Ofer Vilenski

Co-founder and CEO of Hola! Networks, Ltd.

During his military service in the Israeli Defense Forces, Ofer served as a Fighter Pilot. Ofer Vilenski graduated Cum Laude from the Computer Science department at the Technion, Israel’s Institute of Technology. Ofer subsequently worked as a software engineer for Check Point Software Technologies in its early days.

Ofer has been programming since his childhood, and was also a professional actor at the Haifa Municipal Theater, giving him multidisciplinary experiences to contribute to his entrepreneurship. Together with Derry Shribman, Ofer founded a software tools company in his basement, which grew into a very profitable company. With the profits of that company, Ofer and Derry founded Jungo, to develop an operating system for routers (like an Android for home devices). In 2005 Jungo became profitable, with over 170 employees. A year later, Jungo was acquired by NDS (acquired by Cisco, NASDAQ: CSCO) for $107M.

In 2008, Ofer and Derry founded a Hola!, which is currently developing a free software client that will make your Internet faster and better.