Management Team

Gil Hecht, Founder and CEO

Gil Hecht has been serving as CEO of Continuity Software since he founded the company in 2005. He is responsible for building Continuity’s  leadership in the Disaster Recovery Management space and establishing the vision for the company. Before founding Continuity Software, Gil was the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Savantis Systems, the leading provider of database virtualization solutions. Previously, Gil was the Vice President of Business Development at Aladdin Knowledge Systems. Gil originally joined Aladdin as R&D Manager, and was responsible for the conception and development of several successful commercial products.

 

Doron Pinhas, Chief Technology Officer

Doron Pinhas has been with Continuity Software since 2005. Prior to joining the company, Doron was with Xpert Integrated Systems LTD., a leading Israeli SI, since 1998, first serving as its Chief Operating Officer and later forming the Business Continuity Solutions division. Prior to joining Xpert, Doron served in the Israeli Defense Force for 10 years as senior product developer and system architect, retiring with the rank of Major.  Doron has over 17 years of experience in data and storage management, real-time applications, operating system design and development, and open system and networking architecture definition.

 

Gil Asherie, Vice President of Sales

Gil Asherie is an experienced technology executive with a track record of success at both start-up and enterprise levels. In 1994, Gil was part of the founding team at R*Tech Systems, an innovative developer of database management products. Following a successful acquisition by Quest Software (now part of Dell), he played key roles in sales, product management and marketing, contributing to Quest’s phenomenal growth from a small, privately-held company to a worldwide powerhouse in application and systems management. After leaving Quest, Gil co-founded AIseek, a developer of artificial intelligence products. Later he went on to serve as the CEO of DBSophic, a provider of IT performance management solutions. Gil holds a BA in Computer Science and English Literature from Cambridge University and an MA in Cognitive Science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

 

Lior Itai, Director of Channel Management

Lior brings to Continuity Software over 17 years of experience in business continuity and enterprise information systems, in roles spanning IT and project management, sales, and business development. Prior to joining Continuity Software, Lior was Vice President of Business Development at Access Layers. Earlier in his career, he was Director of Business Continuity solutions at Xpert Integrated Systems and held several  senior IT management positions in the US and EMEA at Nice Systems (Nasdaq: NICE).

 

Tomer Kalderon, Director of Research & Development

With 18 years of hands-on and management experience, Tomer is an expert in IT infrastructure and storage management technologies. Prior to joining Continuity Software in 2005, Tomer was with Quest Software, a leading provider of application and database performance management solutions. Previously, Tomer served in the Israeli Defense Force as a system and database administration team leader. He holds a BSc in computer science from Tel-Aviv University.

 

Yaniv Valik, Director of Professional Services

Yaniv joined Continuity Software as the Director of Professional Services and Gap Research in 2006, bringing extensive experience in IT infrastructure technologies involving storage, systems, database and applications. Prior to joining Continuity Software, Yaniv was a leader in the Quality Assurance and Technical Services team of Aternity Systems, a provider of next-generation application performance management solutions. Previously, Yaniv was a team member at Savantis Systems, a leading provider of database consolidation solutions to large enterprises.