With extensive experience in tech companies and venture capital fund, Ilan co-founded and managed the Sherpa Group, a New York based venture capital platform, which was the main investor in Exalink Ltd., eventually acquired by Comverse Technology for the amount of 550 million US$. Subsequently, Ilan managed the Shalom Equity Fund, specialized in the fields of medical devices, telecom, and homeland security. Ilan’s position at these entities entailed daily involvement in portfolio companies such as: Visionsense, Exalink, Mazor Robotics (TASE: MZOR) and Speech Modules.
He has served as an active director of the Technion Entrepreneurial Incubator (TEIC), Israel’s leading technological incubator and there established startup companies from the concept stage, including GeneGrafts Ltd., Regentis Ltd. and Argo Medical.
Ilan serves as a board member in several tech companies.