Asaf Azulay becomes new marketing VP at Team8

Azulay had previously served as the Chief Marketing Officer at Bank Hapoalim.

Team8 founder and managing partner Nadav Tzafrir, and incoming VP of marketing Azaf Azulay. (photo credit: INBAL MARMARI, Nadav Neuhaus)
Team8 founder and managing partner Nadav Tzafrir, and incoming VP of marketing Azaf Azulay.
(photo credit: INBAL MARMARI, Nadav Neuhaus)

The Team8 group builds technology companies in areas such as data and cybersecurity and provides entrepreneurs with resources to support their businesses. Their programs are designed to help business people identify challenges within their industry and present more opportunities to promote their businesses in the free market.

“In order to attract the best entrepreneurs in the industry, we have to provide them with exceptional value,” said Team8 founder and managing partner Nadav Tzafrir. “I’m confident that Asaf’s extensive experience will contribute immensely to the growth of the group and our portfolio companies

Azulay formerly led marketing strategy and advertisement for Bit, was the CEO of the strategic consulting firm GITAM BBDO, and now serves as the Chief Marketing Officer at Bank Hapoalim, where he led much of the bank’s marketing successes and promoted the bank’s brand. He will transfer from that position and join Team8 later this year.

“I’m excited to move on to a new chapter in global tech with Team8, a leading venture group with exceptional people who do things outside of the box,” said Azulay.

A man enters the main branch of Bank Hapoalim, Israel's biggest bank, in Tel Aviv, Israel July 18, 2016. Picture taken July 18, 2016 (credit: AMIR COHEN/REUTERS)A man enters the main branch of Bank Hapoalim, Israel's biggest bank, in Tel Aviv, Israel July 18, 2016. Picture taken July 18, 2016 (credit: AMIR COHEN/REUTERS)

Asaf’s new role will be to drive the marketing strategy of the group’s portfolio companies and funds. In addition, he will facilitate Team8’s promotion across tech entrepreneurs and investors in Israel and abroad.