Nir leads strategic investments in unusual startups focused on SaaS applications, big data platforms, cloud infrastructure, security and AI. He is passionate about working with entrepreneurs who find innovative answers to complex challenges. He works with a wide range of companies, from SaaS to Semiconductors, and serves as a board director or observer for Pliops, Rivery, Indeni, Kameleon, Kanduai and SpacePharma. Nir has an extensive background in the finance and strategy fields. Prior to co-founding SOMV, Nir was Head of Finance at Bazan Group (TASE: ORL), held a senior position in the Finance Division at Amdocs (NASDAQ: DOX), and served as Chief of Staff for the Head of the Budget Department at the Ministry of Defense. Nir holds a B.A. in Economics and an MBA in Accounting and Finance from Tel-Aviv University. Nir lives in Tel-Aviv with his wife and two daughters, and in his spare time enjoys playing the piano and drumming.