Who We Are
Tipalti provides a complete global mass B2B payments management solution making it painless to pay partners around the world. Learn why the Network Economy trusts Tipalti to serve over 300,000 payees and to process over $1.5 billion in payments annually.
Chen is a veteran high tech executive and repeat entrepreneur. Prior to Tipalti, Chen was CEO of Atrica, a Carrier Ethernet company that Nokia-Siemens acquired. Before Atrica, Chen was co-founder and CEO of Verix, a provider of business intelligence software. At ECI Telecom, Chen founded their ADSL business unit and led it from inception to $100 million in annual sales. He earned a BSc from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology and an MBA from INSEAD.
Eran served as Tipalti’s VP Sales and Marketing from 2011 to 2013, increasing revenues 50 fold. Prior to Tipalti, Eran was VP Marketing at VeriWave, which was acquired by Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA). Between 2000 and 2003, Eran served as VP Marketing for Ixia, where he built the product management, marketing, and support teams. 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 brings over 15 years of marketing experience to Tipalti. Most recently, Rob served as VP, Global Marketing Programs at NetSuite where he led global branding, demand generation, and international marketing 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, Rob 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 has over 15 years of experience building teams and leading payments, advertising and ad sales businesses. Prior to Tipalti, Mark was VP 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 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 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 Snoox.com (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 888.com 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.
Igor has been programming professionally since the age of 15. He has worked in many different fields in the industry, from programming embedded systems for fire alarms to writing mobile apps and AngularJS applications. Before Tipalti, Igor worked at mobile chat and communications provider Fring, where he helped develop the server side architecture for a VOIP and video call system to handle communications for millions of users. Before that, he was a developer/architect and team leader in the IDF’s intelligence corps. Igor holds a B.Sc. in Software Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.
Oren is a partner at Orens Capital. He has extensive experience investing in technology companies and, over the past decade, has focused on Internet applications and digital media. Prior to Orens Capital, he was a partner at Apax Partners. 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.
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 is VP 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 is a Senior Adviser for KKR, focusing on publishing, digital media, and education 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. 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. 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.