Experienced full-stack engineering leader with a focus on creating meaningful impact through technology. Skilled in leading and motivating high-performing teams, with roles as VP of Research & Development, as well as Chief Technology Officer. I blend technical expertise with entrepreneurial drive, consistently engaged in innovative side projects. Committed to building a top-tier engineering organization founded on solid values and a positive culture, I strive for excellence and impact in the tech industry.


Freelance July 2023 — Now

Fractional CTO

CTO-as-a-service, helping startup companies with building initial products, proof of concepts, and hiring engineers.

Zorro March 2022 — July 2023

Chief Technology Officer

Developed foundational technology and team for a US health industry startup. Simplified complex health insurance processes, one step at a time. Utilized Node.js, React, and AWS to create a web application for employee onboarding and health plan selection. Integrated with insurance company data.

Lemonade May 2020 — February 2022

Director Of Engineering

Oversaw Product Platform Engineering, comprising multiple independent squads with product owners and engineering managers. Spearheaded the development of foundational elements for Lemonade insurance products. Established and led the first engineering squad at the Amsterdam site. Focused on expanding the engineering team and upholding company culture. Member of Lemonade Engineering's senior leadership.

Lemonade March 2019 — May 2020

Engineering Manager

Managed the Risk squad at the core of this great Insurtech firm, focusing on loss ratio reduction. Collaborated with analysts and data scientists to incorporate ML risk models into the platform, enhancing fraud detection. Utilized Ruby on Rails, Python, React, and AWS.

Missing Link AI July 2018 — March 2019

Head Of Engineering

Managed an engineering team of five to develop a SaaS product for data scientists using Python, React, and Google Cloud Platform, streamlining their workflow and focusing on data science excellence.

PayPal December 2016 — July 2018

Software Engineering Manager

Led a team in developing financial services aimed at enhancing PayPal customers' financial health. Successfully integrated with Acorns to facilitate automatic stock market investments. Managed full-stack development, encompassing backend, web, and mobile platforms.

BillGuard April 2015 — December 2016

Full Stack Team Lead

Managed a highly skilled fullstack development team, overseeing the entire stack from DevOps to UI perfection. Engaged in cross-platform development for iOS and Android, server-side Java programming, and database management with MySQL and MongoDB. Collaborated closely with product management to define specifications and lead team planning. Contributed to BillGuard until its acquisition by Prosper Marketplace in September 2015 and the subsequent closure of the Israeli office in December 2016.

YuvApps July 2013 — April 2015

Software Consultant, Entrepreneur

Offered expert guidance and development services in mobile app creation and complex system architecture for software firms. Specialized in building RESTful web applications using the MEAN stack (Angular.js, Node.js, MongoDB) and Bootstrap. Collaborated with diverse clients, from startups to enterprises, notably developing AT&T's flagship online collaboration application, AT&T Connect.

Sela September 2010 — February 2014

Senior Consultant

Directed team and project development, including assessment and planning. Offered expert consulting on architecture and development issues. Presented at conferences and training events, both in Israel and internationally. Designed complex WPF application architectures using Prism and MVVM. Developed mobile applications for Windows Phone and Metro Style Apps within the Microsoft ecosystem.

Codewalker March 2013 — July 2013


Worked on an exciting new e-learning platform for professional software developers. In charge of the development efforts.

better two September 2012 — March 2013

Co Founder & CTO

Created a social network for bills, which leverages the group power to cut down on monthly bills. Business decision making, website development.

NICE Systems January 2010 — September 2010

Client Side Team Leader

Lead the development of a new product, designed V-Next infrastructure and created a plan for developing it. Comprehensive analysis of technologies and design patterns that would be used in developing the product.

Office of the Prime Minister of Israel December 2006 — January 2010

Senior Software Developer

Spearheaded the applicative infrastructure team, developing products utilized by numerous developers in a large-scale project encompassing UI and server infrastructures. Constructed the foundation for a resilient WPF application and its server counterpart (WCF). Directed and synchronized efforts across approximately 12 teams, totaling 70 personnel, for a key project version. Responsibilities included system architecture design, providing developer support, and offering strategic guidance.

SmarTeam March 2005 — December 2006

Software Engineer

Experience with Test Driven Development, Extreme Programming Techniques and Unit Testing. Designed and developed new projects in C#, maintained existing legacy code in C# and Delphi.

Reichman University December 2001 — December 2004

Computer Science

SyncThemCalendars February 2019 — February 2019

A service that allows users to sync two calendars together so that their free/busy availability is reflected across their different calendars.

Israeli Bank Scrapers July 2017 — Now

Provide scrapers for all major Israeli banks and credit card companies

Agenda Paper September 2021 — October 2021

An open-source project to show one's agenda on an ePaper display.

Mother Tongue
Native Speaker