President and CEO
Eyal Waldman is a co-founder of Mellanox, and has served as Mellanox's president and chief executive officer since March 1999. From March 1993 to February 1999, Mr. Waldman served as vice president of engineering and was a cofounder of Galileo Technology Ltd., or Galileo, a semiconductor company, which was acquired by Marvell Technology Group Ltd. in January 2001. From August 1989 to March 1993, Mr. Waldman held a number of design and architecture related positions at Intel Corporation, a manufacturer of computer, networking and communications products. Mr. Waldman holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology.
Chief Technology Officer
Michael Kagan is a co-founder of Mellanox and has served as CTO since January 2009. Previously, Mr. Kagan served as vice president of architecture from May 1999 to December 2008. From August 1983 to April 1999, Mr. Kagan held a number of architecture and design positions at Intel Corporation. While at Intel Corporation, between March 1993 and June 1996, Mr. Kagan managed Pentium MMX design, and from July 1996 to April 1999, he managed the architecture team of the Basic PC product group. Mr. Kagan holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Technion — Israel Institute of Technology.
Vice President of M&A and Head of Investments
Nimrod Gindi has served as Mellanox Vice President of M&A and Head of Investments since February 2015 overseeing Mellanox Capital. Previously, Mr. Gindi was Mellanox Capital Managing Director from 2014 and Mellanox's Senior Director of Corporate development. Mr. Gindi joined Mellanox in 2000 as a software engineer, holding numerous roles including firmware/software development, solution validation, Business Development. Prior to Mellanox, Mr. Gindi worked at Rafael Advanced Defense Systems. Mr. Gindi graduated with a Bachelor of Computer Science from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.
Vice President of Software
Amit Krig has served as Mellanox’s vice president of software since October 2013. Previously, Mr. Krig was Mellanox’s vice president of solution validation and program management from March 2012 to October 2013. Mr. Krig joined Mellanox in 2000 as a software engineer, holding numerous roles including software development, solution validation, post-silicon program management and customer project management. Prior to Mellanox, Mr. Krig worked at Intel Corporation. Mr. Krig graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Computer Science from the Technion -- Israel Institute of Technology.
Yifat Oron is the CEO of LeumiTech and is in charge of leveraging Leumi Group's global capabilities to support technology companies' financing needs. Yifat has approximately twenty years of experience working with technology companies, in venture capital, banking, and consulting. She spent most of her career as a Partner at Vertex Venture Capital .Prior to joining Vertex, Yifat was a technology investment banking associate at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in New York, during which she analyzed mergers and acquisitions, equity offerings, fixed income and syndicated financings. Previously, she spent three years at the Directorate of R&D of the Israeli Ministry of Defense where she achieved the rank of Lieutenant in the Economics, Budget & Control Department. At 34, Yifat was selected as one of the promising "40 under 40" in the High-Tech and venture capital category. Yifat has served on leading technology companies boards. Yifat is a speaker at many of the prominent high tech conference in Israel and around the world. Yifat holds an M.B.A. from Tel-Aviv University and a B.Sc. in Economics and Management from the Technion.