Amit Avner

CEO & Co-Founder

Amit started programming at the age of 10. During high school and college, he worked as a software engineer for several different Israeli startups. After high school, Amit served in an elite military unit of the Israeli Defense Ministry, researching and developing innovative technologies. He is also the founder of bWitty, and WittySearch, an award winning search engine.

Follow him on Twitter at @AmitAvner or read his personal blog.

Team

Taykey’s executive team and Board of Directors come together with years of expertise in media, technology, sales, marketing and client services.

INVESTORS

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Haim Sadger

    Haim is a partner at Sequoia Capital. Haim works with internet, mobile and technology companies in Israel. Before joining Sequoia Capital in 1999, Haim held senior engineering and management positions at Intel corporation. Haim has a BS in Electrical Engineering from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.

  • Amit Avner

    Amit started programming at the age of 10. During high school and college, he worked as a software engineer for several different Israeli startups. After high school, Amit served in an elite military unit of the Israeli Defense Ministry, researching and developing innovative technologies. He is also the founder of bWitty, and WittySearch, an award winning search engine.

  • Yuval Shachar

    Yuval served as a GM at Cisco’s Service Provider group. Prior to Cisco, Yuval co-founded P-Cube and served as its President and CEO up to its acquisition by Cisco in 2004. Prior to founding P-Cube, Yuval also co-founded Pentacom and led the creation of InfoGear, which were both acquired by Cisco. Previously Yuval headed engineering at VocalTec developing the first voice and video over IP applications and solutions, going public on NASDAQ. Yuval is also a Partner of Marker and Innovation Endeavors, an evergreen venture capital firm backed by Eric Schmidt.

  • Ohad Finkelstein

    Ohad is a Partner of Marker LLC. From 2005 – 2011, Ohad was a partner at Venrock where he oversaw its international investment activity. Prior to Venrock, Ohad served as Chairman, President, and CEO of Interoute Communications, a privately held international telecommunications service provider and the owner operator of Europe’s largest cloud services platform. He has also held management positions at companies including VocalTec and Packard Bell Electronics in the U.S, and was named one of the 100 most influential people in telecom by Global Telecoms Business Magazine.