A hardware and systems engineer by training, Ruben Markus has more than two decades of managerial, business and marketing expertise in the fields of optical and datacom networking.
Prior to Tera-Pass, Ruben served as the CEO of IP Light, a privately funded OTN components enterprise, as the CEO of TTI Telecom, a NASDAQ traded software company specializing in Operations Support Systems (OSS), and prior to that, as executive vice president of global sales & marketing for ECI Telecom, a telecom equipment provider with annual revenues of $700 million and as CEO of Enavis Networks.
In his multi-year role as the CEO of Enavis Networks, a SONET/SDH systems vendor, he grew the company from zero to over $1 billion in cumulative sales.
He holds various patents in Telecommunications and Switching Systems, and he earned his BSc. in Electrical Engineering from Tel Aviv University and an MBA in business administration from the Recanati School of Management of Tel-Aviv University.
Yossi has spent over 20 years in key technical and managerial positions in industry-leading companies, and holds 6 patents in the field of Telecommunications, which together give him an extensive and thorough understanding of networking and communication technologies an expertise in system and component architecture. Before joining Tera-Pass, Yoissi was the co-founding IP Light. Prior to that Yossi was VP R&D, Operations and QA for Lynx Photonics, a privately held company that specialized in optical and photonic switching technologies.
Prior to that, Yossi served as VP R&D for Enavis Networks, where he managed a 120-member R&D team that developed optical interfaces, wide-band, narrow-band and broadband cross-connect systems as well as the ASICs that constituted Enavis’ primary competitive edge. Yossi holds a BS in Electronic Engineering from Tel Aviv University.
Michael has over 30 years of experience in the telecommunication industry. Before joining Tera-Pass, Michael was IP Light's VP for Sale & Marketing and VP Global Sales of TTI a publicly traded software company specializing in Operations Support Systems (OSS).
Prior to that, Michael was the VP Corporate Sales of ECI Telecom, a telecom equipment provider with annual revenues of $700 million and VP Sales and Marketing of Enavis Networks.
Electronic engineer by training, Michael also led R&D designs teams and was the Chief Engineer of the design of a nation-wide telecom networks.
Michael holds a BSc degree in Electronic Engineering and was a member of the teams that were awarded the Israel Kaplan prize and the Israel Defense prize.