Gideon Rottem – Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Rottem has over 20 years of managerial experience in the communications and finance fields. Before founding Extricom, Mr. Rottem was the VP Business Development of CellPay, an m-payment company; the CEO of Lucid Voice, an IP convergence company and the Deputy Director General of the Israel Antitrust Authority. Mr. Rottem holds a B.A. in Economics and History from the Hebrew University, a MALD from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and a JD from Georgetown University Law Center.
Eran Shpak – Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Shpak has 25 years of R&D experience in the fields of spread spectrum radio, networking, protocols, embedded systems, and communications. Mr. Shpak was the founder and CTO of Lucid Voice, an IP convergence company. Prior to Lucid Voice, Mr. Shpak served as VP Engineering at WaveAccess, a WLAN company, from founding in 1993 to its acquisition by Lucent in 1998. During this period he was an active voting member of the IEEE 802.11 WLAN Committee. Mr. Shpak managed research and development teams for the Israel Ministry of Defense, Department of Electronic Research. He holds B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Technion Institute. He is a recipient of the Israel Defense Award.
Lior Lavan – Chief Financial Officer
Mr Lavan is a seasoned finance executive with over 10 years of financial management experience. Before joining Extricom, Mr Lavan served as the Finance Manager of Wi-Networks, a WiMAX company. Prior to that, Mr Lavan worked as Controller Assistant at Elron Electronic Industries Ltd, a leading technology holding company. He has also previously worked as a Senior Auditor at PWC.
Mr Lavan is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a B.A. in Accounting and Economics from the Hebrew University.
Amit Shvartz - VP Marketing
Mr. Shvartz is a seasoned Marketing professional and recently served as VP Sales and Marketing at Chromagen, a pioneer in the production of solar water solutions in Israel. Prior to that he was the Corporate VP Marketing at Objet Geometries, a leading provider of high quality, cost effective inkjet-based 3D printing systems and materials. Mr. Shvartz has also held various senior roles in Marketing and Product Management at Scitex. Mr. Shvartz holds a B.Sc. Industrial Engineering from Tel Aviv University and an MBA from Recanati Business School, Tel Aviv University.
Rony Homossany – VP Sales, International
Mr. Homossany is a seasoned sales professional with nearly 30 years of International Sales, Marketing and Delivery experience in diverse fields ranging from computer hardware, data communication, telecommunication, and optical inspection, to ERP solutions for the electronics, broadcast and cellular industries. Prior to joining Extricom, Mr. Homossany was the General Manager of International operations at MTS; the VP sales in SintecMedia, a broadcast management solutions provider; and the VP sales at CogniTens, serving the automotive industry. Mr. Homossany also held senior sales and marketing positions in the RAD group and others, providing solutions to the Data and Telecommunication markets.
Dan Kirtchuk – VP Sales & General Manager, Extricom Inc.
Mr. Kirtchuk is a seasoned sales professional with over 19 years of experience in direct sales negotiations, distribution channel development, P&L management, strategic alliances development, strategic planning and implementation. Before joining Extricom Mr. Kirtchuk was VP of Sales and Marketing at L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL), VP of Sales at Lucid Voice, an IP convergence company, and Executive Director APAC for Orbcomm Global (Nasdaq: ORBC). Mr. Kirtchuk holds a BA degree from The Hebrew University and a MALD from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.