Chen Shachar co-founded PlaySight (www.playsight.com) with the mission of connecting and inspiring the next generation of athletes. PlaySight has been proving that in the next few years a significant number of SmartCourts in every country will communicate with personal activity tracking sensors and mobile devices. They will provide variety of services for athletes, from advanced coaching tools to officiating , broadcast and a platform to store, manage and share all their video highlights , memories and statistics from their sports career.
PlaySight has been bringing this future to Tennis ,Squash, Basketball and now Soccer, Handball, Volleyball, Judo, Wrestling, Gymnastics, with thousands of Smart Courts already installed all over the world. Shachar holds an ME in System Engineering and a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering both from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa and is a retired Major from the Israeli Armed Forces and an elite technology unit of the IDF (Academic Reserve).