• Adam Singolda

    Founder & CEO

    Adam Singolda is founder and CEO of Taboola, the leading discovery platform, serving over 750M unique users monthly. 

    Prior to founding Taboola in 2007, Adam developed his analytical skills while serving as an officer in an elite mathematical unit of the Israeli National Security Agency.

    Adam is an honored alum of the Israeli Defense Forces’ elite computer science training program, graduated first in his class at the Officers Academy of the IDF, was named one of Israel’s top “30 under 30” business managers by TheMarker, and was recently named “Entrepreneur of the Year” by Geektime.

    Adam has spoken on stage at TEDx, Collision, Kaltura Connect, Business Insider’s IGNITION, ClickZ LIVE, Advertising Week, 360i Marketing Summit, Web Summit, Landmark Ventures Media Technology Summit, Streaming Media, NAB, NewTeeVee, ELEVATE, Meetup, MIT (Sloan), Bloomberg West, and others. 

  • Ohad Finkelstein

    Chairman of the Board, Partner at Marker LLC Israel

    Ohad Finkelstein is a highly regarded executive and investor with extensive experience in the finance, technology, and telecom industries as well as in developing new companies, markets and products globally.  He is a Partner of Marker LLC and has been with the firm since its inception in 2011, helping it to build and manage a portfolio of disruptive, transformative companies.   From 2005 – 2011, Ohad was a partner at Venrock where he oversaw its international investment activity.  Prior to Venrock, Ohad served as Chairman, President, and CEO of Interoute Communications, a privately held international telecommunications service provider and the owner operator of Europe's largest cloud services platform.  He has also held management positions at companies including Vocaltec and Packard Bell Electronics in the U.S, and was named one of the 100 most influential people in telecom by Global Telecoms Business Magazine.  Ohad holds BA in Political Science and International Marketing from the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA). He is a member of the UK IOD (Institute of Directors) and a member of the Board of Directors of the Inter Disciplinary Center (IDC) in Israel and Ramot, Tel Aviv University Technology Transfer Company. 

  • Erez Shachar

    Managing Partner Evergreen Venture Partners

    Erez joined Evergreen in the beginning of 2004 as a managing partner, and focuses on Evergreen’s investments in the Software, Internet and New Media sectors.

    Erez joined Evergreen from NUR Macroprinters Ltd. (acquired by HP), where he served as CEO and President since 1997. Under his direction, NUR increased its revenues sevenfold by significantly penetrating global markets. Company sales increased from $16 million to over $120 million per year in less than four years. From his position as the CEO of a publicly-traded company on NASDAQ and a world-wide leader in its field, Erez has significant operational and managerial experience as well as first-hand experience with international capital markets.

    Prior to joining NUR, Erez held several senior managerial positions at Scitex Corporation (NASDAQ: SCIX), where he began as a software engineer. Erez holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics and Computer Science (Magna Cum Laude) from Tel-Aviv University and has an MBA from INSEAD. Erez was Evergreen’s representative on the Boards of Traiana, which was sold to ICAP for $251M and of Identify, which was acquired by BMC Software for $150M. Erez is currently acting as a board member in Taboola, Varonis, Press-sense, e-Glue and Aniboom.

  • Zvi Limon

    Venture Partner at Magma Venture Capital

    Zvi has been an investor in public and private technology companies since 1990. His activity has mostly focused on companies in the communication space. Zvi is presently a General Partner at Rimon funds and a Venture Partner at Magma Venture Capital (previously Magnum). Prior to founding Magnum, Zvi was a management consultant at Bain & Co. in London and at Shaldor Ltd. in Israel.

    Zvi serves on the board of directors of several private and publicly traded companies: DSPG (Nasdaq:DSPG) , CEVA (Nasdaq :EVA), Tefron (NYSE:TFR), Autotalks and GI View

    Zvi holds an MBA from INSEAD and a BA in Economics and Business Administration from Bar Ilan University

  • Nechemia (Chemi) J. Peres

    Managing General Partner and Co-Founder of Pitango Venture Capital

    Chemi is a Managing General Partner and Co-Founder of Pitango Venture Capital, Israel largest VC Group.

    Mr. Peres is also Chairman of Al-Bawader, Israel’s first VC fund focused on the Israeli Minorities’ Sectors, and serves as chairman of TakwinLabs, an Incubator focused on these sector.

    Mr. Peres is Founder and Chairman of Amelia, a Middle East PE Fund. In 1992 he founded the Mofet Israel Technology Fund, one of Israel’s first VC funds, traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.

    Chemi gained extensive experience as an investor and a board member of several publicly traded companies on NASDAQ and NYSE such as Aladdin Knowledge Systems, AudioCodes, BackWeb, Koor Industries, Vocaltec and Voltaire to mention a few. He serves on the boards of numerous privately held companies such as Via Transportation, Radwin and Idomoo among others.

    Prior to his Venture Capital activities Mr. Peres was an executive at Decision Systems Israel, and a senior consultant to Israel Aerospace Industries. He holds an MBA degree and a BSc degree in Industrial Engineering & Management from Tel Aviv University. 

    Chemi is chairman of the Peres center for peace & Innovation, and is on the board of directors of SFI (Social Finance Israel). He is also chairman of the advisory board of Impact1st, Israel leading social technology impact investment fund.

    Mr. Peres co-founded Israel Venture Association (a.k.a. IATI – Israel Advanced Technology Industries) and served as its Chairman (2003-2004). He also chaired the Israel America Chamber of Commerce (2008-2011). Mr. Peres is a board member in additional non-for-profit organizations.