Board Of Directors

Chaim Ben Zvi

Chaim Ben Zvi

Non-Executive Chariman

Chaim Ben Zvi has been on the Board of Directors of Tikal since 2012. Mr Ben Zvi is also the chairman and CFO of Envision Enterprises Limited, a real estate company. Prior to joining Envision Enterprises, he was the CFO of Delta-T Corporation, based in Williamsburg, Virginia, USA. Mr Ben Zvi has held general manager and CFO positions at several companies in a variety of sectors, including energy and chemical engineering – Paz Oil Company Ltd (PZOL), food and beverage – CEO of Burger Ranch Ltd, aviation – IAI Ltd and defence – CFO and CEO of Rafael Advance Defence Systems Ltd. Mr Ben Zvi was director and head of the audit committee of Otzarot, an investment company of an Israeli bank Otzar Hachayal. He also established an enterprise of automatic refuelling system in Greece and held the position of General Manager and CFO of Euromat Hellas Ltd. Mr Ben Zvi has a degree in Economics from Tel Aviv University.

Doron Dovrat - Tikal Networks

Doron Dovrat

Chief Executive Officer

Doron Dovrat is a co-founder of Tikal and has been on the Board of the Company since 2004, initially as Chairman and, since 2012, as CEO. Prior to co-founding Tikal, Mr Dovrat was the co-founder and CEO of Navicula Israel Limited, a software development company, before leading the company to a trade sale. Doron Dovrat was also a co-founder and CEO of Dmatek Limited, the first Israeli company to float on AIM in 1995, Dmatek Limited was a leading provider of electronic monitoring technologies, specialising in human-related applications, subsequently sold to 3M for US$230 million. Mr Dovrat has also been on the board of other, private and public, companies in the software, international search and rescue, and aviation sectors. He has a BSc in Computer Science from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.


Gil Farkash

Chief Financial Officer

Gil Farkash is a co-founder of Tikal has held various positions at the Company, including CFO, COO and Legal Counsel. Prior to Tikal in 2004, Mr Farkash was the chief operating officer and legal counsel for Navicula Israel Limited. Mr Farkash is a lawyer by training and started his career in B. Jerusalmi & Co Law Office. Mr Farkash has a LLB law degree and BA Economics double major from Tel Aviv University and has an MBA, also from Tel Aviv University.


Dennis Chen

Non-Executive Director

Dennis Chen has extensive experience in the telecoms and software sector and currently acts as an independent communication technological advisor, advising a portfolio of companies on communication solutions and technological development. Prior to that, from 2010 to 2012, Mr Chen worked in international business development for 013 Netvision, a company engaged in developing international voice calling services. Mr Chen has also worked as the R&D vice president for LinkU and engineering department manager at Orange and Network Operations manager at Cellcom in Israel.  Mr Chen has a MBA degree from the Open University of Israel and a BA in economics from Haifa University and a Practical Electronic Engineer [degree/qualification] from Bosmat Haifa.


Iris Good

(Independent) Non-Executive Director

Iris has over twenty years’ experience in Financial and corporate governance issues and presently lives in both the UK and Israel. She is currently the Chief Executive Officer of I-Connections UK Ltd., Deputy Chairman of Good Relations (India) Ltd. and an Advisory Board director of Puridify Ltd (UK). Iris has a B. Sc in Biochemistry from Ben Gurion University, Israel, a M. Sc. and a Ph. D in Biochemistry from Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel and a NED Diploma from the Financial Times.


Julia Hubbard

(Independent) Non-Executive Director

Julia is an experienced chartered accountant with over 15 years’ experience in both private equity backed businesses and listed companies. She was previously Chief Financial Officer at CSC Media Group, one of the UK’s largest independent broadcasters and Smartsense Services Limited where she worked in a consultancy capacity advising on various projects in the social networking and home shopping sectors. Her other previous roles include Group Financial Controller at, during the period when the company enjoyed exceptional growth. She was also Interim Group Financial Controller at Mowlem plc, and Group Chief Financial Officer at TV Travel Group

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