EVP of People
Ayelet has over 20 years experience working with technology CEOs and management teams leading a variety of HR and business-related processes. She brings significant experience building high performance teams, leading organizational development processes, and establishing team building and change management. Prior to Kaminario, she has worked with high performance organizations including Lumenis, Camtek, and NICE systems.
Ayelet has a Bachelors and an MBA in Organizational Behavior from Tel Aviv University.
Field CTO and VP of Field Engineering
Derek Swanson has 20 years experience as a technology evangelist, systems architect, and data systems engineer. At Kaminario, he manages the worldwide sales engineering organization and is the senior customer-facing technologist in the organization. Prior to Kaminario, Derek has had a successful career at Sorenson, Coda Communications, and Unisys.
He holds a Bachelors in Political Science and Government from Brigham Young University.
Chief Financial Officer
Guy Tanchuma joins the Kaminario team with a successful 20-year track record as a Finance Executive for various technology firms. At Kaminario, Guy leads the finance organization.
Prior to joining Kaminario, Guy was VP of Finance for the Enterprise Division of NICE Systems. In total he spent over 10 years with NICE with roles including CFO of the Americas and Director of Cost and Budget.
Prior to joining NICE, Guy held various corporate finance roles at a range of technology companies including Comverse and Pelephone.
VP of Global Support
Liran Gabay is responsible for global support and customer experience at Kaminario. Liran brings 15 years experience in technology leadership and customer support operations to the team.
Prior to Kaminario, Liran held senior customer support positions at NetApp where he led a multicultural\multilingual technical support team charged with support and customer experience across Europe and the Middle East. Prior to NetApp, Liran was a datacenter technologist and storage technology specialist with the Israeli military.
VP of Engineering
Adik Sokolovski brings more than 15 years of experience working in the enterprise software industry, leading multiple SW development groups. Adik is responsible for research, development and quality assurance of Kaminario's products. Adik has previously worked for a range of well-regarded companies including AGT, IBM, Neustar and Amdocs.
In his last role at AGT Adik was VP of R&D, managing global R&D groups delivering products in the areas of critical infrastructure security, emergency management and law enforcement. Prior to AGT, Adik worked for IBM where he managed a global development team contributing to the IBM Tivoli Storage Management product. Adik holds a B.A. in information systems and business management (graduated with honors) from the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC).
Founder & CEO
Dani Golan oversees strategy, go-to-market and overall company operations. Previously, Dani served as President and General Manager of Performix Technologies, acquired by NICE Systems in 2006. Prior to Performix, Dani was an executive responsible for leading new ventures at EMC. Dani holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering (Summa Cum Laude) from the Technion Institute of Technology, and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Prior to his professional career, Dani served as a fighter pilot and an officer in the Israeli Air Force.
Chief Revenue Officer
As chief revenue officer, Itay Shoshani is responsible for Kaminario's worldwide sales and customer operations. Itay is charged with ensuring every customer interaction is optimized for success - from inception to professional services, fulfillment and customer support - with Kaminario all-flash storage solutions. Prior to coming to Kaminario, Itay served 10 years with Unisys EMEA in a variety of customer facing positions, such as managing enterprise consolidation and professional services projects as well as enterprise infrastructure architect. Itay also served in leadership roles at startups such as ibetcha and omninetworks, as well as large enterprises such as ELAL.
Chief Operating Officer
Reuven Losh brings over 25 years of operational leadership experience. At Kaminario, Reuven leads all internal operations functions including: Operations, IT, Program Management, Legal & Facilities as well as Customer Support.
Reuven has 25+ years of experience leading Customer Support, Global Operations and Business Operations at Orbotech where he held executive positions including VP of Finance and Operations, Managing Director of Japan, and most recently, Corporate VP of Customer Support and Global Infrastructure.
VP of Finance
Anat brings nearly 20 years experience as a corporate finance leader to her role as VP of Finance. At Kaminario, she is responsible for compliance, accounting, financial planning, and analysis.
Prior to joining Kaminario in 2013, Anat was Director of Finance for Amimon. Prior to that she held senior corporate finance roles at IXI Mobile and Robo-group.
Chief Technology Officer
As CTO, Eyal David is responsible for charting Kaminario's technical vision and is the company's lead technology evangelist. Eyal joined Kaminario in 2009 as a developer then software team leader. He has also held the positions of VP of Product Management and VP of Business Development at Kaminario. Prior to Kaminario Eyal led the advanced algorithms group for a large enterprise. Eyal holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and a M.Sc. in Computer Science from The Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya.
Chief Marketing Officer
Josh Epstein has 20 years experience in technology marketing and strategy roles. At Kaminario, Josh is responsible for developing the company’s brand, driving global marketing programs, and telling the Kaminario story.
Prior to Kaminario, he has held a range of marketing, strategy and business development roles at startups including Reddo Mobility and Advanced Electron Beams as well as global technology companies including EMC, CA Technologies, Acme Packet, and Oracle. Additionally, Josh is an active advisor to several early-stage, Boston-area technology companies. He holds a B.S. in Operations Research from Cornell and an MBA from MIT Sloan.
VP of Corporate Development
Todd Gresham leads corporate development efforts at Kaminario. He brings thirty years of executive management experience in both publicly traded and privately held technology companies. He has held executive leadership roles in businesses with revenues ranging from $25M to $1.3B with a track record of expanding product portfolios, building new solutions, and driving profitability.
Prior to Kaminario, Todd has held a CEO, General Manager, and Senior Sales positions at Source Support Services, Xyratex, nStor, and Data General CLARiiON. Todd holds several Advisory and Director positions with public, private and non-profit companies including the National Advisory Board of the Make-A-Wish foundation.
VP of Product
Amir Lidor has 15 years experience leading research, design and development of storage, virtualization, cloud and distributed HA technologies. At Kaminario, Amir is responsible for Kaminario's Product strategy, roadmap and lifecycle management from concept to phase out, making sure the company is building, shipping and supporting the right products. Prior to Kaminario, Amir worked with world-class technology teams at IoTA, IBM, and EMC/Dell.
Amir holds a BSc. in Computer Science from Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
As Chief Architect, Eyal Gordon is responsible for leading the architectural design of Kaminario's core offerings. Eyal joined Kaminario in 2008 working as a senior developer and software team leader before joining the architecture team. Prior to joining Kaminario, Eyal was at IBM Research Labs in Haifa working on IBM's DS8000 enterprise storage platform. Eyal holds B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Computer Science from the Technion Institute.