ABOUT CORETIGO

CoreTigo is leading the revolution of wireless mission critical communications as part of Industry 4.0. Through the reinvention of existing network and connectivity concepts, our solutions reduce complexity of industrial automation systems, create a safer manufacturing environment, enable flexible access to more valuable data across the enterprise, and increase operational efficiency. CoreTigo’s technology is based on the IO-Link Wireless standard and creates a more connected industrial world that is not bound by cables in the most reliable and cost-effective manner.

We are focused on further extending the connected enterprise by exposing manufacturers to a greater quantity of data from anywhere in the factory. CoreTigo’s solution addresses the true need for wireless communication of sensors, actuators and devices at the field level in the factory that cannot be addressed today by existing wireless networks. We are providing the first wireless platform that fits the harsh industrial automation demands for low latency, reliability and scalability. Our platform enables industry specific applications that drive operational efficiency, production optimization, higher availability, and greater intelligence to manage the business.

Through our deep involvement in industry standards, our innovative technology, a broad integration ecosystem and a solution-oriented approach, our seasoned and passionate team is at the forefront of unlocking the exponential value that the Industry 4.0 revolution will be bringing to manufacturers worldwide.

LEADERSHIP

ERAN ZIGMAN
CEO & Co-Founder
Eran founded CoreTigo with the vision of untethering Industrial machines from the burden of wires. Eran is a veteran in communication and silicon technology with over 10 years of management and engineering experience at Texas Instruments. In his last role out of Sunnyvale CA, Eran was responsible for over $100 million in revenue of the WiLink product line. In this role, Eran led all corporate aspects of the business including operations, customer services, technology infrastructure, marketing and business, which grew 400% over a period of 4 years.
Eran holds a Bachelor’s (B.Sc) and Master’s (M.Sc) degree in Electrical Engineering from Tel Aviv University, a Bachelor degree (BA) in Economics from the Open University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Bar-Ilan University.
OFER BLONSKEY
VP R&D & Co-Founder
Ofer is an experienced development manager with over 10 years in communication system development with expertise in Radio Frequency (RF), PHY algorithms and embedded software. Prior to founding CoreTigo, Ofer led development teams of RF, PHY algorithm, embedded software and System at Apple Inc., developing amongst other products the renowned Apple Watch. Prior to that, Ofer was part of the R&D division at Texas Instruments involved in a variety of  wireless technologies, such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and NFC. Ofer holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) degree in Electrical Engineering from Ben-Gurion University.
ETTI HANOCHI
CFO
Etti has over 20 years of extensive experience in M&A transactions, accounting and tax consultations. During her work in Nextage, Etti has acted as VP Finance and CFO in multiple high-tech companies, guiding many of them through fundraisings and M&As, including Ravello (acquired by Oracle), Billguard (acquired by Prosper), CloudOn (acquired by Dropbox), Kontera (acquired by Singtel) and more. Prior to joining Nextage, Etti served as a Senior Manager at E&Y for almost 11 years, working with public and private hi-tech companies. Etti is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). She has graduated The College of Management Academic Studies with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Management, earned her M.A of Law from Bar-Ilan University and a master’s degree in Accounting and Finance from Tel-Aviv University.
DANIEL BRAUCH
VP Customer Success & Professional Services

Daniel is a wireless connectivity system professional with over 15 years of repeated success leading sizable, cross-functional teams in the development of product roadmaps, execution to production and support of customers through production phases. Most recently, he led wireless programs at Apple, driving definition of new technologies across different product lines. Daniel brings global experience leading multiple system groups, conceptualizing and managing product trainings & support.

In prior positions he managed system applications, chip design and system architecture teams at companies such as Texas Instruments, Atmel and Microchip. Daniel holds a Bachelor’s Degree (B.Sc) in Electrical Engineering and a Master’s Degree of Business Administration (MBA) from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

GABI DANIELY
Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer
Gabi is an experienced executive with over 20 years in the hi-tech industry and wireless technologies. He brings global experience in enterprise solutions from a variety of companies ranging from large corporates such as Intel and Stanley Black & Decker, in addition to start-up companies at various stages. Most recently, Gabi led the Marketing and Product strategy of AeroScout which pioneered the WI-FI RFID space and were acquired by Stanley Black & Decker. At Stanley, Gabi led the Solutions, Products, Business Development and Marketing of the STANLEY Healthcare division serving over 10,000 global enterprise customers. Gabi holds an Information Systems & Industrial Engineering degree (B.Sc with honors) and an MBA from the Ben-Gurion University.
MORAN SEGAL
HR Director
Moran is a human resources executive with over 10 years of experience at a variety of high-tech companies. Moran gained her experience at large global technological companies such as Microsoft and Arm, in addition to her recent role at Upstream Security, a cybersecurity startup company. Moran has a proven record with robust business growth planning and execution, talent acquisition and recruitment, and creation of collaborative and creative work environments. She is focused on helping companies obtain and maintain the best talents and creating the right atmosphere of motivation, dedication and commitment among employees. Moran holds a Master’s degree in Labor Studies from the Tel-Aviv University.

