CEO, WorldMate Israel
Based out of the Israel center, Amir leads all technical development and product innovation initiatives for WorldMate.
Prior to this position, Amir acted as the VP of Product Development from 2004-2007. Before joining the WorldMate team, Amir was Senior Vice President of Products at the video ringtone company, Vringo, from 2007 to 2009. He also founded two mobile technology companies, DITIO Software Ltd. and Smart Mobile Applications.
Amir holds an MBA from Tel Aviv University and a BSc in Electronics Engineering from the Technion Institute of Technology.
Vice President, Business Development
Ian manages WorldMate's strategic relationships with travel industry partners, handset vendors, wireless carriers, and content providers around the globe.
Ian has over 15 years of business development experience in the PC, Internet, and mobile industries. He has cultivated deals that have resulted in orders for many millions of software units with market leaders such as Nokia, RIM, Sony Ericsson, AT&T, O2, Orange, Fujitsu, HP, Palm, Sony Electronics, and EarthLink.
Prior to joining WorldMate, Ian founded The Beachhead Group Inc., which is a business development consulting firm focused on mobile application ISVs.
Ian earned his MBA in Marketing from UCLA's Anderson School of Management, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California - Irvine with a dual B.A. in Economics and Japanese Language & Literature.
VP of Research & Development, IT and infrastructure
With more than a decade of experience in project and R&D management, Eran leads WorldMate's Research & Development, IT, and infrastructure divisions. He is an expert in technical design, high-scalability systems, as well as product performance.
Prior to joining WorldMate, Eran was Vice President of Research and Development for MyHeritage, one of the world's leading genealogy companies. Before this, he was a founding member of MySupermarket, where he acted as back-end team leader, and was responsible for a significant portion of the company's intellectual property.
Eran holds a B.Sc. (cum laude) in Computer Science from Technion Institute of Technology.
With 18 years of experience in software development management, in addition to numerous R&D management and architecture positions for enterprises and start-up companies, Raviv defines and leads WorldMate's technological path.
Prior to joining WorldMate, Raviv served as VP of R&D at Gigya, the leading provider of social infrastructure for a wide variety of top brands, where he specialized in high availability systems and big data.
Raviv holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from Open University of Israel.