Ari F.

scale-up CxO | Cybersecurity, Freight Logistics, Marketplaces


Experienced technology-adept all-round entrepreneur, held various CxO positions in international scale-ups with focus on strategy and business development. After starting a fashion company at the age ...see more

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  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Chief Business Officer

2 years
Current position
Feb 2020 - Present
odix develops and markets advanced anti-malware tools based on its patented Content Disarm and Reconstruction (TrueCDR™) technology for preventative cybersecurity in enterprises of all ...see more


Dead Sea Revival Project
3 years
Current position
Oct 2019 - Present
The Dead Sea Revival Project is an NGO dedicated to sharing the Dead Sea with the world through environmental art, education, research, and activism. For 2020 we are launching the worl...see more

Chief Business Officer

2 years
Oct 2017 - Oct 2019
• Led partner strategy and business development activities for a 100-person Saas start-up • Launched and incubated Enterprise Sales achieving $500K+ in 1st year revenue • Established st...see more

Head Of Business Development

3 years
Feb 2015 - Aug 2017
Ran partner strategy and business development activities for a 150-person freight logistics marketplace start-up. Established partnerships with e-commerce giants & B2B Marketplaces (Am...see more

Founder & Chief Evangelist

2 years
Dec 2012 - May 2015
Naked Sea Salt is an Israel based social enterprise & e-commerce site committed to regional cooperation and protecting the Dead Sea. Our gourmet crystal mineral salt is naturally harves...see more

Board of Governors

Tel Aviv Museum of Art
15 years
Current position
Dec 2007 - Present
Member of the Israeli Board of Governors. Established TimeOut ArtNight - Aman Bagan Video Art Series

Director II Business Development & Innovation - Retail Business Unit

6 years
Dec 2006 - Dec 2012
Met annual direct revenue target of $2M. Led global partnerships and innovation across retail product portfolio: Mobile, Imaging, USB & SSD. Generated business impact partnerships that ...see more

Senior Director Global Channels & Marketing

SAFEND (Cyber Security Start-up sold to Wave Systems WAVX)
2 years
Dec 2004 - Dec 2006
Established corporate go-to-market charter yielding $3M in net revenue over 2 years o Year I: Launched business to 23 International Markets with distribution agreements with 19 partner...see more

Sr. Product Manager

MICROSOFT - Security Business Unit
2 years
Dec 2001 - Dec 2003
Managed WW channel strategy & partner revenue for security products generating over $50M in annual sales, and drove the launch of ISA 2004 to/through the channel • Established a licensi...see more

Product Manager – ISA Server

2 years
Dec 1999 - Dec 2001
• Product Manager for Microsoft’s 1st Enterprise Firewall responsible for product strategy, go to market activities, and worldwide revenue • Managed partner program spanning 35...see more

Interim Chief Executive Officer

CommonSearch (Search Engine - Security Start-up)
1 year
Dec 1999 - Dec 2000
• Managed operations of a technology start-up with six employees focused on email security • Launched and developed the company’s business plan


2 years
Dec 1997 - Dec 1999
• Restructured and managed clothing business with 50 employees and $10M in annual sales

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Design
  • Entertainment & Leisure
  • Information Technology Data & Telecom


  • Business Development
  • Strategy Development
  • Logistics
  • Startups