Management Team

Rami Sass

Co-Founder and CEO

Rami Sass is CEO and co-Founder of WhiteSource. Rami is an experienced entrepreneur and executive with vast experience in defining innovative products, leading technology groups and growing companies from seed level to business maturity. Before founding WhiteSource, Rami founded Testology and beforehand, led development efforts at both CA and at Eurekify (Acquired by CA). Rami holds an MsC and a BA in Computer Science. 
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Ron Rymon

Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board

Dr. Ron Rymon is Executive Chairman of WhiteSource, a company he co-founded after experiencing the adversities of legacy code scanning solutions. A serial enterprise software innovator and entrepreneur, prior to WhiteSource Ron founded Eurekify – the pioneer identity and role management company (acquired by CA Technologies); and LetMobile – provider of an innovative mobile security solution (acquired by LANDesk). He is also co-founder of TestCraft – an innovative codeless test automation solution. Ron also enjoys advising and assisting other entrepreneurs. Ron holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Pennsylvania (1993), and has served on the faculty of the University of Pittsburgh and the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya.
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Azi Cohen

Co-Founder and General Manager, North America

Azi Cohen leads the business activity of WhiteSource in North America, and is one of the three co-founders of the company. Azi is a serial entrepreneur and an executive with over 25 years of experience in leading technology based startups as well as established companies. Before taking an active role at WhiteSource Azi served as Co-founder and Executive Chairman at BETTER mobile, CEO and CO-Founder of Eurekify (acquired by CA), VP Security Strategy at CA Technologies, CEO of Aduva Inc (acquired by SUN), General Manager of Precise Software Israel, and more. Azi is also an active angel investor and member of the BOD at NY Angels, BETTER Mobile, RDV systems and others. 
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Gal Yaffe

General Manager, EMEA and APAC

Gal leads all WhiteSource's business activities in EMEA and APAC, driving the company's growth in these major regions. Additionally, Gal is responsible for the Customer Success and Technical Support operations, globally. 
He has more than 15 years experience in Enterprise Sales, Business Development, Client Relations, Consulting, Professional Services, Project Delivery and Software Engineering positions. Gal held senior executive positions at Payoneer, BlueSnap and NextNine.
Gal graduated Cum Laude from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, with a B.Sc in Computer Science and Information Systems.
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Dan Gross

VP, Business Development

Technology entrepreneur and executive with over 20 years of experience in defining the strategic direction and ambitious growth planning for both start-ups and well-established global brands. 
Before joining WhiteSource, Dan served as VP for Business Development at salesforce.com (CRM), and before that, Dan was the CEO and Co-Founder of Navajo Systems, a pioneering startup for cloud data encryption. Navajo Systems was acquired by Salesforce.com in 2011 and integrated into the Salesforce platform. Prior to that, Dan served as the CEO and co-founder of ActionBase, developer of solutions for tracking corporate action items.  ActionBase was acquired by Advantech (ADVT).

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Maya Rotenberg

Head of Marketing  

Maya Rotenberg leads all marketing activities at WhiteSource, responsible for driving the company’s marketing strategies, demand generation, and brand recognition. Prior to joining, she served in various engineering and marketing roles at HP and Intel Corporation. Maya has proven success introducing technological products to global markets while utilizing data-driven marketing approach.

Maya graduated Cum Laude from the IDC with an MBA in business administration and a BSc in Chemical Engineering.

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INVESTORS
 

83North started life as Greylock IL, an affiliate fund of Greylock Partners. Today, 83North is an independent firm investing in European and Israeli entrepreneurs. 83North is committed to help build global leading companies, with more than half of its portfolio companies having operations in the US. 

Microsoft Ventures is an active, strategic partner at key stages of a startup's growth, typically investing between Series A and D.