CEO & Founder
Experienced entrepreneur and visionary.
Envisioned & led the successful XDM optical product line at ECI ($3 billion install base since Y2000).
Founder and CEO of Kerenix (Terabit Optical Routers). Founded Oversi (video delivery systems, acquired by Allot Communications (NASDAQ: ALLT), and WiNetworks (WIMAX mesh systems) acquired by RuggedCom Inc. (TSX: RCM).
CTO, VP R&D, and founder
Over 20 years of experience in leading successful high speed electro-optical projects.
Previously director of optical networking at ECI, founder and VP R&D at Multilink Israel (IPO), Founder and VP R&D at Terasea, VP R&D of Kailight (acquired by Optium), VP R&D at Optium (acquired by Finisar inc.), CTO at Finisar Israel (Nasdaq:FNSR)
Director and board member , Paradiso ventures
Shmueal is a director and board member on Effdon's board, representing Paradiso Ventures
Shmuel is a 20-year veteran of the Israeli technology industry. His experience ranges from R&D roles to Sales, marketing and product responsibility and later as an investor and board member at various companies.
Having started in the Elite R&D unit in the IDF intelligence corps, his whole career has been focused on the transition from early stage to profitability.
Shmuel served as AudioCodes' (NASDAQ: AUDC) VP Product and Business development during the years surrounding its IPO.