Patrick joined Gigya in 2007 and has led the company's vision, strategy and operations. Before joining Gigya, Patrick co-founded a social applications company and served as a consultant for L.E.K. Consulting, a strategy consulting firm. Patrick holds a bachelor's degree from Harvard University.
"Whether you think you can, or you think you can't, you are probably right."Henry Ford
My grandfather. He was an entrepreneur, and part of his legacy is a document he wrote in the 1950s outlining his nine steps to a successful life and business. I have this document on my desk, and it's a big source of inspiration.
Co-founder & President
Rooly supervises Gigya's overall product strategy and development. Before founding Gigya, Rooly held the position of General Manager at Smart Shopper and was the VP of Products & Marketing at Hotbar. Rooly holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the Pratt Institute in New York City.
"I hate quotations."Ralph Waldo Emerson
A teacher I worked closely with during my architecture studies. During the years afterward I realized how big of an influence his way of observing things had on me.
Co-founder & Chief Strategy Officer
Eyal oversees the inception, communication and execution of Gigya's key strategic business initiatives. Prior to Gigya, Eyal served as VP of Products and General Manager of Hotbar.com and Director of Business Development at Kidum Ltd. Eyal holds a BA in Psychology and Sociology from Tel Aviv University.
"The mind is everything. What you think, you become."Buddha
My kids. They taught me so much about who I am just by being who they are.
Co-founder & CTO
Eran is responsible for managing Gigya's technical infrastructure and development. Before co-founding Gigya, he served as VP of R&D at Hotbar.com. Eran has a BS degree in Computer Science from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology and an MBA from the Recanati School of Business Administration at Tel Aviv University.
"Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong."Murphy's Law
My first team lead, who taught me that a small group of talented developers can produce huge amounts of work and literally work wonders.
JF is responsible for all financial operations and strategic planning at Gigya. Before joining Gigya, JF served as VP of Finance at Medallia and Demandbase, as well as held several leadership positions at companies including ILOG, Pearson, Marimba and Homestead. JF earned his BA from ESEC and his MBA from Villanova University.
"I hate quotations."Ralph Waldo Emerson
My mother. She showed me how important it is to never give up and remain positive, in any circumstances.
Gilad leads Gigya's global information security strategy. Before joining Gigya, Gilad was CISO for a major payroll service bureau in Israel and served as Infrastructure Security Consulting Department Leader and Senior Consultant for Comsec Consulting, a global security consulting firm. Gilad holds a bachelor's degree in Criminology from Bar-Ilan University.
"However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at."Stephen Hawking
My father, who always encouraged me to try and see the reasons behind everything that happens to me and to take responsibility for it.
Jason Rose has extensive experience in building marketing strategies and teams for both start-ups and large enterprises. Before joining Gigya, Rose led marketing at DataSift, a big data start-up, after managing business intelligence and advanced analytics marketing efforts at SAP. Jason holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University and is a Certified Professional Accountant.
"If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else."Yogi Berra
My wife. She always challenges me to do more and think beyond the current situation, and puts things in perspective.
SVP, Global Channels & Alliances
Patrick is responsible for the strategy, development and management of Gigya's Partner Program, as well as the company's channels and alliances partners. Patrick has built several world-class partner strategies and programs, including three with startups that led to successful IPOs. Most recently, Patrick served as the VP of Channels at QlikTech and ExactTarget.
"The one who complains about the way the ball bounces is likely the one who dropped it."Lou Holtz
Raising my three happy children.
SVP, Customer Success
Marc manages customer success at Gigya. Prior to joining Gigya, Marc served as Director of Account Management at Adobe and Omniture, and held professional management roles at Salesforce.com and Ernst&Young. Marc graduated with a BS in Business from Miami University in Oxford, OH.
"The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others."Mahatma Gandhi
Col. Robert G. Grahamslaw. “Uncle Bob” was my mentor from childhood until his death in 2011. Bob taught me the core values that I follow today: be humble, respect others, work hard and always strive to exceed expectations.
SVP, Global Services
Troy is responsible for helping clients deliver great solutions with the Gigya platform. Previously, Troy served as VP of Global Services at Birst, Director of Information Architecture at Dell and VP of Information Management at eVerge Group. Troy holds a BS in Business Administration, Sales, Marketing and CIS from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business.
"Culture eats strategy for breakfast."Peter Drucker
Passing along the love and wisdom from my parents to my children.
Guy is responsible for Gigya's R&D activities. Before joining Gigya, he held several leadership positions in the Israeli high-tech scene, both as VP of R&D at a number of startups, and in leadership roles at international companies such as Nokia Siemens Networks and Lucent.
Guy earned a BSc degree in Computer Science and Physics (cum laude) from the University of Tel-Aviv and holds a number of patents in various computer science domains.
"The definition of insanity is doing something over and over again and expecting a different result."Albert Einstein
My wife, who set for me an example of how to aim high and overcome any obstacle, and my children - who teach me time and time again that there is never a single way to solve a problem.
SVP, Worldwide Sales
Ben is responsible for Gigya’s Sales and Sales engineering function worldwide. Having spent 4 years building out the international offices and business for Gigya, Ben relocated to the US for his current role.
He has over 20 years of sales and sales management experience in the software industry mainly focussed on marketing and data related technologies. Ben holds an MBA from Henley Business School.
"The race is won by the rider who can suffer the most."Eddy Merckx
My father who taught me to work hard, be humble and treat people with respect at all times.
Marisa owns Gigya's product roadmap. She previously held the position of Director of Product Strategy. Prior to joining Gigya, Marisa worked in digital marketing at Efficient Frontier (now Adobe Optimizer), where she managed the beta rollout of EF's display advertising product. Marisa holds a BA from Columbia University.
"The universe does not have laws. It has habits. And habits can be broken."Jitterbug Perfume
My Aunt Dina. I would not be the person I am today if I hadn't watched How the Grinch Stole Christmas at her house every day after pre-school.
Rotem is responsible for overseeing the design, development and maintenance of Gigya's system architecture. He previously held the positions of Chief Architect and Back-end Team Leader at Gigya. Before Gigya, he served as Chief Architect at Serendip Media and as a software engineer at various companies. Rotem earned a BS in Computer Science and a masters degree in Philosophy and Digital Culture, both from Tel Aviv University.
"We all have reasons for moving. I move to keep things whole."Mark Strand
My wife and children, and my cat growing up as a teenager.