Management Team

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 and served as a research scientist in an elite research unit of the Intelligence Corps for the IDF.

Oded Kedem

Co-Founder and CTO

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.

Paul Zeiter


Paul Zeiter is the President at Zerto. He is a 25 year veteran of IT storage and software sales with extensive channel experience. Prior to joining Zerto, Paul was Vice President of Sales at EMC’s Infrastructure Software Group, where he led worldwide sales for RecoverPoint and storage virtualization software solutions for EMC and successfully drove his team to deliver 20x revenue growth in six years. He has a proven track record of building and leading high performing sales organizations that deliver consistent revenue growth. Paul came to EMC through the 2006 acquisition of Kashya, where he was VP of Worldwide Sales. Prior to Kashya, Paul was at Quantum where he held storage sales roles of increasing responsibility including leading Quantum’s channel sales in the Americas. Zeiter began his career in various sales and marketing roles in the industrial distribution channel giving him strong understanding of channel sales. He graduated from UC Santa Barbara with a BA in Business Economics.

Gil Levonai


Gil Levonai is Chief Marketing Officer for Zerto. He spearheads marketing, supporting the corporate vision by leading the go-to-market strategy. With more than 20 years of experience in various technology management disciplines including marketing, product management, sales, business development and R&D, Gil most recently served as principal at Gil Levonai Strategic Marketing, a consulting firm specializing in high-tech marketing. He previously served as vice president of marketing and strategy at NextNine, a company providing service automation solutions to global enterprises.

Roy Golding


Roy Golding brings to his role as CFO at Zerto more than 15 years of experience in senior financial management positions. Including M&A and Strategic Planning. Prior to joining Zerto, Roy served for 5 years as CFO of Telmap where Roy was responsible for the finance, legal and commercial activities for the Telmap worldwide group of companies. in November 2011 Roy helped lead Telmap through its acquisition process resulting in Intel Corp (Nasdaq: INTC) acquiring Telmap. From this date Telmap was a fully owned subsidiary, part of SSG (Software and Service Group), In March 2013 Roy was promoted to Co-president and led In April 2014 the sale of Telmap ,an Intel Company, to Telecommunication System Inc. (TCS). (Nasdaq: TSYS). Prior to Telmap , Roy was a Senior Manager at UHY advisors NY INC where he managed a portfolio of SEC registrant, hi- tech and multi-geographical companies.

Roy is a CPA and holds an LLM, Masters in Law, from Bar Ilan University and a B.A. In Business Administration from The College of Management Academic Studies.

Liat Nachmani

VP Human Resources

Liat Nachmani joined Zerto as VP HR in 2013, after serving as Apple Israel’s Human Resources Manager. Prior to Apple, Liat spent four years as Anobit’s HR Director, helping the company’s management team to build and retain human capital, up until the company’s acquisition by Apple. Prior to Anobit, Liat held various positions specializing in talent acquisition in the Israeli high tech industry. She held a Recruiting Manager role in Metalink (NASDAQ: MTLK), a Senior Project Manager role at Executive Search and leading HR roles in various start-up companies. Liat holds MA in Social Psychology from Bar Ilan University and BA in Behavioral Sciences from Ben Gurion University.

Robert Strechay

VP of Product

Rob Strechay is the Vice President of Product for Zerto. Working with customers, partners, engineering and the rest of the Zerto executive team to ensure an innovative roadmap and delivery of quality software. Prior to joining Zerto, Rob was the Worldwide Director of Product Management and Marketing for Software-defined Storage, Hyper-converged and Manageability at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. In addition to HPE, Rob held executive and management roles at NetApp, Akorri (acq. By NetApp), and a global 200 financial services company, where Rob was Director for disaster recovery and storage services.

Peter Godden


Peter is responsible for driving a growth plan across the EMEA region to contribute to the success of the company. With over 17 years experience within the storage Industry, Peter is an accomplished executive including senior roles at Isilon, HP, Lefthand Networks, Veritas and Backbone Software. Combined with extensive sales expertise, his background as a qualified electrical engineer has helped customers craft solutions to some of the toughest data center challenges.

Gene Perry

VP of Services & Support

As Zerto’s vice president of services and support, Gene leads pre-sales engineering, professional services, and customer support.

Gene’s 20-year-plus career in IT storage and software sales began with Corporate Software/Stream International and Textron Financial Corporation. At EMC, in operations pre-sales engineering roles, he worked extensively with channel partners and with customers in various industries, from small- to medium-sized businesses to Fortune 100 companies, to build and lead individual sales campaigns resulting in consistent growth and high customer satisfaction. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Bryant University.

Shlomi Oren

VP of Engineering

Shlomi brings to Zerto over 20 years of software development leadership positions, from different-sized organizations. Among others, Shlomi was the Director of R&D for Kodak’s Workflow division, specializing in Enterprise software for the Graphic Arts industry, as well as VP of R&D in Brightinfo, a Startup in the Online Marketing space. Shlomi has in Math & Computer Science from the Bar-Ilan university.

Coley M. Burke

Vice President, Americas Sales

Coley Burke leads Zerto’s Americas sales efforts, focusing on growing existing and new customer account penetration within the region. Prior to joining Zerto, he spent more than ten years in key sales and business development roles at Dell EMC. Coley is a twenty-six-year sales veteran in the IT industry; having worked previously for EMC, Kashya, IBM, Quantum and Arrow Electronics with a background in storage and BCDR products and solutions.

Coley holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Siena College.

Andrew Martin

Director APAC & Japan

Andrew Martin joined Zerto in January 2015 and is responsible for spearheading the growth of Zerto’s business in Asia. Prior to Zerto, Andrew was Vice President of Tandberg Data Asia Pacific, Japan and the Middle East, where he was responsible for developing the channel and OEM business in the region and managing all aspects of operations, administration, sales and marketing. Martin also served as Vice President Asia at BakBone Software for sales and marketing. Prior to this role he was co-founder and Managing Director of Otium Software where he was responsible for all aspects of the business including the eventual acquisition by BakBone.

Andrew has over 18 years of experience in the technology industry, gained through sales-focused roles at some of the industry’s leading storage vendors, including Cheyenne Software (now CA), DEC, BMC Software and Veritas. Martin sits on the Board of Asia Online Publishing Group Sdn Bhd publisher of a leading South Asian IT News Portal and he holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Sociology with Computing from Loughborough University of Technology.

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