GigaSpaces Leadership

Meet Our Executive Team

Our leadership team is composed of experienced thought leaders and innovators with a proven track record of simplying technology solutions to accelerate customers' insight-driven goals.

Adi Paz,CEO
Adi Paz

As GigaSpaces CEO, Adi stands at the forefront of the fastest moving technology industry trend: Advanced analytics and In-Memory Computing. He’s spent the past 8 years driving GigaSpaces’ vision, strategy and scaling its business. Adi brings to this position nearly two decades of experience in business management, international marketing, strategic sales, channel development, and products development. Prior to joining GigaSpaces, Adi served as Vice President of Marketing and Products and Vice President of Business Development at RADVISION, specializing in selling and marketing solutions to the developer and enterprise markets. Adi also held senior Product Management and Business Development positions at Starhome, a Comverse company, focusing on the carrier market.

Vin Costello,SVP Sales & GM - Americas
Vin Costello
SVP Sales & GM - Americas

As an industry veteran with 20 years of experience in sales leadership roles at leading high tech companies, Vin leads GigaSpaces’ enterprise sales efforts to support its continued expansion into the enterprise market. He has a proven track record of leading organizations through change and transformation, increased customer and employee satisfaction and superior results. Prior to joining GigaSpaces, Vin served as a Chief Revenue Officer at Numerex Corporation, a M2M company, empowering enterprise operations and service providers with world-class, managed IoT solutions, where he specialized in sales, sales strategy, revenue and business development. Vin also held executive sales positions at Verizon and Allot Communications where he successfully implemented sales strategies achieving numerous wins/deployments with top Tier-1 service providers and Enterprise customers.

Shai Zmigrod ,SVP Sales - EMEA
Shai Zmigrod
SVP Sales - EMEA

Shai brings more than 20 years of sales leadership experience across different markets and industries, with extensive experience in building and developing global businesses and partnerships covering verticals such as financial services, telecommunication, and enterprise software solutions. Prior to joining GigaSpaces, Shai served in multiple top management positions at Starhome Mach, Amdocs (NASDAQ : Dox), Pontis and others. He successfully built and led global teams to serve multinational organizations in complex environments. At Amdocs, he led the sales and implementations of billing and other operating systems for Tier 1 operators. Shai was also part of the management team at Starhome Mach, facilitating the growth of the company from 15 employees to several hundred globally, and successfully advancing the deployment of business solutions to telecommunication carriers.

Erez Egozi,CFO
Erez Egozi

Erez serves as Chief Financial Officer at GigaSpaces. He is responsible for all aspects of GigaSpaces finance, global operations, and legal activities. Prior to joining GigaSpaces, Erez served as CFO at Pluristem Therapeutics and held senior financial positions at Verint Systems, Intel Corporation, and Deloitte. Erez brings to GigaSpaces 20 years of experience in senior financial management positions in both public and private companies, He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and accounting from Ben-Gurion University, and an M.A. degree in law from Bar-Ilan University, and is a certified public accountant in Israel.

Yoav Einav ,VP Product
Yoav Einav
VP Product

Yoav drives product management, technology vision and go-to-market activities for GigaSpaces. Prior to joining GigaSpaces, Yoav filled various leading product management roles at Iguazio and Qwilt, mapping the product strategy and roadmap while providing technical leadership regarding architecture and implementation. Yoav brings with him more than 12 years of industry knowledge in product management and software engineering experience from high growth software companies. As an entrepreneur at heart, Yoav drives innovation and product excellence and successfully incorporates it with the market trends and business needs. Yoav holds a BSC in Computer Science and Business from Tel Aviv University Magna Cum Laude and an MBA in Finance from the Leon Recanati School in Tel Aviv University.

Karen Krivaa,VP Marketing
Karen Krivaa
VP Marketing

Karen’s value to GigaSpaces comes from a solid high-tech foundation and over 20 years of marketing experience in product and portfolio solutions marketing. With her dynamic energy, executive vision and belief in “team”, Karen executes data driven strategies while strengthening the GigaSpaces brand. She is responsible for driving strategic marketing planning and execution, awareness and customer acquisition efforts across all channels and branding. Prior to joining GigaSpaces, Karen held leadership positions in companies including RADVISION, Alvarion, NICE and Applied Materials.

Barak Bar Orion,Head of R&D
Barak Bar Orion
Head of R&D

Barak has nearly two decades of experience in managing the development of high-scale enterprise software, leading engineering teams, implementing agile development methodologies, and building scalable, reliable infrastructure and easy-to-use applications and APIs. Under his leadership, GigaSpaces successfully brings innovative and future proof solutions to our customers. His specialties include Scala, Java, Javascript, Go, HTML and CSS. Prior to joining GigaSpaces, Barak worked as a programmer and R&D Team Leader at Dalet Digital Media Systems, enabling media organizations to create, manage and distribute content.

Yosi Shahror,VP Commercial
Yosi Shahror
VP Commercial

Yosi oversees the strategic development and implementation of GigaSpaces commercial strategies.  Yosi brings with him nearly 15 years’ experience in finance and consulting and has played a key role in driving the company to successful investment rounds as CFO. Prior to joining GigaSpaces, Yosi served as CFO at Kardan Communications and served on the advisory board of the global leading media services provider MX1.

Idit Plaut,VP Human Resources
Idit Plaut
VP Human Resources

With a strong belief that a challenging work atmosphere combined with exceptional talent derives technological edge, Idit steers GigaSpaces people to conquer the highest peaks. Idit’s core purpose is in the growth and development of the team members by creating a culture that encourages innovation, trust, creativity and the mastering of each individual’s trade. Prior to GigaSpaces, Idit was Director of Human Resources at Alvarion, RADVISION and served as an Organizational Consultant for several high-tech companies. Idit holds an Executive MA from Tel Aviv University in Labor Studies and a BA in Behavioral Science from Ben-Gurion University.