Amit Hammer is the CEO of Neura. He is a seasoned manager with more than 20 years of business management and broad technical experience. Amit has a proven record of leading global organizations to accelerated growth and consistent increases in profitability through innovative strategic planning, customer oriented product definition, and flawless execution.
Before joining Neura, Amit was based in the Dallas, TX, where he led several IoT connectivity businesses for Texas Instruments Inc. Prior to that he served as an officer at the R&D department of the intelligence corps of the Israel Defense Forces.
Amit holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and a M.Sc in Bio-Medical Engineering.
Triinu Magi is co-founder and CTO of Neura. She has 20 years of experience in multiple aspects of software development, including data science, software architecture, development, and management. Previously, Triinu led emerging technologies and the development of adaptive fraud detection models at RSA, the security division of EMC. Before that, she worked for the government of Estonia as a system architect and a manager, leading the development of critical statewide data systems. She has also served as an independent e-voting security analyst for the Estonian and Israeli governments.
Triinu holds two master’s degrees, one in computer science and security from Tallinn Technology University, and another in mathematics from Tallinn University. Triinu is also an inventor who holds nine patents.
Ori Shaashua is co-founder and Head of Product at Neura. He is an innovator and team operator passionate about the interfaces between people and technology. Ori lives and breathes product inception, development and delivery. He is a full-stack product maker experienced in design, UX, interaction and branding. Ori has spent his career managing product designers and data scientists. Previously, Ori co-founded IoT services company Spicebox Labs, and has more than 10 years of deep expertise in medical device development and consumer IoT for large multinationals such as Siemens.
Ori holds a bachelor of design degree from the Politecnico di Milano and the Holon Institute of Technology. Ori also holds four patents.
Gil Mahler is co-founder and Head of R&D for Neura. He is responsible for the infrastructure on which Neura’s customers depend as well as plans for future technical solutions.
Previously, Gil co-founded and headed R&D for Spicebox Labs, where he architected software for connected devices. He was also the co-founder of Tynics LLC, which created mobile phone solutions. In addition, Gil served as software architecture and development consultant at Vario. He also served in the Israeli Directorate of Military Intelligence.
Gil earned a B.S. in computer science from The Academic College of Tel Aviv and an M.B.A. from Tel Aviv University.
Neura VP of Sales Brian Johnson leads the company’s global revenue generation efforts. This includes sales, business development and customer success. Brian has been a pioneer in the platform space, leading sales at the very top platform companies including Twilio and Nexmo.
Prior to joining Neura, Brian was vice president of business development for an early stage investment of Telefonica, TokBox. Before that, Brian was vice president of sales for Twilio. While there, he led the corporate sales group and the strategic account teams. Prior to joining Twilio, Brian served as Nexmo’s first vp of sales. In that role, he grew teams in US, Europe and Africa and led the expansion into Southeast Asia and the Middle East. Brian has also held vp of sales roles at CLX/mBlox, ATG and Comverse.
Brian holds a BS in Financial Management and an MBA from California State University at Long Beach.
Neura CMO Kris Bondi is a seasoned marketing professional with more than 20 years international marketing experience. Kris brings her history of creating hockey stick adoption, prominent brand reputation, and substantial mindshare to her role.
Prior to joining Neura, Kris served as Vice President of Global Marketing for Iron.io, a leader in the serverless computing space. Her background includes deep expertise in technology marketing with previous stints at Moka5, TIBCO and Mashery. While at CNW Consulting, Kris advised global brands on GTM and strategic positioning. Her clients included Visa, Starbucks, NEC and Qlik.
Kris holds a BA in communications rhetoric and political science from the University of Pittsburgh.