Rami Kalish is a Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Pitango. Specializing in Cyber technology and B2B software companies, Rami has been mentoring young entrepreneurs for decades and helping companies on their growth journeys to IPO’s. Rami has accumulated years of experience as a board member in many companies of which several — such as ForeScout, Radware, Retalix, CardGuard — became publicly traded on NASDAQ and NYSE.
Currently, Rami serves on the Board of Directors of Avantis Team, Browsi, Crbofix, CyberMDX, D-ID, Indoor Robotics, Perception Point, Neura and Tabit. Previously, Rami served on the Board of Directors of several portfolio companies that went public on NASDAQ, including ITXC, VocalTec, Retalix, Optibase and RADWARE, as well as on the Boards of Optonol (acquired by Alcon), Red Bend Software (acquired by Harman), RocketPlay (acquired by American Gaming System – AGS) and SkyCure (acquired by Symantec).
Prior to founding Pitango, Rami held sales and marketing positions at IBM and senior executive roles at Orbotech.
Rami is a member of the advisory boards at the Technion Yazamut-Bronica Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center, The Merage Foundation for US-Israel Trade, and The Educational Center for Tolerance and Peace at the Hebrew Reali School in Haifa.
He holds a BSc in Industrial Engineering and Information Science from the Technion Institute of Technology.