Serial entrepreneur, tech geek and explorer


Shahar Nechmad integrates 20 years of experience in technology, marketing and business development with a passion for building big, world-changing ideas.

He has lived and worked in 8 countries, building his own companies, as well as consulting and working with some of the largest tech companies in the world. Among his customers, you can find eBay, Salesforce, Google, the UK government, Accenture and many more.

In the past 5 years Shahar was the co-founder of Jasper (formerly CreditStacks) - building a full blown new credit card company from the grounds up. Jasper raised over $20 million and is changing the way credit is done in the U.S.

Prior to that, Shahar was the founder and CEO of Stagedom. Stagedom’s goal is to revolutionize the music space with a focus on live events, mobile platforms and everything in between.

Shahar was also the founder and CEO of NuConomy, a leading web analytics and advertising company (Sold to Live Person. Nasdaq:LPSN). NuConomy was the first analytics tool to invent the concept of measuring engagement and served customers such as NBC, Fox, Wordpress and many others.

Shahar also helped pilot the Startup Chile program, that made sustainable change in the culture of Latin America that is building the next generation of local entrepreneurs.

In addition, as the business development manager of Microsoft technology center in Israel, Shahar was responsible for developing company business and marketing strategy. He also held the role of senior Microsoft Architect, where he led and architected some of the largest development projects in the world, working with governments and companies like Cup Gemini, Accenture and Bearing Point.

Shahar has written and delivered numerous courses and lectures on programming and development methodologies (Yes. He is a geek). He is a frequent speaker at global technology and advertising conferences, where he talks about the value of data and the future of digital advertising. He also advises a number of startups and larger companies, like Salesforce, eBay and others.

07/2015 - 07/2020
CreditStacks/Jasper Card, Co-Founder & CTO

CreditStacks is a new kind of Credit Card company and Neo bank in the U.S. As co-founder and CTO, I was responsible for everything from concepting, architeching and building our products to building and managing a distributed team of developers. We managed to launch a full credit card company with a seklton team of 3.5 people and scale up from there. CreditStacks raised over $25M and more than $100M in credit capital and is still growing.

01/2015 - 08/2018
Novus Summit, Co-Founder

Novus is a new kind of conference trying to bring exceptional people to tackle the world largest problems. Unlike TED, we want to go beyond the ideas phase and experiment with formats that create immediate action. Our first inaugural event was in SF in May 2015, and followed by one in the United Nations General Assembly Hall. Some of our speakers were:

  • Peter Diamandis - Founder of Singularity University and XPRIZE
  • Ellen Stofan, NASA Chief Scientist
  • Steve Jurvetson and Tim Draper from DFJ Ventures
  • Scott Hassan, Founder of Magic Leap and Suitable Technologies
  • Anousheh Ansari, The first female private astronaut
  • Robert Swan, The first man to walk the 2 poles
  • Brenda Chapman, Academy Award Winning Director
2015 - 08/2016
Tau Innovations, Founding Team & Advisor

Tau innovations is trying to solve the problems of the global supply chain and elevate the lives of millions of people working in the textile industry. Building a comprehensive BI and operations solution for textile factories in countries like Indonesia, China and India, Tau hope to bring transparency and efficiency across the supply chain. Bringing more revenue to factories while at the same time reducing child labor, air and water pollution and increased work environment quality for employees.

07/2015 - 2020
eBay, Salesforce, Google, Consultant, Mobile Innovation

I’ve been consulting some some of the largest companies in the Valley as well as early stage startups about mobile innovation and emerging technologies.

05/2011 - 07/2014
Stagedom, Founder, CEO

Stagedom built a comprehensive real time marketing platform for the entertainment industry with a special focus on music and live events. From consumer mobile apps, to "Omniture for live" backend tools and real time analytics and reporting, Stagedom opened up new revenue stream for the artists while upgrading the experience for their fans.

Gett, Advisor

Helped the founders to build the initial technology solution, product vision and team for an Uber like service in Europe. The company raised more north of a quarter of a billion dollars to date and have a yearly revenue in the hundreds of millions

2010 - 2011
Live Person, Director of Data

CEO and founder of NuConomy, a next generation web analytics and advertising platform. NuConomy enables publishers and agencies to measure users' engagement and better monetize their audiences and inventory. NuConomy pioneered concepts such as event tracking, engagement analytics and analytics powerd advertising NuConomy was sold to Live Person (NASDAQ:LPSN).

2007 - 2010
WPP Digital Board, Board Member

WPP is one of the leading advertising groups in the world. It owns a number of advertising, public relations and market research networks, including Millward Brown, Grey, Burson- Marsteller, Hill & Knowlton, JWT, Ogilvy & Mather, TNS, Young & Rubicam and Cohn & Wolfe

2005 - 2006
Microsoft, Technology Center, Business Development Manager

Helped build new business strategies, customers programs and grow the team from 20+ to 80+ people in less than a year.

2003 - 2006
Microsoft, Technology Center, Senior Architect

Helped to architect and develop some of the largest IT projects in the world. Worked directly with fortune 500 companies and helped them envision their IT platforms. Wrote and delivered tens of programming courses for organization all across Europe. Presented in many technology conferences for audiences of 50 to 3000 people.

2002 - 2003
eDiet4U, Co-Founder, CTO

Architected, designed and developed the technology platform from day one. Managed the development cycle and team.

1997 - 2002
IDF Intelligence Unit, Senior Developer & Team Leader

Managed multiple development teams and special project across many technologies and sectors