Cipia Announces Yehuda Holtzman as New CEO – Benzinga – Press Release


Cipia’s board of directors selects Yehuda Holtzman to lead Cipia’s expansion amid the major surge in demand for in-cabin sensing solutions

TEL AVIV, Israel, May 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Cipia CPIA, a computer vision AI in-cabin automotive solutions provider, today announced Yehuda Holtzman as its new CEO. The Board of Directors selected a seasoned entrepreneur and CEO with rich experience in both private and public tech companies, to replace retiring, outgoing CEO David Tolub, who led Cipia through its shift to the automotive market as well as the company’s recent IPO.

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Holtzman brings over 25 years of business, technological and managerial experience as a CEO of technology and communications companies to lead Cipia. In his most recent role, Holtzman served as CEO of On Track Innovations Ltd. (OTI), a global provider of near field communication (NFC) and cashless payment solutions. In prior years he served as CEO of Mobilogy, overseeing its sale to the American ESW Capital fund.

An experienced entrepreneur Holtzman was also a co-founder of the software company ExploreGate, where he served as CEO from 2012 to 2016, as well as co-founder of MobileAccess, where he served as President of the company through its acquisition by Corning Incorporated In 2011.

Holtzman has a master’s degree in management from Ben-Gurion University and a bachelor’s degree in electronics engineering from the University of Brighton in England. He will take over for David Tolub, who has served as CEO of the company over the past three years, and announced his retirement last month. Tolub successfully navigated Cipia through major company milestones, including the shift to the in-cabin automotive industry, rapidly becoming one of the leading suppliers in the field globally, as well as its IPO on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange last November.

“On behalf of the board of directors and the entire Cipia family, I would like to thank David for his wonderful leadership over the past three years, and I…