At CEO (Boardroom Media) we track over 1,000,000 startups and over 5,000,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top Tel Aviv based CEO’ operating in the Computer space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Co-Founder & CEO of proteanTecs
Shai Cohen is the CEO and CO-Founder at proteanTecs. He is also a co-founder of Mellanox and has served as Mellanox’s chief operating officer since May 2011 and has served as a member of our board of directors since December 2015. Previously, Shai was Mellanox’s vice president of operations and engineering from June 1999 to May 2011. From September 1989 to May 1999, Mr. Cohen worked at Intel Corporation, where he was a senior staff member in the Pentium processors department and a circuit design manager at the cache controllers group. Shai holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Technion — Israel Institute of Technology.
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About Mellanox Technologies, proteanTecs: ProteanTecs is a computer software company that develops a cloud-based platform to monitor chipset health and performance.
CEO & Co-Founder of D-ID
Gil has broad experience as a manager and developer in corporate and start-up environments. Gil has commanding experience in a special forces unit of the Israeli Defense Forces. He holds a B.Sc. degree in Computer Science from Tel Aviv University, where he focused on computer vision and image processing.
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About D-ID: Turning images & videos into Creative Reality experiences
Co-Founder & CEO of Allegro.AI
Nir has almost three decades of technology and business leadership experience. Prior to Allegro AI, Nir spent a decade at Google in senior leadership roles. Nir started his career at Google as the founding product lead for Google’s voice recognition platform, which today powers Google Assistant. Nir’s most recent leadership roles at Google were serving as the product lead for all of Google’s Search Advertising in EMEA – a business representing at the time over $14B in annual revenues; and culminating as the General Manager of BebaPay – a mobile payments solution. Nir is a University of Pennsylvania, Wharton Business School MBA graduate, an experienced engineer and an IDF elite technology unit alum.
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About Allegro.AI: Allegro AI helps companies develop, deploy and manage DL & ML based solutions with a focus on unstructured data.
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Edgybees
Adam co-founded and has served as an executive in technology companies including Xennex Inc. (acquired by Biotime Inc.), Athoc (acquired by Blackberry), Digital Guardian and Tonian (acquired by Primary Data). Adam graduated with honors from Occidental College with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Diplomacy & World Affairs.
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About Edgybees: Edgybees has developed the world’s first dedicated augmented reality technology for high speed moving platforms.
Co-Founder and CEO of Kovrr
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About Kovrr: Enabling (Re) Insurers to transparently predict and price cyber risk.
CEO & Co-Founder of Intuition Robotics
Dor Skuler is the CEO and co-founder of Intuition Robotics, a venture backed startup company currently in “stealth mode” developing an AI driven social robot companion. The company was founded by a proven team with the mission to dramatically improve a major issue in modern society. The company is supported by well known industry leaders and renowned industrial designers. It has developed key technologies in cognitive computing and are using the latest machine learning services to bring its product to market Dor formerly served as Senior Vice President, General Manager of the CloudBand Business Unit at Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE:ALU) which he founded. CloudBand is a market leading platform for Network Virtualization (NFV). This business was credited as a major driver in Nokia’s decision to acquire Alcatel-Lucent. Prior to this role Dor served as Vice President of Strategy and Head of Corporate Development for Alcatel-Lucent in its corporate headquarters in Paris. Previously Dor held entrepreneurial roles such as General Manager of Mobile Security, a new venture in Alcatel-Lucent’s Bell Labs and Enterprise Business Divisions. Prior to joining Alcatel-Lucent, Dor served as Vice-President of Business Development and Marketing at Safend, an endpoint security company. Dor also founded and served as President of Zing Interactive Media, a venture backed startup company in the field of mobile interactive media and NLP. Dor Skuler holds a Master’s of Science in Marketing and an MBA in International Business from Temple University. Dor was selected to Global Telecom Business’ “40 under 40” list in 2009, 2011 and 2013 and is often invited to speak in industry events and is interviewed by the global press. Dor co-authored “Cloud Computing: Business Trends and Technologies” which was published by Wiley in 2016.
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About Intuition Robotics: Intuition designs social companion technologies that positively impacts the lives of older adults.
CEO & Co-founder of Intsite Ltd.
The brains behind INTSITE’s autonomous solutions, Mor brings vast experience in the design and implementation of complex software architecture and innovative usage of Machine Learning algorithms. Prior to founding the company, Mor served as a Guidance, Navigation and Control (GNC) Engineer in the Missilery and Control Department of the Missile Division at “Rafael Advanced Defense Systems” and as the Algorithms Group Team Leader at Cnoga Medical. Mor’s experience and knowledge in writing autopilots, guidance, navigation and trajectory algorithms for missiles led him to explore the proprietary technologies used by INTSITE. Mor has 12 years of experience in the field and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from the Technion.
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About Intsite Ltd., Intsite Ltd.: AI, Computer vision, ML, DL, Aerospace technology, Robotics, SaaS
Co-founder and CEO of Brodmann17
Adi Pinhas founded Vigilant Technology in 1998 and JustVisual in 2006. He is a co-founder and CEO at Brodmann17.
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About Brodmann17: Our patented deep learning & computer-vision algorithms save 95% computer power, so we can bring Automated Driving to mass-market mobility.
CEO of Sightbit
Netanel Eliav is a CEO and Founder at SightBit – An Artificial Intelligence Startup Using Deep Learning and Computer Vision to Save Lives | Product Manager | Ex-Technology Specialist at the Office of the Prime Minister.
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About Sightbit: Sightbit is a complete smart AI lifeguard system-for drowning prevention and data-powered management.
Co-Founder & CEO of NoTraffic – Unbundling Urban Traffic, at Scale.
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About NoTraffic – Unbundling Urban Traffic, at Scale.: NoTraffic is on a mission to digitize the backbone of transportation – our urban intersections, to usher-in true mobility.
CEO of ARpalus
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About ARpalus: ARpalus is an Enterprise SaaS company that helps CPG & Retailers in optimizing their in-store operations using real-time computer-vision
Chief Executive Officer of TrapX Security
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About TrapX Security: TrapX Security provides deception-based cyber security defense that rapidly detect, deceive, and defeat advanced cyber attacks.
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Pixtier
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About Pixtier: Pixtier develops and offers the next big thing in 3D Maps.