Ben Askarinam’s visionary perspective combined with his operational focus and customers first approach over a period of two decades has built Interface Masters Technologies, Inc. into a premier supplier of market-leading network equipment solutions, sold primarily to OEM customers, serving cutting-edge new companies to major industry-leading suppliers. Over a decade ago, Ben made the decision to invest in software for a new family of Network Visibility solutions, for the OEM channel. As end customers started buying products directly, Ben began planning the spin off Niagara Networks as a world-class end user-focused company to meet the visibility, network monitoring enablement, and networking security requirements of enterprises and service providers.
Before founding Interface Masters Technologies, Ben served in engineering and executive roles at Xerox Corporation.
As a VP of Sales and Business Development, Yigal oversees a team focus on the development and implementation of technology alliance and integration of technology solutions. He has more than two decades of experience in the telecom and networking space and has extensive background leading global teams. Prior to Niagara Networks, Yigal served at MRV Communication acquired by Adva in multiple functional teams.
Zeev serves as VP of Corporate Strategy and Marketing and is responsible for the market strategy of Niagara Networks Solutions. Most recently, he served as VP of Global Business Development for ADVA (ETR: ADV) packet portfolio as part of the CTO department since 2017. Prior to this role, Zeev served as VP of Strategic Marketing for MRV Communications (NASDAQ: MRVC - acquired by ADVA) responsible for marketing strategy and technology innovation research with a focus on multi-layer convergence and transformation to virtualized and programmable networks.
Zeev brings over 20 years of extensive executive experience in senior roles in the high-tech industry, with a unique mix of technical, sales, and B2B digital marketing knowledge along with entrepreneurial spirit. He is a long-time contributor to industry forums and is broadly active in making technology outlook presentations at industry events.
His most recent industry contributions include roles on the Forbes Communications Council and the MEF Forum, where he served as the co-chair of the Marketing and Education committee.