Intel Capital, Intel global fund for investments, has implemented staff changes by appointing Yair Shoham and Merav Weinryb to the position of Chief Investment. Working at the technology center in Tel Aviv, they will join Uri Arazy, the current director of Intel Capital's investments in Israel.
According to cybersecurity.ru, prior to joining Intel Capital Yair Shoham was the main partner of Genesis Partners - Israel Venture Fund, where he was engaged in investment in information, communications and medical sectors. He has extensive experience in Israeli market, because he was a co-founder of Israeli IT-companies Butterfly Communication and VDOnet.
At her previous job Merav Weinryb led the company Pitango Venture Capital, where she worked to attract new investment in Israeli hi-tech market. Prior to that she served as the vice president of corporate development and planning at Comverse, where she led projects for mergers and acquisitions.
For Intel Capital Fund Israel is the most attractive market for investment in advanced technologies and innovations. Intel Capital invests in Israeli companies since 1996 and implemented a number of investment projects during that time. Currently, Intel Capital portfolio includes 12 Israeli companies such as Aternity, Gigaspaces, Panorama Software, Zend, Omek Interactive, Mobixell, Exent and Jordan Valley, - Intel stated.