Red Bend Software is led by a management team of proven business executives with extensive experience in growing technology companies into global market leaders.
As president and CEO, Yoram Salinger is responsible for the growth, strategic direction and management of the company. He joined Red Bend in 2001 and under his leadership the company has become the market leader in Mobile Software Management with 71 percent market share, more than 1.5 billion Red Bend-Enabled™ devices and 80 customers including 10 of the top mobile phone manufacturers and operators such as China Mobile and NTT DOCOMO. Previously, Salinger was CEO of Netgame, a leading provider of programmable broadband technology. As COO of Algorithm Research, a leader in security solutions for e-business applications, he headed marketing and sales for Europe and the Far East. As business development manager for Contahal, one of Israel's largest software companies, Salinger led the deployment of several new technologies.
Sharon Peleg is responsible for maintaining Red Bend's technological advantage by bringing new technologies to the company and building its intellectual property. For more than 25 years, he has been involved in development of state-of-the-art technology ranging from real-time embedded applications to compilers, advanced test tools, software development tools and differential updating. Before founding Red Bend in 1999, Peleg held leading R&D positions at startups and research centers, including: Applied Materials in Tel-Aviv, Israel; Advanced Computer Research Institute (ACRI) in Lyon, France; and National Semiconductor in Herzeliya, Israel.
Udi Dagan is responsible for Red Bend’s strategic financial management and operations. He has more than 20 years of experience in various executive positions with IBM with responsibility for finance, operations, business strategy, and mergers & acquisitions. Prior to joining Red Bend, Dagan was the IBM Business Consulting Services Country Manager in Israel, heading a team of several hundred professionals conducting business and IT consulting engagements in Israel, Eastern Europe and Asia. He also served as Chief Financial Officer for IBM Israel, Vice President for Operations of IBM Global Services in Israel, and Manager of Financial Planning for IBM in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Dagan has also been active in the CFO Forum in Israel as a member of the Steering Committee and a leader of the Technology and eCommerce Committee.
Sigal Givati is responsible for managing Red Bend’s employee relations worldwide, including organizational development, talent management, benefits and recruitment. Givati joined Red Bend in 2007 as vice president of human resources and played a vital role in managing Red Bend’s growth to more than 200 employees, including the effective integration of VirtualLogix, which Red Bend acquired in September 2010. Givati has more than 15 years of human resources experience. Prior to joining Red Bend, she was vice president of human resources at One1, a leading IT company in Israel.
Shykeh Gordon leads Red Bend’s worldwide sales organization. He joined the company in 2011 with more than 25 years of experience at largecorporations and small start-ups, and in both direct sales and working with partners and channels. Prior to Red Bend, Gordon spent five years as president of EMEA and APAC for NICE System’s Security Group and president of the company’s video surveillance solutions division, NiceVision. He also spent six years with RADVision, rising to chief operating officer where he took an active role in growing the company to 250 employees and $50 million in revenue.
Alon Kleinman is responsible for global research & development activities at Red Bend. He joined the company in 2001. Prior to Red Bend, Kleinman served as General Manager and CTO of Ubique, a leading developer of chat, presence, and instant messaging solutions, acquired by IBM. Before Ubique, he held a senior technical position with Technomatix and was a research assistant with the Weizmann Institute.
Lori Sylvia is responsible for Red Bend's worldwide marketing efforts, including product marketing, corporate marketing and communications, market adoption and marketing partnerships. She has 20 years of experience in marketing, communications and branding, specializing in the mobile, networking and telecommunications sectors. Previously, she served as Red Bend's VP, Corporate Marketing. Prior to Red Bend, she was director of marketing for General Dynamics' $3 billion IT services division, and before that served in various senior product marketing and product management roles at venture-backed start-ups including Indus River Networks, acquired by Enterasys Networks in 2001. She started her career as a reporter covering emerging technologies.
Dean Martin has responsibility for Sales and Operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa. He has more than 15 years of experience in the IT industry. Prior to joining Red Bend, Martin held several positions at Hewlett Packard and Agilent Technologies, where he led Sales and Business Development activities in the automotive, networks and wireless mobile markets. Martin graduated from the University of Portsmouth (England) with honors in electronic engineering.
John Pratt leads Red Bend's sales organization in North America. He has more than 15 years of experience in sales, marketing and channel devleopment. Pratt joined Red Bend in 2006 in the company’s UK office to manage strategic accounts with mobile device manufacturers and semi-conductor vendors. In that role, he was instrumental in helping the company expand its business in the mobile industry as well identifying new markets for Red Bend’s products and services such as M2M device manufactures. Prior to Red Bend, Pratt opened the European office for Netuitive. Earlier, he held various positions, including Senior Account Executive and Director of Partnership and Alliances, with Gomez both in the United States and Europe.
John Seo has responsibility for sales and operations in Korea. He has more than 15 years of experience working at technology companies. Prior to joining Red Bend, Seo was the managing director of MPIA, a mobile payment solution company, where he was responsible for planning regional sales strategies for Korea and China. Before MPIA, he held several executive positions, including head of global sales, marketing and operations, at venture capital-supported companies in Korea, China and the United States.
Danny Wang has responsibility for sales and operations in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. He has more than 18 years of experience in sales and management in the U.S. and in APAC. Before joining Red Bend, Wang served as the Country Manager of Greater China for Bitfone, where he established the local operation and managed sales in the region. Prior to Bitfone, he worked for VWeb, a leading chip designer of IP video transfer, as Sales Director of APAC. At VWeb he built up the local sales channel and strategic partnerships which contributed more than 70% of the sales for the company. Before VWeb, Wang worked at NTS Technology for more than eight years.
Motoharu Fujimura is country manager of Red Bend Software Japan KK. He has more than 15 years of experience in sales, marketing and business development. Fujimura-san joined Red Bend in 2005 as Sales Director and was one of Red Bend’s first employees in Japan. Because of his deep understanding of customers’ needs and his commitment to support, he succeeded to establish contracts with most of the Japanese mobile operators and OEMs, making Red Bend the market leader in mobile software management in Japan. Prior to Red Bend, Fujimura-san was President of M-Cube Corporation, a consultancy that helped companies to enter the Japanese market. Before M-Cube, he held several management positions in leading business development for Paltek Corporation.