Cohen, Avi

COO and GM | LiveU, Inc.

Cohen, Avi

A technology visionary, Avi Cohen co-founded LiveU in 2006 and is the company’s COO. As the inventor of bonded cellular video transmission technology Cohen is credited with ushering in the first IP revolution, which has transformed the way remote live content is captured and shared.

Cohen is responsible for overseeing operations at LiveU. Under Cohen’s leadership, LiveU has become the leader in portable live video acquisition, contribution and management solutions. Thousands of TV news networks, sports organizations, and online media outlets in nearly every country in the world rely on LiveU solutions to deliver live coverage of breaking and developing news and high-profile events.

His drive for innovation and entrepreneurial spirit has contributed to the authoring/co-authoring of more than 10 patents in cellular communications, which has introduced live streaming to new markets and applications.

Named one of the Producers Guild of America’s “Digital 25: Visionaries, Innovators and Producers,” Cohen has been a frequent guest speaker and panelist at international conferences discussing topics such as cellular communication developments, disruptive technology and the future of broadcast technology. He’s appeared on television programs including CNBC’s Squawk Box, CBS’s Innovation Nation and Bloomberg TV.

Prior to joining LiveU, Cohen held leadership roles at Intel and Motorola specializing in cellular communications and modern technology.

Cohen holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Systems Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. He serves as an Advisory Board Member for the Biomedical Engineering Department at Stevens Institute of Technology and a Mentor in the Entrepreneurship Program at Columbia University.