Kaltura Team

Management
  • Ron Yekutiel
    Ron Yekutiel
    Co-founder, Chairman & CEO
    Ron Yekutiel
    Co-founder, Chairman & CEO
    Ron Yekutiel is one of our co-founders and has served as our Chief Executive Officer and as Chairman of our board of directors since October 2006. Prior to Kaltura, Mr. Yekutiel co-founded VisualGate Systems Inc., a video surveillance company, in 2003, and co-founded and lead GPSoft Ltd and the Destinator business unit in Paradigm Advanced Technologies Inc., a GPS navigation and tracking company, in 2001. Mr. Yekutiel serves as a member of the board of directors of Kaltura Asia Pte Ltd., an affiliate of Kaltura, Inc., and as a member of the board of directors of various private companies. He received a Master of Business Administration with honors from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 2005. Mr. Yekutiel was selected to serve on our board of directors because of the perspective and experience he provides as our co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, as well as his extensive experience with technology companies.
  • Yaron Garmazi
    Yaron Garmazi
    Chief Financial Officer
    Yaron Garmazi
    Chief Financial Officer
    Yaron Garmazi has served as our Chief Financial Officer since May 2017. Prior to joining Kaltura, Mr. Garmazi served as the Chief Executive Officer of Milestone Sport Ltd., a sports technology company, from 2016 to 2017, and as the Chief Financial Officer of Kontera, an online advertising company, from 2007 to 2011. He is a Certified Public Accountant (ISR) and received a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Business Management from the Tel Aviv College of Management in 1993.
  • Michal Tsur
    Dr. Michal Tsur
    Co-founder, President & GM Tech
    Dr. Michal Tsur
    Co-founder, President & GM Tech
    Michal Tsur is one of our co-founders and has served as our President and Chief Marketing Officer since 2006 and as our General Manager, Technology Sector since 2016. Prior to Kaltura, Dr. Tsur was a co-founder and Vice President of Cyota, Inc., an online security and anti-fraud solutions company, from 1999 to 2005. Dr. Tsur was a post-doctoral fellow at Yale Law School from 2005 to 2006, and received a Doctoral degree from New York University in 2005 and a Bachelor of Arts in Law and Economics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 1996.
  • Navi Azaria
    Eynav “Navi” Azaria
    GM Enterprise & Education
    Eynav “Navi” Azaria
    GM Enterprise & Education
    Eynav is the General Manager of Kaltura’s Enterprise & Education business unit and brings more than 20 years of experience holding executive positions in leading tech companies. He also serves as a mentor in some of the most prominent tech accelerators around the world. In his last position as Chief Executive Officer of Panorama, Eynav was responsible for the strategic vision and direction of the organization. He is known as an authority and thought leader in the areas of Digital Transformation, AI, and Analytics, and advises CEOs and CIOs of Fortune 1000 companies on using data & insights to drive their business to success. Before joining Panorama, Eynav was COO for BrowseUp, he served as campaign manager for the Israeli Labor Party and Israeli former prime minister, Mr. Ehud Barak. Eynav also served as the CEO of the International Center for Peace in the Middle East. He is a member of the board of trustees of the Afeka Engineering College and serves as an advisory board member of the Israeli Export Institute.
  • Nuno Sanches
    Nuno Sanches
    GM Media and Telecom
    Nuno Sanches
    GM Media and Telecom
    Nuno Sanches brings almost two decades of experience in the Telecom, Pay TV and Media industries, and has joined the Kaltura Team as General Manager, Media and Telecom. Before joining Kaltura, Nuno created from the ground up and led for 6 years Vodafone Group’s Global TV Product Development organization. Before that Nuno led Product, Marketing, Content and Technology in Portugal’s largest pay-tv operator. During his career he led some of the earliest and most successful launches of advanced user interfaces, live TV restart, TV everywhere, network PVR and Cloud TV in Europe. Nuno holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, is passionate about product, design and user experience. When he is not globe-trotting bringing the future of TV to life he spends his time reading, cooking and exploring the world with his teenage son and two young daughters. Nuno is based in Kaltura’s London office.
  • Sergei Liakhovetsky
    Sergei Liakhovetsky
    Chief Technology Officer
    Sergei Liakhovetsky
    Chief Technology Officer
    Sergei Liakhovetsky has served as our Chief Technology Officer since May 2019. Prior to joining Kaltura, Mr. Liakhovetsky spent twenty years at Amdocs Inc., a telecommunication software and services company, where he held various roles, including Head of Open Networks Business Unit, Technology and Vice President of Software Engineering, Open Networks. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science from the Academic College of Tel-Aviv-Yafo in 1997.
  • Natan Israeli
    Natan Israeli
    Chief Customer Services Officer
    Natan Israeli
    Chief Customer Services Officer
    Natan Israeli brings several decades of experience to Kaltura following a longstanding career in the Israeli Air Force (IAF), from helicopter pilot to brigadier general. Natan managed the IAF’s information systems as a CIO and was later promoted to Head of the IAF Human Resources, responsible for tens of thousands of people in the air force. In his most recent position, Natan served as a CEO for Ambar A.M. Enterprise Ltd., active in the energy, infrastructure, and tech industries. His responsibilities included identifying potential clients and projects, managing negotiations, finding and recruiting partners, leading and consulting business development, and strategy for the implementation of advanced technologies. When he’s not busy leading Kaltura’s customer-facing services teams, Natan is a father of three and an amateur marathon runner.
  • Yehiam Shinder
    Yehiam Shinder
    Chief Information Officer
    Yehiam Shinder
    Chief Information Officer
    Yehiam holds over 18 years of experience in Professional Services, software development, operations management, web technologies, mobile, gaming, defense systems, and financial organizations. He has acquired vast experience in building and managing winning teams and operations, increasing organizations efficiency and profitability, and leading complex strategic projects. Yehiam thrives on working in global companies with teams across North America, EMEA, LATAM, and APAC, and building relationships with leading tech companies, vendors, and customers around the world. Prior to joining Kaltura, Yehiam led the Technology Operations of 888 Holdings (888:LON) , a leading online gaming company, and was responsible for initiating new business product lines, and cross company projects. Yehiam acquired his technical skills while serving as an officer in an elite development unit of the Israeli Defense Forces, and is an honored alumnus of the Israeli Defense Forces’ elite Mamram computer science training program. Yehiam’s motto is simply "Get it done!"
  • Sigal Srur
    Sigal Srur
    Chief Human Resources Officer
    Sigal Srur
    Chief Human Resources Officer
    Sigal has over 20 years of experience as a Human Resources executive in all HR fields, including talent acquisition, team-building, organizational development, culture and core competencies implementation, M&A implementation, growing companies from startup to IPO, and miscellaneous cross-border processes. Sigal has experience in building and managing teams in the US, EMEA, APAC, and has led them with a strong awareness of cultural differences. Prior to joining Kaltura, Sigal led the Global Human Resources and Operations of 888 Holdings (888:LON) , a leading online gaming company. Prior to that she led HR at ClearForest, acquired by Thomson Reuters, and Tecnomatix, acquired by UGS. Sigal holds a Master's degree in Organizational Psychology. Sigal’s passion is people; she believes that “sharing is caring” and she loves interacting with people from all over the globe.
  • Dror Dotan
    Dror Dotan
    Chief of Staff
    Dror Dotan
    Chief of Staff
    Dror brings almost two decades of hands-on senior executive experience (as founder, SVP, board member, and advisory board member) in leading public and private companies spanning across various sectors. Before joining Kaltura, Dror created from the ground up and led the corporate innovation planning and execution of one of Israel’s largest holding groups (with over 100 subsidiaries and 16,000 employees, globally). Parallel to his business activity, Dror is a business mentor, lecturer and advisory board member for fast-growing technology companies. He also sits on the judging panel of leading start-up competitions and accelerators. Dror combines creative thinking and expertise in technology, strategy, and business, with strong relationships within the global start-up and investor ecosystem. He holds an Executive MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and an LLB from the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) in Herzliya, Israel. Dror, married + 3, is passionate about music, traveling with his family, meeting people from different cultures, and mentorship.
Board of Directors
  • Ron Yekutiel
    Chairman, CEO & Co-founder
    Ron Yekutiel
    Chairman, CEO & Co-founder
    Ron Yekutiel is one of our co-founders and has served as our Chief Executive Officer and as Chairman of our board of directors since October 2006. Prior to Kaltura, Mr. Yekutiel co-founded VisualGate Systems Inc., a video surveillance company, in 2003, and co-founded and lead GPSoft Ltd and the Destinator business unit in Paradigm Advanced Technologies Inc., a GPS navigation and tracking company, in 2001. Mr. Yekutiel serves as a member of the board of directors of Kaltura Asia Pte Ltd., an affiliate of Kaltura, Inc., and as a member of the board of directors of various private companies. He received a Master of Business Administration with honors from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 2005. Mr. Yekutiel was selected to serve on our board of directors because of the perspective and experience he provides as our co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, as well as his extensive experience with technology companies.
