LEADERSHIP

Meet the team shaping our company

Daniel Cohen

CEO & Co-Founder
Daniel is recognized as a leading thinker, writer and speaker on alumni relations and mentoring 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.
Alma Maters:

Sevonne Eliyahu

Chief Commercial Officer
Sevonne has over 15 years of sales and marketing experience and is well-versed in directing company strategy toward scaling customer benefit. Prior to Graduway, Sevonne was Director of Demand Gen at SimilarWeb and led LivePerson's Account Management team. Sevonne also served as an Alumni Relations Consultant at Brandeis University.
Alma Maters:

David Whitefield

Chief Financial Officer
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.
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Brittany Shaff

VP Fundraising and Marketing
Brittany Shaff is recognized as a fundraising thought leader and has received over a dozen awards from CASE and other organisations. Prior to Graduway, Brittany acquired over 15 years of experience in fundraising, marketing, and analytics positions at the University of Miami, The Hamlin School and Johns Hopkins University.
Alma Maters:

Tulin Kohen

VP Human Resources
Tulin has over 15 years of global experience as a Senior HR Partner in high performing, international organizations. Prior to Graduway, Tulin worked in large multinational firms such as HSBC Bank, Alstom Transport, MSD Pharmaceuticals, in Turkey, Dubai, France and Israel. Tulin is also a corporate coach and trainer.
Alma Maters:

Asaf Shalom

Global VP Product
Asaf has over 20 years of experience in product and technological roles and leads our global portfolio vision to ensure our products meet and exceed our customers’ expectations.
Prior to Graduway, Asaf served as VP Product for TimeToKnow and BIScience, he also held various leadership positions at NICE Systems.
Alma Maters:

Janessa Goldberg

VP Business Operations
Janessa leads our Business Operations and Customer Care teams, ensuring we provide the best in class service. Janessa has a passion for transforming organizations by creating a data-driven, customer-centric business culture & ecosystem. Prior to Graduway, Janessa worked at several high-tech companies such as SimilarWeb and LivePerson.
Alma Maters:

Antony Gelberg

VP R&D
Antony leads our R&D team, combining bleeding-edge technology with Agile culture, bringing our customers the market-leading features that they deserve. Prior to Graduway, Antony worked in roles including R&D Director at Seeking Alpha, Innovation Expert at Amdocs, and many years pioneering open-source software consultancy.
Alma Maters:

Daniel Hillyer

VP Sales
Daniel Hillyer has over 10 years of sales and marketing experience. Prior to Graduway, Daniel worked in roles including leading Product Marketing and Sales Enablement at Amperity and was a Sales leader at SimilarWeb.
Alma Maters:

Daniel Cohen

CEO & Co-Founder
Daniel is recognized as a leading thinker, writer and speaker on alumni relations and mentoring 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.
Alma Maters:

Sevonne Eliyahu

Chief Commercial Officer
Sevonne has over 15 years of sales and marketing experience and is well-versed in directing company strategy toward scaling customer benefit. Prior to Graduway, Sevonne was Director of Demand Gen at SimilarWeb and led LivePerson's Account Management team. Sevonne also served as an Alumni Relations Consultant at Brandeis University.
Alma Maters:

David Whitefield

Chief Financial Officer
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.
Alma Maters:

Brittany Shaff

VP Fundraising and Marketing
Brittany Shaff is recognized as a fundraising thought leader and has received over a dozen awards from CASE and other organisations. Prior to Graduway, Brittany acquired over 15 years of experience in fundraising, marketing, and analytics positions at the University of Miami, The Hamlin School and Johns Hopkins University.
Alma Maters:

Tulin Kohen

VP Human Resources
Tulin has over 15 years of global experience as a Senior HR Partner in high performing, international organizations. Prior to Graduway, Tulin worked in large multinational firms such as HSBC Bank, Alstom Transport, MSD Pharmaceuticals, in Turkey, Dubai, France and Israel. Tulin is also a corporate coach and trainer.
Alma Maters:

Asaf Shalom

Global VP Product
Asaf has over 20 years of experience in product and technological roles and leads our global portfolio vision to ensure our products meet and exceed our customers’ expectations.
Prior to Graduway, Asaf served as VP Product for TimeToKnow and BIScience, he also held various leadership positions at NICE Systems.
Alma Maters:

Janessa Goldberg

VP Business Operations
Janessa leads our Business Operations and Customer Care teams, ensuring we provide the best in class service. Janessa has a passion for transforming organizations by creating a data-driven, customer-centric business culture & ecosystem. Prior to Graduway, Janessa worked at several high-tech companies such as SimilarWeb and LivePerson.
Alma Maters:

Antony Gelberg

VP R&D
Antony leads our R&D team, combining bleeding-edge technology with Agile culture, bringing our customers the market-leading features that they deserve. Prior to Graduway, Antony worked in roles including R&D Director at Seeking Alpha, Innovation Expert at Amdocs, and many years pioneering open-source software consultancy.
Alma Maters:

Daniel Hillyer

VP Sales
Daniel Hillyer has over 10 years of sales and marketing experience. Prior to Graduway, Daniel worked in roles including leading Product Marketing and Sales Enablement at Amperity and was a Sales leader at SimilarWeb.
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