Yochai Hacohen, Chairman
Mr. Hacohen has served as a Director of the Company since February 2006 and as Chairman of the Board since March 2013. From June 2006 through April 2008, Mr. Hacohen served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Hacohen joined Fortissimo in May 2004 and became a partner in January 2005. He currently serves on the boards of directors of Starhome and of SAE Afikim Ltd. Mr Hacohen also served as the chairman of the board of directors of Cadent, Inc., which was sold to Align, Inc. in May 2011. From October 2003 through May 2004, Mr. Hacohen served as the General Manager of a U.S. division of Magal Security Systems Ltd., a provider of hardware and software solutions for the surveillance market. From October 1998 through September 2002, Mr. Hacohen served as the Director of EMEA Sales and Marketing of Nice Systems Ltd., a provider of digital video and audio recording solutions. Mr. Hacohen holds a B.Sc. degree in Biotechnology and an MBA degree in Marketing from Tel Aviv University.
Eli Blatt, Director
Mr. Blatt has served as Director of the Company since April 2006. Mr. Blatt joined Fortissimo as a partner in January 2005. From March 1999 through May 2004, Mr. Blatt served as the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Operations of Noosh, Inc., a supplier of cross-enterprise e-business software solutions. From September 1997 through February 1999, Mr. Blatt served as the Director of Operations for CheckPoint Software Technologies Inc., an internet security company, where he was responsible for OEM operations, product licensing and customer service. Mr. Blatt currently serves on the board of directors of Telrad Networks Ltd., Kornit, Phoenicia, and DipTech Ltd. Mr. Blatt holds a B.Sc. degree in Industrial Engineering from Tel Aviv University and an MBA degree from Indiana University.
Amira Paz, Director
Ms. Paz has served as a Director of the Company since June 2011. She served as RadView’s Vice President of Finance between February 2008 and December 2010. Prior to joining RadView, Ms. Paz served for a period of ten years as Chief Financial Officer in three Formula-Group software companies: Tiltan Systems Engineering Ltd., Enformia Software Ltd. and Idit Technologies Ltd. Ms. Paz is currently the CEO of Healthyaging Ltd, a financial advisor to start up companies and serves as a director in Kanat Ltd. Ms. Paz is a licensed CPA in Israel and holds a BA in Economics and Business Management from Ben-Gurion University, an MBA in Finance and Accounting from Tel-Aviv University and an LL.M. from Bar-Ilan University.
Hadas Gazit, External Director
Ms. Gazit has served as an External Director of the Company since October 2007. She is the Chief Business Operating Officer of Sapiens (NASDAQ: SPNS). Ms. Gazit served as the Chief Financial Officer of Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. (NASDAQ: MGIC) and as the Chief Financial Officer of Emblaze Ltd. (LSE:BLZ.L). Before becoming the CFO of Emblaze in December 2006, Ms. Gazit acted as the Vice President of Finance for the Emblaze group of companies and as the CFO of Emblaze Mobile. Prior to joining Emblaze, Ms. Gazit was with TTI Team Telecom International (NASDAQ:TTIL), where she acted as the budget control manager from August 2003 to September 2005. From August 2000 to August 2003, Ms. Gazit acted as a manager at Ernst & Young Global (Kost, Forer Gabbay & Kasierer) where she conducted accounts of both private and publicly traded companies in Israel and abroad, especially in the technology, venture capital and investments industries. Ms. Gazit is a Certified Public Accountant in Israel and holds an MBA in Finance and a BA in Economics and Accounting both from Tel Aviv University.
Amir Livne, External Director
Mr. Livne is Vice President Product Strategy and Portfolio Management at Siemens PLM, a division of Siemens AG (NYSE:SI). Prior to this position Mr. Amir Livne held similar positions at UGS PLM, which was acquired by Siemens in 2007. From 1997 to 2004 Mr. Livne worked for Tecnomatix (NASDQ: TCNOF, acquired by UGS in early 2005) where he served as Executive VP of Business Development and Strategy. Prior to joining Tecnomatix Mr. Livne worked as a Senior Consultant at management consulting firm Booz Allen and Hamilton from 1994 to 1997. Mr. Livne received an MBA from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI and Bachelor and Masters degrees in Computer Science, both from Tel Aviv University.