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Hayim Porat

Chief Technology Officer at ECI


Hayim Porat is the CTO at ECI where he heads the innovation center. He is responsible for the development and design of the company's forward-looking technology strategy which includes: SDN/NFV, big data, security and cloud services. Prior to ECI, Mr. Porat shepherded the research of cloud and SDN technologies for various international organizations.  He served as the Chief Cloud IaaS and SDN Architect at Toga Networks and consulted on the same to others.  Mr. Porat was the founder and CTO of Ethos Networks, a pioneer in centralized control of telecom metro Ethernet networks which was sold to Tejas Networks in 2010.  Following the acquisition, he worked as the principal architect at Tejas.  Mr. Porat holds multiple telecommunications patents and certifications and several of his works have been published. He earned a BSc. for Electronics Engineering from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel and an MBA from Tel Aviv University.