Board of Directors
David Reichman, Chairman
David Reichman serves as active chairman for Zerto. He has 17 years of experience as an executive in the software industry. He has held leading positions in a number of companies including chief operating officer and executive vice president at Finjan Software (acquired in 2009), chief executive officer and chairman at TripWiser.com, and vice president and general manager at Mercury Interactive (acquired in 2006). David also serves as active chairman for PerfectoMobile.
Jacques joined USVP in 2005 and focuses on fostering USVP position as an active investor in the Israeli market. He is working with several USVP companies such as BPT, Factery, Kilopass, Qnovo, and Trusteer. Previously, he has advised several companies including ClearShape (acq. CDN), Dune Networks (acq. BRCM) and served as executive chairman of Certess (acq Springsoft) and Synfora (acq. SNPS). Jacques was CEO of Monterey Design (acq. SNPS) and previously served as Europe General Manager of Epic Design Technology (NASDAQ:EPIC). Earlier in his career, Jacques held a number of research and management positions at IMEC in Leuven, Belgium, at IBM’s Scientific Center in Haifa, Israel and STMicroelectronics in Grenoble, France. Fluent in English, French and Hebrew, Jacques holds a B.Sc. in computer engineering from Technion Israel Institute of Technology, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in computer engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and has published over 30 technical papers.
With Greylock Partners since 2005, Erez Ofer has been the visionary behind some of the most strategic moves of EMC Corporation. Erez formerly served as executive vice president in charge of technology strategy for EMC. Previously, he served as EMC’s executive vice president of open software. During his 11-year tenure at EMC, Erez also held various R&D roles, he oversaw development efforts with strategic partners and established EMC’s first R&D presence in California and India. A holder of more than 30 storage-related patents, Erez also served in various development and project management roles at Silver Arrow in Israel and the United States, as well as with the Israeli Air Force.
Scott Tobin is a General Partner at Battery Ventures where he focuses on software and business services investments. Prior to joining Battery in 1997, Scott spent time in corporate finance and before that had been a software entrepreneur.
Ziv Kedem, Co-Founder and CEO
Ziv Kedem is founder and Chief Executive Officer for Zerto. He leads the company’s corporate direction and vision. Previously, he co-founded Kashya Inc., now EMC RecoverPoint, where he served as Chief Technology Officer and developed the industry’s most widely used storage replication solution for disaster recovery. Prior to founding Kashya, Ziv co-founded a successful outsourcing business, which provides expertise in algorithmic optimization, security techniques and sophisticated communication technologies for leading international technology companies. Additionally, Ziv served as a research scientist in an elite research unit of the Intelligence Corps for the IDF, where he developed and applied solutions to problems in the fields of mathematics, algorithms and signal processing.
Oded Kedem, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Oded Kedem is co-founder and chief technology officer for Zerto. His responsibilities include managing the company’s technology roadmap as well as delivering Zerto’s innovative, hypervisor-based business continuity and disaster recovery solutions. A seasoned storage industry veteran, Oded previously served as director of software development for EMC, where he managed the entire RecoverPoint (formerly Kashya) research and development organization. Prior to leadership roles at Kashya and EMC, Oded worked on algorithmic research at Expand Networks, specializing in networking and WAN optimization.