Shahar Waiser is a 6 times entrepreneur, who founded and built six companies in the US, Russia, and Israel.
GetTaxi ($42M funded company, operating in New York, London, Moscow, St. Petersburg and all over Israel). In 2013 GetTaxi was selected by FORBES as one of the fastest growing companies in the world.
Vigoda.ru—a leading daily deal site, operating in 94 Russian cities, and rated #15 on Forbes Top Russian E-Commerce Companies.
Prior to setting up GetTaxi and Vigoda.ru, Shahar spent five years in Silicon Valley where he founded and sold Loyalize, a social engagement & loyalty start-up based in San Francisco (acquired by Viggle [VGGL]).
Earlier he served as CEO of publicly traded company Comverse [NASDAQ:CMVT]—a market leader in Internet/Mobile Telecom products and billing for mobile operators. Shahar established Russian office of Comverse and served as its first CEO with a $300M record in total sales.
Being passionate about computer programming since his childhood, he obtained a BSc. degree in Computer Science in Tel Aviv and afterwards spent 5 years in Silicon Valley.