David Assia (known famously as ‘Mr High-Tech’) is Executive Chairman of iAngels, advising managers on profitable growth and overseeing the iAngels Investment Committee, which vets deals and manages governance of the company’s portfolio.
David’s start-ups, Magic and Aladdin, are stalwarts and icons of the Israeli high-tech industry. At aged 64, he is a veteran Israeli high-tech pioneer who transformed Israel from paper-and-pencil to digital in the fields of intelligence, inventory, financial and travel management. David took “made-in-Israel” technologies abroad to fill market needs in Europe, Japan, China and North America, growing them from nascent start-ups addressing local market needs to publicly-traded corporations on a global scale.
He is responsible for forging the link between Israeli inventiveness and Indian programming, outsourcing high-tech R&D to centers in Bangalore and Mumbai. David’s company, NADYR Investments, masterminded the growth of leading Israeli technology companies like Babylon, Walla, eToro and Paradigm.
David serves as Board member at FIBI, Weizmann Institute, RRSAT, Kardan Technologies, and the Israel Association of Electronics & Software.
He earned a BA in Economics and Statistics, MBA, from Tel Aviv University