TEL AVIV, Israel and NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- prooV, the world's first Pilot-as-a-Service platform that facilitates and streamlines the Proof of Concept (PoC) process for startups and enterprises, today announced that it has hired Yossi Ben Harosh as the company's first Chief Operating Officer (COO). The appointment comes a month after prooV announced its $14 million Series B funding round to boost its operational footprint and headcount.
Ben Harosh will be based in prooV's offices in Israel, and will be responsible for the company's go-to-market strategy and the successful execution of its long-term growth plan.
Ben Harosh has over 25 years' experience as a senior executive with telecommunications, enterprise software and hardware companies. He has held C-level roles, most recently as the President and CEO of RiT Technologies, and earlier, Global Operations of Amdocs. He has extensive experience in building and leading companies, in consulting major enterprises, leading turnaround and M&A and supporting startups and fast growing global companies. Ben Harosh currently serves as board director of Mobile SmartCity Corp and the Israeli Chapter of the YPO.
"The breadth and depth of Yossi's experience working in organizations of all sizes worldwide is a winning formula for building and scaling high-performance businesses," said Toby Olshanetsky, cofounder and CEO of prooV. "His experience with major enterprises is a strategic win that will enable us to have a better understanding of what large organizations want and need, as well as recognize their innovation pain points. We are also excited to bring his talents in achieving operational excellence at scale to support prooV's next phase of growth."
"In an incredibly short timeframe, prooV has demonstrated all the elements of a truly visionary company - a unique offering that addresses real-world business struggles, proven customer success and a clear foresight into how technologies will evolve longer term," Ben Harosh said. "prooV's platform serves as the backbone for organizations to accelerate their own business goals, and I look forward to collaborating with the prooV team to set the pace for innovation industrywide."
prooV continues to add new companies each month to its platform, helping enterprises identify, test-drive and deploy the latest innovations in areas spanning cybersecurity, blockchain, mobile, Internet of Things, and many others. prooV using predictive analytics and deep mirroring techniques for businesses to easily run multiple PoCs on a secure, cloud-based testing environment.
About prooV prooV™ (https://proov.io) is the first Pilot-as-a-Service platform that brings together global enterprises and startups/independent software vendors to discover, connect, execute and evaluate Proof of Concepts (PoCs) through remote, secure and data-rich testing environments. Founded by serial entrepreneurs who recognized the inefficiencies in the modern PoC process, prooV offers a radical new approach to testing, tracking and analyzing vendor solutions, accelerating the journey from RFP to PoC.