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.
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.
Yehuda Solomon is an experienced executive, having held various senior positions in several technology enterprises. He currently serves as CEO of Lumet, a Landa Labs’ spinout business in the photovoltaic solar energy sector, a position he has held for the past five years. Prior to that Yehuda was Vice President of R&D at Landa Digital Printing, responsible for the development of the Company’s digital Nanographic printing presses. He previously held leadership positions at Kodak, heading global development teams in the printing business. Yehuda has a BA in Mechanical Engineering from Tel Aviv University, an MBA from the University of Bradford, and a graduate of the program for Directors and Corporate Governance from TAU.
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.
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.
Dr. Dan Rappaport has more than 20 years of experience in the development of innovative technologies from concept to market realization. Dan held various senior positions both in large corporate companies, Intel and General Electric Healthcare as well as in a few Israeli startups. He is a founder of Sensible Medical, and has spent a few years on the investor side in MindUP incubator, a JV of Medtronic, IBM, Pitango VC and Rambam Medical Center, investing in 12 portfolio companies.
His professional experience spans a variety of areas involving deep and multi-disciplinary technologies, along with his experience establishing strategic partnerships with market leaders and effective go-to-market strategies.
He has a BSc in Electrical Engineering and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the Technion, Israel, and is a graduate of the program for Directors and Corporate Governance from Lahav, Tel Aviv University.
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.
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