Gilad Rozen - Founder, President & CEO

Gilad Rozen

Founder, President & CEO

Gilad Rozen has almost 30 years of experience in strategic, business, technology, operational and fiscal leadership in the Wi-Fi, silicon and telecom industries. Mr. Rozen has a vast business background in multi-cultural and international environments and his broad knowledge of the Wi-Fi and silicon ecosystems, competitive landscape, evolving standards and market trends has enabled him to position Celeno as a leading provider of smart, managed Wi-Fi solutions. Prior to founding Celeno, Mr. Rozen served as SVP of Products and Technology at Actelis Networks. Prior to that he held senior engineering and management positions at NICE Systems and at an elite R&D unit of the Israeli Defense Forces. Mr. Rozen holds a BSc degree in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, Israel's Institute of Technology and an MBA degree from the Tel-Aviv University.

Ronny Barak

Ronny Barak

CFO

Ronny Barak has over 25 years of experience in finance and management of hi-tech companies, developing financial and operational strategies and metrics, and development and monitoring of control systems to preserve company assets. Prior to joining Celeno, Mr. Barak served as CFO at Outsmart, CFO and VP Economics at ACB real-estate and held senior finance and management positions at Starhome and Partner Communications. Prior to that, he served as Head of Finance with the General Chief of Staff of the Israel Defense Forces, Division of the Financial Adviser. Mr. Barak holds a BSc in Economics and Applied Mathematics from Stony Brook University, NY and a Master’s degree in Business Economics from the Tel-Aviv University.

Ronen Peleg

Ronen Peleg

VP Sales and Business Development

Ronen Peleg has over 20 years of experience in sales management and business development, establishing sales channels and strategic business relationships in the EMEA and APAC telecommunications, silicon and Wi-Fi markets. Prior to joining Celeno, Mr. Peleg served as VP Sales at Actelis Networks. Prior to that he held senior sales positions at SeaBridge Networks (a Siemens Company) and ECI Telecom. Mr. Peleg holds a BSc degree in Computer Science from Buckingham University in England and a Master’s degree in Management Science from Boston University Brussels, Belgium.

Lior Weiss

Lior Weiss

VP Business Development, NA

Lior Weiss has over 25 years of experience in marketing, sales, business development, and go-to-market strategy in the telecommunications, silicon and Wi-Fi industries. Prior to joining Celeno, Mr. Weiss served as VP Marketing, Media Gateways for AudioCodes. Prior to that he held senior Business Development, Product Marketing and Product Management leadership positions at AudioCodes and Seabridge (a Siemens company). Mr. Weiss holds a BSc degree in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from the Tel Aviv University.

Amir Freizeit

Amir Freizeit

VP IC Engineering

Amir Freizeit has over 30 years of experience covering the entire life cycle of digital, mixed-signal and RF semiconductor products, including VLSI architecture and design, testing and production, as well as program management. Prior to joining Celeno, Mr. Freizeit served as VP Logic Design in the IC division of DSP Group, responsible for development of application processors for Voice-over-IP and cordless phones. Prior to that he served as VP R&D at CellGuide, Senior Director of Engineering at Zoran and VP R&D at Emblaze Semiconductor. Mr. Freizeit has a BSc and Master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, Israel’s Institute of Technology, and an MBA degree from the Open University of Israel.

Boris Gimelbrand

Boris Gimelbrand

VP SW Engineering

Boris Gimelbrand has nearly 20 years of experience in networking, wireless & telecommunications software development and R&D management. Since joining Celeno, Mr. Gimelbrand held senior R&D and project management positions, leading the development of core Celeno technologies from concept to customer adoption. Prior to joining Celeno, Mr. Gimelbrand held senior technical, managerial & customer support positions at Yoggie Security Systems, Voltare (acquired by Mellanox), and Vocaltec. Mr. Gimelbrand holds a BA in Computer Science from the Academic College of Tel-Aviv-Yaffo.

Gil Rosenzweig

Gil Rosenzweig

VP System and Architecture

Gil Rosenzweig’s experience covers network communication protocols and technologies, hardware, real-time embedded software, firmware and silicon architecture. Prior to joining Celeno, Mr. Rosenzweig held senior leadership positions at RAD Data Communications. Prior to that he served in the elite high-tech Intelligence unit of the Israeli Defense Forces, unit 8200. Mr. Rosenzweig holds a BA degree in Computer and Life Science from the Tel Aviv University

Meir Shiri

Meir Shiri

VP Program Management and Delivery

Meir Shiri has nearly 20 years of experience in communication systems and protocols, RT embedded SW development, and advanced Wi-Fi technologies and management of multidisciplinary engineering programs. Since joining Celeno in 2007, Mr. Shiri has held senior leadership positions in engineering, SW development, system architecture, system RF, and system verification, culminating to his current accountability to Celeno’s entire customer projects delivery chain and program management. Prior to that he served in the elite high-tech Intelligence unit of the Israeli Defense Forces, unit 8200. Mr. Shiri holds a BSc degree in Communication Engineering from Ben Gurion University.

Michal Golan

Michal Golan

Director of Operations

Michal Golan has more than 20 years of experience in operations, planning and control and expertise in establishing and managing all the required systems and supply chains. Prior to joining Celeno, Ms. Golan held the position of Supply Chain Director at Power Piper Ltd. Prior to that, she held several positions at Alvarion (Previously Breezecom) culminating in the position of Director of Planning and Control. Ms. Golan holds a BA degree in Social Work from the Tel Aviv University and an MBA degree from Derby University.