Amit is co-Founder & COO of lert.ly, a startup focusing on providing technology solutions for senior care.
He was president and a board member of Badoo, a fast growing social network for meeting new people.
Amit has a vast expertise in both consumer Internet and enterprise software, having managed some of the InternetÂ¹s 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, [email protected], 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.
Founder & CEO
2016 - Current (10 months)
Co-Founder & COO
Oct, 2011 - Current (about 5 years)
Board & Advisor Roles (2)Update
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