The Innovative Force
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Sisense Leadership

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Amir Orad

Chief Executive Officer
and Board Member

Amir has been leading Sisense since early 2015. He is a successful CEO, entrepreneur, and a big data technology thought leader. Amir has grown Sisense several times over to make it one of the fastest rising companies in the analytics and BI space. In his previous role, Amir led NICE Actimize to grow over six-fold with revenue nearing $200M.

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Aviad Harell

Aviad Harell

Chief Operating Officer
and Co-Founder

Aviad’s proven track record of bringing innovation and sustainable solutions to Sisense enables him to effectively lead the development and implementation of strategic product initiatives and amplifies operational excellence within the company. In his role, Aviad accelerates the full cycle of the product in the design, build, and implementation of Sisense’s radical product innovation.

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Guy Boyangu

Chief Technology Officer
and Co-Founder

As co-founder, Guy helped shape Sisense as a company and was strategic in building its current product offering. As CTO, Guy invests his time weaving emerging technologies and innovative interfaces together, tailoring the next product suite of Sisense. Guy is also instrumental in leading a team of data scientists, product developers, and hardware and software engineers with a focus on Sisense’s unique mission.

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Brian Robins

Chief Financial Officer

Results-driven senior executive with over 25 years experience building, leading and advising multi-billion dollar technology companies through complex restructurings, hyper-growth and capital markets transactions. Brian has both public and private company strategic CFO experience, extensive IPO experience, relationships with buy/sell-side with a comprehensive background in mergers and acquisitions leading to multiple successful exits. Previously, Brian served as CFO at Cylance, AlienVault and VeriSign.

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Nurit Shiber

Chief People Officer

Nurit is a seasoned global Human Resources executive with over 15 years of experience in HR leadership. Nurit is responsible for global human resource practices, policies, and operations, building and promoting a winning culture. Before Sisense, Nurit was the VP Human Resources of NICE Actimize where she helped the business scale, doubling the employee base worldwide while building strong leadership and organizational foundations.

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Harry Glaser

Chief Marketing Officer

Harry leads global marketing at Sisense and is the GM in San Francisco. He was the co-founder and CEO of Periscope Data, which merged with Sisense in May 2019 to deliver the only complete business intelligence and analytics platform in the industry. Under Harry’s leadership, Periscope Data became one of the fastest-growing companies in North America, with over 1,000 customers, 160 employees, and an award-winning culture that prioritizes diversity and inclusion. Harry started his career at Google and graduated from the University of Rochester with a bachelor’s degree in computer science.

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Brian Gumbel

Chief Revenue Officer

Brian has a proven track record of success in networking and security, growing and managing robust sales organizations, and hiring and building great teams. Customer-focused approach to helping Fortune 100 customers achieve their technology vision and goals. Previously, Brian was SVP Worldwide sales at Forescout and has held sales leadership positions at Tanium and McAfee.

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Guy Levy-Yurista, Ph.D.

Chief Strategy Officer

Guy has over 25 years of experience in both startup and Fortune 500 environments. Guy specializes in commercializing advanced technologies in dynamic market environments. In previous roles, Guy productized and launched a powerful identity intelligence tool for MicroStrategy, served as the CTO of a mobile security startup, and lead the executive team of TrustDigital that was acquired by McAfee.

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Gali Kedar

Gali Kedar

Chief Customer Officer

Gali brings over 15 years of measurable achievements successfully leading global business units (P&L) and customer success operations. Before joining Sisense, Gali led the external threats unit at RSA which included a myriad of functions across customer success, experience and training, and product management. Under her leadership, the unit quadrupled its revenues, servicing hundreds of customers globally.

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Tom O’Neill

Chief Cloud Officer

Tom leads the cloud strategy at Sisense and is the driving force behind the company’s next-generation SaaS platform. Previously Tom was the co-founder and CTO of Periscope Data, where he led the engineering team to build the most advanced data platform for data professionals in the industry, attracting customers like Adobe, New Relic, and Zoom. Tom also worked on the machine learning algorithms behind the search results at Microsoft. He has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Rochester.

