Start Up CEO
Amit Avner went from Israeli immigrant to CEO of a massively successful tech start up. In this interview, Avner gives insight into making it in the tech world in your 20s.
Avner went on to earn a degree in Computer Science from The Open University of Israel, which he completed during his time in high school.
Following graduation, Avner served as a networks security and cryptography consultant for the Government of Israel and served as a software developer and architect at an elite development unit in the Israel Defense Forces.
In 2003, Avner created a social note-taking application called Witty Notes.
Avner was also the founder of bWitty / WittySearch a search technology company, and a boutique consulting agency.
In 2009, Avner founded Taykey, an ad-tech startup that enables dynamic media based on what the advertiser’s audience is talking about in the moment.