Dan Barnea is the former Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development of BMC Software (NYSE). In this position, Barnea was responsible for driving inclusive processes to identify, propose and execute strategic initiatives for growth through organic development, acquisition and alliances. Before that Barnea has served BMC as Senior VP for R&D.
Barnea has held several senior management positions in technology companies including CEO of Laser Industries, general manager for Indigo, and vice president of research and development for Elscint.
He holds Bachelor of Science – Electrical Engineering and Master of Science – Computer Science degrees from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.
Prof. Yair Tauman is a leading professor of economics at State University of New York, Stony Brook, a director of the Center for Game Theory in Economics at Stony Brook and a professor of the Arison School in the IDC.
He studied at Hebrew University of Jerusalem where he obtained his Ph.D. and M.Sc. in mathematics, both under the supervision of Nobel Prize winner Robert Aumann, and his B.Sc. in mathematics and statistics is also from the Hebrew university. His areas of research are game theory and its applications to industrial organization, imperfect competition and auctions. He has published about 55 papers in these areas.
Professor Tauman served as the Dean of the Arison School of Business, IDC, from January 2010-August 2011. He has been the academic director of the Zell program, IDC, since 2009. Professor Tauman was a professor at Kellogg School of Management (North Western University,1980- 1987), Economics Department at Ohio State University (1987-1990) and Tel-Aviv University for 25 years (1983-2008).
Prof. Tauman is on the board of directors in eight companies, including three public companies (Bank Hapoalim – Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange, Radware-Nasdaq, and ADVFN-Aims, London).
Mr Nitsan Kessel is a serial entrepreneur Holding vast experience in boosting company’s performance. As an active board member Nitsan has assisted prominent companies in achieving their growth potential and fine their vision & strategy and successfully turn around their performance. In November 2014 Nitsan joined My Single Point as active director.
Until 2008 Nitsan was the owner and CEO of two medical device companies, Mennen Medical and MTRE. Both companies have global presence in more than 50 countries with main focus on US market. Nitsan made successful exits from both companies.
Previously for a period of 10 years Nitsan managed major companies in the field of retail as CEO.
Avner Sonnino is serial investor with acumen experience in driving innovating companies towards major business growth.
Avner holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and is Accounting Graduate at the College of Business Administration in Israel. As a serial investor, Mr. Sonnino was involved in leading promising start-ups towards growth and helping the companies achieve positioning in new market categories.
Fabrizio D’Eredità is a Partner of the Consumer Product practice of Bain & Company. He has been serving Bain clients across several countries in Europe, Asia and Australia.
Over his tenure at Bain & Company, Fabrizio has worked in a variety of industries including Consumer Products, Media, Publishing, Technology, Transportation. Since 2002 he has joined the consumer goods practice where he acquired an extensive and unique know how and became a key reference for his office, Bain and his customers. He has contributed to the development of the practice and of key strategic global and local Bain accounts.
His main areas of experience are in corporate and business unit strategy, channel and customer strategy, route to market, category management, shopper marketing, sales force effectiveness, cost reduction, trade terms management and organizational redesign.
Prior to joining Bain, Fabrizio started his career in Accenture, where he led several IT implementation in the Supply Chain area across Europe.
Fabrizio holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and he graduated in Industrial Engineering from the Polytechnic of Milan.
Avinoam is an entrepreneur and thought leader in bringing unique products to the market in a disruptive way. Experienced in managing and building high performance companies in the private and public sectors. Avinoam was a co-founder at SmarTeam, sold to Dassault Systems (Nasdaq:DSY), a leader in PLM and served for 6 years as apart of DSY global management. Avinoam is also the founder of Clarizen a leader in cloud project management and served as Clarizen CEO for more than 10 years. Avinoam raised for Clarizen $90M where the last round of $35M was raised from Goldman Sachs.
Avinoam has expertise in building winning company culture that drives teams to perform at their best and enjoy the journey.