The Team 2018-05-25T21:10:07+00:00

MEET THE TEAM

Janine Kutliroff

Janine Kutliroff
CEO

Janine Kutliroff has a 20+ year track record of starting and building successful businesses. Most recently she was Founder and CEO of Omek Interactive, a company developing gesture recognition software and end user applications for 3D cameras. Omek was acquired by Intel in 2013. Janine began her career at Smith Barney. She then joined IDT, a global telecom provider, to guide their IPO. From its inception, Janine was CEO of Net2Phone, a wholly owned subsidiary of IDT in the Voice over IP space. She then founded IDT Global Israel, and grew it to over 900 employees, servicing customers across the globe.

Janine Kutliroff

Gershom Kutliroff
CTO

Gershom Kutliroff has been leading R&D teams in the field of computer vision for over 15 years. He was the Founder and CTO of Omek Interactive, which developed skeleton tracking middleware that interpreted 3D camera data in order to understand people’s movements. Omek was acquired by Intel (INTC) in 2013, where Gershom worked until late 2016 as a Principal Engineer, responsible for overall algorithms development in the Perceptual Computing SW group. Prior to Omek, Gershom was also the Chief Scientist of IDT Video Technologies and the Group Leader, Core Technologies, at DPSi Animation Studios. He earned his Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Applied Math from Brown University and his B.Sc. in Applied Math from Columbia University, and is an inventor on 25 issued patents.

Janine Kutliroff

Pini Lozowick
Chairman

Pini Lozowick is a serial entrepreneur and investor with over 30 years’ experience in the high tech industry. In his most recent position, he was Chief Investment Officer at OurCrowd. Prior to OurCrowd Pini was Founder and CEO of Verisense, an ASIC design services company, and before that a partner with Alta Berkeley, a London-based venture capital fund. He was the first director of Marketing at Broadcom Corporation. Additional positions included marketing, engineering and management positions with Provigent, Siliquent, Chiaro, and Digital Equipment Corporation. He currently also sits on the boards of a number of start-up companies and nonprofit organizations.

Janine Kutliroff

Jackie Assa
Chief Research Officer

Jackie is a senior software executive with over 25 years of experience. He was the founder of SpiralMiners, a data science company, and has consulted and led ongoing research in international companies, including CitiBank, Amdocs, eBay, Agfa, Celebrite, and Intel. Jackie also founded and managed FFreview, a startup which developed tools for fast video reviewing. Prior to FFreview, Jackie managed R&D and engineering teams at several companies, including SeeRun, Praxell, BackWeb, and Orbotech. Jackie holds a PhD from Tel Aviv University (2010) in Computer Graphics and Computer Vision, where he focused on problems in computer vision and machine learning. He earned his M.Sc. (cum laude) and B.Sc. in Computer Science from Tel Aviv University.

Ilana

Ilana Fletcher
VP Corporate Development

Ilana Fletcher has twenty years of international experience as a business development and sales professional with a focus on hi-tech companies. Previously, Ilana was the managing director of European operations at OurCrowd, as well as the director of EMEA sales for the Israeli office of Spirent Communications PLC (LON:SPT) and of Time to Know Inc. Her experience also includes her role as a senior director at Omek Interactive (acquired by Intel (NASD:INTC) and as one of the first executives to be hired at IDT’s (NYSE:IDT) technology subsidiary in Jerusalem. Ilana moved to Israel from the Netherlands in 1997 after obtaining an M.A. in Psychology with honors from the University of Amsterdam.