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Yuval Shachar

 

Member of the Board at Yotpo

Bio

Yuval is a Partner and the Executive Chairman of Team8 team8.vc building and investing in category-leading companies in enterprise digital transformation cyber data and AI with partners and investors such as Cisco Microsoft Citi Scotiabank Moody s Walmart Airbus Barclays Munich RE Dimension Data Temasek Softbank and others. Yuval was previously a co-founder at Innovation Endeavors a Silicon Valley-based early stage venture fund backed by Eric Schmidt former GoogleAlphabet Chairman. Yuval was the co-founder and General Partner of New YorkIsrael-based Marker-LLC building up a large multi-stage venture capital firm investing in Israeli and US-based technology companies as well as an Investment Partner building up Innovation Endeavors in Israel finally merging the two funds in 2017. In these capacities Yuval lead early stage investments in companies such as Aorato Microsoft Eko Datorama Salesforce Qwilt co-founder chairman Tufin NYSE TUFN Unbound chairman Taboola Yotpo and others. Until 2009 Yuval served as a GM at Cisco previously co-founded P-Cube serving as its CEO up to its acquisition by Cisco in 2004 and previously co-founded Pentacom acquired by Cisco in 2000. in 1995 Yuval created one of the first Internet appliances leading the creation of Infogear out of National Semiconductors also acquired by Cisco. Yuval served as VP RD at VocalTec developing the first voice and video over IP solutions IPO NASDAQ 1996 and previously served as a software developer and manager at National Semiconductors and Motorola. Yuval holds a BSc in Mathematics and Computer Science from Tel Aviv University and holds multiple technology patents.