Coby Hanoch | CEO & Director
Mr. Hanoch comes to Weebit Nano with 15 years’ experience in engineering and engineering management, and 22 years’ in sales management and executive roles. Coby was VP Worldwide sales at Verisity where he was part of the founding team and grew the company to over $100M sales per year, enabling the acquisition by Cadence Design Systems (NASDAQ:CDNS). He was also VP Worldwide sales at Jasper, doubling the sales before it was also acquired by Cadence. As CEO of Packetlight, Coby turned the company from bankruptcy, and more recently Coby set up a consulting company, EDAcon Partners, which helped startups define their corporate strategies and set up their worldwide sales channel and raise capital. Mr Hanoch holds a Bachelor of Science in Systems Design from Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.
Amir Regev | VP R&D
Amir brings to Weebit two decades of Device & Technology experience in the semiconductor industry, mainly in Flash memory technology. Prior to Weebit, Amir served as a senior Engineer in the most leading technological companies in the semiconductor and memory business such as Intel (NASDAQ:INTC), SanDisk (NASDAQ:SNDK), Micron (NASDAQ:MU) and Marvell (NASDAQ:MRVL). Over the years Amir has gained wide knowledge and experience in multiple engineering fields including Device, Technology Development, Quality & Reliability, and ASIC R&D. As a Senior Device Engineer, Amir took part in developing the most advanced 45nm NOR Flash technology to date. Amir hold an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Tel-Aviv University and B.Sc. in Material Science and Engineering from Ben-Gurion University.
David (Dadi) Perlmutter | Chairman of the Board
Dadi Perlmutter has nearly 40 years in the semiconductors industry and is currently Managing general partner in Eucalyptus Growth Capital, focusing on investment in growing technology companies in Israel. Prior to that, Dadi was held an Executive Vice President and General Manager position of the Intel Architecture Group (IAG) and chief product officer of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) until 2014. Dadi received an award for innovation in industrial development from the Israeli president in 1987 for the development of the i387 math coprocessor. And was elected a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE Fellow) for contributions to the mobile personal computer industry. Dadi is A member of the Board of Directors of Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ: MLNX), Chairs different non-profit organizations. Member of the Board of Governors of the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. On the board of directors of various startups.
Yossi Keret | Director
Mr. Yossi Keret has extensive managerial and financial experience and has led a variety of international companies in different fields including industrial, financing, biotech and high-tech startups both in Europe and the USA. Mr. Keret has a vast experience in public and private companies and took a major part in M&A negotiations and implementation as well as in complex international tax planning. Mr. Keret has played a major part in Initial Public Offerings (IPO) in NASDAQ and has led successful private equity raising (PIPE) for public companies.
Kobi Ben Shabbat | Director
Mr. Ben-Shabat has vast experience in sales, senior management and building new companies from the ground up as a Board member in various companies. Mr. Ben-Shabat was the founder and Managing Director of Open Platform Systems, which was founded in 2007 operated across Australia and New Zealand, and which was acquired by Hills PTY LTD (ASX listed) in April 2014. Currently Mr. Ben-Shabat is the founder and CEO of Ultra charge (UTR: ASX).
Mr Krongold has spent 15 years in the Investment Banking and Accounting industries.
He was a founding member of Investec Bank Australia and is currently CEO of the Krongold Group and a non-executive director of Dotz Nano Ltd (ASX: DTZ). Mr. Krongold is also a founding General Partner of global equity crowd-funding platform, OurCrowd.
Ananda Kathiravelu has been in the financial services funds management and stock broking industries for over 20 years. He holds a Bachelor of Business and a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment. Mr Kathiravelu is the Managing Director of Armada Capital Ltd, a corporate advisory company that provides strategic corporate advice and services to listed and unlisted public companies. He is currently a non-executive director of Buddy Platform Ltd. (ASX : BUD). His areas of expertise include corporate advice, capital raising, mergers and acquisitions.