Liad Agmon joined BVP Israel's Herzliya office in 2010 as an entrepreneur-in-residence. He focuses on consumer-Internet applications, particularly innovative ways of leveraging social graphs for fostering valuable consumer experiences. He often invests in Israeli companies.
Prior to joining Bessemer, Liad was the vice-president of new services and general manager of social commerce for Sears Holdings, which had acquired his start-up, Delver, an intelligent social-search engine. While at Sears, Liad served on the boards of the home-electronics and outlets business units. Liad’s first start-up was Onigma, a provider of enterprise data-security and protection solutions. After it was acquired by McAfee, he worked for that firm as director of product management.
In addition, Liad has been involved in the Israel film industry and was an assistant director on “Turn Left at the End of the World,” the top-grossing film in Israel in recent years.
Liad holds a B.A., cum laude, in film studies and computer sciences from Tel-Aviv University. He blogs at Agmon dot Com and his twitter account is #liadagmon