Tal Cohen is a visionary entrepreneur and investor. For the past few years, he has been considered one of the leading innovation experts in smart mobility. He is the founding partner of DriveTLV, Israel’s leading smart mobility innovation hub, and Next Gear Ventures.
DriveTLV Innovation Hub is the first of its kind and includes a range of activities aimed at aiding start-ups and entrepreneurs.
This is done while simultaneously representing the innovation interest of global corporations such as Volvo Honda, Hertz, and Cox and advising them on innovation strategies and onboarding new technologies. Next Gear Ventures is a fund that invests in early-stage mobility startups with a focus on startups associated with DriveTLV.
For the past twenty years, Dr. Cohen has been involved with many startups, helping to create companies with billions of dollars in value. Among others, he co-founded and headed ClickFox Inc., currently valued at hundreds of millions of dollars. The company is a global market leader in providing Customer Behavior Intelligence software and services to Fortune 1000 companies.
He earned his Ph.D. in engineering and his Master’s degree in computer science from Georgia Tech and his Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering magna cum laude from Tel Aviv University.