves as IAPCO’s President. Ori was recognised by event professionals in the Eventex Top 100 Most Influential People in the industry for three consecutive years. In addition, Ori speaks at different industry events, including IAPCO EDGE Seminars, PCMA’s Convening Leaders, ICCA, Event Innovation Summit, IMEX, and more. He holds a BA in Statistics from the University of Haifa and an MBA from the University of Derby, UK.