Management Team

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 Service Availability Management space and establishing the vision for the company. Before founding Continuity Software, Gil was the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Savantis Systems, a 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 an MA in Computer Science and English Literature from Cambridge University and an MA in Cognitive Science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Yaniv Valik

VP Product Management

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.

Alex Belelovsky

VP Research & Development

Alex brings to Continuity Software over 20 years of experience in various software development positions, out of which over 7 years in a senior management position as VP CAM Products in Frontline PCB Solutions, an Orbotech Mentor Graphics Company, where Alex established and led multi-national cross-functional software development, testing and customer support teams, responsible for delivery of several large-scale market-leading industrial software products through the entire life cycle, from functional specification through software development and to pre and post sales support. Alex holds BA in Mathematics, MSc in Computer Sciences from Bar Ilan University and MBA from the Academic College of Management.

Avi Aharon

Vice President, Head of Cloud Business

An executive with global experience in various innovative enterprise software solutions. Prior to joining Continuity Software Avi was the CEO and Founder of BoomeRing, a leading provider of software solutions that enable organizations and carriers to capture and analyze mobile interactions. Avi served as an officer in the Israeli Air Force as a Project Manager in Elisra (Elbit Systems company), responsible for the F-15i Jet Electronic Warfare (EW) system. Avi earned his BSc degree, with honors, from the faculty of Electric Engineering, Haifa Technion.

Tomer Kalderon

Chief Architect and Cloud Product Lead

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.

Iris Zarecki

VP Marketing

Iris Zarecki is a results-driven marketing leader with a proven track record of promoting technology products to international markets, at both start-ups and corporates. Iris brings to Continuity Software a unique blend of technology and marketing, combined with her passion for the art and science of marketing to international enterprises.
Prior to joining Continuity Software, Iris worked with a number of start-ups as a B2B marketing consultant and before that she held a variety of marketing management positions at Amdocs, BMC Software and New Dimension Software, in several areas including product management, product marketing and digital marketing. Iris holds a B.Sc. in mathematics and computers from the Tel-Aviv University, and an MBA degree from the same university, specializing in international management and marketing.

Tal Cohen

VP Finance

Tal is an experienced finance executive with more than a decade of experience working with both public and private global companies. Prior to joining Continuity Software, Tal served as the Director of Finance at Starhome Mach, where he led the finance department and handled all the financial aspects of the group. Tal also served in senior finance positions at Allot Communications (NASDAQ: ALLT) and 888 Holdings (LN:888). Earlier in his career, he served as a CPA with KPMG. Tal holds a B.A. in Accounting, Economics and Business Management from the Tel-Aviv University, and a M.B.A specializing in Financial Management from the same University.

Dmitry Shur

Director, Customer Success

Dmitry has a broad background in delivering services to enterprise customers in IT and Telco over more than 10 years. Prior to joining Continuity Software Dmitry was a Solution Architect in the services team of Ericsson, designing turnkey solutions for IMS Core implementation for mobile networks and different VAS services. Dmitry brings to Continuity Software a lot of experience in delivering both post-sale and support services. Dmitry holds a Master’s degree in Information Technology in Economics from the Russian State University of Transport.

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