Eran Gazit

Over the past 25 years I have been helping start-ups, major banks, and global corporations in Europe, North America and Israel to develop and implement customized software and high-end technological products. I offer a full range of technological services including Software Development, Project Management and IT Consulting, specializing in the development of customized inception-to-market solutions and in the delivering of large-scale projects.

Amdocs • Bank Hapoalim • Bezek • Clalit Health Services • ELAL • EZchip • GTE International • Gazit-Verifone POS • HyperRoll • IDB • Israel Broadcasting authority • Israel Electric Company • Leumit Health Services • Merchav • National Insurance Institute of Israel • Nice • Optrotech • Scitex • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries • US Cellular • ALD • Artis Productions • Belers Oven Manufacturers • Bell Mobility • Ben-Gurion University student association • Bet Berl • CTI • Civil Police • Digifone • Digital Fuel • Finance Magnates • Finish • Gimunit • Glil-Yam Cement Industries • Haaretz Museum • Histadrut Ahovdim HaLeumit • Jade Range • Kod Systems • Moshav Hatzeva • Movilnet • Paz-Bar • Peretz-Luzon Construction • Personeta • PositiveId • The Israel Association of Community Centres • The Labour Party • The Likud Party
Experience leading projects across a variety of application domains
Digital, Retail, Telecom, Finance, Billing, Elections, Health, ERP
Full project life cycle
Strategic IT Planning, Project Planning, Project Management and Supervision, Ensuring that legal agreements and objectives match the organization's IT goals and strategies, Chairing technical meetings, Negotiating new agreements and reviewing existing agreements, Technical Requirements and RFP Preparation, IT Budget Planning, IT Work Planning.
Knowledge & skills
Experienced in managing teams within tight deadlines with advanced communication and interpersonal skills and the ability effectively to lead and motivate large project teams in a multicultural environment. Have good planning and organizing skills and knowledge of the implementation of software engineering processes, particularly the ISO framework. Have comprehensive knowledge of project management practices, human resources and financial management, and the ability to apply this knowledge. Have good knowledge of development life cycles, different hardware and software platforms and the ability to identify the impact of architectural choices on development, integration and maintenance.

EXPERIENCE

Teva (Business & Decision)

Director of Project Management
Led Hyperion HFM and FDQM implementation for Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (NYSE: TEVA). Teva is the largest generic drug manufacturer in the world and one of the 15 largest pharmaceutical companies worldwide with revenue over $20 billion.
Responsible for the P&L of the project.
Managed teams responsible for functional and technical design, implementation, testing, technical environments establishment, documentation, historical data migration, and global roll-out for 140 subsidiaries worldwide.
Responsible for pre-sale work on strategic prospects, developing sales/pre-sale materials, evaluating potential application design, product functionality, and technology issues.

Gazit-Verifone Point-of-Sale

Founder and VP R&D
Founded and managed R&D at GAZIT POS, front and back-end integrated system that manages sales and inventory for national commercial networks.
Managed development of a PC-based cash-register that can handle all in-store money and inventory transactions, communicate with credit card processing organizations and with head office system.

Finance Magnates

CTO
Responsible for the enhancement, evolution and management of Finance Magnates technology stack. Finance Magnates is the world’s only multi-asset trading knowledge hub.
Lead multi-location teams to develop, deliver, and support multi-lingual WordPress and PHP/MySQL websites and iPhone and Android mobile applications.
Lead website optimization in the AWS cloud platform, monitoring by NewRelic, and secured and CDNed by Incapsula.

Amdocs

Infrastructure Group Manager
Managed Project Managers and technical teams including System Architects, Operational experts, Configuration Control and Version Management experts, Environment Support experts, Oracle Database administrators, Tuxedo experts, and Unix and NT System Administrators.
Focused on technical implementation strategy design, technical environment establishment and implementation, conversion, phase-in and ongoing support and QA.
Lead project managers and technical teams of 35 people responsible for designing, testing, implementing, and supporting customer care and billing systems for major telecom companies in North America and Europe including CTI - Puerto Rico, Digifone - Dublin, Bell Mobility - Toronto, GTE International - Dallas, Movilnet - Venezuela.

ELAL

Project Manager
Focused on Flight-Time-Limitations multi-system integration project for the Operations division.

PositiveID Corporation

R&D Site Manager
Delivered all key milestones of Easy Check, a working prototype of portable non-invasive breath-based glucometer, successfully from initiation to Proof-of-Concept.
Responsible for the P&L of the site.
Recruited and managed four cross-functional research and development teams including PhD scientists in Chemistry and Electro-optics, and Hardware and Mechanical engineers.
Prepared and managed project plans for medical device development activities.
Planed, designed and monitored a pre-clinical trial at the Schneider's Medical Centre.

Clalit Health Services (Yael)

Senior Project Manager
Lead a team of over 40 people in 3 software development projects for Clalit Health Services. Clalit is the 2nd largest HMO in the world with 42K employees and over 4M insured members.
Supervised requirement engineering, design, development, QA, documentation, training, and support for thousands of users.
Worked closely with Digital (now HP) implementation organization and executives to ensure the successful delivery and deployment of technological solutions in 500 health-care centres.
prepared project plans, Supervised requirement elicitation, functional and non-functional design, development, system and sub-system tests, configuration control, documentation and deployment.
Organized and controlled hundreds of change requests.
Managed a Help Desk that supported thousands of users.
Created and implemented work procedures, ISO 9000 and quality procedures.
Planned and implemented training programs for thousands of users.
Prepared proposals for RFPs published by government agencies and major public and private organizations.

