Over the past three decades, Itzhak has been an angel investor in 85 startups worldwide with an impressive IRR. In parallel, he deployed over $3B of investments and built new ventures during his tenure as EVP, M&A and Global BD at Nielsen Holdings. He was Chief Executive Officer at RLS Communications and Chairman and Co-Founder at Buzzmetrics. He is a seasoned, worldwide executive with a passion for technological innovation and startups, which began when he first fell in love with computer science. His reputation in the entrepreneurial and investment world spans across the U.S. and Israel.
Itzhak is a consultant to KKR and Goldman Sachs. He is a member of the NYU Courant Institute advisory board, chair of the Rwanda Development Board, and a trustee at NYIT. Itzhak was born and raised in Israel, but has lived in NYC for the past 23 years.