Meet bob

We’re bob, a cloud-based HR and benefits platform, that transforms the way modern businesses understand, interact and manage their talent. Founded in 2014, we set out to build an HR platform that radically streamlines the entire administrative workload so that HR is freed up to focus on today’s number 1 company success factor: employee engagement and retention.

hibob’s future technology focuses on three main areas:

Control – Organise all your people data into one central human OS. Our totally connected, paperless and robust central platform consolidates the entire HR administration process.

Insight – Make informed, strategic decisions using our powerful operating system that gives invaluable, real-time insights about your company.

Engage – Increase employee engagement, drive retention and build company culture through use of our smart mobile app, personalized benefits shop and easy onboarding tools.

This is bob, we’re on a mission to revolutionize the way businesses engage with employees and empower HR to be at the forefront of this fundamental change.

OUR CULTURE
MEET THE TEAM
Our people create our culture. At bob, our culture is the passion we have for our work and our drive to make life easier for people managers in smaller businesses. It's also about the personalities and hobbies of our team. Click on the clubs view of our company to learn more about us as individuals and as a community of great people spread between London and Tel Aviv
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MEET OUR MANAGEMENT

RONNI ZEHAVI
RONNI ZEHAVI
CEO

Ronni has over 25 years of experience in multinational, hi-tech companies. Prior to setting up hibob, he was an Entrepreneur in Residence at the Silicon Valley based Bessemer Venture Partners. He's the strategic advisor and co-founder of Team8 Cyber Security, a powerhouse developing disruptive tech in the cyber security space. Ronni was also the co-founder and CEO of Cotendo, a content delivery network which in 2012, just four years after it was founded, was acquired by Akamai in a $300m. Ronni has a BA in History and Educational Management from Tel Aviv University, and a MA in Organisational Sociology from Bar-Ilan University.He's currently living in Tel Aviv with his wife and four children.

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ISRAEL DAVID
ISRAEL DAVID
CTO

Israel has over 20 years of experience in technology and product development. Hes a former Executive Vice President of Technology at Kenshoo, the global leader in agile marketing technology. He oversaw research, product development and Saas operations. Prior to setting up hibob, Israel spent several years in Silicon Valley working for industry leading software companies, including the likes of Vmware, HP and Mercury, where he oversaw and implemented long-term strategies for product development. Israel holds a BA in Maths and Computer Sciences from Bar-Ilan University, as well as an MBA from Ben-Gurion University. He lives with his wife and three children in Israel.

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ANDY BELLASS
ANDY BELLASS
CSO

Andy has more than 25 years of experience in strategic brand building, and has helped define, shape and launch some of the world's biggest and most innovative brands, including the likes of Coca-Cola and Spotify. He's a former Partner and Chief Strategy Officer at Splendid Communications, Strategy Director at creative hotshop Mother and prior to setting up hibob Andy had spent several years advising VC and startups in Silicon Valley and Israel. Andy holds a BA in Business Management and Marketing from the University of Greenwich. He lives in London with his wife, two children and eight bikes.

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AMIT KNAANI
AMIT KNAANI
CPO

Amit has more than 15 years of experience in product and user interface design, and has leveraged her extensive background in communications, video and photography to develop and manage great products. Shes previously held various senior product positions, including WIX, VP of Product at Duda, the leading DIY website builder, and Head of Product at ooVoo, the free video chat and messaging service . Prior to setting up hibob, Amit co-founded Vikido, safe social network for children. Amit has a first degree in Photography and Cultural studies from Kamera Obscora, and is currently living in Israel with her two daughters.

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ORI SUCARRY
ORI SUCARRY
Head Of Design

Ori Succary, our Chief Design Officer, has more than 25 years of experience in fusing design, uncompromising usability, ergonomics and functionality in multidisciplinary business sectors such as technology, museums, media, human rights and traditional arts. He is a true combination of a talented strategist, a true artist and a thinker. Prior to joining bob, he ran a privately held creative studio servicing many successful startups, as well as established clients such as Intel, Microsoft etc. He lives in Ramat Gan with his wife and 3 kids.

