Founder and Managing Director, Novawind
General Partner, Direct Round
Serial entrepreneur with extensive experience in marketing, business development, and hands-on innovation.
Gilli focuses on Western European markets where he is involved in the building of new digital related businesses in various domains. Hands-On innovation for Gilli is all about enabling his customers to benefit from innovation rather than become disrupted by it.
As a serial entrepreneur, Gilli has co-founded 6 startups in the digital space and helped build many others. During the past years, he has done several angel investments in early-stage start-ups including face.com (sold to Facebook).
He obtained his MBA (Marketing & International Management) from the Tel Aviv University.
As a Social entrepreneur, he is involved in the following:
Founder & Curator of EuropeDays, the platform to connect the TLV and European eco-systems.
Co-founder of Geekcon.org, The Israeli maker movement for “hacking the digital lifestyle” (WSJ article).
Founder & Curator of VideoTLV.org, Israel’s largest Video & New Media community (1,100+ members).
Co-founder of CyberTLV.org, Israel’s business-focused Cyber Security community.