Meet the Team

Nati Shalom

Nati is the Founder and CTO of Cloudify and a thought leader in fields ranging from Cloud Computing to Big Data Technologies.

Shalom was recognized as a Top Cloud Computing Blogger for CIO’s by The CIO Magazine and his blog listed as an excellent blog by *technical founders* by YCombinator. He is also the founder of IGTCloud, and is a frequent presenter at industry conferences around the world.

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Avner Algom

Avner Algom has more than 20 years of professional experience in management of Hi-Tech companies, business development and marketing in Israel, US, Europe and the Far East.

For the last 8 years, Mr. Algom manages the IGT, a non-profit organization of leading vendors, ISVs, startups, enterprises and academia, focused on knowledge sharing and networking for developing Cloud, SaaS & Big Data solutions. It is open, independent and vendor-neutral. The IGT creates business and technologies opportunities by providing frameworks of conferences, meetups and training.


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Sharone Zitzman

Sharone Zitzman is a marketing technologist and open source community builder, who likes to work with teams building products that developers love.


Having built both the DevOps Israel and Cloud Native Israel communities from the ground up, she spends her time finding the places where technology and people intersect and ensuring an excellent developer experience, backed by a culture focused on engineering excellence and quality. Sharone heads up Developer Relations at AppsFlyer as her day job.

You can find her on Twitter or Github as @shar1z.


Florian Haas

Florian has been an active member of the OpenStack community since early 2011. He has driven and contributed to lively discussions within the community about OpenStack.


Florian has spoken about OpenStack at previous OpenStack Summits and also at OSCON, LinuxCon, and many other conferences.


When he is not speaking at conferences, Florian discharges his duties as CEO of professional services firm hastexo (which has strong OpenStack focus).


Jeremy Hess

Jeremy is the digital marketing and community manager at CloudShare. He founded the DevRel IL meetup in 2018 and led the DevOpsDays Tel Aviv and Cloud Native Day Tel Aviv conferences from 2014-2018 - and is still a co-organizer of both. Jeremy is is always looking for ways to combine both of his passions: developer relations and enterprise marketing.

Gal Sagie

Gal is the CTO of IBM Cloud Networking building IBM's hyper scale public cloud infrastructure, former Founder and CTO of Cloudigo a startup which was acquired by IBM.
passionate about Open Source, Cloud Infrastructure, Networking and SDN/NFV.

A former OpenStack contributor which started two official projects in the realm of SDN and containers networking (Kuryr and Dragonflow) and contributed to various other projects like DPDK, OVS-DPDK, OVN and others.

Today excited about Edge, AI, Cloud Native and how networking and security are key enablers of connecting them all.

Eden Rozin

CPO, Product Management, AT&T Tel Aviv.

Active contributor to ONAP and Akraino edge stack communities.


Part of Domain 2.0 team that innovates around service design and orchestration, cloud and networking infrastructures, cloud computing and 5G.


His spare time is spent writing his thesis on the philosophy of the mind while breaking his teeth with French.

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Arthur Berezin

Arthur is the Founder and CEO of JovianX Platform for SaaS, radically simplifying the use of cloud-native and DevOps technologies for SaaS operations. 


In his previous role as Dir. of Product Management at Cloudify, Arthur formed the Apache ARIA-TOSCA community under the Apache Software Foundation, and served as Technical Steering Committee(TSC) member in the Linux Foundation ONAP Project.


Prior to that Arthur was Sr. Technical Product Manager for OpenStack and RHV at Red Hat.


Arthur is also the author of "Production Ready OpenStack" published by Packt. Say Hi on LinkedIn and Twitter

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Koby Holzer

Since 2012 Koby has been leading the Cloud Engineering group at LivePerson, practicing the DevOps culture and spirit while focusing on the move to Linux, virtualization, new configuration management and automation standards.

Koby is an OpenStacker since Diablo release and today he is leading the Openstack technology that is covering the vast majority of LPs services globally.

Before LivePerson Koby lead infrastructure operations and engineering for more then 10 years in a couple of big Israeli telecom companies.


Elizabeth Tsirelson

Elizabeth is an independent project manager and event coordinator and she seeks to manage projects that bring people and technology together. She also leads the Digital Marketing at JovianX.


For the past seven years she served in  active duty in the Israel Defense Forces. As a Captain in the IDF Elizabeth organized and managed multiple international events and conferences that had a tremendous impact on the international relations and cooperation of IDF with foreign armies.


Lately, Elizabeth fell in love with programming languages and coding thanks to She-Codes community.

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