Board Members

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Ben De Kalo

CEO and Board Member

Ben is co-founder and CEO of Worthy and is responsible for the company's short and long-term business direction and strategy. Prior to founding Worthy, Ben was an investment banker. Ben was involved in and led many significant investment transactions in hi-tech companies. Ben also takes pride in his involvement in a number of philanthropic organizations, including assistance to people with special needs and poverty relief.

Ben holds an MBA from Columbia University and a BS in Finance from New York University.

Shlomo Dovrat

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.

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Jonathan Zabusky

Board Member

Jonathan is a seasoned entrepreneur and early stage investor with a specialized focus on ecommerce, marketplace and SaaS-based business models.
Previously, Jonathan was President and Board Member of Grubhub Inc. (NYSE: GRUB) where he led Product, Marketing, Sales and Corporate Development, successfully integrated multiple strategic acquisitions, and played a pivotal role in the company’s initial public offering. Prior to its merger with Grubhub, Jonathan was CEO of Seamless where he led all aspects of the business and corporate strategy, architected the repositioning and rebranding of the business, and spearheaded the spin-out and recapitalization of the company.
Jonathan has broad experience across a variety of industries including retail and consumer-driven businesses at The Boston Consulting Group and financial services at iShares (now a division of Blackrock) and Lehman Brothers.

Jonathan holds a BS, Economics from the University of Pennsylvania – The Wharton School and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley – Haas School of Business.

Eddy Shalev

Investor and Board Member

Eddy is a well-known figure in the international business community. Since the beginning of the tech-venture capital industry, Eddy has focused on private-equity investments in the high-tech sector, and has played a key role in several high-profile success stories, including Fundtech, Paradigm Geophysical and Orbot Instruments. Eddy's most defining achievement was when he founded Genisis Partners in 1996, a leading VC with one of the strongest track records in the high-tech industry. Currently, Eddy is on the board of Aternity, Profitect and Sensible Medical.

Eddy holds a MSc in Information Systems & a BA in statistics.

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