D.O.B: October, 1978
phone: (+972) 052-5797093
address: Rosh haAyin, Israel, central distinct
Seasoned R&D Director with 25 years of experience. Expert in solving complex problems at scale in both startups and large corporations. Known for turning ideas into market-ready products, fostering team collaboration, and navigating dynamic business environments with agility. Committed to driving innovation and achieving tangible growth.
Director R&D, NICE Ltd
- Lead a global team of 50-60 professionals spanning multiple countries and time zones, ensuring cohesive collaboration despite geographical differences.
- Manage a diverse set of roles, including group leads, system architects, DevOps and QA managers.
- Oversee all recruitment processes, securing top talent and making strategic personnel decisions.
- Ensure projects are executed on schedule while upholding the highest quality standards.
- Drive the advancement of engineering practices and processes throughout the organization.
- Offer consistent mentorship, nurturing growth and fostering professional development among team members.
Group Lead, Align Technology (3 yrs 5 mos)
- Headed multiple teams, with a mix of local and overseas units, overseeing the entirety of web frontend components.
- Spearheaded the architecture and design of new projects, ensuring innovations were consistently at the forefront.
- Directly managed team leaders, each overseeing a team of 5-7 members, establishing a structure for efficient delegation and monitoring.
- Ensured complete ownership of web components by the group, guiding projects from inception to production.
- Operated in a competitive yet conservative dental intra-oral scanner industry, placing utmost priority on cutting-edge technology and unparalleled quality to meet stringent business demands.
Showbox (5 yrs 8 mos)
- Collaborated closely with the business side to shape the company’s technological future, ensuring strategic alignment with business goals.
- Played a pivotal role in product evolution and spearheaded initiatives to stay ahead in the competitive landscape.
- Successfully built and led a team from scratch, focusing on the development of a groundbreaking platform for studio-quality video creation in web browsers.
- Oversaw design, architecture, and the end-to-end development process, blending hands-on technical work with managerial responsibilities.
- Played a central role in the hiring process, bringing on board key talents to bolster the startup’s growth and product delivery.
CEO & CO-Founder, Datablock Ltd (6 yrs 6 mos)
- Founded and led Datablock, navigating all core business operations from lead generation to finalizing deals and setting long-term strategic objectives.
- Specialized in offering outsourced developer services tailored to both startups and corporates, aligning with clients’ specific demands.
- Prominently positioned the company in two niche services:
- Augmenting existing teams to accelerate project delivery.
- Serving as the primary development force for startups without a technical department, focusing on delivering MVPs or production-ready alpha versions based on their visions.
- Emphasized end-to-end project delivery, ensuring client needs were met from inception to completion.
- Proudly served industry leaders and renowned companies, including Wix, Motorola, Memomi, LogOn, AnyTrack, among others.
Earlier Career Highlights (12 yrs)
- Innovid, Lead Front-end Developer
- SohoOS, Lead full-stack engineer
- AOL (5min), Senior R&D Engineer
- Xwise (The Nation Traffic), Team Lead, Frontend developer
- Microsoft, Build Engineer (devops)
- Gteko, Team Lead, Content developer
- All-4-Web Development and Design Studio, Owner