Shai Belzer joined ColorChip after having gained extensive experience while serving in several executive financial positions in hi-tech companies within the communications industry.
Prior to joining ColorChip, Shai served as the Chief Financial Officer of CyOptics Inc., a leading optical components manufacturer backed by investors that include JVP, The Sprout Group, TowerBrook Capital Partners and Eurofund. During his tenure at CyOptics Shai raised more than $50M of funding, presented the company to the Board and shareholders, played a key role in the company’s M&A activities and played a key role in the acquisition of TriQuint (NASDAQ: TQNT) Semiconductor’s Optoelectronic division (formerly Agere Systems).
Prior to CyOptics Shai held various financial management roles at Elscint (Advanced Medical Imaging Systems Manufacturer), later acquired by Philips and G.E.
Shai holds an MBA and a BA in Economics, both from the University of Haifa.