Management Team

Committed to Excellence & Customer Satisfaction

Yaron Eitan, Chairman of the Board

Mr. Eitan is a partner at SCP Private Equity Partners. He is also co-founder, President and CEO of Selway Partners, LLC, a technology incubator that he founded in 1998 and an SCP portfolio company.

Yaron is Chairman of a number of companies including DVTEL, ClearStory Systems, Software Technologies, The Q Group and Magnolia Broadband. He also serves as a director of XVionics, Inc.

Prior to founding Selway Partners, Yaron was founder, Chairman, and CEO of Geotek Communications from 1989 until 1998, Chairman of the Board of Bogen Communications and co-founder of Reshef Technologies Ltd. He has an M.B.A. and academic degree in economics.

Ami Amir, EVP Marketing & Product Marketing

Mr. Amir joined DVTEL in March 2011 and serves as the Executive Vice-President of Marketing and Products.

He was the founder and CEO of RADVISION (NASDAQ:RDVN), a market leader in voice and video over IP where he grew the business to over $70 million. Prior to that, he served as the CEO of RAD, Inc. (NJ). Ami has been a partner in Partech, an international venture capital firm and serves on a number of company boards.

He brings over three decades of extensive technical experience, including several years spent in R&D, building large software-based communications systems, Internet-related technologies, real-time, embedded electronic warfare systems and developing various hardware and software products.

Alice Roth, Vice President of Research and Development

Mrs. Roth heads DVTEL’s Research, Development, and Testing Groups. She has over 20 years of experience in multiple disciplines including complex project lifecycles, operational post-merger integration, and product development.
Prior to DVTEL, Alice led a variety teams in companies such as Verint, TTI Telecom and iCentric Solutions. Most recently she served in a development role at AMDOCS where she had overall responsibility for design and development of all company projects, M&A and European Business Strategy.
Alice holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics and Computer Science and speaks six languages.

Yacov Monitz, Vice President of Operations

Mr. Monitz heads the Operations department which includes logistics, purchasing, manufacturing engineering and RMA activities. He has been with DVTEL since January, 2010 and with ioimage since December, 2006.
Yacov has over 25 years of experience in the development and production of military, telecommunications, fabless components, and video components.
He has a B.S.C in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

David Petrook, Managing Director UK and EMEA

As the Managing Director for the UK and EMEA, Mr. Petrook leads the operation to provide sales, service, support and operations for the sales of DVTEL products throughout Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Since opening the UK office, David introduced the DVTEL solution and has grown the company’s business to a point where the company is held in high esteem as an industry leader in IP video surveillance.
Previously, David was Sales Director at Loronix (now Verint) when digital recording was still in its infancy. David also served as Sales Director at NICE U.K. His combined experience in working for both companies has given him a unique grounding and an unrivalled view of the benefits and advantages associated with the latest in video recording and management technology.
David has worked in the CCTV industry for more than 25 years, the past 15 years of which have been in the digital recording area.

Ed Thompson, Chief Technology Officer

As CTO, Mr. Thompson is the lead product visionary and champion and has been responsible for the development and production of hundreds of IP video camera and encoder solutions in DVTEL’s extensive portfolio.
Previously, Ed was Director of Technology Development for Tyco/Sensormatic’s Video Products Division where he was responsible for the development of Sensormatic’s industry-leading matrix systems and dome camera product lines. As a key member of Sensormatic’s Video Steering Committee, he was instrumental in developing the company’s advanced digital architectures.
Ed has over 30 years of product development and management experience and holds 10 US and International Product Design Patents in the field of Security Technologies.

Yaron Zussman, Vice President,Global Accounts & VP-Sales, ROW

As DVTEL’s Vice-President of Global Accounts and VP of Sales for the Rest Of World (outside North America), Mr. Zussman leads the sales efforts and continues his work of establishing partnerships with various Value Added Resellers, end users, security consultants and technology partners. Yaron has been with DVTEL for over 8 years. Yaron currently leads the establishment and maintenance of strategic alliances with the largest global and national Value Added Resellers and nurturing end user relationships.

Prior to joining DVTEL, Yaron worked for NovaSoft Information Technology as a Management Executive.

Yaron holds a B.S. in Business Management and recently completed his Masters of Business Administration (MBA).

