Alon’s career has been defined by the core values of sustainability and innovation, key cornerstones of Twine’s business. Alon has extensive experience working for HP Indigo, known as a pioneer in the digital printing realm, for more than 25 years. During his 16 years as CEO, HP Indigo maintained its market leadership in the digital printing sector through continued innovation and customer focus, which resulted in unprecedented customer growth and organic growth for Indigo of over $1 Billion. Following his long career at HP Indigo, Alon was appointed in January 2021 as Active Chairman of the Board at Highcon and as Executive Chairman at Redefine Meat. He is passionate about diversity and involved in initiatives to promote Arab participation in Hi Tech. In his leisure time, he enjoys music, reading, gardening and travelling. Alon holds an MBA and BA in history and economics from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. He is married to Cathy and has four children.
Michael leads the supply chain business with responsibility for procurement, manufacturing, logistics and the programme to digitise Coats’ supply chain.
He has over 25 years’ experience at Coats and held leadership roles in General Management, Supply Chain management, IT and large scale business reorganisation throughout Coats. His previous role was as CEO of the Global Crafts Business.
Mimi Sela serves as CEO of Landa Ventures, a private investment firm which invests in promising Israeli technology companies and acts as Managing Director of the Landa Fund, its philanthropic arm.
Prior to assuming these positions, she served a six-year term as Corporate Vice President Strategic Alliances at Indigo, responsible for the company’s alliances strategy which culminated in its acquisition by Hewlett-Packard in 2002.
Mrs. Limor Ganot is the managing partner of Gefen Capital. In the past ten years Ganot performed M&A transactions, dealt with complex financial projects, led IPO’s and private placements, led turnaround situations and dealt with and created growth strategies for mature and startup companies.
Ganot is a member of the Global Advisory Board of Diners Club International, a direct banking and payment services company owned by NYSE listed Discover Financial Services. She is also a board member of Diners Club Israel.
Ganot is the former Co-CEO of NYSE Listed Alon Blue Square Israel with a turnover of $3.5 billion and operations in various sectors: convenience stores, petrol stations, supermarkets, communications, financial services and non-food retail and real estate.
Irit is a Partner for HP Tech Ventures, leading strategic investments and partnerships with early-stage technology startups primarily originating in Israel, as well as globally in Commercial Print, EdTech, and Microfluidics/Healthcare. As part of the global team, Irit also helps to shape investment strategy and create new external innovation models for HP. Some of the engagements she leads include Screenovate, Deep Instinct, Twine Solutions, Copprint, PMatX, and other undisclosed deals.
Irit holds an M.B.A. from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Tel Aviv University. She is also a graduate of the Venture Capital Executive Program at UC Berkeley.
Born and raised in Israel, Irit has lived and worked in the US, France, and Israel.
Michel Abadi is co-Founder and Managing Partner at Maverick Ventures Israel.
Michel was Global Head of Product Development at Gems Fund of Funds ($7.5B AUM at its peak) for over a decade. In 1995-1999, Michel was a portfolio manager at Banco Patrimonio, a Salomon Brothers joint-venture in Brazil, for local and off-shore Brazilian hedge funds worth $1.5B. Michel became Head of Products for the Local Private Bank after its sale to Chase Manhattan Bank, and later J.P. Morgan. In this function, Michel was responsible for the design and implementation of a $1B local fund of hedge funds, in addition to advisory for local markets. Michel holds a Production Engineering degree from the University of Sao Paulo, and an MBA conferred by the Kellogg-Recanati International Program.
General Partner and co-founder at New Era Capital Partners.
Ran served as the Economic & Technology Advisor to President Shimon Peres during his Presidency. Prior to that, Ran held positions in the Equity Capital Markets division at Lehman Brothers as well as in Portland Capital Hedge Fund.
Ran received his BA in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science from UCL in the UK and his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management in the US and in Tel Aviv. In addition, he completed the Investment Management program at London Business School and an Executive program at Harvard Business School. During his career, Ran has advised on numerous deals in a range of fields.
Miki has been VP Advanced Technologies at Landa Labs since 2012. Prior to that he accumulated over 30 years of executive experience in the digital printing industry at leading companies, including fulfilling the positions of Senior VP at Scitex (now Kodak), and President & CEO of Aprion Digital (now HP). He also served as the CEO of two medical device start-ups and sat on the Board of Directors of several companies. He has a proven track record of taking technologies through the full cycle, from conception to sales. He holds an MSc degree in physics from the Weizmann Institute, a PhD in optics and electro-optics from the university of Arizona, and is a graduate of the Senior Executives’ business course at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Miki is the author or co-author of over 40 families of patents and patent applications.
Alon is driven by his vision to bring Twine’s innovative technology to market and transform the thread dyeing industry. Alon holds a B.Sc. in Mechanical & Software Engineering and joint EMBA from Kellogg-Recanati Universities.He draws on his multidisciplinary experience in technology and management roles and more than fifteen years in the print industry as well as his lifelong passion for oil painting, which has given him a unique appreciation for the nuances of color. The “Eureka moment” of his twin brother Erez was the start of their journey to create Twine.
