Co-Founder & CEO
Mr. Kalmar is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Lendbuzz. Prior to co-founding Lendbuzz, Mr. Kalmar was a Vice President at Deutsche Bank’s Technology Investment Banking practice where he worked with leading technology companies to successfully complete IPOs, debt financing and M&A transactions. Mr. Kalmar’s transaction experience includes SAP’s $8.3 billion acquisition of Concur Technologies, IBM’s $2 billion acquisition of Softlayer, SAP’s $1.4 billion acquisition of Hybris Software, Sungard, Paylocity, Eloqua and Bazaarvoice IPOs and over 20 debt financing transactions. Mr. Kalmar also served as a Captain in the Israeli Military, leading R&D teams developing digital communications systems. Mr. Kalmar holds an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management, M.Sc. in Computer Science from the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya and B.Sc. in Computer Science and Mathematics from Tel-Aviv University.