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Tel Aviv University, BA 1990
Management & Economics
Tel Aviv University, MBA 1993
Finance & Marketing

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Amit Shafrir

Amit is president and a board member of Badoo, a fast growing social network for meeting new people.

He is COO of SaferAging, a startup focusing on providing technology solutions for senior care.

Amit has a vast expertise in both consumer Internet and enterprise software, having managed some of the Internet¹s most powerful brands such as ICQ, Netscape and Winamp.

He received CNET’s hall of fame’s award for most downloadable apps (ICQ & Winamp - over 1 Billion downloads).

He is the former President of AOL Premium Services. Where he also served as GM of AOL’s Digital Media Services and was responsible for AOL’s Music services, MUSICNET@AOL, and AOL Music Now. Amit also served as GM of ICQ.

Prior to AOL, Amit held senior position at Amdocs, the global leading supplier of customer care, billing and operations support software, provides services to companies like AT&T, Sprint, Nextel and T-Mobile.

Amit has over 20 years of experience in software development. He holds a BA and MBA degrees from Tel Aviv University.

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How Badoo Is Eliminating Loneliness [TCTV]

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