Management

Rani Wellingstein, CEO and Co-Founder

Rani Wellingstein has many years of senior management experience in the telecommunications industry. Prior to founding Intucell he was a founder and vice president of Celltick Technologies, a world leader in mobile broadcast. Prior to that he was the general manager and a founding member of NKO, a pioneer in IP telephony, and led its sale to ECI Telecom in 1998. Rani’s technical background includes several years as a radio engineer and project manager at Cellcom (TA:CEL) and at ECI Telecom.

Rani has an MSc. in electrical engineering (antennas and radiation) a BSc. in electrical engineering.

Ido Susan, VP Products and Co-Founder

Ido Susan, one of Intucell’s founders, has rich hands-on telco experience from a major governmental organization, where he managed an R&D staff in charge of radio networks planning tool development and adoption. He has lectured on numerous topics dealing with the cellular technologies of GSM, UMTS, HSPA, and various aspects of their adoption, roll-out and management.

Avi Wellingstein, VP Global Sales

Avi Wellingstein is seasoned sales professional, with a rich senior experience and a stellar track record in the telecommunications industry. Before joining Intucell he was president of the Customers’ Business Division at WiMAX equipment provider Alvarion (NY:ALVR). Prior to that he worked for 8 years in Comverse (NY:CMVT), first as managing director in the APAC region, then as the corporate Chief Procurement Officer and lastly as VP Sales of the InSight value added product division. During those years Avi has led commercial transactions worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Before Comverse he was VP sales APAC for Orbotech (NY:ORBK) and a sales manager in Digital Equipment Corporation.

Avi has a BSc in in industrial engineering and an MBA.

Aviv Shoham, CFO

Aviv Shoham has 18 years of experience in finance both in startups and large public companies. Prior to joining Intucell as CFO he was VP finance at Impreva [IMPV], since 2006 he set up its finance organization up to a successful IPO on 2011. Prior Imperva he was 7 years with Check Point Software Technologies {CHKP] in several positions – Director of Financial Planning & Analysis, Director of Service Programs and International Controller. Previously Aviv worked for PwC and Lannet Data Communications (acquired by Lucent).

Aviv has MBA from Heriot-Watt University and BA in Economics from Tel Aviv University.

Zafrir Ron, VP R&D

Zafrir Ron has more than 25 year of extensive experience in various R&D positions. Prior to joining Intucell he served as VP, Remote Outsourcing Division manager, building and managing remote outsourcing R&D centers for global companies at Ness technologies LTD a Global IT services provider. Prior to that Zafrir worked at Attunity LTD a Public Software company (ATTUF) as VP R&D and World Wide Support. Zafrir also served 17 year in the Israeli Air Force (IAF), where he managed the IAF operational software development center, following his systems engineering and software development positions, working on high availability, missions critical, embedded systems.
 

Zafrir holds a MBA from Reccanati Business School, Tel-Aviv University & a B.Sc. Aerospace Engineering, Israel Institute of Technology, Technion, Haifa.

Ziv Nuss, VP Radio Technologies

Ziv Nuss is a recognized expert in mobile networks management, particularly in RAN planning and optimization.  Ziv previously worked for Partner Communications (NY:PTNR), a major cellular network operator. He was a GSM/GPRS planning and optimization manager and later given charge of planning and deploying the operator’s UMTS radio access network. Ziv also worked for several years in Alvarion (NY:ALVR), as director of radio planning and optimization and was responsible for the development of tools and methodologies for radio planning and optimization of WiMAX 802.16 fixed and mobile networks.

Ziv holds a BSc. in electrical engineering and an MBA.

Sigal Hazak, VP Human Resources

Sigal Hazak joined Intucell in February 2012 as VP of HR. Prior to joining Intucell Sigal worked as VP HR & Administrative Operations at Wintegra (acquired by PMC – Sierra), and prior to that as HR director at SunGard IL, and VP HR at Follwap. Sigal has many years of experience in HR and organizational consulting specializing in the hi-tech, bio-tech  industries.

Sigal holds an M.A. in Organizational Psychology from Bar-Ilan University and a B.A. in Psychology from Tel-Aviv University.