Executive Team

SenseQ’s executive team brings a tremendous breadth of expertise and talent to the success of the company.

YOS SHIRAN, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer

Yos has an extensive experience in management of international public companies in different fields, with a track record of value creation through innovation, differentiation strategy and strong execution. For more than 20 years Yos served as the CEO of various public companies traded on the Nasdaq, NYSE, LSE and TASE. The last public company he managed until 2016 was Caesarstone, which he led from a net worth of around 100 million dollars to a market cap of 2 billion dollars. Yos has been also involved in different tech and medical start ups as entrepreneur, co-founder, investor and director.
Yos holds a BSc. in Industrial Engineering from Ben-Gurion University and an MBA from Bar Ilan University in Israel.

ILAN TSAFNAT, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer

Ilan leads the company’s technology direction and vision. His deep knowledge and experience in cloud computing, software architecture and communications is instrumental to the company’s success.
Prior to joining SenseQ Ilan founded Team Technologies Inc., an award winning IT consulting company in Toronto Canada. He served as the president and CEO for twenty years. The company focuses on software development, cloud solutions architecture and system administration.
Holds a BSc. degree in Industrial Engineering and Information Systems from Ben-Gurion University in Israel.

SHAY AGMON, Co-founder and Vice President R&D

Shay has over 25 years of experience working with leading Israeli, US and Canadian high-tech companies in both hardware and software development. He is an expert in all aspects of defining, building and successfully bringing complete product solutions to the market.
Holds a BSc. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Ben-Gurion University in Israel and an MBA from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Professor ZOHAR YAKHINI,  Chief Scientist

Zohar  holds a PhD degree in Mathematics from Stanford University. He is the inventor of twelve issued US patents and has a publication h-index of 40. Professor Yakhini is an expert in the applications of statistics and data science in molecular biology and in other domains. His research group developed data analysis methods for generation microarray technology by Agilent Technologies, including supporting the company’s commercially successful array CGH technology. The group also developed advanced statistical methods to analyze ranked lists as employed for example in the popular analysis tool GOrilla.

Professor EREZ ETZION, Chairman of the board of advisors 

Erez is a fundamental experimental researcher in High Energy Physics. He holds a B.Sc in Computer Sciences, and a PhD in Particle Physics. Erez is chairing the Tel Aviv University Particle Physics Department and is an Executive Board member of the ATLAS Large Hadron Collider Experiment (CERN, Geneva). His main research focus is understanding of the Higgs boson properties and searching for physics beyond the Standard Model utilizing Artificial Neural Networks and Boosted Decision Tree tools. In addition, Erez works on the development of particle and radiation detectors in various technologies including the ATLAS muon trigger system, a novel plasma-panel-based technology sensors, underground dark matter search, large surface experiment searching for long lived particles, and nano satellite based study of space radiation.