PacketLight Team

Koby Reshef

Koby Reshef has over 20 years of experience in technical and marketing aspects of the telecommunication industry. Koby brings extensive knowledge in a variety of technologies such as storage networking, optical networking, ASIC’s and wireless communication solutions. Before being appointed CEO, Koby managed PacketLight's hardware design team. Prior to joining PacketLight, Koby served as a senior R&D Manager at Teledata (ADC). Koby holds a BSc in computer science from Tel-Aviv University and an MBA from Netanya Academic College.

Nitza Lifshitz

Nitza Lifshitz joined RAD Data Communications as VP Finance and CFO. Nitza brings extensive finance experience in the areas of capital markets and financial asset management. Previously, Nitza served as CFO and VP at ECI Telecom - Broadband Access Division, and as VP Finance of Taro Israel. Nitza holds a BA Degree in Economics & Accounting and an MBA (with distinction) from Tel Aviv University.

Michal Naor Tanhum

Michal Naor Tanhum joined PacketLight in 2005. Michal is the key executive responsible for driving and managing PacketLight's global business development, and global strategic alliances with partners worldwide. Michal brings to PacketLight over 25 years of extensive sales experience. Prior to joining PacketLight, Michal served in several sales management positions in the billing industry. Michal holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from the Technion, Israel's Institute of Technology.

Nino Shaptoshvili

Nino Shaptoshvili has over 20 years of experience in sales and marketing in the international hi-tech market. Nino has extensive knowledge of the optical transport industry and has a proven track record in building and leading sales teams and developing new markets. Nino holds a BA in International Politics and Business Administration, and an MBA (Finance), both from Kentucky University, USA. Nino speaks four languages.

Aharon Elhanati

Aharon Elhanati joined PacketLight in 2009 first as Operations Manager, and then as VP of Operations. Aharon has over 27 years of experience in the field of operations, optical components and logistics. He has improved logistics and operations in optical manufacturing companies such as Scitex Corporation, where he spent 11 years in logistics and optical assemblies departments, and ECI Telecom and Flextronics as supply chain manager. Aharon holds a Practical Engineering degree from Tel-Aviv College and a BSc in Business Administration from Champlain College Higher Education Extension in Tel Aviv.

Yochai Sheetrit

Yochai Sheetrit joined Packetlight in 2004 as part of PacketLight’s WDM R&D team. In 2009, Yochai was appointed Director of Sales Support. In this role, he implemented PacketLight’s customer service strategy and built PacketLight’s WDM Sales Support Services team, supporting existing and new customers. Prior to PacketLight Yochai was part of Nortel Sales Support team and RAD testing equipment team. Yochai served in the Israeli Air Force and the technical department of support & services.

Eran Gluska

Eran Gluska has been leading software development at PacketLight Networks since its establishment. He has over 25 years in software development and brings extensive experience in embedded software development and telecommunication systems. Before joining PacketLight, Eran served as senior team leader at National Semiconductor (NSC). Eran holds a BSc and MSc in Mathematics and Computer Science from Tel-Aviv University.

Simo Dahan

Simo Dahan is one of the founding members of PacketLight Networks in 2000. Simo has over 25 years of experience in hardware and firmware development. He brings extensive knowledge in a variety of technologies and has been leading the hardware and firmware development at PacketLight Networks since 2005. Simo holds a B.Tech in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Ariel University, and an MSc in Electro-optical Engineering from Ben-Gurion University. 

Omri Viner

Omri Viner has over 25 years of experience in software engineering, network management and architecture of communication systems. Prior to joining PacketLight, Omri led the development of several products in various fields, including VLSI CAD simulation, GUI for software debugger, fax compression, ATM switching and management, and management of Ethernet bridging. Omri holds a BSc in Mathematics and Computer Science from the Hebrew University and an MSc in Computer Science from Weizmann Institute.  

Haim Hayat

Haim Hayat has been leading the QA testing at PacketLight Networks since 2004. He has over 20 years of experience in hardware development and QA testing in the telecommunication industry. Haim brings extensive knowledge in a variety of technologies such as storage networking and optical networking. Haim holds a B.Tech in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from Ariel University.