Meet The Management Team
CEO & Co-Founder
As CEO, Zvika is responsible for strengthening Innovid's industry position and strategic relationships. Prior to Innovid, Zvika founded and acted as CEO of Converit, a real time, collaboration platform for financial services. Before that, Zvika founded and was CEO of NTR Visual Technologies, and co-founded GarageGeeks. In 2009, Zvika was selected "Tech Pioneer Who Will Change Your Life" by Time Magazine.
CTO & Co-Founder
Tal guides technology development and implementation, product creation and business development activities across the company. Tal has over 13 years of development experience, including serving as an officer in the Israeli Air Force – Computer Unit and co-founding GarageGeeks with Zvika. He was selected for "Europe's Young Entrepreneurs" in 2008 and World Economic Forum's "Technology Pioneer" in 2010.
MD International & Co-Founder
Zack leads Innovid’s Business & Operation for the International Markets in Europe and APAC, which encompasses operations with offices in London, Paris, Sydney and Tel-Aviv. Before Innovid, Zack led Product Strategy and Product Development at Amdocs (NYSE:DOX).
James oversees the company's financial and accounting activities at Innovid. Prior to joining Innovid, James held management roles in Finance and Sales Ops at DoubleClick, as well as serving as VP, Client Operations at Visible World. James began his career as a CPA with KPMG.
Christine is responsible for Innovid’s internal operations and leads the Client Services team to Create, Deliver, Measure. Before Innovid, Christine served as Director, International Development at Mediabrands where she oversaw relations and operations of sister agencies worldwide. Prior to joining Mediabrands, Christine helped build and define the Client Services team at Reprise Media.
Jack leads Innovid's North American sales efforts while strategizing for further expansion in the US, Canada, and Latin America. Prior to Innovid, Jack held the role of EVP Sales at comScore, managing a multi-million dollar business. After comScore, Jack led Sales at Bluefin Labs and scaled the business to its successful acquisition by Twitter.
VP, Research & Development
Yuval is integral in developing product strategy, defining the technology roadmap, and introducing new products to the market. Yuval has 15 years of experience leading R&D teams at companies throughout Israel. Prior to Innovid, Yuval was at Radware, a network security firm, working his way up from Group Leader to VP of R&D. Since then, he has run large R&D operations for Onset Technologies, Alvarion, and Correlix.
VP, Publisher Partnerships
Craig leads the way in expanding Innovid's reach through new ad network and publisher integrations, and working closely strategic partners. Before Innovid, Craig ran business development for AdoTube, where he was a part of the senior leadership team that helped grow the company from the ground up, leading to an acquisition by one of the largest global digital ad networks.
David was the head of Display Advertising at Google. Prior to Google, he served as DoubleClick's CEO. David now serves as Executive Chairman of Group Commerce and sits on the board at Twitter, Narrative Science, and IAC.
Currently the SVP Product Management for Bazaarvoice, Ari is building a media and advertising business within the commerce sector. Prior, Ari served as SVP, Product at AppNexus, EVP of Product for Nielsen Online and a product leader for DoubleClick and Google.
Sequoia Capital, a venture capital firm, has funded companies including Apple, Google, YouTube, PayPal, Cisco Systems, Oracle, Electronic Arts, Yahoo!, and LinkedIn. Sequoia is located in Menlo Park, California. The Wall Street Journal has called Sequoia Capital "one of the highest-caliber venture firms", and noted that it is "one of Silicon Valley`s most influential venture-capital firms”. The firm is known for the companies it has funded, and it estimates that 19% of the NASDAQ’s value is made up of firms Sequoia has funded. For more information, visit: www.sequoiacap.com.
Genesis Partners is Israel’s leading innovation-driven venture capital fund. We partner with exceptional entrepreneurs to build successful, fast-growing companies. We share their vision and passion that technological innovation creates tremendous business opportunity. At Genesis Partners we believe that it's all about the people. We build long-term partnerships with entrepreneurs whose vision, passion, integrity, and execution skills build market leaders. We focus on seed and early stage investments in the information and communication technology (ICT) sectors. Genesis Partners manages over $600 million in capital commitments across four funds, and has made over 110 investments with 46 successful exits, including AudioCodes (Nasdaq: AUDC), ClickSoftware (Nasdaq: CKSW), Wintegra (acquired by PMC Sierra), Fundtech (Nasdaq: FNDT), Modem-Art (acquired by Agere) , Allot Communications (Nasdaq: ALLT) and Worklight (acquired by IBM). Genesis Partners has strong ties to the Israeli entrepreneurial community and the global technology industry, and a strong team of venture professionals with extensive experience in venture capital, technology, operations, innovation and entrepreneurship. For more information, visit: www.genesispartners.com.
T-Venture, the Venture Capital Company of Deutsche Telekom – the parent company of T-Mobile, was founded in 1997. T-Venture advises and looks after young, innovative enterprises which show economical and technological synergies with the business units of Deutsche Telekom. The headquarters are in Bonn and are supplemented and complemented by T-Venture of America, Inc. in Foster City, California and Seattle, Washington. T-Venture`s shareholdings also include the distribution and marketing as well as research and development networks from Deutsche Telekom. Portfolio companies receive nationally and internationally pro-active support. Regional emphases lie in Europe, USA and Asia. T-Venture is one of the most significant corporate venture capital companies worldwide. For more information, visit: www.t-venture.de/en.