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Talmon Marco

Talmon Marco

Israeli-American businessman
Talmon Marco
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Intro Israeli-American businessman
Is Business executive Businessperson
From United States of America Israel
Type Business
Gender male
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Biography

Talmon Marco is an Israeli-American entrepreneur, best known as the founder and former CEO of Viber, a proprietary cross-platform instant messaging VoIP application for smartphones with over 400 million users, and Juno, a ride sharing service.

Career

Born in Israel, Marco served as CIO for the Israeli Defense Forces Central Command. He completed a degree in Computer Science and Management from Tel-Aviv University, later moving to the U.S. where he spent most of his adult life.

In 1997 he co-founded Expand Networks and served as the company's President until 2004.

In 1998, Marco co-founded iMesh, where he was President until 2010.

In 2010 he co-founded Viber with Igor Magazinik, a friend from the Israel Defense Forces, and served as its CEO. In 2014, Rakuten acquired the company for $900,000,000.

In 2016, he founded Juno, a ride-sharing app. In 2017, Gett acquired the company for $200,000,000.

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