Avishai has extensive entrepreneurial experience, having founded several software companies. Avishai co-founded and served as CEO of Verisity (NASDAQ: VRST), a software company providing development tools for electronic chip designers. He also co-founded and served as CEO of ScanVec (NASDAQ: SVECF.OB), a world leader in providing open architecture CAD/CAM software solutions for the sign making, machining and imaging industries. Avishai has served as a senior consultant assisting private investors and the Office of Chief Scientist, and The Israel Ministry of Industry and Commerce, in screening early stage high-tech companies.
Avishai holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from Ben Gurion University (Cum Laude) and a M.Sc. in Computer Science from the Weizman Institute of Science (Magna Cum Laude).