|Born||May 1, 1958|
|Occupation||Entrepreneur and software technologist|
Ronen Shilo (born May 1, 1958) is an Israeli entrepreneur and software technologist. He is the founder, chairman, and CEO of Conduit, an online platform that allows web publishers to create custom toolbars, web apps, and mobile apps at no cost. As of April 2012, the company is valued at $1.3 billion.
In 1995, Shilo founded DoubleAgent, a collaborative technology company that aimed to enable application sharing online. Nine months later the company was acquired by software company NetManage. Ronen served as manager of the Israeli branch of the company before leaving in 1998 to start Effective-I, a learning system that enabled corporations to leverage, search, organize and deliver information.
Shilo founded Conduit in 2005 with partners Gaby Bilcyzk and Dror Erez to help publishers retain and engage users. Though the company has received venture funding in the past, the three founders retain a majority share in the company.
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