Selected 2017

Abi Mandelbaum

  • Current company YouVisit
  • Industry Media

Abi Mandelbaum

Abi Mandelbaum is a successful investor, advisor, and entrepreneur with extensive experience in both the technology and education space. Most recently, he was the Co-Founder and CEO of YouVisit, which under his leadership became the leading engagement technology platform for the world’s top companies and institutions, including Microsoft, HP, Cisco, Starwood, Hilton, Carnival, Yale, Princeton, Columbia, the US Air Force, and hundreds more.

Abi holds an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a scholar for the National Society of Hispanic MBAs. He is a fervent advocate of youth entrepreneurship, and serves as Chairman of the Board for the YV Foundation, a non-profit that is reinventing education.


YouVisit is an immersive technology company that enables brands and institutions to engage and convert audiences through interactive 360° digital experiences and virtual reality. YouVisit was founded by Abi Mandelbaum, Endri Tolka and Taher Baderkhan, and has become the industry leader in Education, with more than 500 university clients, and beyond, having worked with top brands such as Mercedes-Benz, Mastercard, Swarovski, Hilton, Starwood, Cisco, Hewlett Packard, and Microsoft.

YouVisit was acquired in December 2019 by EAB, a portfolio company of Vista Equity, one of the world’s largest and most prestigious Private Equity firms. The addition of YouVisit’s technology platform, together with its expertise in immersive content creation, further enhances EAB’s ability to help its 1,500 schools, colleges and universities find, engage, and enroll new students.


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