Hagai Tal has extensive international management and business development experience, specializing in growing startups into profitable ventures/IPO, predominantly in the areas of online marketing, digital media/advertising and global financial processing. He has invested, led and developed companies for successful growth, continued investment and IPO/disposal including: Kontera, Amadesa, Payoneer, BlueSnap (formerly Plimus), Spark Networks (NYSE: LOV). He is a fellow of the third class of the Middle East Leadership Initiative of The Aspen Institute and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.
The so-called duopoly is a lazy narrative that describes a narrow and outdated snapshot of ad tech, circa 2015. The reality is that the idea of a duopoly faces three systemic challenges that aren’t going away.