HyperRoll

Engeeniring Manager
Managed several teams within the HyperRoll R&D organization focused on QA, Professional Services, Benchmarking, IT, and Documentation activities. Later acquired by Oracle, HyperRoll, is a leading provider of financial reporting acceleration solutions with interactive reporting capability serving customers such as Target, Kellogg's, MasterCard, Woolworths, Deutsche Bank, and Genworth.
Managed programs and initiatives related to technology partnership with Hyperion to ensure joint engineering efforts progress successfully. This includes managing quality and integration engineering activities as part of the overall integration project engineering process.

Israel Broadcasting Authority

Strategic Consultant
Provided strategic IT and project management consulting services to IBA's management in areas of digitation, broadcast management, and IT budget and work plans.
Supervised over two IT departments and IT activities in IBA's headquarters divisions, 10 radio channels and 3 TV channels.
Drove and prepared technical requirements and RFPs for multi-million dollar projects (e.g. digitization), chaired technical and decisional meetings, and supervised technological programs.
Led discussions on contracts and agreements between IBA and partners (e.g. IBM, NESS, Dalet). Point person for managing negotiation of new agreements, reviewing existing agreements, and ensuring that legal agreements and objectives matched the IBA goals and strategies.
Developed strategic IT plans that allowed both internal and external constituents to clearly understand the goals, objectives, execution method, and metrics for key technological initiatives.

Bank Hapoalim

Divisional Technology Manager
Provided software development and project management services for the international division of the largest bank in Israel.
Managed technical teams engaged in planning, developing and supporting financial applications (e.g. Credit Lines for foreign Banks, Deposits, HR and Budget).

Political Campaign Package

Developer
Developed a political campaign package and implemented in all branches of the Israeli Labour Party, at 76 offices of Ministers, Parliament members, Mayors, and other primaries candidates including: Defence Minister Benjamin (Fuad) Ben-Eliezer, Minister and general secretary of the Labour Party Dr. Raanan Cohen, late Prime Minister Yitzchak Rabin, PMs Eitan Kabel, Benjamin Begin, and Finance Minister Abraham Hirshzon (Likud).

The Labour Party

Developer
Developed a custom voting information system for the Labour Party.

The Likud Party

CTO
Developed a custom information system for the Likud Party.
CTO at the Likud Maamatz Project.

Leumit Health Services

IT Department Manager
Managed information systems for Leumit at the head office and at over 100 health centres.

Scitex (Yael)

Project Manager
Managed the development of a BI Sales Analysis System for Scitex. Created specifications for Oracle Express (OLAP) Environment, Business Analysis, Multi-dimensional cubes, regular and Conjoint dimensions, loading operational data arriving from different subsidiaries around the world, data validation, consolidations and allocations, distributing to local analyst workstations.

Israel Electric Corporation

Developer
Developed the Meter Department's Information system.

Optrotech (now Orbotech)

IT Manager at Optrotech

Bank Leumi (Methoda)

Consultant
Consulted to Project Managers and Department Managers, monitored and assessed Multi-Million projects, prepared deviation recovery plans, prepared and monitored cost estimate, cost effective and risk analysis models, implemented software development methodologies, prepared for ISO 9000 certification.

Merchav

Developer
Developed an information system for managing international multi-million-dollar development projects such as Egypt's refineries (one Billion Dollar budget), Factories in China, CIS, Africa and South America.

Amdocs

QA Manager
Managed System tests of CC&B systems for USCell, Chicago.

ALD

QA Consultant
National Insurance Institute of Israel - risk analysis and mitigation.
Bezek - Metrics system planing and setup.
EZchip - QMS planing and set up, represented in qualification for Nokia QA certification organization.
Nice - Prepared work procedures.
Digital Fuel - QMS planing and set up.
Personeta - QMS planing and set up in preparation for ISO-9000 certification.

Bet Berl

Developer
Developed a custom video and audio archive information system.

Reshef Technologies

Developer
Developed a prototype of a health care development tool.

Finish Office Furniture (now Teknion)

Consultant project Manager
Implemented a MOVEX/ERP system in the Israeli and Overseas sales departments.
Managed the Information Systems in the Tel-Aviv Sales Office.

Jade Range

Consultant Project Manager
Implemented ERP system for Jade Range, a leading industrial oven manufacturer in the US.

Custom Information Systems Development

Developer
Developed custom information systems for Haaretz Museum, Civil Police, Paz-Bar, Moshav Hatzeva, Ben-Gurion University student association, Histadrut Ahovdim HaLeumit, Kod Systems, Peretz-Luzon Construction, Artis Productions, Gimunit, The Israel Association of Community Centres, Leumit Health Services, Belers Oven Manufacturers and Glil-Yam Cement Industries

Contact



erangzt@gmail.com