Amit Shafrir
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Amit Shafrir
COO of Alchemist

Amit is the COO of Alchemist.
Prior to Alchemist, Amit was the co-Founder & CEO of Quiv, a marketplace of askers and experts where the proceeds benefit charitable organizations.
Amit is also the co-Founder of a few companies in the senior care tech space. Among them, SaferAging,com, lert.ly, and OurParents.com (sold).
Amit has vast expertise in both consumer Internet and enterprise software, having managed some of the Internet’s most powerful brands such as icq, Netscape Security Solutions, and WinAmp. Products that have reached over 1 Billion of users.
Amit is also involved at the board level or as an advisor to, a variety of Consumer Internet and Mobile companies.

Amit is an advisor to various VCs and P/E firms and has served as an observer on the board of Vkontakte.
Amit was  the Executive President, and Director of Badoo, the world’s largest social network for mobile/online dating and meeting new people with over 375 million users around the world, and annual sales of hundreds of millions of dollars.
He is the former President of AOL Premium Services, where he also served as GM of AOL’s Digital Media Services and was responsible for AOL’s Music services, MUSICNET@AOL, and AOL Music Now.  He also held senior position at Amdocs, the global leading supplier of customer care, billing and operations support software, that provides services to companies like AT&T, Sprint, Nextel and T-Mobile.
Amit holds a BA and MBA degrees from Tel Aviv University. He lives in Bethesda, MD with his wife Shuli. He enjoys good wine, good food, and likes listening to Music (classical), and the performing arts.