Meet Our Executive Team

Our leadership team is composed of experienced thought leaders and innovators with a proven track record of simplying technology solutions to accelerate customers’ insight-driven goals.

Adi Paz,CEO
Adi Paz

As GigaSpaces CEO, Adi stands at the forefront of the fastest moving technology industry trend: Advanced analytics and In-Memory Computing. He’s spent the past 8 years driving GigaSpaces’ vision, strategy and scaling its business. Adi brings to this position nearly two decades of experience in business management, international marketing, strategic sales, channel development, and products development. Prior to joining GigaSpaces, Adi served as Vice President of Marketing and Products and Vice President of Business Development at RADVISION, specializing in selling and marketing solutions to the developer and enterprise markets. Adi also held senior Product Management and Business Development positions at Starhome, a Comverse company, focusing on the carrier market.

Shai Zmigrod,SVP Sales - EMEA
Shai Zmigrod
SVP Sales - EMEA

Shai brings more than 20 years of sales leadership experience across different markets and industries, with extensive experience in building and developing global businesses and partnerships covering verticals such as financial services, telecommunication, and enterprise software solutions. Prior to joining GigaSpaces, Shai served in multiple top management positions at Starhome Mach, Amdocs (NASDAQ : Dox), Pontis and others. He successfully built and led global teams to serve multinational organizations in complex environments. At Amdocs, he led the sales and implementations of billing and other operating systems for Tier 1 operators. Shai was also part of the management team at Starhome Mach, facilitating the growth of the company from 15 employees to several hundred globally, and successfully advancing the deployment of business solutions to telecommunication carriers.

Dan Hochberg,SVP Sales - Americas
Dan Hochberg
SVP Sales - Americas
Dan brings more than 20 years of sales leadership experience in building and developing sales organizations and business turnaround. He has a proven track record of managing large sales divisions and developing strategic partnerships across the globe. Prior to joining GigaSpaces, Dan held top positions at multiple companies including CRO at Everthere, Corporate VP and GM at Vidyo, Head of US & Global Business Organizations at DVTel (acquired by FLIRR), EVP and co-founder at Axxana’(acquired by ‘Infinidat’) and VP and GM of the Asian operations at ‘RADVISION’ (NASDAQ: RVSN).
Erez Egozi,CFO
Erez Egozi

Erez serves as Chief Financial Officer at GigaSpaces. He is responsible for all aspects of GigaSpaces finance, global operations, and legal activities. Prior to joining GigaSpaces, Erez served as CFO at Pluristem Therapeutics and held senior financial positions at Verint Systems, Intel Corporation, and Deloitte. Erez brings to GigaSpaces 20 years of experience in senior financial management positions in both public and private companies, He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and accounting from Ben-Gurion University, and an M.A. degree in law from Bar-Ilan University, and is a certified public accountant in Israel.

Yoav Einav,VP Product
Yoav Einav
VP Product

Yoav drives product management, technology vision and go-to-market activities for GigaSpaces. Prior to joining GigaSpaces, Yoav filled various leading product management roles at Iguazio and Qwilt, mapping the product strategy and roadmap while providing technical leadership regarding architecture and implementation. Yoav brings with him more than 12 years of industry knowledge in product management and software engineering experience from high growth software companies. As an entrepreneur at heart, Yoav drives innovation and product excellence and successfully incorporates it with the market trends and business needs. Yoav holds a BSC in Computer Science and Business from Tel Aviv University Magna Cum Laude and an MBA in Finance from the Leon Recanati School in Tel Aviv University.

Karen Krivaa,VP Marketing
Karen Krivaa
VP Marketing

Karen’s value to GigaSpaces comes from a solid high-tech foundation and over 20 years of marketing experience in product and portfolio solutions marketing. With her dynamic energy, executive vision and belief in “team”, Karen executes data driven strategies while strengthening the GigaSpaces brand. She is responsible for driving strategic marketing planning and execution, awareness and customer acquisition efforts across all channels and branding. Prior to joining GigaSpaces, Karen held leadership positions in companies including RADVISION, Alvarion, NICE and Applied Materials.

Barak Bar Orion,VP R&D
Barak Bar Orion

Barak has nearly two decades of experience in managing the development of high-scale enterprise software, leading engineering teams, implementing agile development methodologies, and building scalable, reliable infrastructure and easy-to-use applications and APIs. Under his leadership, GigaSpaces successfully brings innovative and future proof solutions to our customers. His specialties include Scala, Java, Javascript, Go, HTML and CSS. Prior to joining GigaSpaces, Barak worked as a programmer and R&D Team Leader at Dalet Digital Media Systems, enabling media organizations to create, manage and distribute content.

Yosi Shahror,VP Commercial
Yosi Shahror
VP Commercial

Yosi oversees the strategic development and implementation of GigaSpaces commercial strategies.  Yosi brings with him nearly 15 years’ experience in finance and consulting and has played a key role in driving the company to successful investment rounds as CFO. Prior to joining GigaSpaces, Yosi served as CFO at Kardan Communications and served on the advisory board of the global leading media services provider MX1.

Nurit Doron,VP Human Resources
Nurit Doron
VP Human Resources

Throughout her rich HR management career journey, Nurit Doron has always been driven by the conviction that behind every innovative technology company, stands an impressive, creative, and cohesive team. Nurit’s core purpose is the growth and development of GigaSpaces employees through the creation of a culture that encourages innovation, trust, and excellence. Prior to GigaSpaces Nurit served as VP HR at CEVA-DSP, Discretix & APPSTREAM. Nurit holds an MBA in Labor Studies from Tel Aviv University and Nutrition Sciences B.A.Sc from Hebrew University.