With vast experience in media, mobile, operations, technology and strategic planning, Uri brings extensive experience to JVP in internet, mobile and new media, gleaned from his prior position as the CEO of MSN Israel. Uri is a board member of Celltick, Personily, ComQi, Aspectiva, Upsolver, DMWay and DBSH. Uri is also a board member at Takwin (specialized fund investing in Israeli Arab entrepreneurs), and Siftech (the first and leading accelerator in Jerusalem).
Uri was one of the new media pioneers in Israel. Prior to leading MSN he was a partner and a co-CEO at Geller-Nessis/Leo Burnett Advertising Agency, working with leading brands such as Coca Cola, Procter & Gamble, Nokia, Philips and Energizer. Prior to that, he was a senior strategic planner at Fogel/Ogilvy Israel, working with brands such as IBM, Unilever, Adidas, Philip Morris and others. Uri is a frequent presenter and a key note speaker at many conferences in Israel and around the world, from the U.S. to Argentina, Brazil, Germany, Belgium, Ireland and many more. Uri holds an MBA from Manchester University, a BA in political science from Tel Aviv University and a professional music degree from the Rimon School of Music.