Industry innovators in customer experience, digital marketing, and online video.
Axen Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Yaniv has served as the CTO of SundaySky since co-founding the company, and he is tasked with advancing new technologies and innovative ideas to ensure that SundaySky remains at the forefront of the market for online video. Prior to co-founding SundaySky, Yaniv directed a research and development team at Israeli start-up Veon. Following Veon’s acquisition by Philips’ MP4Net Group in 2000, Yaniv served as the vice president of product and marketing and guided the company’s interaction with commercial partners. Yaniv later joined Philips’ mergers and acquisitions group, where he led activities in identifying, researching and collaborating with academic, military and commercial partners to support Philips’ efforts in the fields of consumer electronics and semiconductors.
Yaniv served in an elite intelligence unit of the Israeli Defense Forces for five years and then earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in computer science and his master’s degree in business administration with cum laude honors from Tel Aviv University.