Dr. Giora Yaron
Chairman of the Board
Giora Yaron, PhD, is a co-founder of our Company and has served as Chairman of our Board of Directors since 2016. Between 1997 and 2016, Dr. Yaron served as Co-Chairman of our Board of Directors. Dr. Yaron also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Amdocs Limited (NASDAQ:DOX),
as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Excelero (ExpressIO), a provider of ultra-fast block storage solutions and as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Equalum, a provider of a real-time Data Beaming for Big Data Analytics. Dr. Yaron co-founded several privately-held technology companies, sold to multinational corporations, including, P-cube, Pentacom, Qumranet, Exanet, Comsys and Hyperwise Security. From 2010 until December 2018, Dr. Yaron served as Chairman of the Executive Council of the Tel Aviv University. He also served as Chairman of Ramot, the Tel Aviv University technology transfer company from 2010 until 2015. In 2009, Dr. Yaron also co-founded Qwilt, Inc., a privately-held video technology provider and serves on its Board of Directors. Between 1996 and 2006, Dr. Yaron served as a member of the Board of Directors of Mercury Interactive, a publicly-traded IT optimization software provider, acquired by Hewlett-Packard, including as its Chairman of the Board of Directors between 2004 and 2006. Between 1992 and 1995, Dr. Yaron served as President of Indigo NV. Prior to joining Indigo, Dr. Yaron served as Corporate Vice President of National Semiconductor. Dr. Yaron has previously served on the advisory board of Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, Ltd., a developer of high-tech defense systems, and on the advisory board of the Israeli Ministry of Defense. Dr. Yaron holds a PhD in device physics, and a Bachelor’s degree in physics and mathematics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.