Dror Jerushalmi draws upon 20 years of high-level international business development and marketing management experience in the semiconductor industry to steer Valens on a path of growth and success. Dror defines the company's market penetration and business strategies, and has been the leading force behind establishing HDBaseT as the global standard for digital connectivity. Under his leadership, the company has completed rounds of financing, continues to develop new product families, and has reached significant milestones, including considerable revenue growth and the successful introduction of the company's technology into the automotive market.
Previously, Dror was Director of Business Development at Saifun Semiconductor (acquired by Spansion), a provider of intellectual property (IP) solutions for the non-volatile memory (NVM) market. Before that, he was Vice President of Marketing at Emblaze Semiconductor (acquired by Zoran Corporation), where he established the company's reputation as an industry leader recognized by customers, press and analysts. He also held Business Development and Marketing management positions at Tioga and DSPG.
Dror holds a Bachelor's and a Master's (Cum Laude) degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Ben-Gurion University, Israel, and an MBA from Heriot-Watt University, Israel branch.