Joined Carmel in 2000 right after its inception
- A recognized thought leader in the mobile software space; led several successful investments and exits in the space
Areas of interest: mobile applications and services, digital media, cloud services
Served as active Board member of Snaptu acquired by Facebook in March 2010
Served as active Board member of Followap Inc., acquired by NeuStar in November 2006 for $139M
Former VP Business Development, responsible for IT investments, at Clal Industries and Investments, one of Israel’s largest investment and holding companies; led the investment in Fundtech (NASDAQ:FNDT) that was acquired by GTCR in December 2011 for approximately $390M
Held R&D and Biz Dev executive positions in Tecnomatix (1989-1996), and made key contribution to acquisitions on behalf of the company
- Served in R&D management positions in high growth companies in the Silicon Valley
Holds an M.Sc. in Computer Science from Weizmann Institute, Israel, a B.Sc in Physics from Tel Aviv University, Israel and an IEP from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France.
- Kontera, Pertfecto Mobile, MyThings, mFormation ,Skybox Security, Followap (acquired by Neustar), Snaptu (acquired by facebook)
- Active mentor at "Women and Their Bodies", a unique women's NGO working to promote comprehensive social change in the health attitudes of Jewish and Arab-Palestinian women in Israel. Rina works closely with Dana Weinberg, Founder and chairperson of "Women and Their Bodies".