YCD Multimedia Executive Team


Sam Losar - CEO

Sam Losar

CEO

Mr. Losar has been leading YCD Multimedia as its CEO since 2014 and has over 25 years of experience as a senior manager of high-tech companies in digital signage, multimedia, signal processing and fintech. Prior to becoming CEO, Mr. Losar was President of YCD USA and previously General Manager of C-nario USA, which was acquired by YCD Multimedia in 2011. Before that, he served as CEO of Chelsea Technologies, President and CEO of Synelec Telecom Multimedia USA, and President and CEO of Unic View. Mr. Losar holds an MBA from Pace University, New York, and a BSc in industrial engineering and management from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.

Yehuda Avganim - Vice President of Research & Development

Yehuda Avganim

Vice President of Research & Development

Mr. Avganim has a deep technological background and vast experience in R&D, implementation and project management, including development and implementation of software applications for retailers, as well as for communications, media and financial services providers, and digital enterprises. He joined YCD Multimedia in 2014. Since then he has led the company’s R&D efforts in digital signage, including video walls. Previously, he held senior R&D managerial positions at Retalix (acquired in 2013 by NCR Corporation), RadView Software and Amdocs. Mr. Avganim holds a Bsc in computer science from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.

Revital Alcalay - Vice President of Growth Marketing

Revital Alcalay

Vice President of Growth Marketing

Ms. Alcalay has over 20 years' experience in marketing and business development, as well as in planning and implementing global marketing strategy. Prior to joining YCD Multimedia, she was SpaceIL’s Vice President of Marketing and Business Development. SpaceIL is a nonprofit and Google Lunar X Prize finalist, aiming to make history and land the first Israeli spacecraft on the Moon. Ms. Alcalay was responsible for SpaceIL’s global marketing strategy, including fundraising strategy, donor relations, PR, social media and events. Ms. Alcalay is also a published author and a contemporary art expert. She holds a BA in mass media and social science, communication and media studies from the Open University of Israel.

Dan Maayan - Vice President of Operations

Dan Maayan

Vice President of Operations

Mr. Maayan is a highly experienced, world-renowned expert of digital signage and various related fields, including designing and implementing digital signage and video wall applications across the globe. He is responsible for YCD’s technical operations worldwide, with a focus on project management, product management, customer integration and support. He began his career in 2003 at C-nario, where he worked for six years in various senior managerial positions, including QA Department Manager, Support Department Manager, and Director of Professional Services. In 2011 C-nario was acquired by YCD Multimedia and Mr. Maayan continued as YCD’s Director of Professional Services. In 2014 he was appointed Vice President of Operations. He holds a BSc in industrial engineering and management from Tel Aviv University.

Tali Amar - CFO

Tali Amar

CFO

Ms. Amar has over 10 years’ experience in accounting, auditing and finance at high-tech and biotechnology companies, as well as in the financial sector. Prior to becoming YCD Multimedia's CFO, she was the CFO of StuccoMedia, corporate controller at Bio-Light Life Sciences Investments, assistant controller at IBI (one of Israel's largest independent investment houses), and senior auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers Israel, among others. She is a Certified Public Accountant and holds both a BA in accounting, management and economics, and a master's degree in business administration and management from Tel Aviv University.

Ido Aviram - Director of Operations

Ido Aviram

Director of Operations

Mr. Aviram has vast experience in leading the implementation of complex digital signage projects around the globe. He has led YCD Multimedia’s sales and professional services teams since 2014. Mr. Aviram started his career in 2006 at C-nario and held several key positions in the company’s support and professional services departments. Following the acquisition of C-nario by YCD Multimedia in 2011, Mr. Aviram was appointed YCD’s Professional Services Manager, and in 2014 he was appointed to his current position as Director of Operations. Mr. Aviram studied industrial engineering and management at Shenkar College of Engineering in Israel.