|University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), MBA|
|Tel Aviv University, BS|
|Math, Computer Science|
Irit Hillel is a Managing Director at Magnolia Capital. She has spent the last 15 years as an entrepreneur and senior executive in a number of high tech and financial services firms. She founded and served as the executive vice president for business development and as a board member for PrintPaks, which was acquired by Mattel Inc. (NYSE: MAT) in 1997. After leading the PrintPaks acquisition effort, Irit became the Managing Director of Mattel Interactive Europe. At Mattel, she led a multi-functional team located in six countries, bringing to market some of Europeâ€™s best-selling computer game titles. She has also served as a vice president at Power Paper Ltd. and worked with Hewlett Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) and Mirage Innovations Ltd. in strategy, capital raising and business development roles. Earlier in her career, Irit was an investment manager in the high yield bonds and equities investment department at Columbia Savings in Beverly Hills, California. Presently, Irit serves on the IVA Board and is a member of the IVA Conference Committee.