Eze Vidra – Head of Campus

Eze Vidra is the Head of Campus (www.campuslondon.com/about), Google’s startup hub in East London. Campus provides tech startups with work and event space, mentorship and educational programs as well as access to its vibrant startup community.

Before Campus, Eze spearheaded Google’s commerce strategic partnerships in EMEA, launching Google Shopping in Spain and Local Shopping in the UK. In the years before joining Google, Eze held product management leadership roles at Shopping.com in Israel, Gerson Lehrman Group in New York, Ask.com in Silicon Valley and AOL Europe in London, where was the Principal Product Manager for Search in EMEA. In 2003, Eze co-founded a mobile startup in Israel, developing text-input technology for mobiles.

In 2005, Eze founded VC Cafe (www.vccafe.com), which ranks #14 in the top 50 venture capital blogs. In his spare time, he runs Techbikers (www.techbikers.com), a collaboration of the startup community to support education in emerging markets through cycling. He is an experienced startup mentor in various accelerator programs and a frequent speaker on innovation and entrepreneurship. Eze holds a BA in Business and Entrepreneurship from IDC in Israel (Cum Laude) and an MBA from London Business School.

Twitter: @ediggs