San Francisco, US
Oren Zeev is the founding partner of Zeev Ventures. Oren is typically the main early investor and an active board member/chairman in the companies he invests in. Oren has had the privilege of having been the main early backer of several category defining companies such as Houzz, Audible, Chegg, Tipalti and others.
Prior to Zeev Ventures, Oren spent 12 years at Apax Partners as General Partner. He joined in January 1995 as part of the founding team of Apax Israel. In 2002, Oren moved to the US and co-headed, and later headed, the Technology Practice of Apax and its Silicon Valley office. Prior to Apax Partners, Oren was a Research staff member at IBM, where he developed and implemented image and signal processing algorithms and was part of the founding team of IBM’s chip design group in Haifa.
Oren graduated BsC Cum Laude, EE from Technion and earned an MBA with Distinction in Business from INSEAD in France.