Chairman of the Board
Mr. Assia serves as the chairman of our board of directors since October 2006. Mr. Assia, is a co-founder of Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. (NASDAQ: MGIC), and has served in various positions, including as a director, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Assia holds a B.A. degree in economics and statistics and an MBA.
Guy Gamzu has served as a director since the year 2000. Mr. Gamzu has been an angel investor since 1997, specializing in pre-seed venture finance. He is the founder of Sycamore Technologies Ventures L.P and currently serves as a director of Eyeclick.com, eToro.com, Mirtemis and Fiverr.com. Guy holds a B.S. in Business Studies, Marketing and Finance from City University Business School in London, U.K.
Howard Lindzon is co-founder and CEO of StockTwits® – a social network for traders and investors to share real-time ideas and information. StockTwits was recently named “one of the top 10 most innovative companies in web” by FastCompany and one of the “50 best websites” by Time Magazine. Mr. Lindzon has more than twenty years experience in the financial community acting in both an entrepreneurial and investing capacity. Howard continues to manage a hedge fund he started in 1998.Mr. Lindzon received an MBA at Arizona State University and an MIM from The American Graduate School of International Management.
Santo Politi is a founder and General Partner of Spark Capital. He most recently was a Partner at Charles River Ventures (CRV) with an investment focus on media and entertainment infrastructure. His investments at CRV include BigBand Networks, Broadbus Technologies and Groove Mobile. Santo holds an MBA in finance from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, an MS in electrical engineering from NJIT and a BS in electrical engineering and a BS in physics from Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey. He is fluent in Japanese, conversational in Spanish and French and is a native Turkish speaker.
Mr. Basher brings more than 20 years of financial and capital markets experience in and around the high-tech industry. Mr. Basher has served as CFO and VP Finance in several publicly traded high-tech and investment companies. Mr. Basher serves as chief financial officer for a multi-national investment house and in charge of managing the finance, treasury and accounting operations of the firm, as well as due diligence. Mr. Basher is a licensed CPA and holds an MBA in Information Systems and BA in Accounting and Economics.
Tony Wollenberg is Of Counsel in Salans’ London office. He heads the betting & gaming group and has 25 years of experience advising on betting & gaming law, including representation of many major European and US operators. He is pre-eminent in his field and was recently quoted by “The Times” newspaper as being “the doyen of the gaming field with an international reputation for gaming law expertise” and “among the City (of London’s) most dynamic and personable lawyers”.