Since 1986, Yuval has been a venture capitalist with Coral and our predecessor, IAI Venture Capital Group, and prior to that spent 14 years as an entrepreneur and operating manager. Yuval has been instrumental in affecting strategic and management changes, as well as orchestrating venture capital financings for his portfolio companies. His experience encompasses every aspect of building a successful company – strategy, operations, mergers and acquisitions, and public offerings. Yuval currently holds or has held BOD seats in media, software, communications and internet solutions companies. His investment track record includes market leaders such as Advanced Fibre Corporation (acquired as a public company by Tellabs, NASDAQ: TLAB), Macromedia (NASDAQ: MACR), and Cerus (NASDAQ: CERS). Prior to the venture business, Yuval co-founded Zoran Corp. (NASDAQ: ZRAN), and was an executive with Raychem. He earned a B.A. and B.S. from the University of Alabama and a M.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He also served as an Israeli Air Force fighter pilot, systems officer and electronics instructor.