Uri Gonda is an entrepreneur, “full stack” marketer, product leader and startup coach. He is currently a senior Entrepreneur in Residence at Citi Ventures, based in London, where he works on developing strategic growth initiatives.
Uri coaches +100 early stage startups annually on customer development, product management, go-to-market strategy and growth metrics. As a connector between startup and corporate innovation ecosystems, he advises accelerators, corporates and public sector organisations on creating startup interfaces, and on developing and delivering agile innovation programmes.
As Entrepreneur in Residence at Wayra, Telefónica’s global startup accelerator, Uri has coached startup teams in the Wayra UK, GCHQ Cyber Accelerator, MSD (Merck) Velocity Health and ASOS eCommerce programmes. He has mentored startups at Techstars, MassChallenge and other accelerators in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and has been a guest lecturer at Cambridge University’s Judge Business School and Oxford University’s Incubator.
Previously, Uri served as VP Marketing for Ceedo, a virtualisation software company (funded by Intel Capital), and as Entrepreneur in Residence at Tzina, an international broadcast media group, where he built and managed consumer and enterprise products that shipped in the millions worldwide, across industries spanning enterprise software, web services, consumer electronics and broadcast television.