Nir Sasson – Co-founder and CEO
Nir Sasson brings to Autotalks over 20 years of experience in the communication industry.
Prior to founding Autotalks, Nir held executive business and R&D positions in Texas Instruments in market-leading product lines including Cable modem, Ethernet and WiFi. Following the acquisition of Libit Signal processing by Texas Instruments in 1999, Nir was key in driving and executing strategy to high performing and profitable cable modem business and successfully integrating the startup into Texas Instruments.
Nir started his career at an elite R&D unit of the Israeli Defense Forces. He holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc in Electrical Engineering from the Tel Aviv University and an Executive MBA from the Kellogg-Recanati.
Onn Haran – Co-founder and CTO
Onn Haran brings to Autotalks over 17 years of experience in the communication industry.
Prior to founding Autotalks, Onn was a CTO of Passave - the technology and market leader in Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) access solutions, founded in 2001 and acquired by PMC-Sierra in 2006. Previously Onn was the architect of Texas Instruments’ Bluetooth solution and managed the ASIC group at a elite R&D unit of the Israel Defense Forces.
Onn has significant contributions to standardizations, most notably Bluetooth, IEEE802.3ah (EPON) and ITU G.984 (GPON) and has multiple patents in the field of communication.
Onn holds a B.Sc. (cum laude) in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, and M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Tel-Aviv University
Amos Freund – VP R&D
Amos Freund brings to Autotalks more than 13 years of experience in R&D.
Before appointed to Autotalks' VP R&D, Amos managed the HW team at Autotalks, and was pivotal in the impressive acheivements of CRATON VLSI and Pangaea platforms developments.
Prior to joining Autotalks, Amos was VLSI team leader in Passave/PMC-Sierra, working on innovative implementation of FTTx chipsets, contributing to company market leadership. Amos started his career at Motorola Semiconductor (Freescale) as a VLSI engineer, later promoted to chip integrator in the communication processor (PowerQUICC) product line.
Amos holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Ben-Gurion University