Irad is a partner at M12 in Tel Aviv, where he leads early-stage investments in cloud infrastructure, cybersecurity, and enterprise software in Israel and the broader EMEA region.
Previously, Irad was a venture partner at Eight Roads Ventures Europe (formerly Fidelity Growth Partners) where he led growth stage investments in enterprise software, cybersecurity, and data infrastructure. Prior to Eight Roads, he was a director at Singtel Innov8 in Israel, where he invested in leading Israeli cybersecurity and cloud infrastructure companies.
Irad has 20 years of R&D, operations, and business development experience in the Israeli and European ecosystems at both startups and large multinationals across industries, including telecom, cybersecurity, fintech and enterprise software. Irad started his career in both 8200 and the technology unit of the Israel Defense Forces. He has an MBA from London Business School and dual Bachelor of Science degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from Tel Aviv University.