CEO and Co-Founder Tomer Bar Zeev among 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs at 2015 Builders + Innovators Summit
Tel Aviv, Israel - October 13, 2015 Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) is recognizing ironSource’s CEO and Co-Founder Tomer Bar Zeev as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2015 at its Builders + Innovators Summit in Santa Barbara, California.
Goldman Sachs selected Bar Zeev as one of 100 entrepreneurs from multiple industries to be honored at the two-day event. Bar Zeev has years of experience in the technology industry, working at Microsoft, Payoneer and Atlas CT before founding ironSource in 2010 and overseeing the company’s rapid growth.
ironSource connects people with apps across different devices and touchpoints. The company reaches over 1 billion users a month, enabling them to develop a keen understanding of what content people want to see and when, and predict what app a person will want to download next. At the core of the company is ironSource Connect, one of the only multi-touchpoint, people-focused data platforms in the world. Based on this data-driven technology, ironSource provides mobile developers, carriers, device manufacturers, and brands the products to better understand and communicate with their users.
"It’s a huge honor to be included on a list with such impressive entrepreneurs. I think we all share the vision and goal of building long-lasting companies that will have an impact on the world around us, and I’m excited to participate in the Builders + Innovators Summit," said ironSource CEO Bar Zeev. "Content discovery is both a huge challenge, and an incredible opportunity, and our goal at ironSource is to build on our existing market position to truly disrupt the way people discover and interact with applications."
"We are honored to recognize Tomer Bar Zeev as one of the most intriguing entrepreneurs of 2015," said David Solomon, co-head of investment banking at Goldman Sachs. "This is an exciting time for entrepreneurs. This is the fourth year that we’ve hosted the Builders + Innovators Summit and we continue to be amazed by what happens when a diverse group of seasoned and emerging business leaders -- the builders and innovators – come together to discuss how to drive innovation, create jobs, and build enduring organizations."
For more than 145 years, Goldman Sachs has been advising and financing entrepreneurs as they launch and grow their businesses. In addition to honoring 100 entrepreneurs, the summit consists of general sessions and clinics led by Goldman Sachs experts, seasoned entrepreneurs, academics and business leaders as well as resident scholars.
Founded in 2010, ironSource is a privately-held technology company headquartered in Tel Aviv, with a strong local presence in New York, San Francisco, London and Beijing. With over 3.5 billion installs to date, 6M successful new installs per day and 1 billion unique users reached across all major geos, devices and platforms each month, ironSource leverages its massive scale and advanced segmentation and targeting algorithms to provide the right content to the right people at the right time.