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Carnegie Mellon University, PhD
High Energy Physics
Technion, Israeli Institute of Technology, MS
Technion, Israeli Institute of Technology, BS

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Nahum Sharfman

Nahum Sharfman was an entrepreneur with several successful Internet-related ventures. He served as active chairman of the board at eSnips. He is best known for founding in 1998, which he brought to a successful IPO in 2004. was later acquired by eBay for $650 million. Prior to founding, Nahum co-founded Commtouch and brought it to an IPO in 2000.

Prior to starting his own ventures, Nahum spent 11 years with National Semiconductor in a variety of development and management roles. He holds a Ph.D. in High Energy Nuclear Physics from Carnegie Mellon University and M.S. and B.S. degrees in Physics from the Technion, the Israel Institute of Technology.

Sharfman died on April 29, 2009 in a plane crash.

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