Tomer Diari is an associate based in BVP’s Israel office, where he focuses on opportunities in Israel and Europe, investing at every stage and across industries.
Before joining Bessemer’s investment team in 2016, Tomer served as an officer in the Israel Defense Force’s (IDF) top intelligence unit for six years. At IDF he initiated cutting-edge technology projects in the fields of cyber security and big data analysis and led a team of product managers. Tomer later shifted his attention to R&D and worked as a Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) engineer at Allot Communications, where he analyzed communication protocols, focusing on video streaming and encrypted services.
Besides being a technology enthusiast, Tomer is passionate about education and geopolitics and currently serves as the president of the Israeli Model UN Association, a nonprofit organization devoted to the promotion of future generations of diplomatic leaders. Tomer acts as chairman and chief strategist and oversees nation-wide educational projects for students and young professionals.