Yoav Stern, President and CEO

Mr. Stern is the President and CEO of DVTEL and a member of the company’s Board of Directors. Since 1997, Yoav has been Co-Chairman and one of four main shareholders of Bogen Communications International Inc. He served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Kellstrom Aerospace LLC, a $200M supply chain management company.

Yoav was a founding and managing partner of Helix Capital, a private M&A advisory firm. He was the President, COO, and Director of WordStar International, a publicly traded software company and the Vice-President of Business Development for a multinational industrial investment holding company.

Yoav has a Practical Engineering Diploma in Mechanics & Automation and a B.S. Degree in Mathematics and Computer Science with Distinction. He is a graduate of the Air Force Academy and graduate of the Air Force Flying Instructors course with Distinction.

Dan Hochberg, Vice President of Strategic Business Development & North America Sales

Mr. Hochberg leads DVTEL’s global business development function and oversees the sales operations for North America. Dan brings broad experience to DVTEL from previous engagements at several technology companies. Most recently he co-founded Axxana, a start-up company in the disaster recovery and business continuity market.

Dan started his career at COMET Intl. where he ran the local US subsidiary, turning it profitable within a short time. He established and ran RADVISION operations in Asia Pacific, where he led the company’s technology and networking solutions divisions. He later served as Vice-President of Sales, Business Development, Marketing, and Product Marketing for the Technology Business Unit. Dan has a B.A. and M.A. from Keio University (Japan).

Tomer Pinchas, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Pinchas is DVTEL’s Chief Financial Officer and has been with DVTEL since 2007 as the Controller and Vice-President of Finance, managing the majority of DVTEL’s financial and accounting activities. Among his accomplishments, he led DVTEL’s financial group in the successful merger with ioimage in March 2010.
Prior to joining DVTEL, Tomer worked for a number of top public accounting firms including PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in New York. Tomer has a B.A. in Accounting.

Avi Gerbi, VP of Strategic Alliances and Managing Director of Asia Pacific Region

Mr. Gerbi is responsible for sales within the APAC region. He has accomplished consistent growth of 35% year to year with a focus on maintaining strong personal links to customers and partners to ensure their unique needs are understood and addressed.
In 1999, Avi was responsible for the introduction of NICE Systems’ video solution to APAC, which played a key role in the market’s shift from analog to digital to IP solutions and in the introduction of video analytics. Past experience includes Communications Intelligence, Air Traffic Control and the development of project management methodologies.
Avi holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and has worked in the electronics industry for more than 25 years.

Paul Smith, Vice President of Sales, Central & Latin America (CALA)

Mr. Smith directs the pre and post sales efforts for DVTEL’s operations in CALA, establishing partnerships with various Value Added Resellers (VARs), end users, security consultants, and technology partners.
He has helped guide the company to where it is today. He serves on many advisory boards and is a frequent and well known speaker at industry events. Paul is a veteran technology industry executive with extensive experience in security and telecommunications, especially in creating company awareness.
Prior to DVTEL, he was a founder and COO of DSET Corporation and led the sales of the company from $0 to $50M in revenue from 1992 to 2000, including a very successful Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the NASDAQ in 1998. Paul began his career with Bell Labs and later worked for AT&T Network Systems (now Lucent Technologies). He has a B.S. and M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering.

Maria Cambria, Vice President, Technical Center of Excellence (TCX)

Ms. Cambria has served as DVTEL’s Vice-President of TCX for over 9 years. During that time, she instituted the Global Accounts Management Group which successfully assists DVTEL customers with technical support.
Prior to joining DVTEL, Maria was one of the founders of NICE Systems’ video over IP group, and as part of her responsibilities she headed up the North America technical team including pre and post-sales support, installation, and training teams.
Maria has a B.S. in Computer Science.

Inderjit Sehrawat, Managing Director DVTEL India & Gulf Region

Inderjit Sehrawat serves as the Managing Director for DVTEL India and the Middle East Gulf region. Since 2006, Mr. Sehrawat has led the expansion of DVTEL business in this, becoming a market leader in enterprise grade IP CCTV.

Inderjit began his career in 1993 in the central services of the Government of India where he worked in operations, human resources, crisis management, procurement, project management, and general management on a national scale.

As one of the founding members of the RailTel corporate team in 2000, Inderjit played a key role in establishing the company as a dominant player in the India telecom carrier space.

Inderjit holds a Masters of Technology degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT Kanpur, where he specialized in Electronics and Communications.