Product Design, Lecturer

Ofer Shani is an experienced Internet entrepreneur and a specialist in new media product design. He holds over 18 years of experience in turning ideas into successful products – shaping product strategy and founding large-scale digital media outlets. He founded Polls Boutique – a social network that revolves around polls; Marmelada Market – the leading design marketplace in Israel ; Calcalist – a leading financial media in Israel and many more. During his years as an Internet executive he served as the Director of online development at Steve Case’s Lime (acquired by Gaiam) and as the VP of content at Walla. Ofer holds active roles and serves on the boards of directors of several startup companies such as Similarweb and Cappsool. He teaches Web-Product-Design in the School of Communication of IDC Herzliya and heads the product design process at the Studio of IDC’s Media Innovation Lab