Eytan Elbaz

Co-founder & Chairman • Render Media

 

Eytan Elbaz is the Co-Founder and Chairman of Render Media, a digital media company based in Los Angeles that owns and operates three rapidly growing content destinations: Cooking Panda, Opposing Views, and Teen Times. He co-founded the company in 2011 with CEO Vic Belonogoff. 

Eytan is also the Co-Founder and formerly Chief Strategy Officer of Scopely, a mobile game producer. Eytan also served as Google's Head of Domain Channel, where he grew the business from $13 million to $600 million annually over four and a half years.

Prior to working for Google, Eytan was Vice President and a founding member of Applied Semantics (formerly Oingo), which was later acquired by Google. Eytan conceived ideas for applying the company's meaning-based technology toward domain name selection and monetization, and toward contextual targeting. The technology was used as the basis for Google’s AdSense product.

Eytan lives in Los Angeles, and graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering in 1995.