Earnix, a leading provider of integrated customer analytics solutions for financial services, today announced the addition of Raffi Kesten, Managing Partner at JVP, to its Board of Directors.
Mr. Raffi Kesten brings to Earnix a breadth of experience and long track record in growing businesses on a global scale. Kesten currently serves as special advisor to the Cisco Video division as well as advisor to the Chairman and CEO of Cisco, Mr. John. Chambers. Mr. Kesten was until recently Vice President of Service Provider Video Security, Software & Solutions Group at Cisco Systems. Prior to the acquisition of NDS in 2012 by Cisco, Mr. Kesten was Senior Vice President and the Chief Operating officer of the NDS Group, and General Manager of NDS Israel. Prior to joining NDS, Mr. Kesten was VP of Operations and Production of Imaging Products at printing innovator Indigo, subsequently sold to HP. Mr. Kesten also held several engineering and managerial positions at Intel in the US and Israel. He has received several awards for outstanding achievements in hi-tech, innovation and management, including awards from Intel and the Israel Management Center.
“Raffi is a veteran in the global High Tech industry and we are excited to have a professional of his caliber join Earnix’s board of directors,” said David Schapiro, Earnix’s CEO. “Raffi’s strong managerial experience in building global businesses across international markets will be extremely valuable as Earnix continues to grow worldwide.”
“I deeply value Earnix’s innovative products and dynamic leadership team and I am honored and excited to be joining its strong board of directors,” said Kesten. “I look forward to contributing from my experience and I’m sure we will continue Earnix’s global growth and further expand its array of cutting-edge solutions.”
Other Earnix board members includes: Haim Kopans, Partner at JVP and Amit Frenkel, General Partner at Vintage investment partners.