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OUR TEAM

Meet the people who make it all happen.

From tech wizards to community aficionados, our team thrives on diversity, innovation, collaboration, and a shared passion for redefining community trust and civic engagement.

Our Team

Our Leadership Team

Eyal Feder-Levy
Founding COO of Tel Aviv University’s Interdisciplinary Research Center for Cities and Urbanism. Eyal also served as the Executive Director of The Garden Library, a community education nonprofit organization in Tel Aviv. Eyal has been a member of the World Economic Forum’s Future of Cities advisory board and was the youngest board member of the Israeli Planning Association. Eyal speaks and lectures frequently about how governments can build trust and improve decision making by engaging with the community using digital tools.

Eyal Feder-Levy

CEO + Co-Founder

Ido Ivri
Founding CTO and an Open Data Veteran. Ido holds an M.Sc in Computer Science and Mathematics from the Hebrew University  and an MBA from the Recanati Executive Program at Tel Aviv University. Prior to Zencity, Ido worked at the National Library of Israel as head of Digital Innovation and managed many of the Library's digital initiatives. He was also part of the National Library planning team at Yad Hanadiv and a software developer at Check Point Software Technologies, Inc. Ido lives in Tel Aviv and is married to Michal and a father to Guy and Yuval.

Ido Ivri

CTO + Co-Founder

Maurice Classen
Zencity’s COO, brings two decades of leadership in government and philanthropy. Formerly Chief of Staff to Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot in Chicago, he managed city operations, including during the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier, as Director of Strategy at the Chicago Police Department, he led a 25-person team for crime strategy and reforms. At the MacArthur Foundation, he focused on community policing, justice, and oversight. Classen holds a B.S. from Georgetown University and a J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law.

Maurice Classen

Chief Operating Officer

Michael Simon
Zencity’s CSO was previously the co-founder & CEO of Elucd, a startup acquired by Zencity. He established and managed the first-of-its-kind in-house analytics department for Barack Obama’s groundbreaking campaign for President of the United States, served in the Obama Administration, and founded a data science consultancy that served corporate and public sector clients. He is a Michigan native and a University of Michigan and University of Michigan Law School graduate.

Michael Simon

Chief Strategy Officer

Shota Papiashvili
As Zencity’s VP of R&D and a passion for innovation and AI-driven solutions, he leads the team in creating data-driven technologies that empower cities and enhance citizen trust. Under Shota’s leadership, the R&D team at Zencity has thrived, developing groundbreaking solutions that enable cities to make informed decisions and improve their residents’ lives with a profound belief in the power of technology to transform urban landscapes.

Shota Papiashvili

VP of Research and Development

Shai Bergman
Shai oversees comprehensive financial management at Zencity, handling accounting, planning, tax, and treasury. Collaborating with business leaders, he executes growth strategies. With 13+ years in finance, he joined Zencity in June 2021, previously as corporate controller at Mindspace, leading a global finance team. His experience also includes a managerial role at Ernst & Young's Tel Aviv technology audit practice.

Shai Bergman

VP of Finance

Carmel Hanany
Carmel Hanany-Degani, VP of Operations and formerly Chief of Staff at Zencity, leads strategic initiatives and operational excellence. With a legal and real estate background, she excels in complex environments, delivering impactful results. Passionate about urbanism, she authored three books and holds a Bachelor of Laws from Tel Aviv University and a Master of Arts in Urban Planning. In her previous position, she managed betterment strategies and legal aspects for real estate assets in a private equity investment fund.

Carmel Hanany

VP of Operations

Eyal Halamish
Eyal leads a team supporting public agencies globally, focusing on risk communication, public engagement, and handling contentious policy issues. With 18+ years' expertise, he elevates government reputations, addressing community concerns. A featured speaker at prestigious events like the World Forum for Democracy and Personal Democracy Forum, Eyal shares communication insights. Holding a B.A. in Political Science, Environmental Science, and International Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, his influence spans industry events.

Eyal Halamish

VP of Strategic Acccounts

Daniella Elrom

Daniella Elrom

Director of Business Operations

Amy Byer
Amy is the Director of HR, North America at Zencity and co-leads the HR team, setting the strategic plans for all stages of the employee life cycle - from talent acquisition, to benefits administration, to performance management and employee development. She has over 10 years of progressive HR experience and previously worked in various professional services organizations. Amy has her BS from the University of Delaware and MS is Management as well as her PHR certification. 

Amy Byer

Director of HR - North America

Our Advisors

David Rahinsky
Dave Rahinsky, a law enforcement veteran of over 30 years, served as Police Chief in several regions, including Grand Rapids, Michigan. A graduate of the FBI National Academy, he holds a Master's in Criminology from Florida State University and was inducted into FSU's Hall of Fame in 2017. Now Zencity's Senior Advisor for Law Enforcement Strategy, Rahinsky spearheads the Data-Driven Community-Aligned Policing (DCAP) initiative, aiming to implement it nationwide for law enforcement agencies in the United States.

