Doron Gerstel comes to Nolio with over 20 years of executive experience in the international hi-tech industry. Doron has a proven track record of combining strategic planning and
operations with world-class visionary skills and creative management to achieve global business objectives.
Doron co-founded Zend Technologies in 1999, building it to over 20,000
customers with a world-wide presence during his tenure as president and CEO. In addition, Doron has held various senior positions: CEO and president of Syneron Medical Ltd. (NASDAQ: ELOS),
VP Operations and acting COO of Lumenis (formerly ESC Medical Systems) and VP Operations at Fibronics, Ltd. Doron holds an MBA in Marketing from Tel Aviv University in Israel and a B.Sc.
in Economics and Management, Information Systems from the Technion in Israel.
Eran Sher is responsible for Nolio's product vision, customer success, and
development of strategic alliances. Eran is a seasoned executive and has
held several senior research and development positions at PortAuthority
(acquired by WebSense), Mercury Interactive (acquired by HP) and Conduct
Software (acquired by Mercury Interactive).
Eran has over 13 years of
experience with deep knowledge in areas of enterprise applications and
business optimization technologies for both ISVs and corporate IT. Eran
holds a B.Sc. in Chemistry and Computer Science from Tel Aviv University.
Alon Eizenman is responsible for Nolio's technological vision and direction,
including product conception, product innovation and research and development.
Alon has over 13 years of management experience in emerging and high growth
He served as VP R&D and co-founder of Coridan
(acquired by BEA), along with senior research and development positions at Mercury
Interactive (acquired by HP) and Conduct (acquired by Mercury Interactive). Alon
has broad experience in conception complete product life-cycle development of
enterprise and information technology software. He holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics &
Computer Science from Bar Ilan University.
Yaron Avisror oversees product management and engineering at Nolio. He comes to the team with over 15 years of executive experience in software development in both telecom and enterprise domains.
He has a proven track record in technology execution for both start-ups and large organizations in his various software development, architecture and management roles and brings with him a unique combination of software development, people and technological skills. Yaron has served as the Director of R&D at Comverse where he was responsible for the development, integration and testing of a unified communication messaging platform from conception to tier-1 customer delivery. Prior to Comverse, Yaron held various engineering and engineering management roles at Mercury Interactive (acquired by HP) and Business Layers (acquired by Netegrity).
Ori Drori serves as Nolio's CFO and brings with him more than 15 years of executive finance and operational management experience. Prior to joining Nolio, Ori was the finance director for the software company, Zend Technologies. Ori has vast financial management experience in emerging and high growth international companies. While at Zend, he was responsible for all financial and legal activities of the group, providing support as the company's sales grew from $3M to $18M and established 5 subsidiaries.
Ori was placed in charge of their European subsidiaries. Before Zend, Ori was the financial manager for a water filtration and treatment company, Arkal Filtration System. Early in his career, Ori worked for Elscint, medical imaging equipment (acquired by GE), and in various economic and sales operation roles. Ori holds an MBA in Finance and Marketing from Tel Aviv Univeristy in Israel and a B.Sc. in Economics and Management from the Technion in Israel.
Daniel Kushner is responsible for Nolio's marketing, including the
development of web strategies for Nolio through creative customer
relationship models and other web-based businesses. Daniel
has over a decade of internet and web experience in the government,
private, and public sectors.
He served as the Director of E-Business
of Zend Technologies, as well as the Chief Information Officer of
Syneron Medical (NASDAQ: ELOS). Daniel has in-depth knowledge of the
internet eco-system ranging from infrastructure to applications.
He holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the Interdisciplinary
Center (IDC) Herzliya.
Dr. Jacob Ukelson
Jacob oversees Nolio’s product vision, strategy and roadmap creating the
future of application delivery. Jacob has been a Director at ConicIT applying
behavioral analysis for predictive analytics of application performance; CTO of
ActionBase focused on the human side business process management through
adaptive case management; VP Products at Dapper (now Yahoo!)
web content extraction technology for end users and CTO of Itemfield (now
Informatica), focusing on unstructured data transformation. Prior to that Jacob
was department general manager at IBM’s T. J. Watson Research Center in New
York, where he managed a group of 130 multi-disciplinary researchers in areas
ranging from infrastructure to user interfaces.
Nolio Board Members
Bruce K. Taragin
Mr. Taragin has 17 years experience as a venture capital investor, entrepreneur,
technology investment banker and corporate attorney. His venture experience
includes the following exits: eVoice - acquired by AOL [TWX], PureSight -
acquired by Boston Communications Group [BCGI], Vista Research - acquired by
McGraw Hill [MHP], IP Infusion - acquired by ACCESS CO., LTD [TSE: 4813] and
GoNetworks - acquired by NextWave Wireless [WAVE].
Prior to joining Blumberg
Capital in 1998, Mr. Taragin held several senior management positions within
technology companies including Charles River Computers. Mr. Taragin also
structured and managed early-stage technology transactions at Hambrecht &
Quist, Mayer Brown & Platt and Bankers Trust Company. Mr. Taragin earned his
BA in Finance and Communications, cum laude, from Yeshiva University, and his
MBA and JD from Fordham University in New York. He serves as a member or
observer on the Board of Directors of CaseStack, Insightix, LiteScape, and
Correlix. He also serves on the board and the investment monitoring committee
of the Jewish Community Foundation of Northern California.
Nolio Advisory Board
Mr. Schwartz is currently the President of Magnolia Capital Partners and has held several executive positions at leading technology companies including CFO of Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. and Mercury Interactive Corporation. In addition, he previously served as the CFO for Atrica Inc. and HyperRoll Inc. Hagi is on the board of directors of Rackable Systems and on the advisory board of several technology companies. Hagi holds a B.Sc in economics and accounting from Bar Ilan University
Mr. Kogan has over 20 years experience leading worldwide R&D teams including the development of Mercury's Test Director. He holds a B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science from Tel Aviv University and a Masters equivalent in Avionic Systems Engineering jointly given by I.A.I and Haifa Technion Institute of Technology.
Prof. Schocken is an IDB Professor of Information Technologies and founding dean of the Efi Arazi School of Computer Science. Between 1985 and 1995 Prof. Schocken was an Associate Professor of Information Systems, and Director of the Undergraduate Program at New York University. In 1995 he joined the founders of IDC, Israel's first private, non-profit university, where he founded the school of computer science and served as its dean (1995-2006).
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