Managing Partner GigCapital Group Israel
With over 30 years of experience in senior management positions in the technology sector, Kobi is a recognized expert in the semiconductor and Data Storage fields and he is an active private investor in SaaS software companies.
Until 2018 Kobi served as a Managing Partner in JVP, there he had led or co-led more than 25 deals and was instrumental in leading several of JVP’s exits including the sale of Altair Semi. to Sony, CyOptics to Avago, XtremIO to EMC and Dune Network to Broadcom.
Prior to joining JVP, Kobi was President of Saifun Semiconductors, a leading provider of IP solutions for the non-volatile memory market. In this capacity, Kobi was responsible for formulating and executing the company’s business strategy and co-led its IPO on the NASDAQ. Prior to joining Saifun, Kobi held multiple positions, include Managing Director, VP of Operation and VP of Business Development with Kulicke and Soffa Industries, a leading supplier of equipment for the semiconductor industry.
Kobi holds a BS in Industrial Engineering (Information systems) and MS from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology and serves as a member of the Technion Board of Governors