proteanTecs was founded with a mission to enable the electronics industry to continue to scale. As veterans of the industry, the founders witnessed firsthand the rising challenge of achieving quality and reliability without affecting cost and performance, especially as technologies advanced.
Existing value chain strategies and in-field operating models were long due for a digital revolution.
Since then, the company has introduced a breakthrough approach to overcome the many challenges that come with scale. Redefining industry metrics and benchmarks, we're raising the bar to meet future demands. proteanTecs is now trusted by key customers across various industries and is set to lead the revolution.
Founded in 2017, the company is headquartered in Israel with offices in New Jersey and California.
Electronics reporting on their own health & performance.
Continuous monitoring of ICs. From within.
We’re breaking the equation to allow
electronics to scale
Founded by electronics industry veterans and entrepreneurs, proteanTecs is comprised of multidisciplinary experts in the fields of chip design, machine learning and analytics software.
Shai Cohen is an entrepreneur and industry veteran, with vast experience in building technology companies from the ground up. Prior to founding proteanTecs, Shai co-founded Mellanox (NASDAQ: MLNX), a global leader of end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnect solutions for servers and storage. He served as Mellanox's Chief Operations Officer from 2011 and before that as VP of Operations and Engineering, from 1999. While at Mellanox, Shai oversaw all internal operations and production, and co-led the company’s research and development activities. He served as a member of the Mellanox Board of Directors from 2015 to 2018. From 1989 to 1999, Shai worked at Intel Corporation, where he was a senior staff member in the Pentium processors department and a circuit design manager in the cache controllers group. Shai holds a B.Sc cum laude in Electrical Engineering from the Israel Institute of Technology, Technion.
Evelyn Landman is an industry veteran and entrepreneur with over 30 years of semiconductor experience, owning a deep expertise in chip design and product engineering. Prior to founding proteanTecs, Evelyn co-founded Mellanox (NASDAQ: MLNX),a global leader of end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnect solutions for servers and storage, where she served as VP of Backend and Product Engineering. Throughout her 17 years at Mellanox, Evelyn was responsible for IC backend design and production, systems and cables product engineering and in addition, led the company’s research group on assembly and optical technologies.From 1988-1999, Evelyn worked at Intel Corporation, where she was a senior staff member in the Processors department.Evelyn holds a B.Sc. cum laude in Electrical Engineering from The Israel Institute of Technology, Technion.
Prior to founding proteanTecs in the spring of 2017, Roni co-founded and served as Senior Vice President of Engineering at Mellanox (NASDAQ: MLNX). Throughout his 16 years’ at Mellanox, Roni was responsible for Front-End chip development, Silicon Debug and Software Development of the InfiniBand and Ethernet Switches & Endpoints. Prior to that, Roni worked at Galileo Technology (acquired by Marvell) and in Intel Israel. Roni holds aB.Sc. in Computer and Electrical Engineering from The Israel Institute of Technology, Technion (Cum Laude).
Raanan Gewirtzman is a seasoned executive and entrepreneur with over 30 years of successful experience in a variety of international companies, owning a deep understanding in a wide range of markets and technologies. Raanan joined proteanTecs in 2018 as Chief Business Officer and is responsible for leading the long-term vision and strategy of revolutionary Universal Chip Telemetry™ in electronics. In 2003, Raanan joined BroadLight, a private fabless-semiconductor company and leader of FTTH solutions. From 2007 he served as BroadLight’s CEO and Board Member and led the company from startup to a market-leading and profitable growth company, until it was acquired by Broadcom in 2012. Prior to that, Raanan held senior management positions in various companies including Virata Corporation, which merged into GlobespanVirata, and spent 14 years at IBM Research. Raanan holds a Practical Engineer degree in Mechanics, a B.Sc cum laude in Computer Engineering and an M.Sc in Electrical Engineering specializing in Artificial Neutral Networks from The Israel Institute of Technology, Technion.
