Haim Shani has been a director since November 2016. Mr. Shani is a Co-Founder and general partner of Israel Growth Partners, or IGP, a private equity investment firm providing growth capital and strategic guidance to Israeli-related technology companies. In 2012, Mr. Shani retired from the Israeli Ministry of Finance, where he served as Director General (2009-2011) and the Head of the Competitiveness Committee. Prior to that, he served as CEO of NICE Systems (NASDAQ:NICE) for a period of close to 9 years. Mr. Shani came to NICE from Applied Materials (Israel), where he served as VP of its Israeli business (Ex Opal/Orbot) for a period of three years. From 1992 to 1998, Mr. Shani held various management positions at Orbotech Ltd. as Corporate Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, President of Orbotech’s Asia Pacific subsidiary and President of Orbotech Europe. Prior to that, Mr. Shani held various management positions at Scitex Corporation and IBM Israel. Mr. Shani currently serves as Chairman of the UK Israel Tech Hub, a board member at Strauss Water, R2Net GreenRoad, and Stratassys and is a member of the Advisory Committee, Supervisor of Banks, Bank Of Israel. Mr. Shani holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Management Engineering from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, and an MBA from INSEAD, France.