INVESTORS & BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Ralf-Michael Franke
Mr. Ralf-Michael Franke joined Siemens in 1985 and brings decades of leadership and expertise in the industrial space. In 1998, he took over as Head of Quality Assurance, and in 2000 took charge of coordinating the inter-divisional development of the new SINAMICS drives platform. From 2003 onwards, he managed the top+ company program Innovation in Munich. In 2004, he became CEO of the Siemens Industrial Automation Systems Business Unit. In 2011, he took over leadership of the Drive Technologies division. As of October 2014, Mr. Ralf-Michael Franke served as the CEO of the Factory Automation Business Unit.
Boaz Peer
Boaz Peer is a Director at Qualcomm Ventures and focuses on investments in Israel and Europe, across various domains and serves as a board member/investor in companies such as Prospera, Wiliot, CyberX (acquired by Microsoft), Flolive, Siklu and i3 Equity Partners . Before joining Qualcomm Ventures, Boaz led Qualcomm business development in Israel in various domains such as mobile, automotive and IOT. Boaz also led Qualcomm Israel program management group, and prior to that worked at Rafael as a project manager.
BEN YU
Ben is Managing Partner at Sierra Ventures and has been with the firm since 2000. Ben is an engineer and inventor by background. He is passionate about emerging sectors and breakthrough ideas. His investment philosophy is finding early-stage companies with great technologies that can truly make a difference and helping entrepreneurs turn ideas into market leaders. His current portfolio and selected past companies are focused on AI & ML, IoT, IT & Cloud Computing, Mobile Communications, Semiconductors & Component Technologies, Smart Machines and VR/AR.
Yahal Zilka
Yahal Zilka is the co-founder and Managing Partner of Ofek Ventures and Magma Venture Partners. He serves as Director on the boards of Gloat, Valens Semiconductor, Applitools and ScyllaDB. Yahal was an active investor and Board member at Waze (acquired by Google), Optimal Plus (acquired by NI), Onavo (acquired by Facebook), Magisto (acquired by Vimeo), Replay Technologies (acquired by Intel), DesignArt Networks (acquired by Qualcomm), Hola (acquired by EMK), Indegy (acquired by Tenable) and Phonetic Systems (acquired by Nuance).
Yahal served as CFO of VocalTec Communications which pioneered VOIP, and took the company public on the Nasdaq. He is also a Board member of the Israeli Advanced Technology Industries (IATI) association.

CoreTigo is backed by renowned financial and strategic ventures

CoreTigo is a member of industrial alliances

ADVISORY BOARD

BOB HONOR
Bob Honor brings extensive experience in engineering, marketing and sales for a wide range of products and services in both the process and discrete manufacturing industries. Mr. Honor was the co-founder and CEO of Bedrock Automation, a silicon valley based startup focused on cyber security and automation for manufacturing. Prior to starting Bedrock, Mr. Honor held various executive positions with Rockwell Automation including Vice President of Information Solutions and Vice President for Life Sciences. In addition, Mr. Honor has worked at GE Fanuc and Total Control Products where he held senior management roles for various business units.
ELIE BELBEL
Dr. Elie Bebel brings extensive industry experience of over 40 years in engineering, sales, services and marketing. Dr. Belbel held both R&D and marketing management roles at Telemecanique, in addition to being responsible for 30 different patents. At Schneider Electric Dr. Belbel held senior positions; he was VP of the Motor Starter Business, VP of the Drive & Contactor Business, and SVP of the Machine Solutions business unit. Dr. Belbel also served as a board member at Servotronix Motion Control, and he is the Chairman of the Board of Synapticon Germany.
SHAY BERGER
Shay Berger has over 30 years of experience in Process Automation and Factory Automation. Mr. Berger is the co-founder of C-Vision Group (Process and Factory Automation), Omika-Vision (AI-based vision systems), and Routecs (Material Handling). He served as the technical director of Siemens Controller’s Representation in Israel and currently manages the B&R (a member of ABB group) automation sales activities in Israel. He advises and manages complex automation projects in various industries, and is an expert in system architecture and management for large control systems, process control and motion systems.

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