ViryaNet's senior management team is comprised of seasoned professionals who have decades of experience and success in managing and growing organizations.
Memy Ish-Shalom, President and Chief Executive Officer
Memy has served as ViryaNet's Chief Executive Officer since January 2006 and is responsible for all aspects of the company's operations and long-term strategies.
Prior to being named CEO, Memy served in key leadership positions at ViryaNet, including Chief Operating Officer, Vice President of Engineering and General Manager of Israeli Operations. Memy's extensive and successful executive experience spans both small and large companies. He was the Chief Operating Officer at Waltham-based Guardium, Inc., a leader in real-time enterprise database monitoring and protection (acquired by IBM). He also served as Vice President of Customer Care and Billing at Amdocs.
As an accomplished marathoner, Memy brings the same passion for running as he has for running a company. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Yohanan Engelhardt, Chief Financial Officer
Yohanan Engelhardt serves as Chief Financial Officer of ViryaNet. Previously, Yohanan served as ViryaNet's VP of Finance. Prior to joining ViryaNet in 1996, Yohanan had served as Chief Financial Officer of Keter Publishing House and subsequently as Chief Financial Officer of Aryt Industries, which is engaged in development, manufacturing, and marketing of electronic products for the military market.
Yohanan is a Certified Public Accountant in both the United States and Israel and holds a B.A. in Accounting and Economics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Jim Robidoux, Vice President, Customer Care
As Vice President of Customer Care, Jim Robidoux and his organization are committed to customer retention, growth, and achieving ongoing benefits from the implementation of the ViryaNet solutions. Jim has overall responsibility for three critical areas of the company including Global Services, Account Management, and Customer Support. The Global Services organization, whose goal is the successful deployment of all ViryaNet products and solutions, has a proven implementation methodology covering all project phases. The dedicated Account Management organization is committed to the needs of ViryaNet's customers taking a proactive account management practice approach. Customer Support is a worldwide, multi-tiered support services structure that is dedicated to providing excellent service and critical SLA achievement for all of our customers. Jim brings his 30+ years of experience in the enterprise-level product and services industry to ensure continual process improvement and best practices within the Customer Care group. Ultimately, this translates to an excellent experience for all of our customers. Jim joined ViryaNet in 1996 and for 16 years has led a combination of Global Services and Customer Care which is now combined, establishing a single vision and customer experience.
Prior to joining ViryaNet, Jim was Vice President of Operations for the SmartTime division of ASA International where he managed their professional services and product engineering organizations. Jim has over 30 years of experience in the implementation of large- and medium-scale applications.
Jim holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management from Worcester State College and an MBA from Clark University.
Glenn Martin, Vice President, Sales
Glenn is responsible for leading ViryaNet's global sales efforts. In this position, he develops and executes the company's global sales strategies, having responsibility for ViryaNet's top-line revenue growth.
Previously, Glenn served as Director, Marketing and Strategic Accounts for Pointserve where he conducted direct sales and business development, and managed strategic accounts within the mobile workforce management industry. Prior to Pointserve, Glenn was the Sales Director, Scheduling Product Business Group at Oracle. Glenn understands the field service marketplace intimately, and is a frequent speaker at industry events.
Glenn earned his bachelor's degree from Colby College, and his MBA from Babson College - Franklin W. Olin Graduate School of Business.
Clint Fuller, Vice President, Business Development
Clint is responsible for leading business development efforts for ViryaNet's products and services. Clint joined ViryaNet in 2002 as part of the iMedeon acquisition, where he served as Vice President, Product Management. Prior to ViryaNet, Clint held a number of senior management positions including President and CEO of Interlink Networks, COO of SafLink Corporation, and General Manager, Unisys Worldwide Financial Line of Business.
Clint has a degree in Computer Science from Lackawanna College.
Aviram Hinenzon, Vice President, Marketing
Aviram has been with ViryaNet since 2006. As Vice President of Marketing, he oversees both the development of leading product capabilities and extensive outward-bound marketing programs. Previously, Aviram was Vice President of Product Management where, working closely with partners and customers, Aviram drove the vision for ViryaNet's next generation platform, ViryaNet G4, Prior to ViryaNet, Aviram served as the VP, Products of Wadago, Ltd., an Israeli-based privately held company. Aviram's extensive technical experience also includes positions of senior product management and system engineering positions at ECI Telecom (ECIL), TTI Telecom (TTIL) and the Israeli Ministry of Defense.
Aviram holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.
Debra M. Brucato, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives
Debra Brucato serves as Vice President, Strategic Initiatives. Debra is responsible for driving the implementation of ViryaNet's strategic initiatives across the company to support our continued growth and profitability. In this role, Debra draws from a rich experience in management strategy and execution to collaborate with ViryaNet's Sales, Marketing, Product and Finance organizations to define and manage the implementation of the company's strategic initiatives.
Debra joined ViryaNet in 2007 as Vice President, Global Services, providing leadership and having overall accountability for the creation and delivery of professional service solutions to ViryaNet's customers worldwide.
Debra possesses over 20 years of leadership experience in the software industry, managing software development, implementation projects, and business strategy execution. Prior to ViryaNet, she managed the software development and professional services activities for W.A. Wilde Company, a leading solutions provider for the marketing industry.
Debra has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Northeastern University.
Nir Diskin, Vice President, Engineering
Nir Diskin is responsible for leading ViryaNet's growing worldwide team of developers with diverse skill sets in business and engineering disciplines. Mr. Diskin has held a number of management positions within the ViryaNet R&D organization since joining ViryaNet in 1996. Nir was appointed to Vice President of Product Management in 2000. Prior to his promotion, Nir headed the e-product team in R&D. He was named Vice President, Engineering in September 2005.
Nir brings with him a well-rounded management background, including serving as a Major in Israeli Air Force where, in leadership positions, he dealt with avionics software development. He holds a BSc in Computer Science from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel.
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