The Israel Conference
Yossi Vardi has received many awards, including the Prime Minister of Israel Hi-Tech Award for life achievements on two occasions, the Industry Prize, the Ramniceanu Prize and C-E-Os Entrepreneurs Hall of Fame.
Yossi Vardi co-pioneered instant messaging (IM) as the founding investor of Mirabilis, the creator of highly popular IM program ICQ sold to AOL in 1998. Many of Yossi’s investments have resulted in an IPO such as Answers.com, Scopus, Granite, and Lasers with many being acquired. Yossi sits on the advisory board of Amdocs.