Mr. Pockard is a Sector Specialist in the Technology pracitce and has worked in the software and IT services field for over 20 years. Mr. Pockard has achieved significant success as both an operating executive and deal maker. Among other experiences, Mr. Pockard worked for 6 years in an operating capacity at Amdocs (NYSE:DOX) where he led and integrated the acquisition of Clarify, Inc. for Amdocs and subsequently served as President of that division.
Prior to Amdocs, Mr. Pockard founded Ernst and Young’s IT practice in Israel and later expanded its operations into Europe. Mr. Pockard during his career also served as CEO of eglue Business Technologies, an enterprise software company which was sold to Nice Systems (Nasdaq: NICE). Mr. Pockard also was CEO of Telrad Ltd., a leading telecommunications product manufacturer.
Mr. Pockard has led numerous M&A transactions on both the sell and buy side and brings an international focus to his work, having lived and worked at different times in his career in Israel, Silicon Valley and London. Mr Pockard is presently based Tel Aviv and New York and holds undergraduate and MBA degrees in Management, Information Technology and Economics from Tel Aviv University and attended the London School of Economics.