Jacky Abitbol

Managing Partner, Cathay Innovation

Speaker Bio

Jacky Abitbol

Managing Partner, Cathay innovation

Jacky Abitbol works as Managing Partner of the Cathay Innovation fund within Cathay Capital. He is in charge of the European activities at Cathay Innovation, and has conducted over 40 investments, including Glovo, Ledger, Owkin, Wallbox, Descartes and Flowdesk.

He benefits from over 20 years of advisory and operational experience in Digital, with a particular expertise in venture capital and corporate development.

Prior to joining Cathay Capital, Jacky was a Venture Partner with Iris Capital in Israel from 2012 to 2015.

Before, he was Vice President for Corporate Development at Orange Digital from 2012 to 2013 and Investment Director at Orange Capital from 2011 to 2012.

Previously, Jacky Abitbol was Business Development & Sales Director for the mobile division of SanDisk from 2006 to 2011 and worked as a Corporate and Business Development Director at GFI in Spain from 2003 to 2006.

He started his career as part of the management team of Fantine Group (now Aviv Ventures).

Jacky holds a MBA from Boston University and a degree in Business Administration from Madrid Business School.