Leadership

Leadership Team

Nir Simon
co-CEO
 

Shahar Bar-Or
CPO

Moshe Yanai
Chief Technical Evangelist

 

 

Steve Sullivan
Executive Vice President Americas

Catherine Vlaeminck
Vice President WW Marketing

 

 

Aurelia Rosenbloom
Chief Legal Officer
 

Bob Cancilla
EVP Business Development
 

Netaly Harari
VP Operations
 

Board of Directors

Holger Staude

Holger Staude serves as Vice President at Goldman Sachs Private Capital Investing. He serves in the Private Capital Investing team, part of Goldman, Sachs & Co.’s Americas Special Situations Group. Mr. Staude invests in private, middle market companies throughout North America in the technology and healthcare sectors. He serves as the board observer at Aras Corporation. Prior to Goldman Sachs, he worked at Allen & Company. He is a Member of the Board of Directors of Kaltura Inc. He serves as a Director of The SAVO Group Ltd. and Egnyte. Mr. Staude has been a Director of ON24, Inc. since May 4, 2016 and Visicom Inc. He served as a Director of AFS Technologies, Inc. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Princeton University.

 

 

Scott Gilbertson

Scott Gilbertson is a Partner at TPG Growth based in San Francisco, where he leads the operations and business building efforts for the fund. Prior to joining TPG in 2007, Scott was Senior Vice President of Merchandising at Under Armor. He was previously a member of TPG's operations group, where he held a number of operating positions within the TPG portfolio including three distinct positions as interim CEO, COO, and President of eCommerce at J.Crew Group. Scott holds a BA from Claremont McKenna College and an MBA and JL from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

 

 

Gilad Shany

Gilad Shany is founder and Managing Partner at ION Crossover Partners (ICP). Prior to ICP, Gilad spent a decade investing in innovative growth companies in public and private markets with Baron Capital (New York) and more recently with Magma Venture Partners (Tel Aviv). Gilad sourced and led investments in over 40 companies. Examples include Tesla Inc., Mobileye NV, Iridium Communications Inc., Varonis Systems Inc., Fiverr and more. Gilad graduated Magna Cum Laude from Tel Aviv University with a B.S. in Physics, Astronomy and Philosophy and with Honors from the Wharton School with an M.B.A.

 

 

Oded Tal

As the Managing Partner of Claridge Israel, Oded is responsible for both its operations and investment activities. Oded has over 20 years of transaction experience, varying from principal investments to investment banking.

Between 2000 and 2008 Oded held the position of Vice President of Investments/CIO with Claridge Inc., the reputable, Montreal based, Bronfman Family office where he managed a diverse, international, direct investment, private equity and hedge fund investment portfolio. Following his return to Israel, Oded then went on to become an advisor to various Family Offices on private equity and other alternative investments and the Managing Partner of an Israel focused investment fund, sponsored by a leading European investment firm.
Between 2011 and 2015, Oded was Managing Director and Head of M&A at Leumi Partners, Israel’s leading merchant and investment banking group, where apart from executing transactions across multiple industries, he substantially expanded the firm’s international capabilities.

Oded also practiced law in the fields of M&A and private equity with two leading Tel Aviv law firms, and holds an MBA from McGill University and an LL.B. from Israel’s College of Management.

Oded serves on the Board of Directors of Unistream , an organization that business mentors underprivileged teens. Until 2018 Oded served on the Board of Directors of Leket Israel, Israel’s largest food bank and food rescue network.