Ericom's Leadership


Eran Heyman, Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Eran Heyman brings more than 20 years of experience in the software industry. As the founder of Ericom, Mr. Heyman continues to guide the overall vision and success of the company. Mr. Heyman plays a key role in defining the future direction of the company product vision and strategic alliances. Mr. Heyman began his career in the Israel Air Force and has been a consultant to IBM & DEC, integrating systems running on IBM Mainframes, Digital VAX/VMS and various UNIX machines.

Mr. Heyman holds a degree in Economics and Business Administration from Tel Aviv University, Israel.

Eran Heyman

Stewart J. Edelman, Chief Financial Officer

Stewart Edelman is responsible for managing Ericom's finance and legal departments (including software licensing and logistics), investor relations, as well as managing the corporate structure and tax planning of the company’s worldwide offices. Mr. Edelman joined Ericom in 1999 and has over 15 years of experience in the financial control of high-tech companies, having held positions in various companies within the Finance and Operations departments.

Mr. Edelman holds a BA in Accounting-Economics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, and has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1986.

Stewart J. Edelman

Ilan Paretsky, Vice President of Marketing

As Ericom’s Vice President of Marketing, Ilan Paretsky is responsible for the global marketing activities of the company. Prior to joining Ericom in 2005, Mr. Paretsky held various leadership positions in marketing, business development, project management and software development, in the global software and telecom industries for such leaders as Amdocs, Comverse, New Dimension Software (BMC), and Tadiran Electronics Industries Ltd.

Mr. Paretsky holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Sciences from Bar-Ilan University in Tel-Aviv, and an MBA from the University of Heriot-Watt – Edinburgh Business School.

Ilan Paretsky

Ronit Carmeli, Human Resources Officer

Ronit Carmeli joined Ericom in 1999 and is responsible for human resources strategy, budget, policies and procedures, as well as administration activities. Ms. Carmeli has a diversified background in HR management, with more than 12 years in the high-tech industry.

Ms. Carmeli holds a B.A. in Social Studies and diploma in Human Resources Management from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and a M.A. in Law from Bar Ilan University in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Ronit Carmeli

Field Operations

Ian Platt, Managing Director Ericom Software (UK) Ltd.

Ian Platt heads the European offices of Ericom, based in the United Kingdom. Mr. Platt joined Ericom in 1999 bringing a wealth of experience as Sales/ Commercial and Marketing Director, with over 15 years in the computer industry.

Mr. Platt holds an Engineering Degree from the University NSW, Australia, majoring in computer studies and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Birmingham University, UK.

Ian Platt


Dan Shappir, Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Dan Shappir is responsible for all aspects of product design, software development and maintenance of the Company's product lines. Mr. Shappir joined Ericom in 2001 and brings over 15 years experience in computer programming, and in the design and architecture of software products.

Mr. Shappir holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science (with honors) from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel and an M.Sc. in Computer Science (with honors) from Tel Aviv University, Israel.

Dan Shappir

Amir Egozi, Vice President of Advanced Technologies

Amir Egozi leads the research and implementation of advanced technologies of the PowerTerm series of products. A veteran in the technology industry, Mr. Egozi began his career as a software engineer in the Israel Air Force. Mr. Egozi joined Ericom in 1998 as a programmer and has served as VP of Development prior to becoming VP of Advanced Technologies. He brings with him over 18 years of experience in the field of computer programming.

Mr. Egozi holds a B.Sc degree in Computer Sciences from the Technion, Haifa, Israel.

Amir Egozi