Native born Californian Jonathan Medved is one of Israel’s leading venture capitalists. The New York Times in 2008 named him one of 10 most influential Americans in Israel. Medved, a Zionist activist in his college days at the University of California at Berkeley, made Aliyah to Israel in the 1990’s. Medved is currently co-founder and CEO of Vringo - an Israeli company developing a system to send videos via cell phones. Medved is considered as one of Israel’s best business ‘ambassadors'. He is a frequent speaker at international forums on venture capital and high tech development.