Team |


Chen Amit, Co-Founder & CEO

Chen is a veteran high tech executive and a repeat entrepreneur. Prior to Tipalti Chen was CEO of Atrica, the innovator in the Carrier Ethernet market. Atrica was sold Nokia-Siemens. Prior to Atrica Chen was co-founder and CEO of Verix, a provider of business intelligence software. At ECI Telecom, Chen founded, led the sales and marketing and was General Manager of the ADSL business unit, leading it from inception to $100M/yr. Chen holds a BSc from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, and an MBA from INSEAD in France.

Eran Karoly, COO

Eran served as Tipalti's VP of Sales and Marketing from 2011 to 2013 while increasing company revenues 50 fold. Prior to joining Tipalti, Eran was VP of Marketing at VeriWave, a Wireless LAN performance analysis company. VeriWave was acquired by Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA). Between 2000 and 2003, Eran served as VP of Marketing for Ixia, where he built the product management, marketing, and support teams and was responsible for all marketing and branding activities. He also held key marketing positions at Spirent Communications, and ECI Telecom. Eran holds a BSc from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.

Rob Israch, CMO

Rob Israch brings over 15 years of marketing experience across a range of industries, capacities and companies to Tipalti. Most recently, Rob served as Vice President, Global Marketing Programs at NetSuite. Bringing a modern, science-based, digital-first approach to marketing, Rob led NetSuite's branding, demand generation, and international marketing efforts over the past 8 years, helping to guide the company through 10X+ revenue growth, from private company through IPO to cloud ERP market leader. Previously, Robert held a variety of marketing management roles at Intuit and GE. Rob earned a Marketing degree at University of Florida, Warrington College of Business

Mark Hassin, Chief Revenue Officer

Mark has over 15 years of experience building teams and leading businesses in the online trio of payments, advertising and ad sales. Prior to Tipalti, Mark was VP of Strategic Accounts at Bluesnap, an innovative e-commerce platform. At Bluesnap, Mark was responsible for the account management and inside sales team. Prior to joining BlueSnap, Mark was the CEO of Publicis Webimage, a subsidiary of the international Publicis Group. Mark holds a BA from the College of Management of Academic Studies and an MBA from Santa Clara University in California.

Roby Baruch, Vice President of Product Management

Roby is a serial entrepreneur with vast experience in the field of products and the internet industry. Prior to Tipalti, Roby was the VP Product of (a BBDO company), a social recommendations engine. Before Snoox, Roby was co-founder and VP Product of Cent2Cent, a content ecommerce platform who was later acquired by Unicell. Before founding Snoox, Roby worked at where he planned and designed their payment processing system, building a system that processed over $500M transactions annually. Roby served as an Officer at the prestigious IDF technological unit "Mamram", where he fulfilled several leading positions. Roby holds a BA from the College of Management of Academic Studies.


Oren Zeev, Co-Founder & Chairman

Oren Zeev is a partner at Orens Capital. Prior to Orens Capital, he was a partner at Apax Partners. Oren has extensive experience investing in technology companies in the US and in Israel. In the past decade, Oren's focus has been on Internet applications and digital media. In addition to Tipalti, Oren serves on the boards of Houzz, Chegg, Infolinks, Duda Mobile, Younow and Crossrider. Past investments include Audible (acquired by Amazon), Wibiya (acquired by Conduit), Mobixell Networks, Butterfly (acquired by TI), Native Networks (acquired by Alcatel), Commtouch (IPO), Tescom (IPO), and Smartshopper (acquired by Zango). Oren holds a BSc Cum Laude from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, and an MBA with distinction from INSEAD in France.

Barry McCarthy

Former CFO of Netflix and Music Choice, Barry has served as a board member for Pandora, Eventbrite, Wealthfront, Chegg, and is now currently the COO of Cingle. He attended Williams College for his undergraduate career,and received an MBA in finance from University of Pennsylvania, the Wharton School. 

Dan Rose

Dan Rose is the Vice President of Partnerships at Facebook. Dan is globally responsible for Facebook’s mobile partnerships, platform developer relations, business development, M&A, and user operations. Dan joined Facebook in 2006 after seven years at Amazon where he held various positions in business development and general management, including his last role where he helped incubate and develop the Amazon Kindle. Dan earned a bachelor’s degree at Harvard University and attended the University of Michigan Business School for one year before joining Amazon. Dan currently sits on the board of REDF.

Richard Sarnoff

Richard Sarnoff is a Senior Adviser for KKR, working closely with both its portfolio companies and its investment teams, focusing on publishing, education, and digital media businesses. Until 2011, Mr. Sarnoff was Co-Chairman of Bertelsmann Inc. and President of Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments (BDMI.) A long standing senior executive at Bertelsmann, Mr. Sarnoff served as CFO and EVP of Random House beginning in 1998.  Additionally, Mr. Sarnoff became the first US executive to serve on the Supervisory Board of Bertelsmann AG in 2002. Later in the 2000’s, he established its corporate digital media investing arm, BDMI, and concurrently served as Chairman of the Association of American Publishers. He was named the publishing industry’s Person of the Year by Publishers Weekly magazine in 2009. Mr. Sarnoff graduated summa cum laude, from Princeton University in 1981 with a BA in Art and Archaeology, and earned an MBA from Harvard University in 1987. He serves on the Board of Directors of Activision Blizzard, Weld North, Ipreo, and Chegg; and of not-for-profit organizations including the Center for Communication, the Bronx Lab School, the Princeton University Center for Information Technology Policy and the Citizens Budget Commission.


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