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Hanan is heading the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in Seattle since July 2015, after managing the one in Tel-Aviv, Israel. The latter was established in April 2012 and was the first Microsoft Ventures' accelerator worldwide.

Before joining Microsoft Hanan founded and was the CEO of United Parents, a company that developed a revolutionary child protection service on the web.

Before that Hanan was Director of Research and Development at Mercury / HP Software for the company’s fastest growing segment, its application monitoring solution, the Business Availability Center.

Prior to that, Hanan was part of the founding team of Proficiency, a startup which aims to solve collaboration issues between CAD systems. At Proficiency, Hanan held several Research & Development as well as Product Manager positions.

Hanan holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science and Business Administration (with distinction) from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem; he also graduated (with honors) the IDF academy of software (Mamram).

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Director of Microsoft Ventures Israel

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Company
Mar, 2012
Jun, 2015
Director of Microsoft Accelerator at Microsoft
May, 2008
Jan, 2012
CEO and co-founder
2006
2008
Director of Software R&D
Feb, 2005
Jun, 2006
Globalization R&D Manager
2002
2005
J2EE/.NET Diagnostics Program Manager
2001
2002
Product Manager
1999
2001
Applications Development Group Manager
1990
1995
Real-Time, Embedded Assembly Programmer

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