Amitay Kalmar

CEO and Co-Founder of Lendbuzz

Amitay is the co-founder and CEO of Lendbuzz. Previously, he was a vice president at Deutsche Bank’s Technology Investment Banking practice, where he worked with leading technology companies to successfully complete IPOs, debt financing, and M&A transactions. Amitay’s transaction experience includes SAP’s $8.3 billion acquisition of Concur Technologies; IBM’s $2 billion acquisition of Softlayer, SAP’s $1.4 billion acquisition of Hybris Software, Sungard, Paylocity, Eloqua and Bazaarvoice IPOs; and over twenty debt financing transactions. He also served as a Captain in the Israeli military, leading R&D teams developing digital communications systems.

Amitay earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science and mathematics from Tel-Aviv University; a master’s degree in computer science from the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya in Tel Aviv; and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management.