Managing Director, Blumberg Capital, Israel
Yodfat is a managing director at Blumberg Capital, based in Tel Aviv. Yodfat is an experienced investor and board member with a successful track record in management, business development, marketing and strategic planning in North America, Europe and Asia. Prior to joining Blumberg Capital, Yodfat ran her own investing and consulting business. Previously, she was managing director of Tamares Capital Ltd, a large international private investment fund with holdings in technology, media, manufacturing and real estate. Earlier, Yodfat served as corporate director and head of the medical and venture capital groups at Orbotech LTD, a world leader in automated inspection for printed circuit boards and panel displays. She also previously served as managing director at Harel-Hertz Investment House Ltd. managing investment and business development for Japanese and Israeli corporations and as chief advisor to ITX-Corporation, a leading Japanese electronics conglomerate listed on NASDAQ Japan. Yodfat serves as a member on the board of directors in few companies as well as the Israel Discount Bank and Yeda Technology Transfer (from the Weizmann Institute of Science). In addition, Yodfat serves on the board of MAOZ, a non-profit leadership network advancing Israel’s socio-economic development. Selected prior investments and board positions include: EL Al Airlines, Protalix Biotherapeutics, Eltek, Mishoram, British Israel, N-Trig (acquired by Microsoft), Storewize (acquired by IBM) and Panaya (acquired by Infosys). Yodfat earned her executive MBA from Bradford University School of Management in Great Britain and her B.A. in communications and political science from Bar-Ilan University. She has also completed advanced programs in director studies, mediation, advertising and marketing.