Yoav Tzruya

General Partner, JVP

Yoav Tzruya, General Partner brings to JVP over twenty years of experience in enterprise software, cyber security, cloud, AI, digital media and FinTech. As a partner for the last 13 years, Yoav has led several of JVP’s strategic initiatives, including the development of our Cybersecurity Hub in Be’er Sheva and JVP’s International Cybersecurity Hub in New York. With his hands-on approach, Yoav works with and sits on the board of several of JVP’s companies including Coro, ControlUp, Pyramid Analytics, ThetaRay, Centrical, Morphisec, Appdome, Quali, Akeyless, ChainReaction, 1Touch.io, Secret Double Octopus and SourceDefense. Many of these companies were created by Yoav in JVP’s thematic investment hubs, where he was instrumental in identifying core IP, building teams, defining positioning and go-to-market strategies, scaling operations, raising funding and orchestrating exits.

Yoav has led a number of companies to global exits as lead partner, including CyActive (acquired by PayPal), Loom (acquired by ServiceNow), Cnvrg.io (acquired by Intel), ScadaFence (acquired by Honeywell), Logpoint and others.

Before joining JVP, Yoav spent 10 years taking startups from early-stage to IPO readiness, while holding General Management, Product, Marketing and Business Development executive positions, working alongside industry leaders, including Verizon, Comcast, Intel, CBS and Time Warner.

Yoav served for six years in the Israeli Air Force, managing mission critical development projects. He holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics (cum laude) and a M.Sc. in Computer Science (cum laude) from Tel-Aviv University, as well as an Executive MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management’s international executive program.

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