As Chairman of OpenLegacy, Andy leads the strategic vision to strengthen OpenLegacy’s brand and global presence. He brings with him more than 30 years experience in finance, operations and technology management in the information technology industry and was a senior operating executive with IBM Corporation. For the last decade, he was the GM for IBM Storage, Chief Operating Officer for IBM Japan and a member of the board of directors, General Manager for IBM Global Mid-Market (small and medium business), and General Manager for IBM’s converged Infrastructure platform, PureFlex. More recently, Andy serves on several technology, community and non-profit boards.
CEO & Co-Founder
As Chief Executive Officer of OpenLegacy, Romi provides strategic direction and oversees OpenLegacy’s day-to-day execution. Romi has proven experience in all aspects of information-technology business leadership. He has a uniquely deep understanding of how to lead in this market, gleaned from fifteen years at IBM’s global headquarters where he became intimately familiar with how one of the top corporations behind legacy systems operates. At IBM, Romi played a wide range of leadership roles, including Senior Investment Analyst, managing a Country Pricing Group; and Principal Market Development Consultant, where he contributed to the development and growth of new markets in North America and Europe and launched the first industry storage software virtualization family. Romi holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Economics and a Master of Business Administration degree, both from Tel Aviv University.
CTO & Co-Founder
As Chief Technology Officer, Roi leads OpenLegacy’s research and development activities in creating the first open-source legacy modernization platform. Roi brings a deep understanding and over 15 years of proven experience successfully leading large projects in Java, web, mobile, cloud, cyber security, and legacy modernization. At Software AG, he managed technology, infrastructure and methodologies in the company’s Israeli R&D lab. He also established a cyber solutions group at Intellinx, and earlier in his career, he spearheaded complex modernization projects worldwide for Sabratec. As an innovator who loves new technology, Roi continues to push the team forward, making OpenLegacy the de-facto standard for legacy modernization and integration.
Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer, Hans is responsible for day to day operations along with generating growth for the company by nurturing the OpenLegacy Open Source Community, direct sales, and channel partner relationships. Hans brings over 30 years of experience in legacy modernization to OpenLegacy. For much of this time, he has held senior, executive roles in large multinational organizations, mid-size companies, and several successful startups. This experience includes spearheading large legacy modernization projects and setting up and heading an offshore Global Delivery Center, including operations, sales, marketing, and partner development. Prior to OpenLegacy, Hans was Vice President at ATERAS, a company that specializes in legacy application conversion, modernization and migration. Prior to that, he served as GVP at Software AG, in which he was responsible for Global Consulting Services within the Americas. He also served as VP of Consist Software Solutions and founded ModernWiser, Inc.
As President of OpenLegacy, Rolin is responsible for leading the strategy efforts for commercial and public markets across global geographies including The Americas, EMEA and South Africa. Rolin has 24 years of proven success growing and building enterprise software sales teams, with a track record of exceeding aggressive growth targets. Working with some of the largest logistics and finance companies around the world, Rolin has led cross-functional teams through successful business transformation projects. Before joining OpenLegacy, Rolin served as National Vice President of Sales at Software AG for 10 years, where he helped clients in the US and Latin America implement business-driven solutions to drive strategic advantages in the marketplace. Prior to that, he held various sales leadership positions in enterprise software sales as well as consulting service organizations focused on integration and modernization projects. Rolin has acted as a trusted partner for companies such as IBM, Cisco, Computer Associates, Unisys, Microsoft, Oracle and BMC as well as helped position companies as team members of multi-year federal program efforts led by Lockheed Martin, BAE, Northrop Grumman, Unisys, SAIC and OGDEN Federal among others.
VP Product Management
As VP Product Management, Zeev defines the roadmap of OpenLegacy’s suite of legacy modernization products, aligning them to the market. Zeev ensures that OpenLegacy products deliver the right features to meet customers’ growing needs. During his more than 15 years of experience, Zeev has held leadership positions, delivering information technology solutions within enterprise IT departments and in companies that provide consulting services– most recently at the leading credit card company Isracard and Hilan Tech. He also served as a senior consultant in the Israel Defense Force, dealing with advanced computing systems.
VP Business Development and Channel Sales
As VP Business Development and Channel Sales, Gil is responsible for establishing OpenLegacy’s presence in EMEA, building and nurturing business development relationships and growing the sales channel responsibility. Gil brings extensive expertise in channel resales and direct sales to major enterprises, specializing in the banking and healthcare IT service domains. He honed this experience over more than 20 years of selling services and systems for companies like ObserveIT (security), Motorola Solutions and IBM (telecommunications), Taldor (banking), and Harel (IT solutions). Gil has a BA in Political Science from Tel Aviv University.
As OpenLegacy’s Marketing Director, Resa leads the daily execution of all Marketing related activities for the company. She brings with her over 10 years of experience working in various Marketing and Project Management positions for Government and Private organizations across a wide range of industries. She brings with her an in depth understanding of multiple digital marketing disciplines and is focused on maximizing OpenLegacy’s offline and online marketing strategies and tactics. Resa graduated with a BSc, in Economics and Statistics from the University of the West Indies.
R&D Team Leader
As R&D Team Leader, Dganit spearheads the development of innovative products that connect legacy screens and programs with web and mobile technologies using API and SDK frameworks. During her more than 15 years of experience, Dganit has led teams developing backend products for the enterprise at CA Technologies, and created groundbreaking networking and security solutions for protecting children online at Puresight.
Executive Board Member
As an Executive Board Member at Open Legacy, Roy brings 16 years of IT business experience, accompanied by management experience and a proven track record of business development & growth initiatives.
Roy holds various executive positions at high-tech companies, in the fields of enterprise SW, cloud computing, Internet & mobile, big data and cyber security. Roy is helping each of them to successfully achieve their ambitious business goals.
Previously, Roy acted as the CEO of Comsec, a global provider of information & cyber security services serving hundreds of large enterprises worldwide. Prior to heading Comsec, Roy led the company’s strategic business development plans as VP and senior management member. This included the company’s global expansion, building new offerings and services, building strategic marketing plans, and setting up global strategic partnerships and joint ventures.