Liad Agmon is a serial entrepreneur and a big fan of Iceland, he has been in Iceland at least a couple of times. Don’t be fooled by all his success stories, he has a lot of stories on how he was able to take a really miserable situation in his company and turn it into a success. He has spoken in many conferences about his exit stories, he met with Team GreenQloud right after I joined as CEO in 2012. Paula Gould, who is a key member of the Startup Iceland organizing team is good friends with Liad and wrestled him to come back to Iceland and tell us his story. It was very interesting to hear two different stories of his 2 exits. I believe very strongly that you learn more when you fail than when you win and it was great to see Liad share the same sentiment. I am really looking forward to hearing him speak in Startup Iceland.
Here is a brief profile about Liad:
Liad Agmon is the Co-Founder, Director and CEO of Dynamic Yield. He is a serial entrepreneur with rich experience as a startup founder and as a Fortune 500 executive. He founded information security vendor Onigma (acquired by McAfee) and social search company Delver (acquired by Sears Holdings). Following Delver’s acquisition, Liad served as a VP of New Services at Sears Holdings and on the board of its Home Electronics and Outlets business units. Liad served as an entrepreneur-in-residence at Bessemer Venture Partners and is teaching at the Entrepreneurship MBA program in Tel-Aviv University and at the Zell Program of IDC Herzliya. He holds a BA Cum Laude from Tel-Aviv university in Computer Sciences and Film Studies.
P.S: Our early bird tickets are only on offer for another day, from May 16th, the price of the tickets jump to the full price. Take advantage of this 40% discounted offer and buy your tickets now. They are running out fast and we will not be able to make special concessions for last minute requests as we have sold out the halls the last two times and I had to say No to a lot of people.