Chairman of the Audit Committee and Member of the Compensation Committee
Stanley Stern has been a member of the company’s board of directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee since September 2014. Mr. Stern has over 30 years of experience as an investment banker, holding positions at Salomon Brothers, C.E. Unterberg, STI Ventures, and from 1982 to 1999, and also from 2004 to 2013, at Oppenheimer & Co., serving as Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking, Head of Technology, Israeli Banking and Financial Institutions Groups (FIG). Since February 2013, Mr. Stern has served as the President of Alnitak Capital Partners, a private merchant bank and strategic advisory firm. From 2002 until 2013, Mr. Stern served as a member of the board of directors of Tucows, Inc., a publicly traded internet service provider, including as Chairman of the board from 2002 until 2012. From 2005 until its sale in 2011, he served as a director at Fundtech Ltd., and from 2004 until 2009, Mr. Stern served as a director at Odimo Inc. (DBA Diamond.com), an online jewelry vendor. From 2012 until its sale in 2014, he served as a director at Given Imaging Ltd., a medical device company. Mr. Stern is currently Chairman of the board of directors of Soda Stream and AudioCodes Ltd. In addition, he serves on the board of directors of Ormat Technologies, Inc., Ekso Bionics and Tigo Energy, Inc. Mr. Stern holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.A. from Queens College.