Dani Golan oversees strategy, go-to-market and overall company operations. Previously, Dani served as President and General Manager of Performix Technologies, acquired by NICE Systems in 2006. Prior to Performix, Dani was an executive responsible for leading new ventures at EMC. Dani holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering (Summa Cum Laude) from the Technion Institute of Technology, and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Prior to his professional career, Dani served as a fighter pilot and an officer in the Israeli Air Force.
Haim Sadger is a Partner with Sequoia Capital Israel where he focuses on mobile, semiconductor, systems and software investments. Before joining Sequoia Capital in 1999, Haim held senior engineering and management positions at Intel corporation. Haim holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.
Aaron Mankovski's tenure in venture capital started in 1996. He co-founded Eucalyptus Ventures in 1997, and has served as Managing Director since that time. He joined the Pitango team as a Managing General Partner with the merger of the Eucalyptus and Pitango management groups in April 2000. Aaron has 16 years of experience in Executive Management (CEO, Sales and Marketing) in the high-technology companies in Israel and abroad. Prior to founding Eucalyptus, he served as Corporate Vice President of Orbotech Ltd (NASDAQ: ORBK), responsible for worldwide operations, sales and customer support (US, Europe and Asia Pacific) Prior to assuming that position, Aaron served as President and CEO of Orbotech Inc. He previously was a sales executive at IBM. Aaron served on the Board of Directors of Chromatis Networks (sold to Lucent for $4.75 billion). He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Optimal-Test, Precede Technologies, Kilopass Technology Inc, Compass-EOS, Kaminario and Jinko Solar in China. Aaron holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science and Statistics from Tel Aviv University. Prior to his business career Aaron served as a pilot in the Israeli Air Force. Aaron serves as the Chairman of the Hi-Tech Industry Association since June of 2009 (formerly the Israeli Venture Association - IVA ).
Gil Mandelzis co-founded Traiana in April 2000 and continues as Chief Executive Officer following the acquisition of the company by ICAP in October 2007. In 2009, Gil was appointed to ICAP’s Global Executive Management Group. Gil's role at Traiana is to consolidate the company's position as the market standard for post-trade processing for foreign exchange transactions, while expanding its offering in other OTC markets. Prior to Traiana, he worked in the M&A Group at Deutsche Bank Alex Brown (formerly BT Wolfensohn) in New York, where he advised companies in the financial and technology sectors. Gil holds an MBA from INSEAD.
Dave has been with Globespan since the firm's inception and is focused on investments in enterprise software and Internet / Infrastructure companies. In addition to over 10 years as a venture capitalist, Dave spent more than a decade in senior operating roles in entrepreneurial companies including, Family Education Network, where he was senior vice president and general manager of FEN's distributed content management software business, and Trans National Group, where he was part of the founding team of businesses in Canada, France, Germany, the UK and the US. He began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers.