Amir Peleg

Founder & CEO, TaKaDu


Amir is the Founder and CEO of TaKaDu, a leader in Central Event Management solutions for water and gas utilities. TaKaDu provides utilities with an IoT cloud-based solution for managing the life-cycle of all network events and incidents, changing the way utilities work to provide operational benefits and strategic insights. The TaKaDu solution is deployed in leading utilities worldwide (Australia, Europe, Israel, South America and the US).

TaKaDu was honored as a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum of Davos and featured as a Harvard Business School case study. In addition, Amir is a Co-Founder and Council member of SWAN, the Smart Water Networks Forum, a global industry organization bringing together stakeholders in the smart water space.

A serial entrepreneur, Amir founded YaData in 2005, serving as CEO until the company’s acquisition by Microsoft in 2008. In 1999, he founded Cash-U (later named Unipier).
Amir holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and an MBA from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France.