Management Team

Dror Gonen

Galil-381-EditSMLbwCEO

Mr. Gonen was appointed CEO of Galil Software in June 2012, bringing vast experience in key R&D, Marketing and managerial Hi Tech positions. Prior to joining Galil Software, Mr. Gonen served as ECI Telcom’s Head of the Access line of business. Previously, Mr. Gonen was the CEO of Deltathree.

From 1998 through 2008, Mr. Gonen was with Comverse in various R&D, marketing and senior management positions, most recently as the Vice President of the Content Solutions Line of Business.

Mr. Gonen holds a BSc Cum Laude in Electrical Engineering and a BSc Cum Laude in Physics, both from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, as well as an MBA from Bar-Ilan University.

Bassel Khoury

Galil-508-EditSMLbwVP QA Automation Business Unit GM

Mr. Khoury joined Galil Software in March 2008, bringing vast experience in management and R&D from high-tech companies. Prior to joining Galil Software, Mr. Khoury managed the Project Management and Professional Services Group at Dalet’s Israeli R&D branch (Gefen Dekel), one of the leading companies in the MAM and broadcast world. Mr. Khoury was responsible for account management and presale activities in Europe and Africa.

From 2000 until 2004, Mr. Khoury held different managerial positions at Intel England. His last position at Intel was manager of the Professional Services Group. Mr. Khoury started his career at IBM in 1995.

Mr. Khoury holds a BSc in Computer Engineering from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.

David Zonsheine

Galil-248-EditSMLbwVP Sales and Marketing

Mr. Zonsheine joined Galil Software in 2015, bringing vast technology experience from various companies, including leading big technology groups.

Prior to joining Galil, Mr. Zonsheine served as Director of Business Development of Tsofen – High Technology Centers. Mr. Zonsheine previously held senior management positions, including Development Manager of Intigua.com, a virtualization IT management tool company, and VP R&D for Infogate, a RAD-Bynet startup.

Mr. Zonsheine holds a B.Sc in Computer Science and Physics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Ameen Abu Leil

Galil-639-EditSMLbwVP R&D Business Unit GM

Mr. Abu Leil was appointed VP Customers’ Projects in 2014. In his role, he builds and manages winning teams of R&D Augmentation for some of Galil’s key customers. Prior to that, since 2012 he was Customer Business Director, in which role he was a site manager for some of Galil’s strategic customers. Prior to this, from 2008, Mr. Abu Leil was an R&D Team Leader, specializing in Enterprise and Telecom oriented projects.

Prior to joining Galil Software, He served as Team Leader and Senior Developer at R&B Mold, Die Design Solutions and AlphaOmega Neuroscience Technologies. In those roles he developed expertise in software development of bio-medical solutions and graphical applications.

Mr. Abu Leil holds a BSc in Computer Science from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.

Joseph Karkaby

Galil-664-EditSMLbwVP Web Technologies

Mr. Karkaby was appointed R&D Site Director in 2013, and is in charge of a large activity of R&D and QA of various products.

Mr. Karkaby joined Galil Software in 2009 as an R&D Team Leader; Taking responsibility on different products, also leading the development of a large scale product; installed at various mobile operators sites and serving millions of customers worldwide.

Prior to joining Galil Software, Mr. Karkaby served as a software developer at Comverse, where he was responsible for the development of a large scale advanced product.

Mr. Karkaby holds a BSc in Computer Science from the Academic College of Tel-Hai.

Moreover, Mr. Karkaby is a technology / coding enthusiast.

Shadi Mousa

Galil-436-EditSMLbwQA Automation Director

Mr. Mousa joined Galil Software in 2008, bringing vast experience in multiple aspects of QA from leading high-tech companies, and since 2014 he leads the QA Automation domain in the company. Before that, he led the QA Automation project of ECI Telecom, and setup the manual and execution project for Radware.

Prior to joining Galil Software, he managed QA teams at Aladdin Knowledge system and Mercury interactive (Acquired by HP), specializing in Automation, Web Security and Performance.

Mr. Mousa holds Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from The Hebrew University, add to partial Computer science studies.

Shadi Omari

Galil-419-EditSMLSite Director

Mr. Omari was promoted to GalilSoftware Management in January 2014, as one of Galil’s customers Site Manager. In his role he is in charge of a Software Development, QA Automation and QA Manual teams.

Prior to this, from 2010, Mr. Omari built few QA Automation teams, building Galil’s Software expertise in this domain.

Prior to joining Galil, he worked in HP from 1999 in the QA automation domain, in his last role he was QA Team Leader.

Mr. Omari holds a BSc in Computer Science from Netanya Academic College.

Adi Bouganim

Galil-723-EditSMLbwVP HR

Ms. Bouganim joined Galil Software in 2012, bringing over 14 years’ experience in Human Resources management. Ms. Bouganim brings vast experience in recruitment processes, employee retention and organizational growth plans gained in large scale companies.

Before joining Galil Software Ms. Bouganim held the position of HR manager of the northern region of Israel’s National Health Service, Leumit. From 2001 to 2010 Ms. Bouganim worked as HR manager in the public sector and advanced tech companies. Prior to that, Ms. Bouganim worked as a director at “New Horizons”, in charge of recruiting outsourced employees for the Israeli hi-tech industry.

Ms. Bouganim holds a BA in Political Science and Middle East History from Haifa University, and an MA Cum Laude in Middle East studies from Tel Aviv University.

Dina Abu Ahmad

VP Finance

Ms. Abu Ahmad joined the Finance department of Galil Software in 2011 and was appointed Financial Manager in 2012.

Before joining Galil Software, Ms. Abu Ahmad worked for over three years at Deloitte Brightman Almagor Zohar, the Israeli branch of Deloitte, as an intern, and most recently as a senior, managing a team responsible for public and private business accounts.

Ms. Abu Ahmad is a Certified Public Accountant in Israel, and holds a BA in Economics and Accounting from Tel Aviv University.