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 Electronics 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.
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Tehuti Networks
Moshe Shahaf is a scholar with twenty years of experience in the management of multinational engineering teams and more than dozen years of experience in international high technology venture business. Shahaf has a broad technical knowledge with a strong operational background. He acquired expertise in semiconductor technologies and applications in the fields of digital signal processing, network technology and security. Shahaf has held many highly regarded positions throughout his career. He was a Co-Founder of Prescient Venture Capital (AU), he was a Managing Partner of Vertex Venture Capital, an Israeli subsidiary of Vertex Venture Holding (SG). He was a Partner at Formula Ventures and an investment consultant to venture funds and investment banks in Israel. Shahaf served as Vice President R&D and Chief Technology Officer of the DSP Group, RAD Network Device, and Wave Systems. Shahaf spent the formative years of his career at National Semiconductor where he held various management and development positions in Silicon Valley, Europe and Israel. Moshe Shahaf served as a Major (res.) in the Israel Defense Forces R&D unit specialized in the field of RF communication. Shahaf earned a B.Sc., in Electrical Engineering from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, M.B.A, from Tel Aviv University, Masters in Law from Bar-Ilan University, and Masters in Philosophy from Tel Aviv University.
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About DSP Group, Formula Ventures, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, National Semiconductor, RAD Data Communications, Tehuti Networks, Wave Systems: Tehuti Networks is a privately held fabless semiconductor company developing a TCP/IP acceleration device.
Co Founder & CEO of Sensibo
Founder at Sensibo
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About Sensibo: Cloud AI based operating system for smart air indoor climate & air quality
Co-Founder and CEO of LIGHTYX
Guy Benromano is a 14 years of B2B sales, sales management and business development have made him best placed to steer the LightYX ship. He has an unmatched record in leading sales cycles from within startups to world renowned enterprises, and studied Electronics Engineering at Tel Aviv University. Today he holds a B.Sc and MBA with honours. Before jumping on board to LIghtyX, Guy led the Israel Cross Geographical Sales & Services for MATLAB and Simulink, a world leading SW. He has also lent his time to teaching the Principles of Finance at Tel Aviv University. And still, he finds the time to practice his Judo. A modern day “Mr Miyagi”, Guy serves as a board member at the Israel Foundation for Olympic Excellence.
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About LIGHTYX: LightYX is developing a robotic system that accurately projects an Augmented Reality of construction plans using a laser onto any surface
CEO and Founder of Deep Optics
Seasoned R&D and tech leader with expertise in optics and imaging. co-founder and CEO of Deep Optics, developer of dynamic focal glasses and pixelated liquid crystal lenses. Previously led R&D teams of various sizes in the fields of animation (Techimage), Enterprise SW (Amdocs), Bioinformatics (Compugen) and Electro-Optics and imaging (Dblur, Trevo) Holds BA in computer sciences from Technion, Israel and MBA from Tel Aviv University
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About Deep Optics: Deep Optics is the inventor and pioneer of omnifocals, dynamic focal eyeglasses.
CEO of Initech digital solutions
CEO at Initech digital solutions.
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About Initech digital solutions: IniTech is an innovative software company that develops digital products (chatbots, web/mobile apps,IoT).
CEO of Tamuz Electronics Ltd
CEO of Tamuz Electronics.
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About Tamuz Electronics Ltd: Energy systems and power technology
Founder and CEO of Growee
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About Growee: The smart device that enables you to become an urban hydroponic farmer