Shmil is a partner at Sequoia Capital Israel and works with Internet, Mobile and technology companies. He currently serves on the boards of Kenshoo, Pontis, Olive, Scodix, Personetics, Ravello and Zazma.
He was previously on the boards of Topio (NetApp), Attenti (3M), PortAuthority (Websense), Qumranet (redhat), Riverhead (Cisco) and Storwize (IBM). Prior to joining Sequoia Capital in 2000, he was the President of Lucent Technologies Internetworking Systems Division. Shmil joined Lucent following Lucent’s acquisition of Lannet where he served as the President and CEO.
Shmil joined Lannet as VP for R&D. Shmil also served as VP of Madge Networks. Before joining Lannet, Shmil held senior technical positions at IAI, Boeing and Astronautics in the area of Avionic Systems. Shmil has a BS in Electrical Engineering from the Ben Gorion University.