Eddy Shalev - Founder & Managing Partner Genesis Partners
For nearly a decade, Eddy has focused on private-equity investments in the high-tech sector, and has played a key role in several high-profile success stories.
Prior to co-founding Genesis Partners in 1996, Eddy owned and managed since 1985 the largest brokerage firm in Israel dealing with Wall Street and represented the investment bank Oppenheimer & Co. in Israel. During that period, he headed investment banking, sales and trading, and research activities involving Israeli companies traded in the US markets. In 1992, Eddy co-founded and became a board member of the Mofet Israel Technology Fund, one of Israel's first venture capital firms. Eddy began his career with IBM, where he served as a Large Systems Expert and Account Executive for IBM Israel and as a Large Accounts Strategic Planner for IBM United Kingdom.
Eddy holds an MSc in Information Systems and a BA in Statistics, both from Tel Aviv University.