5th Annual International Cybersecurity Conference

June 22nd-25th, 2015 Smolarz Auditorium, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Yoav Andrew Leitersdorf

yoav andrew leitersdorf for websiteManaging Partner, YL Ventures

Yoav Andrew Leitersdorf has been a successful tech entrepreneur and investor for the past two decades. YL Ventures, which he founded, invests early in core-technology software companies in and around the Internet, and accelerates their evolution via value-added involvement and Silicon Valley-based business development.

Mr. Leitersdorf currently serves on the boards of six YL Ventures portfolio companies: Twistlock (virtual container security), Hexadite (automated cyber incident response), Seculert (cloud-based malware detection), Upstream Commerce (online retail intelligence), BlazeMeter (self-service performance testing cloud) and FireLayers (security, compliance and IT governance for cloud applications and data). Yoav served on the boards of ClickTale (customer experience analytics) until it was mostly exited by YL Ventures, and AcceloWeb (browser experience optimization) until it was acquired by Limelight Networks.
Mr. Leitersdorf was the CEO and cofounder of Movota (mobile gaming) acquired by Bertelsmann, the CTO and cofounder of ExchangePath (online payments) acquired by CMGI, and the CEO and cofounder of PcEntertainer Magazine. Mr. Leitersdorf was also an associate at DFJ Gotham Ventures, studied at IMD, and holds an MBA from Columbia University.
Mr. Leitersdorf's expertise and work has been extensively featured in The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, Fortune, Wired, TechCrunch, Re/code, VentureBeat, InformationWeek, The Next Web and other publications. He also participates in well-known events including the Code Conference by Re/code and Fortune Brainstorm TECH.