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Concertio is a premier provider of AI-Powered System Performance Optimization Tools.

The patented Concertio Optimizer suite of tools optimizes hardware and software systems to work in concert with the currently running workloads. By continuously monitoring and dynamically optimizing system settings, Concertio Optimizer tools effectively transform general-purpose systems into high-performant, tailor-made systems. Concertio is part of the Runway program in the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute of Cornell Tech, NYC.

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After competing against 175 companies from 23 states and 11 countries, we’re excited to have won one of the six awards of the 76West Clean Energy Competition
PowerBridgeNY is a state/university initiative that leverages clean energy innovations emerging from institutional research labs to create more and stronger energy businesses in New York State. The PowerBridgeNY Ignition Grant was instrumental in helping us realize our vision.

Meet the Team

Dr. Tomer Morad

Co-Founder, CEO

Concertio is led by Tomer Morad, a seasoned entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience in management, business development, and technical leadership in the industry. Prior to co-founding Concertio, Tomer co-founded and served as CEO of transSpot, a provider of digital advertising solutions for the digital signage market. Before that, Tomer served as CTO and Chairman of transSpot, Chief Security Officer at Horizon Semiconductors, and a technical team leader at an intelligence unit in the Israel Defense Forces. Tomer holds a PhD from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, which focused on energy-efficient system resource allocation.

Andrey Gelman

Co-Founder, CTO

Concertio’s development efforts are led by Andrey Gelman, who is an expert in server and embedded Linux. Prior to co-founding Concertio, Andrey served as a software engineer at CompuLab, a software engineer at LSI Corporation, and firmware engineer at Horizon Semiconductors. Andrey has also served as a technical officer in the Signal Corps of the Israel Defense Forces. Andrey holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.

Tomer Paz

Co-Founder, VP of Product

Concertio product and tuning domains are led by Tomer Paz, who is a software and system architect with over 20 years of experience in both startups and enterprise companies. Prior to co-founding Concertio, Tomer served as global system architect under the CTO at Verint. Before that, Tomer led a lean startup in the Gaming field as CEO. Tomer also served as system engineering team leader in Comverse, the world leader in value added services for mobile phones in the past, serving over a billion end-users and defining the next generation platforms, technology stack, performance and delivery automation. Tomer holds a BSc degree from Tel Aviv University in statistics, operation research and philosophy. Tomer is also a Mamram graduate (the Israel Defense Forces computing academy).

Glenn Higgins

VP of Sales

Glenn (MBA, CFA) is a seasoned sales leader with over 20 years of experience in Enterprise sales. Prior to joining Concertio, Glenn was VP of sales at two successful startup’s. His responsibilities included all sales, marketing, and operations functions targeted at the worldwide customer base. In these roles, he hired and led a sales team that more than doubled revenue and expanded customer placement by 2X. Before that, he spent 16 years in NYC enterprise sales with Dell, Oracle, SAP, and IBM. Glenn has an extensive analytical business background with experience as a Wall Street research analyst. On Wall Street, he passed the three-year Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exam to attain a professional license in financial research. Glenn holds an MBA from Wake Forest University and a business degree from Virginia Military Institute.

Michael Tseitlin

Team Leader

Michael joined Concertio after many years of working as an R&D Manager and as a Software Architect for Frontline PCB Solutions (a joint venture of Orbotech and Mentor Graphics) developing industry-leading software products on Linux, Unix and Windows. Michael is well acquainted with all stages of software product life-cycle. He is also experienced in Agile software development and helps us in optimizing our software development process. Michael holds a B.Sc. and an M.Sc. in Mathematics and Computer Science from Kazan State University of Russia.

Zena Takele

Performance Engineer

Zena is a Performance Engineer at Concertio. Prior to Concertio, Zena worked as a Graduate Research Associate for the Watson Institute for Systems Excellence (WISE) at Innovation Associates. He worked on data analysis and machine learning projects to improve the performance of robotic medication dispensing and collation systems for Central Fill Pharmacies. Before that, Zena worked for the Information Network Security Agency (INSA), a national cyber security company in Ethiopia for 5 years as a Network protocol Analyst and System Software Developer. Zena holds a a BSc in Electrical Engineering from Hawassa University Institute of Technology and an MSc in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Binghamton University.

Omer Yehezkely

Software Architect

Omer came to Concertio after being a software engineer at Istra, a High-Frequency Trading (HFT) company. Prior to that, Omer was an architect at Websense/Forcepoint where he led the architecture group of the company’s Data Leakage Prevention (DLP) product. He has also served as an embedded software engineer while at ECI. Omer is experienced in developing under many operating systems, not only the major 3 (Windows, MacOS and Linux), but also embedded operating systems such as QNX and VxWorks and even AmigaOS and BeOS (from the 80s and 90s, remember?). Omer holds an M.Sc. in Computer Science from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. He is also a CPA(Isr.) which he practiced as an independent auditor many years ago.

Prof. Uri Weiser

Chief Science Officer

Uri Weiser is the Chief Science Officer of Concertio, and is a Professor emeritus at the Electrical Engineering department, the Technion IIT., Haifa Israel. Prof. Weiser worked at Intel from 1988 till 2007, where he initiated the definition of the first Pentium® processor, drove the definition of Intel’s MMX™ technology, co-invented the Trace Cache, co-managed the new Intel Microprocessor Design Center at Austin, Texas and formed an Advanced Media applications research activity. Weiser was appointed an Intel Fellow in 1996, in 2002 he became an IEEE Fellow and in 2005 an ACM Fellow. Prof. Weiser was awarded the ChipEx Global Industry leader award in 2016 and the ACM/IEE prestigious Eckert Mauchly award in 2016. Prior to his career at Intel, Prof. Weiser led the design of the NS32532 microprocessor at National Semiconductor.

David Levine

Mentor

As a CPA/MBA, David has diverse experience as an executive and consultant to businesses in clean tech, media, software, technology and wireless spaces. He provides financial, strategic and operational advisory services serving in the role of a CFO/COO consultant. Previously, David has held positions such as CFO of a smart grid network provider, President of an Israeli technology company, Controller of a telecom subsidiary of an investor owned utility and SVP – Finance of an interactive digital media company. David is mentoring Concertio with his expertise in early stage businesses.

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