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Mr. Shai Saul

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Board Member

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Local Address:  Israel
EZchip Technologies Ltd
1 Hatamar Street
Yokneam , 20692

Company Description: EZchip Semiconductor Ltd., formerly LanOptics Ltd., is engaged in the development, manufacturing and marketing of solutions and Internet applications to improve the...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • LL.B. degree
    Tel Aviv University
  • LL.B.
    Tel Aviv University
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Web References
EZchip Technologies | Biographies, 29 Jan 2015 [cached]
Benny Hanigal | Eli Fruchter | Shai Saul | Ran Giladi | Karen Sarid | David Schlachet | Joel Maryles
Shai Saul
Shai Saul has served as a director of our company since December 2006 and is a member of our Audit Committee and Chairman of our Compensation Committee. Mr. Saul serves as Founder and General Partner of DFJ Tel Aviv Venture Partners, an Israeli technology-focused venture capital fund since 2011. Mr. Saul served in similar capacities in two preceding venture capital funds (DFJ TFV III and TFV II) since 1999.
From 2000 to 2009, Mr. Saul served as Chairman of CopperGate Communications, a developer of chips for the in-home broadband connectivity (acquired by Sigma Designs, NASDAQ: SIGM), and during 2001, he served as CopperGate's Chief Executive Officer. From 1994 to 1999, Mr. Saul served as Executive Vice President of Aladdin Knowledge Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ALDN, acquired by SafeNet). From 1993 to 1994, Mr. Saul served as Chief Executive Officer of Ganot Ltd., a cleantech company. Mr. Saul also serves as a director of Superfish and board observer at Doat Media, among others. His past investments and board positions include Native Networks, a developer of carrier-class optical Ethernet transport solutions (acquired by Alcatel, NYSE: ALU), Allot Communications (NASDAQ: ALLT), a provider of bandwidth management solutions, Wave Systems, fables developer of hardware-based digital security products (NASDAQ: WAVX), and Voltaire, a developer of scale-out solutions for high performance data centers (NASDAQ: VOLT acquired by Mellanox, NASDAQ: MLNX). Mr. Saul holds an LL.B. degree from Tel Aviv University.
CopperGate - Press Releases [cached]
"Being selected by fellow venture capitalists and technology industry leaders is a testament to the strength of CopperGate's vision, value proposition, and achievements," said Shai Saul, CopperGate's chairman and general partner at DFJ Tamir Fishman Ventures.
"Motorola's investment in CopperGate validates our technology," said Shai Saul, Chairman of CopperGate's Board of Directors and Managing General Partner of Tamir Fishman Ventures.
"CopperGate has developed one of the most innovative and exciting opportunities in the communications landscape in years - the Digital Home," said Shai Saul, Chairman of CopperGate's Board of Directors and Managing General Partner of Tamir Fishman Ventures.
"We are pleased to continue our support of CopperGate Communications," said Shai Saul, Managing General Partner of Tamir Fishman Ventures.
"Gabi has been instrumental in seeing DSPC grow from start-up phase into a global market leader with significant revenues and in integrating its global operations into Intel" said Shai Saul, Chairman of CopperGate.
"His decision to accept the challenge of leading CopperGate is a tremendous vote of confidence in the company and the team, and we are confidant that his experience and expertise will prove paramount to CopperGate's quest to become a leading chip supplier for high-performance rich media home networking system vendors", added Saul.
CopperGate - Company - Board of Directors, 22 April 2010 [cached]
Shai Saul, Chairman
A Founder and Managing General Partner of Tamir Fishman Ventures, one of CopperGate's primary investors, Shai has served as CopperGate's Chairman of the board since 2000. He focuses on investments within the semiconductors and telecommunications industries. An IT industry veteran with extensive hands-on experience, Shai was formerly Executive Vice President of Aladdin Knowledge Systems (NASDAQ: ALDN), a leading provider of digital security solutions. Shai currently serves on the boards of Allot Communications (NASDAQ: ALLT) and Lanoptics (NASDAQ: LNOP). His past investments include Native Networks (acquired by Alcatel), Teleknowledge (acquired by MTS) and Wave Systems (NASDAQ: WAVX). Shai holds LL.B from Tel Aviv University.
Board of Directors - Allot Communications, 1 Dec 2011 [cached]
Shai Saul
Director Shai Saul has served as a board director since 2000. Saul is the Founder and General Partner of DFJ Tamir Fishman Ventures. Shai has spent most of his professional career developing technological ideas into global companies, predominantly in the networking and semiconductors spaces, his primary investment focus areas.  He has played an active role in a number of successful companies including Executive Vice President of Aladdin Knowledge Systems Ltd., a leading provider of digital security solutions; CEO of cleantech vendor Ganot; and Chairman and interim-CEO for CopperGate, a leading fabless semiconductor company focusing on the in-home entertainment networking market.  Shai currently also sits on the boards of EZchip (NASDAQ ticker: EZCH), a leading provider of Ethernet network processors and SuperFish, a visual search company, among others. Past investments and board positions include CopperGate (acquired by Sigma Designs), Native Networks (acquired by Alcatel), and Wave Systems (NASDAQ ticker: WAVX).  Saul holds an LL.B. from Tel Aviv University.
Draper Fisher Jurvetson Network: DFJ Tamir Fishman, 25 June 2012 [cached]
Shai Saul Managing General Partner
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