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Gigya's executive team is composed of dedicated, forward-thinking industry leaders focused on building relationships with Gigya's clients, partners and employees.

Patrick Salyer


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.

Favorite Quote

"Whether you think you can, or you think you can't, you are probably right."

Henry Ford

Influential Relationship

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.

Rooly Eliezerov

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.

Favorite Quote

"I hate quotations."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Influential Relationship

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.

Eyal Magen

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 and Director of Business Development at Kidum Ltd. Eyal holds a BA in Psychology and Sociology from Tel Aviv University.

Favorite Quote

"The mind is everything. What you think, you become."


Influential Relationship

My kids. They taught me so much about who I am just by being who they are.

Eran Kutner

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 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.

Favorite Quote

"Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong."

Murphy's Law

Influential Relationship

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 Hervy


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.

Favorite Quote

"I hate quotations."

Ralph Waldo Emerson​

Influential Relationship

My mother. She showed me how important it is to never give up and remain positive, in any circumstances.

Marc Troyan

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 and Ernst&Young. Marc graduated with a BS in Business from Miami University in Oxford, OH.

Favorite Quote

"The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others."

Mahatma Gandhi

Influential Relationship

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.

Troy Abraham

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.​​

Favorite Quote

"Culture eats strategy for breakfast."

Peter Drucker

Greatest Accomplishment

Passing along the love and wisdom from my parents to my children.

Guy Kronenthal


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.

Favorite Quote

"The definition of insanity is doing something over and over again and expecting a different result."

Albert Einstein

Influential Relationship

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.

Ben Jackson

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.

Favorite Quote

"The race is won by the rider who can suffer the most."

Eddy Merckx

Influential Relationship

My father who taught me to work hard, be humble and treat people with respect at all times.

Rashmi Vittal

Head of Marketing for Gigya

Rashmi Vittal is responsible for Gigya’s go-to-market strategy, messaging, content, and sales enablement. With over 20 years of experience in enterprise software, GTM strategy and product marketing, Rashmi has managed various portfolios, from adtech and martech solutions to big data and advanced analytics at IBM, Oracle, and Neustar. Rashmi holds a Masters of Business Administration from the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College.

Favorite Quote

"Silence your ego and your power will rise"

The Ancient One, Dr. Strange

Influential Relationship

My parents for their eternal love and support. My husband, who is my zen master and teacher of compassion and kindness. He elevates me every day!

Rotem Hermon

VP, Architecture

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.

Favorite Quote

"We all have reasons for moving. I move to keep things whole."

Mark Strand

Influential Relationship

My wife and children, and my cat growing up as a teenager.

Adrian Nash

Head of Product for Gigya

Adrian leads the Product Strategy team and has been with Gigya since 2014. Prior to leading the Product team, Adrian lead the EMEA Global Services team and, before that, worked in Professional Services teams for companies such as IBM, Tealeaf and Alterian.

Adrian began his career as a web application developer and worked in development companies for nine years before making the move to Professional Services. Adrian works of out Gigya’s London office.

Favorite Quote

"A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."

Winston Churchill

Influential Relationship

My father, who taught me the importance of taking pride in everything you do and fundamentally doing what makes you happy. His willingness to help friends and family in any moment of need drives me to be a better father, husband and friend.

Jeannine Seremi

VP, Marketing Operations & Demand Generation

Jeannine leads the Marketing Operations and Demand Generation team. Prior to joining Gigya in 2017, Jeannine led marketing operations and demand generation teams at Salesforce, Equinix, Birst, Collabnet, NComputing and VMware. Her specialty is driving B2B growth through efficiently executed and optimized global marketing campaigns, channel programs and field marketing.

Favorite Quote

"We are in this life to enlarge the soul, liberate the spirit, and light up the brain."

Tom Robbins

Influential Relationship

My mother. She was a wonderfully talented artist who taught me the transformative power of education, the restorative value of mediation, the innovative culture of art, and to persevere no matter what obstacles arise.

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