Zvi Slonimsky – Chairman
Zvi is the Chairman of Extricom (an Israeli Telecom company) and Surf (an Israeli Telecom company), and a board member of Novaremed(Israel) and Sequans (France).Former chairman of Teledata (an Israeli Telecom company), till it was acquired in 2010.
Zvi served as CEO of Alvarion (NASDAQ) until October 2005, following its foundation through the merger between BreezeCOM and Floware in August 2001.He joined Breezecom in May 1999.
Prior to this period, Mr. Slonimsky served as President and CEO of MTS Ltd. and General Manager of DSP Group, Israel.
Zvi has a B.Sc.E.E. and M.Sc.E.E. degrees from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. degree from Tel-Aviv University.
Matan Naftali – Director and CEO
Matan is serving as Maradin CEO from the end of 2007.
Matan works for several years in the MEMS business, including a vast experience from the working floor of MEMS manufacturing business. at SCD, Israel.
His experience in modeling & design of MEMS along with MEMS fabrication methods covers years of research, development and manufacturing engineering work at the cutting edge of this technology. Matan holds a few patents & publications in the MEMS area.
Matan received his B.Sc. & M.Sc. in mechanical engineering and a MBA, from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
David Nuttman – Director
VP R&D Physical Logic LTD. Focusing on intelligent medical sensors (2005)
Expertise developing sensors for medical devices, based upon innovative ASIC, MEMS . Leading international R&D teams.
Previously TeraSync R&D HW and SW team leader
Education: B.Sc. Degree in Electronic Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Rafi Retter – Director
Serving as Zoran’s Vice President and Senior Fellow, Rafi has over 30 years of experience in all aspects of VLSI design. His expertise covers Microprocessor and DSP architecture and design, as well as digital video processing, including demodulation, forward error correction, MPEG and JPEG. Until Oren Semiconductor’s acquisition by Zoran, Rafi served as Senior Vice President, Engineering and CTO at Oren, and was one of their founders. Prior to co-founding Oren, Rafi served as VP Engineering and VP R&D at Zoran Corporation, as well as General Manager of Zoran’s Israeli design center. Rafi received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. He is the holder of seventeen patents.
Katja Beyer – Director
Katja Beyer started her international career in 1993 at Coopers & Lybrand in New York. From 1995 until 1997 she was Chief of Staff of Deutsche Telekom’ s Group CFO and primarily involved with Deutsche Telekom’s IPO in November 1996. In 1997 she became CFO of DT’s wholly owned IT subsidiary DeTeCSM GmbH. In 2001 Ms Beyer became CFO of Quam GmbH, the UMTS joined venture of Telefonica and Sonera. From 2003 until 2006 she was CFO Germany, Austria, Switzerland of LogicaCMG GmbH and Co. KG.
Thereafter she started her own consulting business focusing on (re-) structuring finance departments of multinationals. Her clients included Toll Collect GmbH as well as organizations from the UK and Australia. Her consulting activities subsequently led to the foundation of bey-ond Management Consulting GmbH.
Ms. Beyer holds a BS of Science in Economics from the Wharton School of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and a Masters in Business Administration from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University.