Management

Gideon Ben-Zvi

CEO

Gideon Ben-Zvi

CEO

Gideon brings more than 30 years of experience as a serial entrepreneur, while serving as CEO and Chairman in several companies, including BriefCam (acquired by Canon Japan), Ligature (M&A) and Wizcom - the inventor of Quicktionary (IPO). Gideon is also a member of Valens’ Board of Directors.

Dror Heldenberg

CFO

Dror Heldenberg

CFO

Dror leads the company's finances, legal and IT. He brings more than 24 years of leadership of financial affairs including corporate financing, M&A transactions as well as vast experience of business management of international companies.

Massad Eyal

VP of Core Technologies Development & Co-Founder

Massad Eyal

VP of Core Technologies Development & Co-Founder

With 30 years of R&D management, VLSI engineering, and Mixed Signal design experience, Massad heads Valens’ Core Technology Development team, focused on state-of-the-art and advanced ideas for our future products. Massad originally established and managed the company’s R&D department until its 10th anniversary and developed the HDBaseT technology from concept to reality.

Eyran Lida

CTO & Co-Founder

Eyran Lida

CTO & Co-Founder

Eyran is the lead inventor of HDBaseT technology. A co-founder and the company’s CTO, he is responsible for technology and strategy development and for the company’s patent portfolio. Eyran’s background includes 25 years of communication systems software and hardware architecture development experience, with primary expertise in wireline hardwired DSP modem design. He holds 55 US patents and is the Chair of the HDBaseT Alliance Technical Committee. In this position, Eyran is responsible for the definition and development of new HDBaseT specifications.

Gabi Shriki

SVP and Head of AV Business

Gabi Shriki

SVP and Head of AV Business

Gabi manages Valens' Audio Video business, responsible for growing the company’s position in its core markets and developing new sectors. He also leads the Application & Support Group, responsible for enhancing professional and technical customer support. Gabi brings more than 15 years’ experience in senior positions in the wireless mobile connectivity business.

Yossi Meyouhas

Vice President, R&D

Yossi Meyouhas

Vice President, R&D

Yossi is responsible for Valens’ R&D activities, building on more than 28 years of experience in the electronics-semiconductor industry. Yossi’s expertise covers Ethernet switching, communication controllers and more.

Nelly Elkavets

VP, Human Resources

Nelly Elkavets

VP, Human Resources

Nelly has led the Human Resources department from the company’s earliest days, overseeing its rapid growth. Nelly has over 15 years of experience as an HR Business Partner and in management, from startups to global corporate companies. Nelly is a strategic partner to the business in identifying human resources needs, developing and implementing human resources processes, and retaining organizational culture.

Ariel Sobelman

SVP, Corporate Development

Ariel Sobelman

SVP, Corporate Development

Ariel brings to his role as Sr. Vice President of Corporate Development more than 20 years of strategic business development, industry standardization and planning experience. Ariel leads Valens’ strategic partnerships and ventures, as well as collaborations with industry consortia, promoting the company’s technology both in the audiovisual and automotive sectors. Ariel also holds the position of President at the HDBaseT Alliance.

Daniel Adler

VP, Head of Automotive Business Unit

Daniel Adler

VP, Head of Automotive Business Unit

Daniel leads Valens’ Automotive Business Unit, managing all automotive activities and partnerships with OEMs and Tier-1/2s worldwide. Over his tenure at Valens, Daniel spearheaded several opportunities and transactions for the company, both in the automotive and in the audiovisual sectors. Daniel is focused on business development, sales, marketing and product offerings.

Dana Zelitzki

VP, Marketing

Dana Zelitzki

VP, Marketing

With more than 10 years of experience in the hi-tech industry in various business development, marketing and product management roles, Dana is responsible for the company’s marketing activities. Dana leads the company’s messaging, positioning, go-to-market and general marketing activities, including communications, tradeshows, media, digital marketing and more. Dana has contributed to building the Valens and HDBaseT brands, and establishing the company’s leadership in both the audiovisual and automotive markets.

Valens' Founders

One vision, six founders: in 2006, Dror Jerushalmi, Eyran Lida, Gaby Gur-Cohen, Massad Eyal, Nadav Banet and Alon Benzaray joined forces to make Valens a reality.

They continue at Valens, pushing the boundaries of wired connectivity, everywhere.

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