Our Board of Directors
Guy Yamen - Chairman
Guy is Managing Partner of TPY Capital, a private investment company investing in Israeli growth companies. Prior to founding TPY Capital, Guy worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company's New York City Office, advising financial institutions and global private equity firms. Guy holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School, where he graduated in distinction and a B.A. in Economics as well as an LL.B. (magna cum laude) from Tel Aviv University in Israel.
Dekel is an experienced corporate-finance and investment professional and has extensive experience as board member in several private and nonprofit organizations. He holds senior finance and strategy positions with Taché Group of companies and is Co-Founder and Managing Partner in TPY Capital. Dekel holds a BA in Economics, with high distinction, from Tel Aviv University and an MBA from INSEAD (Fontainebleau, France).
Shmil is a partner at Sequoia Capital Israel and has decades of experience with growing leading internet, mobile and technology companies as an executive and investor. He currently serves on the boards of Kenshoo, Pontis, Behalf, Rounds, Scodix, Personetics, Ravello, Forter, Alooma, BigPanda and Olive. Prior to joining Sequoia Capital in 2000, he was the President of Lucent Technologies Internetworking Systems Division. Shmil also served as President & CEO of Lannet prior to its acquisition, and VP of R&D at Madge Networks. Shmil has held senior technical positions at IAI, Boeing and Astronautics in the area of Avionic Systems. He has a BS in Electrical Engineering from the Ben Gurion University.
Boaz is managing partner of Qumra Capital, an Israeli late-stage venture fund focused on investments in the rapid growth of technology companies. Prior to getting his start with Evergreen Venture Partners in 1996, Boaz built the sales and marketing infrastructure in Europe and Asia as Director of Business Development and Marketing of M-Systems. He joined M-Systems from POC, one of Israel’s leading management consulting firms, where he was a senior consultant with many leading technology companies in the early 90s. Boaz currently works with JFrog, Pontis, Qualisystems, eASIC and Notal. He has a B.Sc from the Technion in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from Tel Aviv University.
Co-Founder and CEO
Prior to co-founding Signals, Gil served as a military intelligence and reconnaissance consultant for several defense-related governmental entities throughout the world, utilizing his vast experience honed as a commanding officer in an elite special forces unit of the Israel Defense Forces. He is a frequent guest lecturer and editorial contributor on the application of open source and signals intelligence to drive innovation, delight customers and reduce the risk of commercial decision making. Gil holds an LLB and MA in Government, Diplomacy and Strategy from the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) in Herzliya, Israel.
Co-Founder and Chief Research Officer
Prior to co-founding Signals, Kobi was a Senior Analyst and Information Officer for an elite intelligence unit in the Israel Defense Forces, where he began to contemplate and refine the incorporation of open source intelligence into the growth plans of consumer brands and innovation agendas of life sciences companies. Kobi holds an MBA in Finance and Strategy as well as a BA in International Relations from Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
Our Advisory Board
Brian Kardon is the Chief Marketing Officer at Fuze, the leading cloud-based communications platform for the enterprise. Prior to Fuze, Brian was CMO at Eloqua where he was part of the team that led Eloqua’s explosive growth and leadership in the marketing automation sector, resulting in a successful IPO and subsequent purchase by Oracle. Before Eloqua, Brian was Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer at Forrester Research and served as CMO at Reed Business Information. Brian was recently named a Top 10 Global CMO for companies under $250 million in revenue by The CMO Institute, Top 10 CMOs on Twitter by Social Media Marketing Magazine and Top 30 Tech Marketing Leaders Changing The Industry” by Synthesio. Brian received his BS and MBA degrees from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Prof. Frank Moss
Frank Moss, Co-Founder and Chairman of Twine Health as well as Matter.IO, is a 30 veteran of computer and biotech industries. He previously served as director of the MIT Media Lab and co-founded Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Inc., where he remains on the board. Frank also chaired the advisory council for the creation of the Systems Biology Department at Harvard Medical School and was Chairman and CEO of Tivoli Systems Inc., which he took public in 1995 and sold to IBM in 1996. He is a graduate of Princeton University, where he currently serves as a member of the board of trustees, and received his PhD from MIT.
Professor Thomas Davenport
Tom Davenport is the President’s Distinguished Professor of IT and Management at Babson College, the co-founder of the International Institute for Analytics, a Fellow of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy and a Senior Advisor to Deloitte Analytics. Tom pioneered the concept of “competing on analytics” with his best-selling 2006 Harvard Business Review article (and 2007 book by the same name), and has written or edited 18 books and over 100 articles for Harvard Business Review, the Financial Times and many other publications. He was named one of the top three business/technology analysts in the world, one of the 100 most influential people in the IT industry and one of the world’s top 50 business school professors by Fortune magazine. Tom earned a Ph.D. from Harvard University.
Maj.-Gen Aharon Zeevi-Farkash
Major General Aharon Zeevi-Farkash (Ret) is CEO of FST Biometrics, as well as Head of Intelligence and National Defense for the Institute of National Security Studies, an independent Israeli think tank for military and strategic affairs; terrorism and low intensity conflict; military balance in the Middle East; and cyber warfare. He spent most of his 40-year decorated military career in the Intelligence Branch of the Israeli Defense Forces, where he commanded the National Unit of Collection and Signals Intelligence (Unit 8200), proceeded to become Chief of the Technology and Logistics Branch and then served as the Chief of Defense Intelligence. Major Farkash earned BA and Masters Degrees from Tel Aviv University and is a graduate of Harvard Business School.
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