  • Narendra K. Gupta
    Board Member
    Narendra K. Gupta
    Board Member
    Narendra K. Gupta has served as a member of our board of directors since September 2010. Mr. Gupta co-founded Nexus Venture Partners, a venture capital fund focused on investments in the United States and India, in 2006 and has served as Managing Director since its founding. Before Nexus Venture Partners, Mr. Gupta served in various executive positions, including founder, President, CEO and Chairman of Integrated Systems Inc., an information technology services company, from 1980 to 2000. Mr. Gupta currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Pubmatic, Inc., a cloud infrastructure company, and previously served on the boards of directors of Red Hat Inc., an open source software solutions company, Wind River Systems, Inc., a software company, and Tibco Software Inc., an enterprise software company. He also serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of the California Institute of Technology. Mr. Gupta received a Ph.D. in Engineering from Stanford University in 1974, a Master of Science in Engineering from the California Institute of Technology in 1970 and a Bachelor of Technology in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in 1969. Mr. Gupta was selected to serve on our board of directors because of his experience as a current and former executive and board member of a number of technology-related public companies and as an investor in global companies, his global expertise, industry and public company board experience, as well as his science and technology expertise.
  • Richard Levandov
    Board Member
    Richard Levandov
    Board Member
    Richard Levandov has served as a member of our board of directors since 2007. Mr. Levandov has also served as a general partner at Avalon Ventures, a venture capital firm, since 2007 and as a general partner at Masthead Venture Partners, a venture capital firm, since 1999. Mr. Levandov currently sits on the board of directors of both Avalon Ventures and Masthead Venture Partners. He received a Bachelor of Science in Management from Binghamton University in 1976. Mr. Levandov was selected to serve on our board of directors because of his extensive experience in the venture capital industry.
  • Dr. Shay David
    Board Member
    Dr. Shay David
    Board Member
    Shay is one of our co-founders and has served as a member of our board of directors since October 2006. Dr. David previously held various roles with us, including President and General Manager of Media and Telecom from 2016 to 2019, and Chief Revenue Officer from 2012 to 2015. He co-founded Retrain.ai, an artificial intelligence company, in August 2020 and has served as its Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board of directors since its founding. Dr. David also currently serves on the board of directors of King Alfred School Society, a co-educational independent day school. He was a post-doctoral fellow at Yale Law School from 2007 to 2008, and received a Ph.D. in Science and Technology from Cornell University in 2008, a Master of Arts from New York University in 2003 and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Philosophy from Tel Aviv University in 2001. Dr. David was selected to serve on our board of directors because of the perspective and experience he provides as our co-founder and his extensive experience in the media and technology fields.
  • Ronen Faier
    Board Member
    Ronen Faier
    Board Member
    has been nominated to serve on our board of directors. Mr. Faier has served as the Chief Financial Officer of SolarEdge Technologies, Inc., an energy management company, since January 2011. Prior to his role at SolarEdge, Mr. Faier has served in various executive positions at publicly traded companies such as SanDisk Corporation, a manufacturing company, VocalTec Communications, Inc., a telecom equipment provider, and msystems Ltd., a flash storage device company. Mr. Faier is a Certified Public Accountant in Israel. He received a Master’s of Business Administration from Tel Aviv University in 2000 and a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Economics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 1996. Mr. Faier was selected to serve on our board of directors because of his extensive financial and public company experience.
  • Naama Halevi Davidov
    Board Member
    Naama Halevi Davidov
    Board Member
    has been nominated to serve on our board of directors. Dr. Halevi Davidov has served as a Financial Advisor to Healthy IO Ltd., a manufacturer and marketer of medical equipment, since March 2019 and to Gloat Ltd., a talent marketplace platform, since March 2020. Prior to that, Dr. Halevi Davidov served as our Chief Financial Officer from November 2012 to August 2017. Dr. Halevi Davidov has also served on the board of our subsidiary, Kaltura Asia Pte Ltd. since February 2015. Dr. Halevi Davidov is a Certified Public Accountant in Israel. She received a Ph.D. in Strategy from Tel Aviv University in 2012, a Master’s in Business Administration from Tel Aviv University in 2002 and Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Economics from Tel Aviv University in 2000. Dr. Halevi Davidov was selected to serve on our board of directors because of her extensive knowledge of and experience with corporate financial strategy.

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