Management

Shlomi Cohen

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Shlomi Cohen joined oti in August 2015. Shlomi was previously president and CEO of RayV, a leading developer and distributor of online video-streaming solutions, which was successfully acquired by Yahoo last year.

Prior to RayV, Shlomi was part of the global management and the president of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for NICE Systems, a publicly traded billion-dollar software company.

He previously held executive sales positions with a number of leading technology companies, including Nokia Siemens Networks as the head of the global broadband solution division, Siemens Communications, BATM Advanced Communications and Eldor Computers.

Assaf Cohen

Chief Financial Officer

Assaf became the  Chief Financial Officer at OTI Global in 2018 Previously, he served as OTI’s controller and deputy CFO since 2015 and has been responsible for the company’s global finance departments.
Previously,  Assaf served as company controller at Samgal Ltd., and before that served as Senior CPA at Ernst & Young. 

Assaf received a B.A. in Economics and Accounting from the University of Haifa and is a Certified Public Accountant in Israel.

Amir Eilam

VP of Research & Development

Amir Eilam has been OTI’s VP of R&D since 2012. Amir has been with OTI since 2005, acting first as embedded software engineer, and then as manager of the Firmware and Petroleum departments, specializing in operating system design for embedded products.

Amir holds a B.Sc. in Electronics Engineering from Ort Brauda College of Engineering in Israel.

Nehemya Itay

Chief Scientist

Nehemya Itay has been OTI’s Vice President-Hardware Engineering since July 1995. From 1990 to 1995, he was employed by OTI as a research and development engineer and was a company director from 1991 to 1999. Nehemya is a member of the Joint Task Committee of the International Standards Organisation on standards for contactless smart cards. Prior to joining OTI, he was a hardware development engineer at Electro-Galil, an Israeli manufacturer of radio frequency-based identification cards. Previously, he was a hardware electronic engineer at Elscint, an Israeli technology company.

Nehemya holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from The Technion (The Israeli Institute of Technology) and an M.Sc in electronics from Drexel University, Philadelphia.

Ye’ela Haggai-Levy, ADV.

General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Ye'ela joined our team in 2017, before OTI, Ye’ela held the position of Legal Advisor at Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd.

Prior to Zim, she served as an associate attorney at Hyman Spector & Mars, LLP, in Miami, FL and S. Friedman & Co., in Haifa, Israel.

Ye’ela holds a BA in Political Economics from the University of California, Berkeley and a Juris Doctorate (JD) from the University of San Francisco School of Law.