Izhar Shay is a Managing General Partner with Canaan Partners Israel. Izhar focuses on investments in Mobile, Digital Media, Internet, Communications and Software. He is a board member at Algomizer, N-trig, Viewbix and LiveU, and until recently he was a board member at Prime Sense, which was acquired by Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL). With more than 20 years of operational experience as a successful entrepreneur, Izhar was previously Chairman and CEO of V-Secure Technologies, and CEO and co-founder of Business Layers. Both companies have reached a successful exit under Izhar’s management. Izhar is a member of the board of directors of Ort Israel Sci-Tech, the largest network of science and technology schools in Israel. He also serves on the board of directors of the IATI – Israeli Advanced Technology Industries Association. Izhar writes a weekly column in Globes, Israel’s leading financial newspaper, and is a frequent speaker on Israeli TV and Radio and in various industry conferences. He is the founder of “Start-Up Stadium”, the largest on-line community for high-tech entrepreneurs in Israel, with more than 35,000 members.