Liad Agmon has joined Bessemer Venture Partners as an Israel-based entrepreneur-in-residence. He previously was VP of new services and general manager of social commerce for Sears Holdings.
Below is his bio from the BVP website:
Liad Agmon joined BVP as an Entrepreneur in Resident in 2010. Based in the Israel office, he focuses on opportunities that create value by applying new technologies in solving problems and simplifying user experiences.
Most recently, Liad was the VP of New Services and General Manager of Social Commerce for Sears Holdings, which had acquired his start-up, Delver, an intelligent social search engine. While at Sears, Liad served on the boards of the Home Electronics and Outlets business units.
Liad’s first start-up was Onigma, a provider of enterprise data security and protection solutions. After it was acquired by McAfee, he worked for that firm as Director of Product Management.
In addition, Liad has been involved in the Israel film industry and was an assistant director on “Turn Left at the End of the World,” the top-grossing film in Israel in recent years.
Liad holds a B.A., cum laude, in Film Studies and Computer Sciences from Tel-Aviv University. He blogs at Agmon dot Com and his twitter account is #liadagmon