Shai Fultheim – Founder, President and CEO
As founder and CEO of ScaleMP, Shai designed and architected the core technology behind ScaleMP, and is responsible for the company’s strategy and direction. Shai has more than 20 years of experience in technology and business roles in IT and venture-backed firms. Before founding ScaleMP, Shai was CTO of BRM Capital, a first-tier Israeli venture-capital fund. Shai defined the fund’s technology roadmap, which formed the foundation of BRM’s investment strategy.
Prior to BRM, Shai was co-founder, CTO and VP R&D at several technology startups. He also served in the Israeli Defense Force’s prestigious central intelligence unit, where he led a large IT organization of hundreds of engineers and programmers. Shai managed a broad range of complex IT projects in the areas of security, systems and network infrastructure, and knowledge management, gaining significant experience in the domain of scalable computing and large-scale IT infrastructure.
Shai has been an active member of several open source initiatives such as Apache, Jakarta Tomcat, Amanda and the Linux kernel.
Shai holds a B.Tech and BASc from the Jerusalem College of Technology.