Nachman Shelef

Mentor, Serial high-tech and social entrepreneur
  • Founder / member of the initial startup team of high-tech and clean-tech startups including; Nice Systems [NICE], NiceCom [3Com], Atrica [NSN], ConteXtream [HP], EnStorage, My6Sense; of Benchmark Israel a venture capital fund; and of NGOs including IVN – Israel Venture Network, and Merhav – the Movement for Israeli Urbanism.
  • Former VP and GM at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Chairman and CEO of ConteXtream, Chairman of EnStorage, General Partner at Benchmark Capital, Chairman of Atrica, VP and GM at 3Com, President of NiceCom.
  • Based in Tel Aviv – Israel, Nachman is a proud supporter of the Movement for Israeli Urbanism ( ), promoting quality urbanism to provide affordable and sustainable access to opportunities for all. Through this effort he has helped to found the Israeli Mayor’s Institute for City Renewal to teach mayors the basics of city design. He also lectures on urbanism and the environment, urban economic development, open data for public transportation, grid scale energy storage and entrepreneurship.

Nachman holds B.Sc. Summa cum Laude in computer engineering from the Technion.

Nachman enjoys serving as an amateur food photographer for his daughter – the chef, (