Serge Plotkin

Serge is a Venture Partner at Opus Capital, where he sources and evaluates investment opportunities and contributes technical assistance to portfolio companies. Serge is also Professor Emeritus of Computer Science at Stanford University, where he has been a faculty member for more than twenty-five years, teaching courses on Algorithms and Optimization.

Together with Opus Capital General Partner Dan Avida, Serge co-founded Decru (acquired by Networks Appliance) where he served as Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Engineering. Serge has published more than a hundred technical papers and has been issued twenty-one patents.

Serge obtained a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and BSc and MSc degrees in Electrical Engineering from Ben Gurion University, Israel. Before his studies at MIT, Serge served for five years as an officer in the Israel Defense Forces.