Yochi Slonim, a serial entrepreneur, is the founder and managing partner of FFWD.me, the startup fast forward program. Since 2007, over 20 startup companies at all stages have used the program in diverse areas such as enterprise software, SaaS, mobile marketing, internet, telecom and chip development. From 2000-2006, Yochi was founder and CEO of Identify Software, pioneering black box flight recorders for software applications. The company grew to $42m in sales and was acquired by BMC for $150m. From 1996-2000, he was Executive Vice President of products and marketing at Tecnomatix, a public NASDAQ company, which grew to sales of $100m and was later acquired by UGS for $220m. From 1989 – 1996, Yochi was a co-founder, CTO and VP R&D of Mercury Interactive, which became public in 1993, grew to over $1B in sales and was acquired by HP for $4.5B. Yochi is a recognised expert and speaker on the subjects of startup positioning and building scalable sales machines. He holds a B.Sc. and M.sc in mathematics and computer science from the Hebrew university in Jerusalem.