Mr. Haim Perski, Co-Founder & CEO
Mr. Perski brings with him extensive experience in working with PC manufacturers (OEMs) and in developing, delivering and integrating input devices within mobile PCs.
Prior to founding PointGrab, Mr. Perski was VP R&D and CTO of N-trig Ltd., a leading provider of digitizers and touch screens to major laptop manufacturers. Having joined N-trig at an early stage, Mr. Perski took the company’s products through the entire development cycle, from conception to production. He then went on to manage approximately 45 employees and successfully integrated N-trig’s device into a Tier 1 laptop manufacturer.
Before N-trig, Mr. Perski led a development team of 30 engineers at BVR LTD (NASDAQ BVRS), providers of real-time simulation and monitoring systems. Prior to that, he led a software team at Scidel Ltd., where he was responsible for Computer Vision algorithms for real-time environments.
Mr. Perski holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Tel Aviv University (cum laude).
Mr. Amir Kaplan, Co-Founder, Vice President R&D
Mr. Kaplan brings to PointGrab over 20 years of experience as both a leader and a manager of various development teams in the fields of computer vision, image processing and input devices. Before founding PointGrab, Mr. Kaplan led a development team of over 10 engineers at N-trig Ltd., where he focused on the development of innovative input devices for surface computing systems.
Prior to N-trig, Mr. Kaplan led the Software Group at 3DV Systems, a provider of 3D cameras, where he was responsible for the development of real-time image processing systems. Before joining 3DV, Mr. Kaplan led an algorithm team at Scidel Ltd., where he focused on the development of real-time computer vision algorithms. Prior to Scidel, Mr. Kaplan worked for approximately ten years at Scitex Ltd. where he managed various software teams responsible for developing image processing applications for the pre-press industry.
Mr. Kaplan holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics & Computer Science and an MBA in Finance from Tel Aviv University.
Mr. Eran Eilat, Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Eilat has over seven years of proven algorithm development experience for computer vision and machine learning real time systems.
Before joining PointGrab, Mr. Eilat led the algorithm team at Omek Interactive, developing skeleton tracking algorithms for 3D cameras. Before that, Mr. Eilat led the 2D algorithm development at IDT video technologies.
Mr. Eilat holds a B.Sc in Computer Engineering from Ben Gurion University, and is currently completing his M.Sc in Electro Optics engineering.
Mr. Assaf Gad, Vice President Marketing and Product
Mr. Gad has over 12 years of experience in the field of product management, marketing and user experience, with in-depth focus on consumer products.
Before joining PointGrab, Mr. Gad was leading the product management and marketing OEM departments at Powermat Technologies, a leader provider of wireless power solutions for consumer electronics products. Prior to Powermat, Mr. Gad was heading the product management at Modu Mobile. Earlier in his career, Mr. Gad served as Head of Product Management at Telmap Ltd. (acquired by Intel), a leading provider of location based services.
His past roles include several development positions in mobile and Internet start-ups and a research assistance position of Prof. Schocken Shimon and Prof. Nisan Noam at The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya.
Mr. Gad holds BSc. in Computer Science from The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya.
Ms. Pazi Boxer, Chief Operating Officer
Ms. Pazi Boxer brings to PointGrab over 20 years of technology experience, much in technological leadership positions. Prior to joining PointGrab, Ms. Boxer was Director of Customer Delivery Management at Amdocs, a company providing market-leading BSS, OSS and network control product portfolio with value-driven professional services and managed services operations. Previously, she was COO & Site General Manager at AxisMobile. Before this, she was VP Operations in the Intelligence Solutions Division at NICE, the worldwide leader of intent-based solutions that capture and analyze interactions and transactions, and held key technology and business positions in Comverse, Star Home and Radvision.
Ms. Boxer holds a BA in Computer Science from Ben Gurion University, and a Masters of Computer Science and MBA from Tel Aviv University all with honor.
Mr. Raphael Sankar, EVP Sales & Business Development
Mr. Sankar is a seasoned high-tech industry executive with more than 20 years of global experience in the technology business and a proven track record of growing technology companies while building a global organization, winning key customers and establishing market leadership.
Prior to joining the PointGrab team, Mr. Sankar was the Vice President and Co-General Manager of the Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) Division of PMC-Sierra, the No. 1 supplier of PON semiconductor solutions worldwide with ~$70M in annual revenues. Before that, he was Vice President, Worldwide Sales for BroadLight, where he headed global sales and support activities. Previously, he was Vice President Marketing and Sales for Memlink and Optichrom.
Mr. Sankar holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, and an MBA (cum laude) in Marketing and Corporate Finance from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.