Financial management is part of Amit’s DNA, with more than two decades in the field. Prior to joining Twine, Amit served as Chief Financial Officer at Massivit 3D, Satcom Systems and Clal Finance. He began his career as an economist at the Commercial Division of Leumi Bank and later served as Business Development Manager at Gilat Satellite Networks. Amit holds a B.A. in Business Management and Political Science and M.B.A. in Finance and Marketing, both from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. A family man, he loves music, mountain biking and is a wine enthusiast.
Moshe has more than 25 years under his belt in management and skill in the research and development of highly complex products, lifecycle product management, engineering management, and product design. Moshe has rich experience in the printing realm, serving as VP R&D, as a director and executive member of the HP Scitex division. Prior to that, Moshe built his experience in HP Indigo’s R&D department, rising from team leader to department manager. He holds a B.Sc. and M.B.A. in Engineering and Industrial Management from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Moshe enjoys mountain biking and is a member of “Leshatef Atzmenu”, a non-profit organization which aspires to improve society.
Adi is a seasoned B2B marketing leader with over 15 years of experience creating and executing strategies that drive business growth and increase brand awareness. Adi has been successful in delivering bottom-line impact in various management roles over the years. For the last 5 years, she has been utilizing her expertise to effectively promote Twine’s groundbreaking technology through diverse media channels. Adi holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management, adding to her wealth of knowledge and skills in the field.
For almost 2 decades, Yuval has been building new business, trust with customers and market leadership in various markets as Asia Pacific, Oceania, North America, Europe, and Israel. Prior to joining Twine, Yuval has served as VP APAC and later VP Global Marketing in Dip-Tech, who digitally transformed the global flat glass printing industry. Along his career, Yuval held several sales and BD positions in the HLS, Defense, Aerospace, and Localization industries, where he focused on sales growth and global expansion of novel technology solutions. Yuval holds a B.A in Finance and Humanities from the Open University of Israel and is a graduate of the International Business Program of Grenoble Graduate School of Business, France.
“Kfir joins us with vast experience in customer success management with over ten years of leadership positions in complex and multidisciplinary products manufactured by HP- Indigo .
He brings his experience as Indigo’s Asia Pacific/Japan, regional service manager dealing with distributors and direct customers to his role at Twine. Previously to this role, Kfir was the Indigo Country Service Manager for Israel.
During his 25 years at Indigo Kfir has developed significant and deep knowledge of product introduction and innovation and is regarded as a team player with a strong record of growing people and a passion for customers. Kfir has a BA in Economics and Business Administration and a Practical Engineer degree in Industrial Management.
Kfir is married to Orit, and they have four children. “
Gilad has led Twine’s technology development from its early stages and has been responsible for the special ink and process development as well as overall system requirements and definitions. He has in-depth experience in ink-machine-process interactions and optimization, problem solving, and root cause analysis, gained over ten years working as a research scientist. Prior to his role at Twine, he was Process Development Research in the ink process group, at HP Indigo. Gilad holds a Ph.D. in Physical-Chemistry from the Weizmann Institute of Science and B.Sc. in Materials Engineering from Ben-Gurion University. Gilad is a music lover, plays the saxophone, passionate about cooking and baking and honed his skills at a culinary institute.
Ayelet is a “people person”, with more than 20 years of extensive experience in human resources management roles in high tech companies such as Orbotech and Kodak and at healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson. She has broad knowledge in building and leading HR processes including organizational development, talent acquisition and M&A processes in global organizations. Ayelet holds a B.A. in Social Work from the Hebrew University and M.A. in Organizational Behavior from Tel Aviv University.
David has a tremendous background in sales. At his previous company Dip-Tech where David worked for 10 years, he moved up the sales ranks to eventually lead the Asia Pacific business. During his Dip-Tech career, David transformed the China market from almost zero sales to become the company’s most significant and largest market for years. Based in Shanghai, David Zhao will lead Twine’s business in China, the world’s biggest textile market, dominating 50% of the global industry.
Prior to joining Twine, Gary founded EAS Technologies, a consulting company, which he ran for seven years. While working there he Revamped the sales and marketing plans, defined and developed an incremental business streams and consulted on mergers and acquisitions.
He served as Senior Vice President, Business Development at FastSigns, a franchisor of custom sign and graphic centers and as Managing Director, International Sales EMEA for Gerber Scientific, Germany. He headed an imaging equipment company in Asia for seventeen years. He holds a B.A. in Computer Science from Fitchburg State, Massachusetts. Gary serves on the Board of Directors for the UN Disaster and Humanitarian Relief Fund.
Having spent most of his career in the digital printing industry, Wilfred knows the field inside out. He’s been active in various markets which have converted from analog to digital technology. He joined Twine in July 2021 and leads the company’s technology launch in the EMEA region. Prior to joining the company, Wilfred was responsible for global sales at SPGPrints, a leading provider of printing solutions for the textile industry and acted as Sales Director EMEA for Xaar PLC. He spent a large part of his career at Electronics for Imaging, joining them in 1997 and holding various sales positions. He holds a B.A. in Business from HTS Bedrijfskunde, Holland. Wilfred loves outdoor activities and enjoys running and field hockey