Keith Morton joined proteanTecs in July 2019, with over 25 years of sales and sales management experience in the semiconductor and electronics industries. Keith was most recently Vice President, Semiconductor Sales at ANSYS, Inc. with responsibility for the worldwide semiconductor business, selling the entire multi-physics toolset for semiconductor reliability, quality, and safety. Prior to joining ANSYS,Keith held senior sales positions at a number of EDA software companies,including Magma Design Automation, Synopsys, and EPIC Design. His experience includes successful startups and large public companies. Keith holds a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Missouri - Rolla.
With extensive experience as Senior Principal engineer in the field of Silicon technologies, Eyal is one of proteanTecs' founders. Before founding the company, Eyal had a 20 year career path at Intel, where he served as Sr. Principal Engineer in PLLs and clock generation. Eyal is the inventor of over 40 patents, and holds a B.Sc.in electrical engineering from the Tel Aviv University.
Yuval is an experienced executive in both R&D and Sales & Marketing. Prior to joining the founding team of proteanTecs, Yuval held VP R&D and site manager positions at Broadsay, an end-to-end video broadcasting solution for content providers. Yuval was also VP R&D at Trackimo Inc, where he led development of an end to end IoT solution for tracking location of people, assets and fleets around the world. Yuval also held positions of VP Sales & Marketing at PicoParts LTD and Director of Sales & Marketing at Alpha CSP. Yuval holds a B.Sc. (cum laude) in Computer Science from the The Academic College of Tel Aviv–Yaffo and an MBA degree from Haifa University.
A leading expert in the fields of AI and Data Science, Yahel is one of proteanTecs founders. He has vast experience in the fields of Reinforcement Learning, Probability and Optimization, authoring a body of research on Sequential Decision-Making problems that involve uncertainty and partial feedback. Yahel held R&D positions at IBM and Yahoo and holds a PhD, MSc and BSc, summa cum laude, in Electrical Engineering from The Israel Institute of Technology – Technion.
With over 20 years of experience in System/Hardware/Software product development and management, consumer electronics, Telecom, mobile, IoT systems and silicon, Noam joined proteanTecs in August 2017, soon after it was founded. Before joining proteanTecs, Noam held VP R&D position at Vi, and senior technical positions at Intel Wireless Innovation Solutions, Orckit and ECI Telecom. Noam holds a M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Tel Aviv University and a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Ben Gurion University.
With over 15 years of experience in HR Management in global hi-tech and med-tech companies, Zehavit joined proteanTecs in December 2018. Before joining the company, Zehavit worked as Regional Talent Management Manager at Marvell, and as HR Director at Syneron Medical. Zehavit holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the Haifa university and a Master’s degree in Organizational Consulting from the College of Management. Zehavit is also certified in Group Leadership.
With combined expertise in Production Testing and Data Analytics of ICs and system products, Alex joined proteanTecs in October, 2018. Before joining the company, Alex held a Senior Director of Interconnect and Silicon Photonics Product Engineering positions at Mellanox. Alex holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from The Israel Institute of Technology, Technion.
Moshe is an industry veteran with over 20 years of experience in R&D and project management roles. He joined proteanTecs in May 2019 to lead the Application Engineering activities in EMEA, with overall responsibility of customer support throughout the project cycle – from IP integration, Tapeout and up to Silicon testing and high volume manufacturing). Before joining proteanTecs, Moshe held Project Management positions at Apple, was VP R&D at Tessera and VP Engineering at Broadlight. Moshe holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Tel Aviv University.
With extensive experience in marketing and product management, Tamar joined proteanTecs in March 2019. Before joining the company, she was Senior Director of Marketing at ColorChip, and prior to that held several Marketing and Business Development positions in global Med-Tech companies, including Applied Spectral Imaging and Syneron Medical. Tamar holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics & Business Management, Magna cum Laude from the Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yaffo.
A seasoned product expert with experience in R&D and Interaction Design, Alex joined proteanTecs in March, 2019. Before joining proteanTecs, Alex held Product Manager positions at Outbrain, Cortica and Intel. Alex holds an MBA and a B.Sc. in Information Systems Engineering from The Israel Institute of Technology – Technion.
