President, CEO and Chairman of the Board
Eyal Waldman is a co-founder of Mellanox, and has served as Mellanox's president, chief executive officer and chairman of the board 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Matthew Gloss has served as Mellanox's general counsel since May 2011. Previously, Mr. Gloss was Mellanox's vice president of legal affairs from January 2008 to May 2011. Prior to joining Mellanox, from April 2000 to March 2007, Mr. Gloss served in different capacities in the legal department of Marvell Semiconductor, Inc., including most recently as vice president of business affairs and general counsel. From November 1991 to May 1995, Mr. Gloss served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps and from September 1997 to April 2000 he was engaged in the private practice of law in the Silicon Valley. Mr. Gloss holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Illinois, a Juris Doctorate from DePaul University College of Law and a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Vice President of Data Center Solutions
Yaron Haviv has served as Mellanox’s vice president of data center solutions since February 2011. Prior to Mellanox, Mr. Haviv was chief technology officer at Voltaire from 2001 to 2011, vice president of research and development and chief designer from 1999 to 2001, and was the chief designer responsible for the system architecture of Voltaire’s InfiniBand solutions from 1997 to 1999. Previously, Mr. Haviv served as a hardware and chip designer at Scitex Corporation Ltd., an Israeli-based developer, manufacturer, marketer and servicer of interactive computerized prepress systems for the graphic design, printing, and publishing markets. Mr. Haviv holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Tel-Aviv University, Israel.
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 holds patents in the field of high-speed networking. Mr. Shainer 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 has 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.
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.