Lior Simon

VP & Head of Israel


Lior manages Arbor’s operations in Israel and brings with her a unique understanding of the Israeli and global markets, scouting the best teams and technologies to invest in and focusing on product market fit from a global perspective.

Prior to joining Arbor, Lior spent five years at Sequoia Capital as an associate, gaining invaluable venture capital insights while sourcing deals, managing due diligence processes and supporting startup management teams to formulate strategic plans and core processes.

Lior was a Board Observer of multiple Sequoia portfolio companies and actively participated in M&A deals such as: Kontera (acquired by Singtel), Wilocity (acquired by Qualcomm), Sansa (acquired by ARM), densbits (acquired by Avago) and Streamrail (acquired by IronSource).

Lior is on the Board of Directors of the YVCF (Young Venture Capital Forum, Israel) and holds a B.Sc. degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from Shenkar College.

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