Management Team

Eyal Waldman

President and CEO

Eyal Waldman is a co-founder of Mellanox, and has served as Mellanox's president and chief executive officer since March 1999. From March 1993 to February 1999, Mr. Waldman served as vice president of engineering and was a cofounder of Galileo Technology Ltd., or Galileo, a semiconductor company, which was acquired by Marvell Technology Group Ltd. in January 2001. From August 1989 to March 1993, Mr. Waldman held a number of design and architecture related positions at Intel Corporation, a manufacturer of computer, networking and communications products. Mr. Waldman holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology.

Jacob Shulman

Chief Financial Officer

Jacob Shulman has served as Mellanox's Chief Financial Officer since November 2012. Previously, Mr. Shulman served as Mellanox's Vice President of Finance from March 2012 to October 2012 and as Mellanox's Corporate Controller from June 2007 to March 2012. Prior to joining Mellanox, Mr. Shulman served as a Corporate Controller of Atrica Inc, a Carrier Ethernet Company which was acquired by Nokia-Siemens in 2007. From 1998 to 2005 Mr. Shulman held various senior level finance and accounting positions with Guava Technologies, ThyssenKrupp AG and Matav Cable Systems. From 1993 to 1998 he was an auditor with Ernst & Young. Mr. Shulman holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Economics from Tel-Aviv University and Master of Business Administration from the College of Management Academic Studies in Israel.

Roni Ashuri

Sr. Vice President of Engineering

Roni Ashuri is a co-founder of Mellanox and has served as Mellanox's senior vice president of engineering since December 2012. Previously, Mr. Ashuri was Mellanox's vice president of engineering from June 1999 to December 2012. From March 1998 to May 1999, Mr. Ashuri served as product line director of system controllers at Galileo Technology, Ltd. From May 1987 to February 1998, Mr. Ashuri worked at Intel Corporation, where he was a senior staff member in the Pentium processors department and a cache controller group staff member. Mr. Ashuri holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Technion — Israel Institute of Technology.

Shai Cohen

Chief Operating Officer

Shai Cohen is a co-founder of Mellanox and has served as Mellanox's chief operating officer since May 2011. Previously, Mr. Cohen was Mellanox's vice president of operations and engineering from June 1999 to May 2011. From September 1989 to May 1999, Mr. Cohen worked at Intel Corporation, where he was a senior staff member in the Pentium processors department and a circuit design manager at the cache controllers group. Mr. Cohen holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Technion — Israel Institute of Technology.

Michael Kagan

Chief Technology Officer

Michael Kagan is a co-founder of Mellanox and has served as CTO since January 2009. Previously, Mr. Kagan served as vice president of architecture from May 1999 to December 2008. From August 1983 to April 1999, Mr. Kagan held a number of architecture and design positions at Intel Corporation. While at Intel Corporation, between March 1993 and June 1996, Mr. Kagan managed Pentium MMX design, and from July 1996 to April 1999, he managed the architecture team of the Basic PC product group. Mr. Kagan holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Technion — Israel Institute of Technology.

Amir Prescher

Sr. Vice President of Business Development

Amir Prescher has served as Mellanox's senior vice president of business development since February 2013. Previously, Mr. Prescher was Mellanox's vice president of business development from February 2011 to January 2013. Prior to Mellanox, Mr. Prescher was a founder of Voltaire where he served in various capacities, including executive vice president of business development from 2008 to 2011, vice president of business development from 2001 to 2008,vice president of marketing from 1999 to 2008, and from 1997 to 1999, as vice president of research and development. Prior to Voltaire, Mr. Prescher served as an officer in Israel’s Defense Forces Technical Intelligence Unit. Mr. Prescher studied at Tel-Aviv University with a focus in electricity and electronics engineering.

Marc Sultzbaugh

Sr. Vice President of WorldWide Sales

Marc Sultzbaugh has served as Mellanox's senior vice president of worldwide sales since December 2012. Previously, Mr. Sultzbaugh served as Mellanox's vice president of worldwide sales from April 2007 to December 2012. Mr. Sultzbaugh joined Mellanox Technologies in 2001 as director of high performance computing and director of central area sales, and was later promoted to senior director of sales in October 2005. Prior to Mellanox, he held various executive sales and marketing positions with Brooktree Semiconductor. From 1985 to 1989, Sultzbaugh was an engineer at AT&T Microelectronics. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from The University of Missouri-Rolla, and a Master's of Business Administration from The University of California, Irvine.

Kevin Deierling

Vice President of Marketing

Kevin Deierling has served as Mellanox's vice president of marketing since March 2013. Previously, Mr. Deierling was chief architect at Silver Spring Networks from 2007 to 2012. From 2005 to 2007, he was vice president of marketing and business development at Spans Logic. From 1999 to 2005, Mr. Deierling was vice president of product marketing at Mellanox Technologies. Deierling has contributed to multiple technology standards through organization including the InfiniBand Trade Association and PCI Industrial Manufacturing Group. He has over 20 patents and was a contributing author of a text on BiCmos design. Mr. Deierling holds a BA in Solid State Physics from UC Berkeley.

Dror Goldenberg

Vice President of Software Architecture

Dror Goldenberg has served as Mellanox’s vice president of software architecture since October 2013. Previously, Mr. Goldenberg served as vice president of architecture from March 2010 to October 2013, where he was responsible for software, firmware and system architecture. Mr. Goldenberg joined Mellanox in 2000 as an architect, serving in numerous architecture and design positions. Prior to Mellanox, Mr. Goldenberg held various software development positions on an elite R&D team in the Israeli Defense Force. Prior to that, Mr. Goldenberg was a member of the Pentium MMX and Pentium 4 architecture validation teams at Intel. He contributed to the PCI and InfiniBand specifications and holds several patents in the field of high speed networking. Mr. Goldenberg graduated Cum Laude with a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and holds an MBA from the Technion Institute of Technology Israel.

Amit Krig

Vice President of Software

Amit Krig has served as Mellanox’s vice president of software since October 2013. Previously, Mr. Krig was Mellanox’s vice president of solution validation and program management from March 2012 to October 2013. Mr. Krig joined Mellanox in 2000 as a software engineer, holding numerous roles including software development, solution validation, post-silicon program management and customer project management. Prior to Mellanox, Mr. Krig worked at Intel Corporation. Mr. Krig graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Computer Science from the Technion -- Israel Institute of Technology.

Gilad Shainer

Vice President of Marketing

Gilad Shainer has served as Mellanox's vice president of marketing since March 2013. Previously, Mr. Shainer was Mellanox's vice president of marketing development from March 2012 to March 2013. Mr. Shainer joined Mellanox in 2001 as a design engineer and later served in senior marketing management roles between July 2005 and February 2012. Mr. Shainer holds several patents in the field of high-speed networking and contributed to the PCI-SIG PCI-X and PCIe specifications. Gilad Shainer holds a MSc degree (2001, Cum Laude) and a BSc degree (1998, Cum Laude) in Electrical Engineering from the Technion Institute of Technology in Israel.

Einat Zuk

Vice President of Human Resources

Einat Zuk has served as Mellanox's vice president of human resources since March 2012. Mrs. Zuk joined Mellanox in 2001 where she was responsible for Mellanox global human resource activities. Prior to Mellanox, Mrs. Zuk held various human resource management positions at Elbit Systems and Runway Venture Capital. Mrs. Zuk holds a Bachelors and Masters in Organizational Psychology from the Haifa University in Israel.