Dion Joannou joined GoNet Systems in 2011 as chairman of the board. Mr. Joannou brings vast experience in the telecom industry serving as Board Member at Advantix Systems, Chairman Board of Advisors at Md7, Advisor at MatlinPatterson and Advisor at TowerBrook Capital and independent board member at Dialogic. Prior to that Mr. Joannou was the CEO of Neptune Society. Prior to Neptune Mr. Joannou was part of Nortel management team including Chief Strategy officer and President North America,
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Oz Liv was the former Head of the Electronic R&D Department of a Governmental research institution, developing state-of-the-art telecommunications mainly RF systems. As of 1998 he was involved in the management of several hi-tech start-ups, and served as a venture partner in a leading Israeli VC firm, and founded GoNET Systems in 2003. Mr. Liv has a B.Sc. in Mathematics and Engineering from Tel-Aviv University.
Founder and Vice President R&D
Roy Kinamon joined GoNet Systems in 2005 bringing nearly 15 years of communications engineering development experience and is responsible for leading all product development and engineering. Prior to joining GoNet, Mr. Kinamon was the manager of the Israel Design Center for STMicroelectronics (NASDAQ: STM) leading over 50 engineers developing STM’s DSL chipset solutions. Prior to STM Mr. Kinamon worked in various R&D executives positions in Orckit (NASDAQ: ORCT) and later on in Tioga, a spin-off of Orckit that was acquired in 2001 by STM. Mr. Kinamon holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering (Cum Laude) and an MBA (Cum Laude) from Tel-Aviv University.
Chief Financial Officer
Motti Gil joined GoNet Systems in 2010, bringing over 12 years of financial management experience, overseeing all financial and legal activities of the company. Prior to joining GoNet, Mr. Gil served as Vice President of Finance and CFO of IXI Mobile, Inc. (OTCBB: IXMO), provider of innovative, data-centric mobile devices and services to the mass market. Prior to IXI Mobile, Mr. Gil served as Corporate Controller of MTS – Mer Telemanagement Solutions (NASDAQ – MTSL), an international software company. Prior to MTS Mr. Gil served as Audit Team Manager at Ernst & Young Israel. Mr. Gil is certified public accountant (CPA) and holds a B.A. degree in Accounting and Economics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, with distinction.
Vice President Sales
Merom Harpaz was the former deputy to the Head of the Electronic R&D Department in the Ministry of Defense, an elite division, developing state-of-the-art telecommunications, electro-optical and electro-mechanical systems. Prior to joining GoNet Mr. Harpaz was the CEO of Atidim foundation, an industry government joint venture for locating talented high potential students from the periphery areas and escorting them all the way to graduation and engagement in the High tech industry. Mr. Harpaz has a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the Technion in Haifa and an MBA from Tel-Aviv University
Vice President Engineering
Mr. Ashkenazi joined GoNet Systems in 2006, bringing over 13 years of communications engineering development experience and is responsible for all hardware development, system design and engineering. Prior to joining GoNet Systems, Mr. Ashkenazi was a part of the founding team of Congruency, VoIP end-to-end solutions startup, which developed an award winning breakthrough product for the VoIP market. Later on Mr. Ashkenazi was leading the development of the End Units branch in Telrad Connegy (a VOIP spinoff of Telrad networks). Prior to Congruency Mr. Ashkenazi was in an elite R&D unit of IDF developing unique communication and security systems. Mr. Ashkenazi holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Tel-Aviv University.