Executives, directors and advisors united in leading by example, persevering through challenges
and driving optimal business outcomes for the clients we are privileged to serve
Our board of directors
Guy Yamen - Chairman
Guy is a founder and Managing Partner of TPY Capital, a private investment firm that partners with Israeli growth companies. Prior to TPY Capital, Guy worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company's New York City Office, advising financial institutions and global private equity firms. Guy holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a B.A. in Economics as well as an LL.B. (magna cum laude) from Tel Aviv University in Israel.
Shmil is a partner at Sequoia Capital Israel and has decades of experience with growing leading internet, mobile and technology companies as an executive and investor. He currently serves on the boards of Kenshoo, Pontis, Behalf, Rounds, Scodix, Personetics, Ravello, Forter, Alooma, BigPanda and Olive. Prior to joining Sequoia Capital in 2000, he was the President of Lucent Technologies Internetworking Systems Division. Shmil also served as President & CEO of Lannet prior to its acquisition, and VP of R&D at Madge Networks. Shmil has held senior technical positions at IAI, Boeing and Astronautics in the area of Avionic Systems. He has a BS in Electrical Engineering from the Ben Gurion University.
Boaz is a seasoned venture capital investor, with experience dating back to the early days of venture capital in Israel. He joined Evergreen venture partners in 1996 and was personally responsible for some of fund’s most significant exits including Exalink (Acquired by Comverse), P-cube (Acquired by Cisco), Dune Networks (Acquired by Broadcom), Aeroscout (Acquired by Stanley Black & Decker), Metalink (IPO), BigBand (IPO), AVT (IPO) and Envara (Acquired by Intel). As Managing Partner, Boaz led Evergreen’s activities together with Erez Shachar. Prior to Evergreen, Boaz was Director of Business Development and Marketing of M-Systems (NASDAQ: FLSH) and before M-Systems, he was a senior consultant at POC, one of Israel’s leading management consulting firms working with many of Israel’s leading technology companies.
Isaac is a Managing General Partner at Pitango, Israel’s leading venture capital fund. Prior to joining Pitango, Isaac served as an Executive Vice President at NEC Computers International (previously Packard Bell NEC), in charge of the Computer Divisions in Europe, Middle East, and also held various marketing positions with consumer electronics maker Casio PhoneMate in the U.S. He earned a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Tel Aviv University and an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA. Isaac also currently serves on the Board of Directors of Celeno Communications, LiveU, Applicaster and Appsflyer.
Co-Founder and CEO
Prior to co-founding Signals, Gil served as a military intelligence and reconnaissance consultant for several defense-related governmental entities throughout the world, utilizing his vast experience honed as a commanding officer in an elite special forces unit of the Israel Defense Forces. He is a frequent guest lecturer and editorial contributor on the application of open source and signals intelligence to drive innovation, delight customers and reduce the risk of commercial decision making. Gil holds an LLB and MA in Government, Diplomacy and Strategy from the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) in Herzliya, Israel.
Our Advisory Board
Brian Kardon is the Chief Marketing Officer of Fuze, a leading cloud-based communications platform. Prior to Fuze, Brian was CMO at Eloqua where he was part of the team that led Eloqua’s explosive growth in the marketing automation sector, resulting in a successful IPO and subsequent purchase by Oracle. Before Eloqua, Brian was Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer at Forrester Research and served as CMO at Reed Business Information. Brian was recently named a Top 10 Global CMO for companies under $250 million in revenue by The CMO Institute. He received his BS and MBA degrees from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Professor Frank Moss
Frank Moss, Co-Founder and Chairman of Twine Health as well as Matter.IO, is a 30 veteran of computer and biotech industries. He previously served as director of the MIT Media Lab and co-founded Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Inc., where he remains on the board. Frank also chaired the advisory council for the creation of the Systems Biology Department at Harvard Medical School and was Chairman and CEO of Tivoli Systems Inc., which he took public in 1995 and sold to IBM in 1996. He is a graduate of Princeton University, where he currently serves as a member of the board of trustees, and received his PhD from MIT.
Professor Thomas Davenport
Tom Davenport is the President’s Distinguished Professor of IT and Management at Babson College, the co-founder of the International Institute for Analytics, a Fellow of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy and a Senior Advisor to Deloitte Analytics. Tom pioneered the concept of “competing on analytics” with his best-selling 2007 book by the same name, and has written or edited 18 books and over 100 articles for Harvard Business Review, the Financial Times and many other publications. He was named one of the top three business/technology analysts in the world, one of the 100 most influential people in the IT industry and one of the world’s top 50 business school professors by Fortune magazine. Tom earned a Ph.D. from Harvard University.
Maj.-Gen Aharon Zeevi-Farkash
Major General Aharon Zeevi-Farkash (Ret) is CEO of FST Biometrics, as well as Head of Intelligence and National Defense for the Institute of National Security Studies, an independent Israeli think tank for military and strategic affairs; terrorism and low intensity conflict; military balance in the Middle East; and cyber warfare. He spent most of his 40-year decorated military career in the Intelligence Branch of the Israeli Defense Forces, where he commanded the National Unit of Collection and Signals Intelligence (Unit 8200), proceeded to become Chief of the Technology and Logistics Branch and then served as the Chief of Defense Intelligence. Major Farkash earned BA and Masters Degrees from Tel Aviv University and is a graduate of Harvard Business School.