Itzik focuses on investments in information technology. He is currently on the boards of 90min, Cheq, Elastifile, Insert, Kodiak Robotics, Omio, Quantum Machines, Sisense, and Zeitgold. He is a board observer for Scodix, N26 and Zerto and led Battery’s investments in Delphix and Gong.io. Itzik was on the board of XtremIO prior to its acquisition by EMC, LightCyber and Cyvera before they were acquired by Palo Alto Networks and Panaya prior to its acquisition by Infosys. He also spent time working alongside the Battery investment team as an entrepreneur-in-residence in the firm’s Israel office. Before Battery, Itzik was a partner with Stata Ventures, where he led investments in Provigent (acq: Broadcom), Comability (acq: Ruckus Wireless), Sentrigo (acq: Symantec) 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, Itzik led a landmark infrastructure project in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) that won the prestigious Israel Defense Award.
In 2017 and 2018, Itzik was on the Forbes Midas List Europe. Itzik holds a BSc summa cum laude in computer science and math from the Technion – Institute of Technology.