Ariel Michaeli is an Investment Principal with Motorola Solutions Venture Capital (MSVC) where he leads investments in Israel. Ariel is responsible for sourcing, scouting, evaluating and implementing strategic venture investments for Motorola Solutions. In addition, he actively works with Israeli portfolio companies to drive engagement with MSI.
Prior to joining MSVC, Ariel has performed multiple roles at Motorola Mobility and Motorola Solutions over the past 17 years including software development team lead, senior program manager, and head of ‘Smart Devices’ business operations & portfolio management.
Outside of MSI, Ariel has experience as an entrepreneur, both in the automotive and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) domains. There he held product management and business development roles where he led go-to-market strategy and drove collaboration opportunities with key strategic partners in the venture and startup Israeli ecosystem.
Ariel holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Holon Institute of Technology (HIT) and a PMP designation from the Project Management Institute.