Miki joined proteanTecs in July 2018 to lead the development of the company’s EDA solution, bringing deep expertise in CAD PnR tools and EDA flows. Prior to joining proteanTecs, he spent 13 years at Intel, where he worked as Full-Chip Design Automation and CAD Senior Technical Lead. During his tenure at Intel, Miki led the development and methodology of a clock distribution tool for companywide chip design. He holds a B.Sc. in Information Systems Engineering from The Israel Institute of Technology, Technion.
With extensive experience in the fields of VLSI design, circuit and architecture, Inbar joined proteanTecs in August 2017.Before joining the company, she held Management and Technical Leadership positions at Intel processors’ group. Inbar is an inventor on 5 patents under the Intel corporation and 2 additional patents under proteanTecs. Inbar holds a B.Sc. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the Tel-Aviv University.
Boaz is an experienced Program Manager. Prior to joining proteanTecs in October 2019, Boaz managed a team of project managers in Western Digital’s Flash division, while holding a Chief of Staff position in the Embedded Solutions product line. Boaz is a certified PMP and holds an Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from UNSW, Australia.
With deep knowledge in Logic Design, Logic Verification and I/O Post-Silicon testing, Alex joined proteanTecs in October 2018. Before joining proteanTecs, Alex worked as Post-Silicon Product Development Engineer (Analog) in high volume manufacturing, Design characterization and Electrical validation at Intel, and before that as Senior pre-silicon verification engineer and as pre-silicon logic design engineer at Qualcomm. Alex holds a B.Sc in Electrical Engineering from Ben-Gurion University and M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from The Israel Institute of Technology, Technion.
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Dr. J.W. McPherson is an international and renowned expert in the fields of Reliability Physics & Engineering. He has published over 200 scientific papers, is the author of the Reliability Chapters for 4 Books and has been awarded 20 patents. Dr. McPherson was formerly a Texas Instruments Senior Fellow and past General Chairman of the IEEE International Reliability Physics Symposium (IRPS) and still serves on its Board of Directors. He is an IEEE Fellow and Founder/CEO of McPherson Reliability Consulting, LLC. Dr. McPherson holds a PhD degree in Physics.
David (Dadi) Perlmutter is a Technology and Social entrepreneur and investor, focusing on investment in growing Israeli technology companies and in social activities to create social and economic opportunities for the younger generation. Perlmutter serves as Chairman of Weebit nano and Teramount, is a Board member of Mellanox and an investor/director in various startups in Israel and Si Valley. He also chairs, and is active in nonprofit organizations. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, and a Board member of the Technion Israel Society. During his 34-year career at Intel, Perlmutter was directly responsible for developing several of Intel's major products and technology breakthroughs that had an important impact on Intel's business and on the entire industry. In his final position of Executive Vice President and Chief Product officer, Perlmutter grew the business from $35B in 2008 to more than $50B in 2013. Perlmutter holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering Cum Laude from the Technion, and in 1987 won the innovation in industrial development award from the President of Israel. Perlmutter was born in Tel Aviv, Israel in 1953, and is married with 4 children and 6 grandchildren.
Amir Faintuch is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Computing and Wired Infrastructure (CWI) Strategic Business Unit at Globalfoundries Inc. Faintuch has more than 25 years of experience in the semiconductor industry.Prior to joining GF, he was Senior Vice President and General Manager at Intel,where he played a key role in leading a major engineering transformation thatincreased product competitiveness and predictability, being responsible for tens of thousands of engineers who delivered IP and SOCs across Intel $70B business. Faintuch is also a former Qualcomm executive, where he served as President of Qualcomm Atheros, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc. that develops networking, connectivity infrastructure and Internet of Things components. His previous positions also include senior executive positions at Atheros communications and Texas Instruments. Faintuch holds a dual MBA degree from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management and Tel-Aviv University and a bachelor's degree from the University of Haifa.