Board of Directors
Yossi Ben-Shalom - Chairman of the Board of Directors
Yossi Ben-Shalom has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors since April 2003. Mr. Ben-Shalom was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Koor Industries Ltd. (KOR) from 1998 through to 2000. Before that, Mr. Ben-Shalom served as Chief Financial Officer of Tadiran Ltd. Mr. Ben-Shalom was an active director in numerous boards, including: NICE Systems (NICE), (computer telephony); Machteshim Agan (chemistry); and Investec Bank, amongst others. Mr. Ben-Shalom was an active chairman in successful turnaround programs, such as Eurocar Israel, and American Express Israel. He also participated in the creation of TDA VC fund (a joint venture between Tempelton and Tadiran) and was an active Chairman of Scopus – a technology company with sales of over $30 million. Yossi is a co-founder of DBSI Investments Ltd. Mr. Ben-Shalom holds a BA in Economics and an MA in Business Management from Tel Aviv University.
Barak Dotan - Director
Barak Dotan was appointed as Director on our board in April 2003. Mr. Dotan is a co-founder of DBSI Investments Ltd., a private investment company that has made various investments in private and public companies. Before establishing DBSI Investments, Mr. Dotan worked as Product Manager for Jacada (Nasdaq: JCDA), formerly CST, a software company that provides complete software infrastructure to transform legacy systems into e-business and wireless solutions. Thereafter, Barak managed private investments in high-tech and other areas. Mr. Dotan graduated from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem summa cum laude with a B.Sc. in Computer Science and Business Management.
Nir Cohen - Director
Nir Cohen, was appointed as Director on our board in June 2012. Currently Mr. Cohen serves as Chief Financial Officer of DBSI Investments Ltd. Before joining DBSI Investments, Mr. Cohen served as partner and CFO of Argoquest Holdings, LLC, a privately held US investment company specializing in high-tech investments. Prior to joining Argoquest, Mr. Cohen served as a senior associate at Kesselman & Kesselman, an Israeli affiliate of the global accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Before joining PwC, Mr. Cohen worked as an auditor for the accounting firm KPMG in Israel. Mr. Cohen holds a BA in Accounting and Business Management from the College of Management, and is a Certified Public Accountant in Israel.
Jonathan Irroni - Gandyr Group CEO
Jonathan Irroni was appointed a director on our board in December 2014. Currently, Mr. Irroni serves as the CEO of Gandyr Group and the manager of their investment activities. He holds extensive experience in banking and business and was among other roles, the chairperson of the Bank of Jerusalem and CEO of Investec Bank (U-Bank of today).
Yehudit Rozenberg was appointed a director on our board in January 2016. Since 2007, Ms. Rozenberg has served as the director of finance of Elbit Systems Ltd., an international defense company. Ms. Rozenberg also serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Elbit Systems - Elisra Division. From 2004 to 2009, Ms. Rozenberg served as an external director and a member of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of Taldor Group. Ms. Rozenberg holds a M.A. in law from Bar Ilan University, M.B.A in Business Administration (magna cum laude) from Tel-Aviv University and a B.A in Economics from Bar Ilan University.
Arieh Ben-Yosef is the Chief Executive Officer of Herd MOOnitor Ltd., a start-up company engaged in precision agriculture (herd management systems), a position he holds since September 2016. Since 2014, Mr. Ben-Yosef has also served as a director of Alcobra Ltd., a biopharmaceutical company traded on Nasdaq, and since 2010 as a director of Insuline Ltd., a public company engaged in medical devices, listed on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. Between 1998 and 2014 Mr. Ben-Yosef served as a director of Microwave Networks Inc., a US company in the field of telecom equipment. Between 2014 and January 2016, Mr. Ben-Yosef served as the Chief Executive Officer of Yazamtech Ltd., a start-up company engaged in cyber security. Between April 2011 and August 2012, Mr. Ben-Yosef served as the General Manager of Teledata Networks Ltd., a high-tech company. Mr. Ben-Yosef holds a M.B.A and B.A in Middle Eastern studies, both from Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
Ofer Wolf is the CEO of EAS, logistics consulting company, a position he has held since 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Wolf served as the head of the Technology and Logistics Division of the Israeli Defense Forces, as Brigadier General. Mr. Wolf holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from the Technion — Israel Institute of Technology, and an Executive M.B.A from Tel Aviv University.