Extensive executive and general management experience spanning a unique mix of technology, business development, and services companies.
Building great teams.
Defining and shaping early-stage products for new opportunities.
Focus on execution
-SpaceIQ (Acquired by WeWork)-
Co-Founder and CEO
Aug 2015 – Present
SpaceIQ is a SaaS platform that helps companies create and maintain the optimal workplace. We replace paper, emails, spreadsheets, or legacy enterprise software with a centralized dashboard - an easy-to-use solution for daily workplace management.
-Deutsche Telekom HBS (formerly ChooChee)-
VP of Technology
Mar 2013 – Dec 2014
Lead the technology organization for Deutsche Telekom HBS (formerly ChooChee, acquired by Deutsche Telekom), reporting to the CEO.
VP of Technical Operations
Jan 2013 – Mar 2013
Built ChooChee's technology organization spanning all Operations, Development, QA and Support -- with end-to-end responsibility for all product and platform services delivery, quality and performance.
Director of Operations
Jun 2011 – Dec 2012
Responsible for the company's production environments, ensuring that service is delivered according to company's SLA. Built company's first private cloud infrastructure and successfully launched deployment.
Managed all personnel, leading 24x7 operations across hiring, training, supervision, delegation, evaluation, and career management.
Data Center Director
2007 – Jun 2011
Managed the company’s data centers generating direct revenues of more than $1B a year.
Planned, constructed and managed the largest data center in Israel including 3 remote sites, with a total size of one acre, capacity of 800 racks and more than 15,000 servers
Managed 5 Technical teams that include security, system, network, energy and communications; total of 40 employees, with $5M annual spend budget
Managed design and build of a $15M data center project that includes characterization of needs, budget planning, monitoring and implementation. The Hosting farm was built on 0.5 acre with 300 Racks Management of the company’s hosting data center, responsible for customer support, as well as for the development and management of different SLA levels and working procedures
Responsible for 24x7 operations including coordination of critical disaster recovery and other procedures that directly impact the stability of the data center operations
Co-Founder and Business Development
Jun 2004 – Dec 2006
Responsible for all business operations of the company: set the company’s vision and direction from its inception including the company's business plan, product specification and roadmap, marketing strategy and execution. Negotiated and closed working contracts with Israel's leading telecom companies such as Internet Gold, Bezeq International, 013 Barak, Golden Lines, etc.
-012 Golden Lines-
Data Center Manager & IT Director
1998 – 2004
Managed the company’s data centers generating direct revenues of more than $90M a year.
Managed the company’s hosting service that hosted hundred of servers in addition to the company’s IT and infrastructures for remote sites
Built the company’s data center which was among the most advanced in the country. Planned and configured the data center; worked with all parties dealing with planning and building; responsibilities included budget decisions and procurement
Delivered excellence in customer service through situation analysis and timely resolution of escalating problems.