Patrick has served as a director since 1999. He has served as Managing Director of Wendel, a French-listed investment company, since 2007. Prior to that, he was Chief Executive Officer of Prezioso, Chief Executive Officer of Monne-Decroix, and Chief Executive Officer of Technal Group. Previously, Patrick was a director of Hays DX France and Chairman of Groupe DAFSA.
Ofer has served as a director since his appointment as Chief Executive Officer in 2009. Prior to that, he served as DSP Group”s Senior Vice President and SEA President, Vice President of Business Development, and Director of Investor Relations and Business Development. Before joining DSP Group in 2006, Ofer was a research analyst at CIBC World Markets in New York. Previously, he held managerial positions at Radvision, Tundo Communications and Kost Forer Gabbay & Kasierer, a member of Ernst & Young Global.
Tom Lacey was appointed director in 2012. Tom is currently the CEO of Tessera Technologies, a leading developer of innovative semiconductor, interconnect and imaging technologies. Previously, Tom served as the president, CEO and a director of Phoenix Technologies Ltd., and as the corporate vice president and general manager of the SunFab™ Thin Film Solar Products group of Applied Materials, Inc. He has held multiple executive-level positions with companies including Flextronics International’s Components Division, now Vista Point Technologies; International Display Works; and Intel Corp. He holds a B.A. in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA from the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University.
Reuven has served as a director since 2010. He has served as Chairman of Topscan, a company he founded, since 2000, and Chief Executive Officer since 2008. Reuven has been Chairman of Flexicath since 2009. Previously, he served as a director and Chief Executive Officer at Karmelsonix, and a director and Chief Executive Officer of Vectory. Reuven holds an MSc and BSc in Electrical Engineering Communications and Control Systems from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, and a PhD and MSc in Industrial Engineering and Management from Stanford University. DSP Group believes Reuven”s more than 25 years of executive and operational experience and deep understanding of US and Israeli technologies make him qualified to serve as a director.
Norman was appointed as a director in 2013. He currently serves as Managing Partner of New Castle Capital Group, where he focuses on building capital, client and exit relationships in the technology and new media segment. Previously, he was Vice President of the Communications, Media and Entertainment Vertical Business Unit of CA. Before that, Norman served as Vice President of Business Development of the Aprisma Management Technologies Business Unit of Concord Communications, Vice President of Business and Corporate Development at Aprisma Management Technologies, and Director of Software Solutions and Business Development of HoustonStreet Exchange. Norman also served in several technology consulting and business development roles in the US and Europe for MicroStrategy, as an Advisory Board Member of vKernel, and as a member of the Board of Directors of NitroSecurity. Norman holds a Masters degree in Engineering and a Masters Degree in Management, both from Dartmouth College and a BS from the University of Michigan.
Gabi was appointed as a director in 2013. He is Chief Executive Officer of Kornit Digital Ltd., (NASDAQ: KRNT), a developer and manufacturer of industrial and commercial printing solutions for the garment, apparel and textile industries, a position he has held since 2014. From 2006 to 2013, he served as the President and CEO of Nova. The Israeli Management Institute voted him CEO of the Year in 2010 for the Israeli Hi-Tech industry. From 1998 to 2006, he served in various managerial capacities at Nova Measuring Instruments (NASDAQ, TASE: NVMI), a provider of metrology solutions for the semiconductor manufacturing industry. These included: Executive Vice President, Global Business Management Group, as well as President and Vice President, Strategic Business Development of the company’s US subsidiary. Before joining Nova, Gabi was Sales Manager for key financial accounts at Digital Equipment Corporation. Gabi holds an LLB from the University of Reading in England.
Yair has served as a director since 2002. Since 2009, he has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors, Bank Hapoalim, Israeli’s leading bank. From 2009 to 2011, Yair was President of the Israeli Bank Association. He founded and managed Morgan Stanley Israel for 16 years, and founded and chaired the Mustang Mezzanine Fund. He served as the Chairman of the Investment Committee of Mivtachim, Israeli’s largest pension fund, as well as participating as a member of investment committees of private equity funds. Yair has also served as a director of Israel Corp and Frutarom Industries. In higher education spheres, Yair has filled key roles: he was a member of the Board of Governors of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Chairman of the Eli Hurvitz Strategic Management Forum at Tel Aviv University. Yair holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science from the Hebrew University.
Norm was appointed as a director in 2013. He currently is a member of the Board of Directors of Integrated Device Technology and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Second Harvest Food Bank, a non-profit organization. Previously, Norman served in a number of managerial positions at Cypress Semiconductor Corporation, including Executive Vice President of Consumer and Computation Division. He also served as a member of the Board of Directors of Cypress Envirosystems. Norman completed the Program for Management Development at Harvard Business School, and has a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan.
Kenneth was appointed as a director in 2012. Currently serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of Ethos Management, a private investment and consulting firm, Kenneth also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of MRV Communications, a global supplier of optical communications systems and services. In addition, Kenneth is a member of the Board of Directors of iPass, a leading global supplier of mobility services for enterprises and carriers, and MIPS Technologies, a provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores. Previously, Kenneth served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of American Bank Note Holographics, a publicly traded product and document security company. Kenneth also served as a member of the Board of Directors of Phoenix Technologies.