Yaron Samid

Father, Founder, and CEO in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

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Yaron Samid is a three-time entrepreneur, CEO and UX expert whose consumer Internet products are used by hundreds of millions of people worldwide. In October 2015 Yaron sold his most recent company BillGuard to consumer lending pioneer Prosper Marketplace. An industry thought leader, Yaron is a frequent guest speaker and a special advisor to the White House on fintech innovation and entrepreneurship.

Prior to Prosper, Yaron founded BillGuard (Acquired by Prosper), Pando Networks (Acquired by Microsoft) and DeskSite, and led product management and marketing teams at Zend, BackWeb and Register.com.

Yaron serves on the board of directors at CloudLock and the advisory boards of multiple startups. An active startup community contributor, Yaron founded and runs TechAviv, the 3,000 member global Israeli founders club and lectures on entrepreneurship at Stanford, Harvard and Columbia business schools.

  • Work
    • BillGuard
  • Education
    • University of Maryland, College Park