Shani is the Managing Director of 2020.VC. He is a board member and mentor with seven accelerators and numerous startups. He has extensive experience in bridging technology, strategy and execution to build and scale new businesses.
Shani worked with US Venture Partners, while being a Sloan Fellow at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and co-founded ValYou, an online personalization service, as a result of that work. Previously Shani was with ECI Telecom (NSDQ: ECIL), a public networking solution provider. He established and managed a new mobile business from inception to over $50M in revenues. He was then appointed COO and Head of Strategy for ECI’s global software and services division, a 400 employees division with sixteen global subsidiaries, and led its 31% YoY growth.
Shani is an alumnus of the Stanford Graduate School of Business, the Wharton Executive Education and the Technion (BS.C, MBA).