Feb. 2, 2012
-- IT Analyzer Ltd announced that Rafi Shkolnik has been elected to the company’s Advisory board.
Mr. Shkolnik has 20 years of experience in Israeli IT industry Served as the CEO & Regional Director of NetApp (www.netapp.com)
until May 2011, Started the Israeli operation in 1998 and the operation in Africa, Turkey, Greece, Cyprus and Malta. Over the years Rafi Managed the first stage of the NetApp / IBM alliance in Europe (Spain Italy, The Benelux and also Middle east & Africa). Brought the company in the region from non-existing to a leading position in the storage market. Prior to NetApp Rafi worked for Scitex (today part of Kodak) for 8 years. In his last job Rafi was a product leader in the R&D and managed the R&D operation of one of Scitex’s flag ship products. BA and MBA in business administration with technical background - practical engineer from TA University.
Nowadays, Rafi act as a board member in some Israeli high-tech companies, active angel and Managing partner in an Israeli start-up accelerator.
“We welcome Mr. Shkolnik to our company, we are very positive that Rafi’s vast experience will contribute significantly to our growing business, ” said Ofer Laksman, CEO of IT Analyzer. “Mr. Shkolnik brings valued expertise in building successful companies and will be a strong asset.”
“I am very pleased to join the company at this stage,” said Rafi. “ IT Analyzer comes with the right product in the right time to an IT market that’s straggles with budget constrains from one side and demands that are growing from the other side, with IT Analyzer we will make it work for the organizations.