We’re pleased to announce two new board appointments to fast track our growth as we scale-up globally – Eze Vidra will be joining as Non-Executive Director and Mark Whitby in the role of advisor.
Eze Vidra has more than 15 years of experience working with fast-growth businesses, having previously been a General Partner at Google Ventures (GV), Alphabet’s venture capital arm. Prior to this, he was European Head of Google for Entrepreneurs, where he forged partnerships to strengthen the European start-up ecosystem. Vidra is known as “A Godfather to the London tech scene” having founded Campus London, Google’s first physical start-up hub.
Before joining Google, Vidra held product management leadership roles at Shopping.com in Israel, Gerson Lehrman Group in New York, Ask.com in Silicon Valley, and AOL Europe in London, where he was the Principal Product Manager for Search in EMEA.
Also joining Chargifi as an advisor with over 20 years global technology experience is Mark Whitby. Whitby has led regional and global teams at multi-national companies including Intel, Vodafone and Seagate with depth of experience in building global channel strategy.
Eze Vidra, Non-Executive Director, Chargifi comments, “Chargifi is at the forefront of wireless charging and is solving a real problem when it comes to the need for convenient power. I’m delighted to join the ambitious team at Chargifi and support them in making their vision a reality.”
Chargifi CEO and Co-Founder Dan Bladen comments, “We are excited to welcome Eze and Mark. Eze brings a wealth of experience and commercial knowledge and has a strong-track record in the start-up arena, whilst Mark has great wisdom as a strategic advisor and significant experience in building channel business. Eze and Mark will strengthen the Chargifi team on our journey to becoming the category defining brand for the global wireless power ecosystem. .”