The Company

eyeSight was founded in 2005 with the vision of revolutionizing the way people interact with digital devices. As part of this vision eyeSight brought natural human interfaces to countless devices, becoming a leading provider of gesture recognition technology.

eyeSight is headquartered in Israel, with global offices located in the U.S., Korea, Hong Kong, and Japan. The company is led by a team of highly experienced Image processing professionals, with extensive expertise in research, implementation, and optimization of real time algorithms for embedded platforms.

eyeSight is a privately held company backed by angel investors, as well as investments by CEVA and Mitsui & Co. Global Investment Ltd.

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The Team

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    Gideon Shmuel

    CEO

    Gideon joined eyesight with over 20 Years of knowledge and experience in the Telecom and Enterprise Software markets, presenting an impressive track record in sales and enterprise development.

    Gideon has been involved in delivering complex solutions in growing technology organizations as well as running and establishing the business activities and operations of several companies across international markets. Most recently Gideon performed the role of VP Sales at cVidya Networks. Prior to that Gideon held a number of executive roles, in a number of countries, including Olista, Top Image Systems, LCR Telecom and Esprit Telecom.

    Gideon holds a B.A. from the College of Management in Israel, and an M.A. in Marketing Management from Middlesex University.

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    Itay Katz

    Founder & CTO

    Itay is founder and CTO at eyeSight where he leads the vision and technology roadmap of the company within the field of machine vision and integrated solutions.

    Prior to founding eyeSight, Itay worked at Motorola Semiconductors (Freescale) where he oversaw a broad range of high level projects, including the implementation and optimization of video encoder and decoder for Motorola DSP. His role further included architecture research and design, as well as advising other departments in the field of systems implementation on Motorola’s DSP.

    Itay holds a B.Sc. in Electronics Engineering from the Technion, specializing in signals and image processing. As part of his military service Itay served as an engineer where part of his role involved in the development of image processing products.

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    Rony Greenberg

    VP Business Development

    With over 25 years of experience in sales and business development management, Rony is responsible for corporate strategy and identifying business development opportunities, including partnerships and customer relations for eyeSight.
    Rony most recently served as the EVP of Sales and Business Development for IXI Mobile. Prior to this Rony was the Director of Strategic Investment for Intel where he had the worldwide responsibility for equity and acquisition deal sources in the wireless segment for Intel Capital. Before working for Intel, Greenberg was the VP of Sales and Marketing for DSP Communications where he was instrumental in the sale of DSPC to Intel.

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    Amir Oz

    VP R&D

    Amir leads eyeSight’s research and development, with over 17 years of leading complex technology operations, delivering products to global enterprises.

    Before joining eyeSight, Amir held a number of key executive positions, recently as VP Engineering for Greenroad. He has also served as VP R&D at TechMer, R&D Director at SanDisk and core R&D leader for TransChip. Amir brings to eyeSight vast experience in leading multidisciplinary organizations of research and development, with knowledge spread across various fields in embedded systems and software, sensor driven device development including audio video and image signal processing.

    Amir holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Ben Gurion University and an Executive MBA from the Recanati Business School at Tel Aviv University in Israel.

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    Thomas Li

    Regional Director - Asia

    Thomas joined eyeSight with 25 years of business development experience in High Tech and System Integration markets. Thomas has been involved in growing technology enterprises and running business activities across APAC territories for the majority of his career.

    Prior to joining eyeSight, Thomas served as Regional Director for cVidya Networks, Alvarion and MER Group respectively with management responsibilities to lead regional teams to serve major customers in the telecom and electronic domains across greater China region.

    Thomas holds a B.Eng from Loughborough University and an MBA from Bradford University Management Center in the U.K.

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    Shelly Mesilati

    VP Finance

    Shelly brings to eyeSight more than 14 years of hands on experience in financial management, including fund raising in Hi-tech companies.

    As eyeSight’s VP finance Shelly is leading the company’s financial decision making, finance processes, analysis, financial operations and fund raising. Prior to joining eyeSight Shelly served as a VP Finance at Oversi Networks Ltd. and as a Controller at Pillar Data Systems.

    Shelly holds a B.A in Accounting and Business Administration from the College of Management.

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    Tal Krzypow

    VP Product Management

    Tal joined eyeSight bringing product management experience he gained during his 5 year tenure with Microsoft. As eyeSight’s VP Product Management Tal is dedicated to developing eyeSight’s roadmap, definition and messaging of eyeSight’s products.

    Before joining eyeSight Tal served as Product Planner and Product Manager for key Microsoft Office applications (including Word & PowerPoint). Tal gained deep knowledge and understanding of global scale in software products.

    Tal holds a L.L.B. from Tel-Aviv University and an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

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    Liora Zundelovitch

    Operations Director

    Liora joined eyeSight with extensive experience in sales operations and business processes gained through her involvement in a variety of international companies. Prior to joining eyeSight Liora served as the COO & Deputy Commercial Director of Optima Group in Moscow, where she oversaw strategic planning, resource allocation, and sales management. Liora further held a number of key positions in Russia including Business Operations at SAP, Regional Project and Operations Department Manager at Amdocs, among other positions in Israel at Intersol Moroz, Orbotech, and ECI Telecom.

    Liora holds a B.A degree from the Open University in Israel, and an M.B.A. from MIRBIS, Russia.

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    Liat Rostock

    Marketing Director

    As eyeSight’s Marketing Director, Liat’s responsibilities cover company branding, public relations, event management, channel marketing and communication strategy.

    Prior to this position Liat gained the valuable insight into the company as eyeSight’s Senior Project Manager as part of which she was responsible for the design, development process, and distribution of applications integrated with eyeSight’s technology.

    Liat holds a B.A from IDC Herzeliya where she majored in marketing.

Board Members

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    Eli Talmor

    Chairman
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    Rami Lipman

    Board Member
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    Eitan Dekel

    Board Member
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    Jim Mitchell

    Board Member
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    Pedro Nunes

    Board Member

Investors

  • CEVA
  • Mac
  • Mitsui