Friday, November 30, 2012

Leon Yohai Founder & CEO at ZuluTrade

Leon Yohai was born in 1974 in Athens, Greece. In 1999 has began his entrepreneurial career by founding, which is Greece's first and also largest e-auction website. In 2001, he founded InternetQ SA - company that introduced premium greece text messaging billing , it has more than 1.7 mil subscribers. He also acquired 40% of the Greek mobile market and made $23 mil in annual revenues. Leveraging his rich knowledge of the wireless digital media, Leon went to the United States and launched Qmobile - mobile entertainment startup that soon gained 25% of market share during the first 3 months of its U.S. operation. Qmobile had hundreds of thousands subscribers plus over $20 mil revenues for year 2006. Leon has also been trading futures on his own account, since 2000, and recognized a strong need for a new service for individual traders, who have very busy schedules and simply cannot follow changing markets, yet they have need to control their funds. As a result of that, in 2006, ZuluTrade was born. Leon is a big supporter and an investor on the AirBike project. Apart from still being busy, Leon enjoys paragliding, skiing, and go kart driving.