Management team
Advisory board
Tal Barnoach
Tal Barnoach
General Partner
Adam Rothstein
Adam Rothstein
General Partner
Orli  Dishi Ben Zion
Orli Dishi Ben Zion
Chief Financial Officer
Gideon Mantel
Gideon Mantel
Venture Partner
Kelly Klein
Kelly Klein
Principal
Tal Barnoach
General Partner

Over the last 20 years, Tal has founded and led companies such as S.E.A (IPO in 1996), Orca Interactive (acquired by France Telecom in 2008), BeInsync (acquired by Phoenix Technologies in 2008) and Dotomi (acquired by ValueClick in 2011).


Tal has been a seed investor in companies such as Qumranet (acquired by Redhat), Crossrider (acquired by The Market).  Just to name a select few, Tal is currently on the boards of Beamr, Idomoo, Anodot, Roomer, IVY, Tailor Brands, CoCycles and Deep.

Tal served in the Israeli Special Intelligence Unit of the IDF and is a Tel-Aviv University graduate.

Adam Rothstein
General Partner

Adam is the lead adviser to GFI, a multi-family investment office and a general partner in Subversive Capital, a regulatory focused investment fund.

Previously, Adam served as the CIO of Intana Management, a market neutral hedge fund focused on technology, media and entertainment.  Adam was also a Partner of the Select Technology and Software Fund at Robeco Investment Management (the parent company of Weiss, Peck & Greer). 

Adam has over 20 years of investment experience, previously performing analysis of the technology and media sectors for Weber Capital Partners/Bluewater Capital Management, Scripps Ventures/United Media and UBS Securities.   Adam began his career in the Banking and Tax Advisory Group at Arthur Andersen & Co.

Adam sits on the boards of Tailor Brands, Roomer, 7 Elements, MetaFlow, Captain Up!, Open Wager, Big Idea Brands, Jackpocket and Cybaero.   Adam is an observer for IronSource and Qwilt.

Adam graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Wharton and has an MPhil in Finance from the University of Cambridge.

Orli Dishi Ben Zion
Chief Financial Officer

Orli brings over 15 years of experience. Prior to Disruptive, Orli was the CFO of Yozma Venture Capital, a firm responsible for the establishment of the Venture Capital industry in Israel.  In addition, Orli worked closely with several Funds specializing in early stage to late stage investments. Orli was a Senior Associate at Kesselman & Kesselman and PricewaterhouseCoopers in Tel Aviv.

Orli holds an Executive MBA from the Tel Aviv University and a BA in accounting and business management from the College of Management.  Orli is a Certified Public Accountant in Israel.

Gideon Mantel
Venture Partner

Gideon co-founded First Life Research Ltd. (known as Treato) in 2008. Prior to Treato, Gideon co-founded Commtouch (known as Cyren) and was on the executive team for 20 years. As chairman and CEO, Gideon successfully turned Cyren into a global leader for outsourced emails and messaging. Gideon also navigated the IPO of Cyren on the NASDAQ. Gideon also co-founded Financial Leverages and served as the CFO of the Gali Group, one of Israel's largest consumer product companies. Gideon received a BA in Political Science and an MBA in Finance from Tel Aviv University.

Kelly Klein
Principal
Prior to joining Disruptive, Kelly was the Head of Fundraising and Investor Relations at DN Capital, a leading early stage Venture Capital Fund in London. Before DN Capital, Kelly worked at JP Morgan’s Private Bank as a relationship manager covering Ultra High Net Worth Individuals across Europe. She also founded an award-winning technology start up called Student@Home. Kelly holds a BSc from the University of Durham.
Emiliano Calemzuk
Emiliano Calemzuk
Strategic Advisory Board Member
Richard Rosenblatt
Richard Rosenblatt
Strategic Advisory Board Member
Scott  Flanders
Scott Flanders
Strategic Advisory Board Member