Gideon Wertheizer - Chief Executive Officer
Gideon Wertheizer, has 26 years of experience in the semiconductor and Silicon Intellectual Property (SIP) industries. He previously served as the Executive Vice President and General Manager of the DSP business unit at CEVA. Prior joining CEVA in November 2002, Mr. Wertheizer held various executive positions at DSP Group including roles as Executive VP - Strategic Business Development, Vice President for Marketing and VP of VLSI design. Mr. Wertheizer holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel and executive MBA from Bradford University in the United Kingdom.
Yaniv Arieli - Chief Financial Officer
Yaniv Arieli has served as our CFO since May of 2005. Prior to this, Mr. Arieli served as President of US Operations and Director of Investor Relations for DSP Group. Other positions held within DSP Group include DSP Cores Licensing Divisions' Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary. Prior to joining DSP Group in 1997, Mr. Arieli served as an account manager and certified public accountant in Kesselman & Kesselman, a member of Price Waterhouse Coopers, an accounting firm. Mr. Arieli is a CPA and holds a B.A. in Accounting and Economics from Haifa University in Israel and an M.B.A. from Newport University and is also a member of the
National Investor Relation Institute - niri.
Issachar Ohana - Executive VP, World Wide Sales
Issachar Ohana serves as our Executive Vice President of World Wide sales. Prior to this, Mr. Ohana served as our Vice President of World Wide sales since the company formed through the merger of Parthus and CEVA in 2002. Previously, Mr. Ohana was with DSP Group beginning in August 1994 as a VLSI design engineer. He was appointed Project Manager of DSP Group's research and development in July 1995, Director of Core Licensing in August 1998, and Vice President-Sales of the Core Licensing Division in May 2000. Mr. Ohana holds a B.Sc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel and an MBA from University of Bradford in England.
Menachem Stern - VP of R&D
Menachem Stern serves as our Vice President of Research & Development at CEVA. Prior to this, Mr. Stern was the Vice President for Software Development Tools and Application Solutions. Mr. Stern has worked with CEVA / Licensing Division of DSP Group since 1995 serving as the Director of Software Development Tools as well as various R&D positions within the department. Mr. Stern holds a BSc degree in Computer Science and Operations Research from the Tel-Aviv University.
Erez Bar-Niv - Chief Technology Officer
Erez Bar-Niv has 16 years of experience in the semiconductor and silicon industries. Prior joining CEVA, Mr. Bar-Niv served as the Vice President of R&D at the Cores BU of DSP Group. Prior to joining DSP Group in 1998, Mr. Bar-Niv held various R&D and application positions in National Semiconductor. Mr. Bar-Niv holds a B.Sc. for electrical engineering from Tel-Aviv University in Israel and holds several US patents.
Eran Briman - VP of Marketing
Eran Briman serves as Vice President of Marketing for CEVA. Previously, Mr. Briman served as Senior Director of Marketing, specializing in wireless communications and multimedia applications. Prior to that, he was the Chief Architect for CEVA, with overall responsibility for the research and development of next generation DSP Cores. Before joining CEVA, he was with the DSP Group since 1995, holding different engineering and R&D management positions. Mr. Briman holds a B.Sc. in Electronic Engineering from Tel-Aviv University and an MBA from the Kellogg Business School in Northwestern University and holds several patents on DSP Technology.
Aviv Malinovitch - VP of Operations
Aviv Malinovitch, has served as CEVA's VP of Operations since 2007. He brings with him many years of experience in the semiconductor industry starting from 1989. Mr. Malinovitch previously served as the General Manager of Infineon's site in Israel, and before that as a Director of the engineering unit at National Semiconductor. Mr. Malinovitch holds a B.Sc. for electrical engineering from Tel Aviv University, Israel and an MBA (with honor) from The Arison School of Business, The Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya. Mr. Malinovitch holds several US patents.
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