Mr. Itzik Parnafes serves as General Partner at Battery Ventures. He also serves as Board Member at MinuteMedia, He serves as Advisory Board Member at London Technology Club. He is currently on the boards of cVidya, GoEuro and Panaya, is a board observer for Scodix and ZeRTO and led Battery's investment in Delphix. Itzik was on the board of XtremIO prior to its acquisition by EMC. Before Battery, Itzik was a Partner with Stata Ventures, where he led investments in Provigent, Comability, Sentrigo and ZikBit. Before venture investing, Itzik spent the majority of his career as an entrepreneur. He co-founded Kagoor Networks, a leader in Voice over IP technologies and led it to a successful acquisition by Juniper Networks, its first acquisition of an Israeli company. Previously, Itzik led the R&D of Class Data Systems until it was acquired by Cisco Systems, the first of many acquisitions in Israel. Before joining the private sector, he led a landmark infrastructure project in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) that won the prestigious Israel Defense Award. Itzik holds a BSc summa cum laude in CS and Math from the Technion - Institute of Technology. He presently serves as a Board Member at Elastifile and CHEQ. He also serves as a board member of Cyvera and LightCyber.