Ophir Marko joined his first start-up at the age of 14.

Since then he’s been involved in two successful start-ups in the semiconductor industry, which exited for a combined value of just under one billion dollars.

As a lieutenant he led classified military projects for a notable intelligence unit.

After completing a degree in physics at the Technion, he pursued a career in intellectual property, specializing in the fields of software, telecommunications, electro-optics, semiconductors, medical devices and integrated circuits.

Ophir is also a seed investor in technology-heavy companies.