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Daniel Cohen

CEO & Co-Founder

Daniel Cohen

CEO & Co-Founder

Daniel Cohen is the CEO and Co-Founder of Graduway.

Daniel is recognized as a leading thinker, writer and speaker in alumni relations and was recognized by LinkedIn as one of their Top Influencers in Education. Daniel is also the author of two books, ‘The Alumni Revolution’ and ‘Alumni Therapy’.

Prior to Graduway, Daniel worked for Merck & Co. and Procter & Gamble. Daniel is an alum of the City of London School, the University of Manchester and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

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Robert Curtis

Vice President, Higher Education for North America

Robert Curtis

Vice President, Higher Education for North America

Robert Curtis is Vice President, Higher Education for North America.

Rob is responsible for Graduway’s Higher Education organization covering universities, colleges, professional schools and enterprise clients in the United States and Canada.

Prior to Graduway, Rob worked in a number of senior roles at Cedar Dean, Davis Coffer Lyons and Fusion. Rob is an alum from King Solomon High School and Queen Mary & Westfield University.

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Chris Marshall

President North America

Chris Marshall

President North America

Chris Marshall is President, Graduway North America.

Chris is the evangelist and ambassador for Graduway across all education verticals in North America.

Prior to Graduway, Chris was Senior Vice President and Managing Director at Grenzebach Glier and Associates.  Prior to GG+A, Chris served as the Associate Vice President for Alumni Affairs at Cornell University and Executive Director, Alumni Association at Lehigh University.  Chris is an alum of Lehigh University.

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Michael Schurder

Vice President, Product

Michael Schurder

Vice President, Product

Michael Schurder is the Vice President for Product at Graduway.

Michael is responsible for managing the product team and building our world-class alumni management software.

Prior to Graduway, Michael worked at Goldbug and Bank Leumi. Michael is an alum of Hasmonean High School and Cass Business School.

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Dalia Mays

Vice President, Customer Success

Dalia Mays

Vice President, Customer Success

Dalia Mays is the Vice President for Customer Success at Graduway.

Dalia is responsible for managing the entire global customer success team.

Prior to Graduway, Dalia worked for mySupermarket. Dalia is an alum of Hasmonean High School for Girls and University College London.

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Olga Veysberg

Senior Director, Research & Development

Olga Veysberg

Senior Director, Research & Development

Olga Veysberg is the Senior Director for Research & Development at Graduway.

Olga is responsible for managing the software development team and building a world-class platform.

Prior to Graduway, Olga worked at Microsoft MTC. Olga is an alum of Champlain College.

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Simon Gerstler

Vice President, International

Simon Gerstler

Vice President, International

Simon Gerstler is Vice President, International.

Simon is responsible for managing the Graduway business across verticals in our key international markets.

Prior to Graduway, Simon worked at TotallyLegal. Simon is an alum of Haberdashers’ Aske’s School Elstree and the London School of Economics.

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David Whitefield

Chief Financial Officer

David Whitefield

Chief Financial Officer

David Whitefield is the Chief Financial Officer for Graduway.

David is responsible for managing our finances, regulatory and data compliance, financial planning and strategy, HR and facilities.

Prior to Graduway, David worked for NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE), Ernst & Young and PwC. David is an alum of Hasmonean High School, University College London (UCL) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

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David Tenne

Chief Technology Officer

David Tenne

Chief Technology Officer

David Tenne is the Chief Technology Officer for Graduway.

David is responsible for R&D, IT and the overall technology of the company.

Prior to Graduway, David worked for LiveU, Gamescale and Nielsen. David is an alum of Tel Aviv University.

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David Zeff

Vice President, K-12 Schools for North America

David Zeff

Vice President, K-12 Schools for North America

David Zeff is Vice President, K-12 Schools for North America.

David is responsible for Graduway’s K-12 Schools organization in the United States and Canada.

Prior to Graduway, David founded a number of companies in the health and well-being sectors. David is an alum of Killara High School and Macquarie University.

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Board of Directors

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Marcel Cohen

Co-Founder

Marcel Cohen

Co-Founder

Dr. Marcel Cohen is the Co-Founder of Graduway.

Marcel is a consultant to major companies in the oil, telecoms, engineering and retailing sectors.

Until 2016, Marcel was attached to the Business School of Imperial College London and ran their Distance Learning MBA.  Prior to joining academic life, Marcel spent over 20 years in industry in the United Kingdom, including holding senior positions with Shell. Marcel is an alum of the University of Bristol and Imperial College, London.

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Gigi Levy

Board Member

Gigi Levy

Board Member

Gigi Levy has been on the board of Graduway since early 2012.

Gigi is the founding partner of the NFX Guild. He is an angel investor, Co-Founder and board member in many companies mostly in the consumer internet, gaming, mobile, e-commerce and SaaS spaces.

Gigi has served as the CEO of 888 Holdings (LSE: 888.L) and Divisional President of Amdocs (NYSE: DOX). Gigi is an alum of  the Kellogg School of Management.

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Kelli Turner

Board Member

Kelli Turner

Board Member

Kelli Turner has been on the board of Graduway since August 2012.

Kelli is EVP, Corporate Development and CFO at SESAC. Previously she was the founder and general partner of RSL Venture Partners, CFO and EVP of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. and held senior positions at Time Warner, Allen & Company and Salomon Smith Barney.

Kelli is a registered Certified Public Accountant while at Ernst & Young and an alum of the University of Michigan.

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Victoria Palatnik

Board Member

Victoria Palatnik

Board Member

Victoria Palatanik has been on the board of Graduway since March 2014.

Victoria is an experienced technology entrepreneur, operating executive and venture capitalist. She is a co-Managing Partner & Co-Founder of IDM Venture capital and Massa Innovations.

Victoria is an alum of the European Business School and the Said Business School.

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Lior Prosor

Board Member

Lior Prosor

Board Member

Lior Prosor has been on the board of Graduway since August 2012.

Lior is the Founding Partner of the Elevator Fund. Prior to this, Lior worked at RSL Venture Partners, Pitango Venture Partners and Rothschild Investment Bank.

Lior is an alum of the IDC Herzliya.

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Advisory board

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James Stofan

Advisory Board Member

James Stofan

Advisory Board Member

James Stofan currently serves as the Vice President for Alumni Relations at Tulane University.

James has enjoyed a successful career in the world of alumni relations for over two decades. James was previously Associate Vice Chancellor of Alumni Relations at Vanderbilt University for six years and Assistant Vice President for Alumni Affairs at the University of California for over a decade.

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Robert Caldwell

Advisory Board Member

Robert Caldwell

Advisory Board Member

Robert Caldwell is currently Vice President at Champlain College.

Robert is a long-standing member of CASE, holding a variety of professional and volunteer positions over the last 27 years. He began his tenure with the CASE International Board of Trustees in July 2014.

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Ron Bekkerman

Advisory Board Member

Ron Bekkerman

Advisory Board Member

Ron Bekkerman is currently the Assistant Professor of Data Science at the University of Haifa and the Chief Data Officer at Carmel Ventures.

Previously Ron was a Senior Research Scientist at LinkedIn and was responsible for revamping their data standardization. Ron has published over 20 papers and has a BSc and MSc from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, and a PhD from the University of Massachusetts.

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