Mr. Yoav Chelouche has been a managing partner at Aviv Venture Capital for twenty years. He is a member of the Board of Directors of six of Aviv’s portfolio companies including DeepBreeze, MGVS, Fricso, Briefcalm, Jettable and OptimalPlus. Mr. Chelouche was formerly an investor at the founding stages of several technology start-ups – Mercury (NASDAQ: MERQ), Radvision (NASDAQ: RVSN), Wizcom Technologies (GER: WZM), Rosetta Genomics (NASDAQ: ROSG).
Prior to Aviv, Mr. Chlouche served as President and CEO of Scitex Corporation (NASDAQ: SCIX), a world leader in digital imaging and printing systems with $700M in revenues and 4000 employees. Mr. Chelouche holds an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. He graduated in 1979 and was the winner of the Henry Ford Prize for first in class. He also holds a BA in Economics and Statistics from Tel Aviv University in Israel.
Mr. Chlouche is a chairman of “Ta’asiyeda”, a not-for-profit organization affiliated with the Manufacturers Association of Israel. This organization promotes leadership and team skill in school children, while providing them with a feeling for industry and technology. In January of 2010, Mr. Chelouche was nominated by INSEAD as one of “50 alumni who changed the world”.