Ori Choshen, VLX’s CEO
Ori Choshen has 13 years experience in business development, marketing, entrepreneurship and venture capital, mainly in areas of Telecom and IT. Prior to joining Xenia, in May 2011, Mr. Choshen was the co-founder of Aniba, the first Iocal web-site in the event planning category.
Priot to that, Ori was a Director of Business Development with SanDisk, (NSDQ: SNDK), where he managed the Eco-System group. Ori joined SanDisk as part of the company’s $1.6 billion acquisition of M-Systems (NSDQ: FLSH) in 2006. While at M-Systems, Ori was Director of Business Development and Marketing. Prior to that, Ori managed the Terminal Equipment Department at the marketing division of Orange Israel, where he led the team that established the 3G-handset domain and was a member in Hutchison’s global handset group. Before Orange, Ori served 3 years as an Investment Manager in PFC, Orange’s VC subsidiary. Ori holds an LL.B degree (Law) and a B.A. degree in Philosophy (Cum Laude) from Tel Aviv University, and an MBA (Cum Laude) from the Solvay Business School in Brussels, Belgium.