Global startup and technology expert. Founder, angel investor, technology executive, and computer scientist. 10 years at Google.

Yaniv Bernstein has an extensive career as a founder and technology executive ranging from small startups to some of the world’s largest companies. Yaniv was formerly Founder and Chief Operating Officer at Circular, a venture-backed startup with operations in Australia and Singapore. Prior to that, he held roles as VP of Engineering, and then COO at Airtasker, where he took it through a period of growth and transformation culminating in a successful IPO, and at Google as a software engineering leader across Search, YouTube and Google Maps. 

 Yaniv is an active advisor, mentor, and investor in the Australian technology ecosystem, and co-hosts The Startup Podcast, a weekly podcast with actionable insight for startup founders, investors, and operators. He also is a founding coach at Funding Fit, an organization devoted to helping founders more effectively raise venture capital.

 Yaniv holds a PhD in Computer Science from RMIT University.