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Yonatan Raz-Fridman

CEO & Founder

Yon is a visionary entrepreneur, technology executive, and the founder and CEO of Supersocial, a pioneer in virtual world development that builds and operates cutting-edge virtual worlds for top-tier global brands and turns them into prosperous businesses. Supersocial has garnered significant recognition and support, backed by industry-leading investors who believe in Yon's vision. His entrepreneurial acumen in navigating emerging technologies are evident in his strategic decisions and forward-thinking approach at Supersocial. Through his leadership, Yon has assembled a team of experts with diverse talents, including deep Roblox knowledge and extensive experience in consumer brands and storytelling. By seamlessly blending their skills, Yon and his team create cutting-edge virtual worlds that resonate with digital native communities and are revolutionizing the way we engage with brands.

Yon is also the creator and host of Into The Metaverse podcast and newsletter, sitting at the intersection of technology, business and society and serves a vast audience of retail investors, professional investors, C-level operators of major corporations and startups, government decision makers and curious professionals.

Prior to his groundbreaking work with Supersocial, Yon co-founded Kano Computing, a global computer hardware and software start-up based in London. Through his dedication and innovative mindset, Yon played a pivotal role in pioneering products that have empowered over 1,000,000 children across 80 countries and established Kano as a leading force in teaching STEM, computing, and robotics to the next generation. Yon is a graduate of the Zell Entrepreneurship Program at the Reichman University and served as an Operations Team Lead at the IDF (Israel Defense Forces).

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Events featuring Yonatan Raz-Fridman
Events featuring Yonatan Raz-Fridman