Shahar is part of the founding team at Velostrata and is responsible for researching and directing performance analysis and optimization for the company. His career spans more than 20 years in various software engineering and R&D leadership roles, with primary emphasis on performance and optimization. Most recently, Shahar was a senior R&D engineer in the recommendation team at Outbrain, developing infrastructure and algorithms for Big Data analytics. Prior to Outbrain, Shahar was a systems architect at Wanova. Prior to Wanova, Shahar held R&D management and development positions at Cisco, Actona, VSoft and Medivision. Shahar holds a BsC in Computer Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.