Yuval Shachar

Investment partner

Yuval is an entrepreneur and investor, providing guidance and mentoring to a broad base of entrepreneurs and founding teams. Where applicable Yuval has become involved as a co-founder, board member or investor in companies such as Interlude, Taboola, Taykey, Eyeview (NY); Qwilt (CA); XConnect (London); Panoramic Power, Tufin, Mobile Spaces, and XTR3D (Israel).

Until 2009, Yuval served as a GM at Cisco running one of the BU’s in Cisco’s Service Provider group. Prior to Cisco Yuval co-founded P-Cube and served as its President and CEO, providing both leadership and vision up to its acquisition by Cisco in 2004. Prior to P-Cube, Yuval co-founded Pentacom, a pioneer in Dynamic Packet Transport (DPT) products, as well as previously leading the creation of Infogear, which developed some of the industry’s first web appliances (both companies were acquired by Cisco). Previously, Yuval served as Vice President of Research and Development at VocalTec, overseeing the and creation and development of the first set of VoIP architectures and products (VocalTec went public on NASDAQ 1996).

Yuval started his career at Motorola and National Semiconductors in a variety of technology and software development and management roles.