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Leon Gendler

SVP Engineering

Leon has close to two decades of experience in managing the development of high-scale enterprise software, leading teams of over 200 engineers across the globe and dealing with hundreds and thousands of customers in developing data products. Leon has previously led the R&D efforts of two $300M+ organizations at NICE, with a strong emphasis on workflow, text, and voice analytics technologies.

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Yair Areli

Yair Areli

VP Corporate Sales, NA and East

Yair joined Sisense as the first account executive and now leads the NA and East sales region. Leveraging his ability to generate value for his customers and team members, Yair played a significant role in most of Sisense’s milestones – signing initial marquee customers, successfully building and scaling the NYC sales team, and mentoring many account executives and sales leaders to success.

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April Barnoy

April Barnoy

VP Global Sales Development

April has been part of the sales team since day one. Throughout this time, April initiated and developed the processes for the Sales and Business Development to become a global sales function of the company. Under her guidance, the department has grown into a high-performing team that understands how to engage buyers and continues to drive the pipeline and revenue of the company.

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Jeff Dyer

Jeff Dyer

General Manager
and VP Enterprise Sales, NA

Jeff Dyer is our general manager and vice president of enterprise sales based out of our Arizona office in Scottsdale. Prior to joining Sisense, Jeff was the Senior Vice President of Global Sales for Skytap where he doubled the size of the company with his sales leadership. Before Skytap, Jeff was MicroStrategy’s VP Sales for the Western part of the US. Jeff has over 25 years of sales and leadership experience from past responsibilities with Informix, Interwoven, SeeBeyond, and SAP.

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Danny Essner

Danny Essner

VP Revenue Marketing

Danny Essner leads a successful revenue marketing channel at Sisense as our VP Revenue Marketing. Danny brings 20 years of marketing experience within the B2B technology industry. He is a thought leader in using technology and data to help aggressively build and scale marketing teams, with an emphasis on making marketing accountable to revenue. Danny has built successful revenue marketing functions at Magento, MediaMath, and other leading B2B technologies.

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Michelle Herman

Michelle Herman

VP Corporate Marketing
and Brand

Michelle and her team are responsible for amplifying the Sisense brand to cultivate growth strategies, expand awareness with new audiences, and create a cohesive experience for anyone interacting with our product, teams, and people across the globe. Throughout her career, Michelle has contributed to iconic technology brands like Google, Firefox, Skype, and HP. She has held marketing leadership positions at Hyperion (Oracle), SuccessFactors (SAP Cloud), and most recently at Adaptive Insights which was acquired by Workday for $1.6B.

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Shelly Landsmann

Shelly Landsmann

VP, Cloud Alliances and GTM Development

Shelly is responsible for strategic cloud alliances and the development of Sisense’s go-to-market strategy. With her vast experience, Shelly will strengthen existing relationships and forge new partnerships with all major cloud vendors. Previously Shelly was with Microsoft for 22 years, most recently serving as Microsoft Israel’s CEO for the past four. She held numerous roles during her esteemed tenure at Microsoft, including CMO, in enterprise services, and as Public sector lead, successfully growing these businesses exponentially, from strategy to execution.

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Scott Malish

Scott Malish

VP Business Operations

Scott leads the Business Operations team, which helps increase productivity and growth by implementing globally scalable infrastructure and processes. Scott enables Sisense’s data-driven culture by providing insights from our data for the Marketing, Sales, and Customer Success teams. He has 15 years of analytics and operations experience, including at Square, where he helped launch the company’s first paid SaaS offerings, and Tremor Video, which he helped go public in 2013.

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Jim Rich

Global VP Sales

Jim brings over 25 years of experience in the software industry with leadership roles in several high profile software companies. He is a passionate and energetic leader with a focus on driving high-velocity sales teams while creating high value for customers. Jim built the first commercial sales team for Salesforce in NY, and built and led several enterprise sales teams at Anaplan, a planning analytics platform.

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PeggySue Werthessen

PeggySue Werthessen

VP Product Go-To-Market

PeggySue leads the go-to-market strategy for Sisense ensuring that clients have everything they need to understand our radical innovation. She joins Sisense from her previous role where she focused on strategic global product marketing efforts at Qlik. With nearly 20 years of prior experience in the data-intensive financial services industry, PeggySue has a deep understanding of what it takes to deliver successful data-driven programs in large organizations.

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