Executive Team

Ariel EfratiCEO
Ariel Efrati is the Chief Operating Officer of BATM Advanced Communications (LSE: BVC; TASE: BATM), where he oversees BATM’s global business operations and telecommunications practices, and acts as Chief Executive Officer for Telco Systems, a BATM wholly owned subsidiary.

Previously, Ariel held several senior positions in the telecom industry. As Senior Vice President, Ariel led Amdocs (NYSE:DOX) Venture Investments, Open Innovation and Product M&A unit, he headed Amdocs corporate competitive strategy unit, and he was the General Manager of the Service Fulfillment Product Business Division. Ariel also led Amdocs strategic and substantial entry to the OSS markets through organic growth and M&A activities.  Ariel was the CEO of CallmyName, a startup in the Mobile sphere, and is a member of several successful startups’ BoDs, and is highly experienced in technological and market innovations. In the past, as a senior officer, Ariel led an advanced technological unit in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Intelligence Corps. Ariel is a software engineer and an EMBA graduate of the Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern University).
Avi DorfmanCTO
Avi Dorfman is a technology executive with over 20 years of experience in  the development and delivery of telecommunications systems. Avi was the VP R&D and CTO for ASIS which develops ATCA systems, VP R&D of Zlango, a startup that develops an innovative mobile messaging service and VP R&D of Radvision/Avaya Technology Business Unit specializing in voice and video over IP technologies.
Prior to his VP R&D roles, Avi worked for many years as the VoIP project development director in Comverse and system architect in several organizations.
Avi holds B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and B.Sc. in Physics from the Technion- Israel Institute of Technology and MBA from Tel Aviv University.
David HeledVP of R&D
David Heled brings more than 25 years of experience in R&D Management in high-tech companies and the IDF. Before joining Telco Systems, David served as the Executive Vice President of R&D in Cellebrite heading the development, research and support for both the Mobile Forensics as well as the Mobile Life Cycle segments

Prior to that, David served as the General Manager of WebCollage Israel, heading the Israeli site of the company, focusing mostly on R&D activities. Prior to WebCollage he held the positions of Vice President Research and Development in various companies, including Personeta, Viola Networks and Frontline PCB-Solutions. Earlier in his career David worked at Tecnomatix (NASDQ: TCNO), in senior management positions. David holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the Technion, Israel institute of Technology and an MBA from the Israeli Academic Studies Center
Moti RosenshtockVP of Operations
Moti is Vice President of Operations for Telco Systems, a position he has held since 1990. Moti has strong technical and business qualifications with an impressive track record of more than 30 years of hands-on experience in strategic planning, business unit development, project and product management, and system engineering strategies. Prior to joining the company, he worked at Gambit, Fibronix and Elbit. Moti holds a B.S. in Electronics Engineering, from Ben Gurion University, Israel.
Raanan TzemachVP of Product, Marketing and Professional Services
Raanan Tzemach is the Vice President of Product, Marketing and Professional Services for Telco Systems. Raanan brings to Telco Systems broad experience in the telecommunications, security, and software industries. Before joining Telco Systems Raanan headed Products and Marketing for Cisco's Self-Optimizing Networks (SON) business unit, where he drove significant growth in both sales and the product portfolio. In prior positions, Raanan served as VP of Amdocs EMEA Managed Services (GSS),  VP & Business Unit Manager of Discretix (Sansa Security),  VP Advanced Services and Internet at Cellcom (mobile operator) and in multiple engineering and R&D roles in the Israel Defense Forces.
Reinhard FlorinGeneral Manager of North America
Reinhard Florin is the General Manager of North America. He has over 25 years of experience in sales, marketing, engineering support, and product management in both public and private companies. He has extensive experience within the telecommunications sector in general and the IP Ethernet, mobile operator, wide area networking and high performance computing sectors in particular. Reini has previously held executive level positions at DragonWave, Axerra Networks, SilverStorm Technologies, Carrier Access, and Paragon Networks and management positions at Siemens, Lucent and Paradyne.. Reinhard holds a B.S. in Management from Ball State University and MBA from the University of South Florida. 
Hector MenjivarVP of LATAM Sales
Hector Menjivar has over 20 years of experience in international sales and a strong expertise in distribution channels and long-term strategic planning. Hector has played a pivotal role in the Company’s success in adding global telecommunication companies as customers and establishing a base of Tier 1 service providers within Latin America. Prior to joining Telco Systems, Hector was director of Latin American sales at Metrobility (acquired by Telco Systems in 2006). He holds a B.S. in Finance and a B.S. in Economics from University of Central Florida.
Doron MeiromVP International Sales
Doron is a seasoned executive, entrepreneur and an international business person. Prior to coming to Telco, he served as a Presidents, VP of Sales, and business development at a variety of technology companies including; LiveU, Surf, EasyRun, Crescendo Networks, Advent Software (ADVS), Radware (Nasdaq:RDWR), Fibronics Data Communication, and Digital Equipment Corporation. He has extensive experience in North and South America, as well as in EMEA and APAC. Doron was in charge of managing large volume scale sales operations, in a very competitive markets, mostly related to advanced networking and the innovative broadcast industries. Doron is experience in global sales, marketing, and business development organizations, for both public and private domestic & international hi-tech companies. Doron has a degree in art & Science.
Dave GarrityVP of Finance
Dave is Vice President of Finance for Telco Systems, a position he has held since December of 2000. Dave is responsible for all finance, legal and human resource matters for the company. Joining Telco in 1988 as Fiber Optics Division Controller, Dave has held various positions of increasing responsibility in the areas of finance and administration.

Earlier in his career, he held financial management positions at Power General Corp., Unitrode Corp. and Data General. Dave holds a B.S. in Accounting from Suffolk University in Boston, MA.
Hila BalakVP of Human Resources
Hila Balak is the Vice President of Human Resources for Telco Systems. As Telco Systems chief human resources officer, Hila is helping to strengthen the company's vision and strategy by attracting and engaging the best talent, developing the existing human capital, and building a culture of innovation.

Hila previously worked at Ceragon Networks Ltd in a series of positions including Global Human Resources Director for the Sales and Professional Services organization which includes more than 650 employees. Prior to Ceragon, Hila worked at SAP, in Israel in various positions supporting the R&D and Sales Business units. 

Hila holds BA and MBA in Behavioral Sciences from the College of Management Academic Studies, Israel.