Shmulik Aran, CEO and Chairman of the Board, NextNine
Shmulik Aran has been NextNine's Chairman of the Board since 2003 and holds the position of the company's CEO since 2007. Mr. Aran has more than 26 years of experience in the telecommunications marketplace in sales, pre-sales, product marketing, product management, and R&D management positions. Hailing from Ofer Hi-Tech, a leading venture capital firm, Mr. Aran has led several investment deals, performed complete turnarounds in portfolio companies and acts as a chairman, CEO, board member and observer in a range of companies in varied industries. Mr. Aran received his Masters degree in Electric Engineering from Tel Aviv University and Bachelors degree in Mathematics and Physics from the Hebrew University.