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Founder & General Partner at Viola Growth
He is the Co-Founder of Viola, Israel’s premier technology investment group with over $2.5 Billion under management, and the Founder and General Partner of Viola Growth.
Viola Growth, managing $440m under two funds, is the first technology growth fund in Israel, focused on Israeli-related global companies in expansion phase.
Harel served as an active board member and Chairman of many leading technology companies, including Tecnomatix which was acquired by UGS (today Siemens) for $228m, ECtel (NASDAQ: ECTX), Lumenis (NASDAQ:LUME), which was acquired by XIO Group for $514 million in June 2015, and many more companies in which he still serves as an active board member or Chairman. He is also a Director of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
He holds a B.A. in Economics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.