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SHARON ARGOV
SHARON ARGOV
VP GROWTH

Sharon Argov is a serial entrepreneur - at just 16 she began her entrepreneurial career, selling lemonade to thirsty beach-goers stuck in traffic outside Tel Aviv in Israel. At 21, she started a short-term rentals business in Spain (pre-Airbnb!). Eventually she sold to German tourist operators. In the last decade, Sharon has honed her skills as an online marketing expert in various industries. She played an integral role in 888 holdings which floated on the London Stock Exchange with a valuation of $1.5 billion in 2005. She has also run her own boutique marketing agency, helping online brands and start-ups in all phase's monetise their business models and building efficient user's acquisition strategy. Prior to HiBob Sharon was the CEO and Founder of Fundbird.co.uk a unite platform that helps small business in the UK find funding solution and access to capital (acquired).

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DAVID VINE
DAVID VINE
SENIOR DIRECTOR SALES

David has been working in the SaaS industry since 2000 - when it was still called an Application Service Provider!  He has held Sales Director, CEO and MD roles in the Expense Management industry leading GlobalExpense, a UK leader in expense management to acquisition by Concur, the largest Travel and Expense provider in the world in 2011.  Post acquisition David went on to build a new SMB division within Concur UK taking what was previously the preserve of large enterprise businesses into organisations with as few as 20 employees.

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MENACHEM SALIANS
MENACHEM SALIANS
CRO

Menachem brings to bob 20 years of online business experience from the very early days of the web as we know it today.  Menachem brings valuable expertise in sales and marketing from his time working at executive level in leading companies like Mattomy Media Group and MSN.  He also has experience of growing start-ups from inception to market leader. Menachem holds an MBA in marketing and finance.  He is married and is the proud father of three children.

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AVIV SHOHAM
AVIV SHOHAM
CFO

Shoham has more than 20 years of financial experience with technology firms. Aviv spent six years as vice president of finance at Imperva Inc., a pioneer in enterprise security, and led the company towards a successful IPO in 2011. Aviv served as CFO of Intucell, a leader in self-optimizing network software, and was part of the core team that led to a successful acquisition by Cisco for $475 million in early 2013. Prior to Imperva and Intucell, Aviv spent 7 years with Check Point Software Technologies in several management positions. Aviv holds BA in Economics from Tel Aviv University and MBA with distinction from Herriot Watt University. He lives with his wife and 3 children in Israel.

OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

RONNI ZEHAVI
RONNI ZEHAVI

Ronni has over 25 years of experience in multinational, hi-tech companies. Prior to setting up hibob, he was an Entrepreneur in Residence at the Silicon Valley based Bessemer Venture Partners. He's the strategic advisor and co-founder of Team8 Cyber Security, a powerhouse developing disruptive tech in the cyber security space. Ronni was also the co-founder and CEO of Cotendo, a content delivery network which in 2012, just four years after it was founded, was acquired by Akamai in a $300m. Ronni has a BA in History and Educational Management from Tel Aviv University, and a MA in Organisational Sociology from Bar-Ilan University. He's currently living in Tel Aviv with his wife and four children.

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ADAM FISHER
ADAM FISHER
Partner at BVP

Adam is a partner at Bessemer Venture Partners which he joined 2007. He focuses on investments in Israel and Europe across multiple technology sectors, from pre-revenue, early stage startups to expansion stage, growth companies. Over the last decade, his investments have resulted in more than 14 IPO and M&A exits, in sectors including SMB SaaS, consumer internet, and other areas.

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LADY BARBARA JUDGE
LADY BARBARA JUDGE
CHAIRMAN

We are incredibly proud to announce that Lady Barbara Judge joined hibob to chair our board of directors as of August 2016. Having started her career as a lawyer, Lady Judge quickly became the first ever female partner of a Law Firm on Wall Street, then head of the SEC and today is seen as a huge supporter and advocate of UK business with her role as Chairman of the Institute of Directors and as ambassador for UKTI. Lady Barbara has also just finished her tenure as Chairman of the Pension Protection Fund, so she is uniquely positioned to help us ensure that we are delivering the most effective solution for Pensions Auto-Enrolment and other Benefits in the UK.

SCOTT TOBIN
SCOTT TOBIN

Scott joined Battery in 1997 and currently leads investments in the U.S., Israel and Europe. Scott was named multiple times to the Forbes Midas List, which ranks top venture capitalists from around the world. Scott is involved in a number of social-impact initiatives. He proudly serves on the Board of Directors of “Maoz” – an organization identifying and accelerating the impact of Israel’s best and brightest public-sector leaders who collaborate on cross-sectorial solutions to Israel’s most pressing challenges. Scott graduated with honors from Brandeis University with a BA in international relations and Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies.

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