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Management Team

Yiftach Jacob established iArgento in 1995.  
In the late 90s, as part of its investment banking activity, iArgento led the first and second rounds of financing of Mobileye, Volorin, and Ecotest.

Today, the iArgento team is leading some of the most innovative technology in the world. 

CEO

Shai Hod

With over 15 years of finance, banking, entrepreneurship, and technology experience, Shai works with local and international investors and is a sought-after lecturer on topics in these fields.

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He holds an MBA from the Israel Open University and serves as a Director for several private companies.

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Chairman

Yiftach Jacob

Yiftach founded the iArgento Group in 1995.  Prior to iArgento, he spent 15 years serving as CFO and CEO at several large Israeli companies.


Yiftach is a graduate of the London School of Economics and serves as Director for several private companies.

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COO

Judith Amselem

Judith coordinates investor relations, manages the investment and reporting processes in the various partnerships, and liaisons with the Group's business partners and other service providers.

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VP,

Head of Communication

Isaac Sachs

Isaac is iArgento's Marketing and Sales Expert.

Isaac leads business development, investor relations and strategic relationships for iArgento and its portfolio companies.

 

Before joining iArgento, Isaac held senior positions in business development, marketing and strategy across multiple industries in both private and public companies

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VP Legal

& Regulatory

Shajar Epsztein

Shajar is iArgento's legal advisor, specializing in the corporate, commercial, and high-tech domains. She is responsible for all the regulatory and compliance matters of the Group and is a member of the Group's investment committee. She is the founder of Shajar Epsztein Advocate Law Office.

Before working at iArgento, Shajar was legal counsel with a private family office and worked as a corporate attorney for Goldfarb Seligman & Co. Law Firm.  She holds an LLB from Tel Aviv University.

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Intern

Kari Wiedenhaupt

Kari interns with iArgento and is currently an International StartUp 360 MBA student at the Hebrew University. Following her undergraduate degree, Kari worked in sales and then went on to pursue a career in court reporting in Chicago, Illinois, specializing in technical and financial litigation with the U.S. Department of Justice.

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International Team

VP Argentina

Valeria Karin Silva

Valeria has been working in the judicial system in Argentina since 1992 and as an independent lawyer since 1993.  She is an active member in leading Argentinian civil and commercial law societies.

Valeria obtained her BA degree in Law from Buenos Aires University in 1993 and her MBA in the Right of Damages from Argentinian Catholic University in 2012.

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VP Argentina

Jessica Maria Souss

Jessica has been practicing as an independent lawyer and mediator since 1993, concentrating her practice on international trade in the textile industry between Argentina and China, and currently serves as Director at Huvictex.

Jessica holds a  BA degree in law from Buenos Aires University and went on to obtain an additional degree specializing in family law.

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VP Asia

Suraj Badlani

Suraj is a Partner with iArgento and holds the position of Head of Operations in Europe and Asia for the firm.  Suraj has 20 years of experience in finance and specializes in audit/finance controlling and tech investment banking.  He has held CFO roles in a number of growth tech companies headquartered internationally, including London, New York and Tel Aviv.

Suraj holds an MBA in Accounting/Finance from the University of Chicago and a Degree Certificate in AI/ML from MIT.

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Azrieli Towers

iArgento Professional Service Providers

Shtainmetz Aminoach and Co. CPA iArgento

Shtainmetz Aminoach and Co. CPA is a leading accounting firm in Israel with 30 years of industry experience in a wide range of accounting specialties. The firm is known in Israel as a leader in the field of taxation.

David Ben Yakkov FInancial Services iArg

David Ben Yaakov C.P.A. offers professional financial, tax, auditing, consulting and accounting services since 1994.

One of Israel's largest law firms. Goldfarb is among the elite group of firms that deliver top-tier legal services at international standards.