Co-Founder and General Partner, Viola ventures
Shlomo Dovrat has over 30 years of recognized leadership in the hi-tech entrepreneurial and investment scene. He is a Co-Founder of the Viola and General Partner and Co-Founder of Viola Ventures, a top-tier Israeli venture capital firm, with over $1B million under management.
Shlomo has extensive experience in leading software companies from inception to successful initial public offerings or sales, as well as leading and mentoring high growth technology companies.
Shlomo began his career as a hi-tech entrepreneur, eventually becoming CEO and Chairman of several leading high-tech companies. He currently serves on the board of directors of Outbrain, ironSource, and additional portfolio companies.
In addition to his highly successful business career, Shlomo has been actively involved for the last 25 years in numerous philanthropic and public organizations and initiatives in the areas of social and economic development. He was appointed by the Israeli government to be the Chairman of the National Task Force for the Advancement of the Educational System, served as the chairman of the Israel Democracy Institute, founded Aharon Institute for Economic Policy and a co-founded Pnima – a cross community organization aspiring to create a cross tribal civic coalition.