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Management

Emanuel Kronitz

Founder and CEO
Mr. Kronitz has been a manager of successful companies in the fields of technology, finance and consumer goods for more than twenty years. Before founding Ava, he served as COO of TTR Technologies, a NASDAQ traded company specializing in anti-piracy technologies. Mr. Kronitz has an MBA and a law degree from York University in Toronto.

Negev Nosatzki

Founder and Chief Marketing Officer
Mr. Nosatzki, founder of Ava, has spent the last ten years developing successful web marketing solutions. He was the founder and CEO of Rallee Media Ltd, a major web marketing company in the field of online financial services. Prior to that, he was media consultant to Tradal Ltd, which later became Empire Online. He holds a BA in Computer Science and Economics.

Joshua Abramovitch

President
Mr. Abramovitch, with a BA in Economics and an MBA in Finance and Marketing, has a rich background in the financial services industry, and has served as CEO of Clal Finance, a major investment house and provider of a broad range of financial services. In addition, Mr. Abramovitch is a member of the boards of several companies and public organizations.

Dáire Ferguson

VP Trading
Mr. Ferguson comes to Ava with a strong background in treasury and banking. Ferguson has served as European & Asian Senior Treasury Manager at Bristol Myers Squibb, one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies. Prior to that, he served as head of Corporate Forex for Investec Bank, an international specialist banking and asset management group. He holds degrees in Computers and Business from University College Dublin, Ireland and from Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri, USA.

Steven Freedman

VP Customer Care
Mr. Freedman heads Ava's sales and support team as well as managing the company's call center. Before joining Ava, Freedman was Director of SMB Sales at LivePerson Inc., creators of a real-time communications platform for businesses to proactively connect with customers via chat, voice, and content. He holds a BA from the University of Durban, South Africa.

Prof. A.R. Ofer, PhD

Risk Specialist Prof. Ofer, a financial management consultant and an award-winning teacher of executive education courses, is a visiting Professor of Finance at Kellogg Graduate of School of Management at Northwestern University in Chicago. He also is a Professor of Finance at the Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business. Prof. Ofer sits on the board of directors of numerous corporations. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.

Lee Levenson

VP Research and Development Mr. Levenson has been a leading software developer since 1985. His expertise is in integrating global technological solutions to provide end users with a simple yet rich computing experience. Levenson has served as director of international IT operations at Radvision, a NASDAQ traded technology company specializing in visual communications. He holds a degree in Computer Sciences from the City University of New York, where he has also served as a lecturer.

Keith Goldson

Chief Commercial Officer
Mr Goldson brings a wealth of expertise in the field of commercial strategy to his role at Ava. Prior to joining the company, he held senior positions at several large FX & CFD brokerages, driving P&L and revenue generation. He holds a BSc. in Information Systems Management from the University of London and an MBA from Henley Business School, University of Reading.