Yoav has 25 years of experience in entrepreneurship and investing. Under his leadership, YL Ventures manages $300M and funds and supports Israeli cybersecurity entrepreneurs from seed to lead. Based in Silicon Valley, he accelerates the firm’s portfolio companies via strategic advice, operational execution, and a network of global CISOs and experts. Yoav regularly speaks and features in interviews about the state of the cybersecurity industry and writes articles for major tech publications. Prior to YL Ventures, Yoav founded, grew and sold three tech startups, worked at a leading U.S. venture capital firm, studied at IMD, and earned an MBA with honors from Columbia University.