David Rahinsky

Senior Advisor for Law Enforcement

Chief of Police (ret.),
Grand Rapids, MI

Lee Feldman
Lee R. Feldman, ICMA-CM (Retired), now Senior Advisor for Local Government Strategy at Zencity and Principal at The Euclid Group, brings vast experience as City Manager in Gainesville, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Bay, and North Miami, Florida. Elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration in 2018, he's held roles like President of ICMA and serves on the Board of Directors for the National Civic League and Leading Cities. Feldman's accolades include the "City Manager of the Year" Award from the Florida League of Cities.

Lee Feldman

Senior Advisor for Local Government Strategy

ICMA-CM
City Manager (ret.),
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Prof. Stephen Goldsmith
Stephen Goldsmith is a Senior Advisor to Zencity and previously served as the Mayor of Indianapolis from 1992 to 2000 and as Deputy Mayor for Operations for New York City under Mayor Michael Bloomberg from 2010 to 2013. He is also a distinguished fellow at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, where he teaches courses on urban governance and innovation in the public sector. He has written several books on these topics, including "The 21st Century City: Resurrecting Urban America" and "Putting Faith in Neighborhoods: Making Cities Work through Grassroots Citizenship". Goldsmith is also a member of several boards and foundations, including the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service. He has a strong track record in urban governance and innovation in the public sector.

Prof. Stephen Goldsmith

Senior Advisor

Harvard Kennedy School, Bloomberg Center for Cities, Former Deputy Mayor of New York City

Our Team

Amir Ozer

Amir Ozer

Director of Engineering

Alon Nisser

Alon Nisser

Principal Software Engineer

Traci Siegel

Traci Siegel

Director of Customer Success

Rory Vinokor

Rory Vinokor

Director of Channel Partnerships

Uri Mahler

Uri Mahler

Director of Professional Services

Elena Grissom

Elena Grissom

Senior Account Manager

Merav David

Merav David

Head of Core Sales

Meirav Katzav

Meirav Katzav

Product Analyst

Mika Azia

Mika Azia

HR Expert

Shiran Golan

Shiran Golan

Senior Data Scientist

Gaby Bendersky

Gaby Bendersky

Product Manager

Achinoam Lewkowicz

Achinoam Lewkowicz

Head of Sales Enablement

Hadar Vaknin

Hadar Vaknin

Product Manager

Noa Fishman

Noa Fishman

Account Executive

Julia Rainesh

Julia Rainesh

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Noa Amirav-Fatal

Noa Amirav-Fatal

Senior Product Manager

Gabe Adler-Cohen

Gabe Adler-Cohen

Senior Data Analyst

Cecille Bernstein

Cecille Bernstein

Strategy and Operations Assistant to CEO

Or David

Or David

Full Stack Developer

 Jack English

Jack English

Enterprise Account Executive

Dana Weigler

Dana Weigler

Full Stack Developer

Amir Mizrahi

Amir Mizrahi

Data Scientist

Bar Asherov

Bar Asherov

Head of Enterprise Sales

Guy Galili

Guy Galili

Customer Success Manager

Hayley Sklar

Hayley Sklar

Marketing and Events Manager

Gal Cohen

Gal Cohen

R&D Team Lead

Hayley Lawson

Hayley Lawson

Operations Manager

Igal Sokolovsky

Igal Sokolovsky

Full Stack Developer

Enav Birnbaum

Enav Birnbaum

Solutions & Scale Team Lead

 Aliza Faber-Felsenthal

Aliza Faber-Felsenthal

Survey Research Analyst

Chana Yachad

Chana Yachad

Head of Revenue Operations

Philly Monden

Philly Monden

Account Executive

Lee-Or Scarlat

Lee-Or Scarlat

Data Analyst Team Lead

Noa Rapoport

Noa Rapoport

Product Manager

Karin Davidov

Karin Davidov

R&D Team Lead

Joeli Katz

Joeli Katz

Senior Customer Solutions Specialist

Tim Booker

Tim Booker

Head of Civil Space, Director of Product

Andrew Hawthorne

Andrew Hawthorne

Senior Tech Lead

Gurvir Cheema

Gurvir Cheema

Developer

Shasa McCarogher

Shasa McCarogher

Product Manager

Katy Liberzok

Katy Liberzok

Head Bookkeeper

Traci Levin

Traci Levin

Customer Success Team Lead

Noam Castel

Noam Castel

Analytics and Applied AI Team Lead

Anna Davidovich

Anna Davidovich

Senior Data Analyst

 Nicky Kolios

Nicky Kolios

Customer Success Manager

Niko Chiu

Niko Chiu

Full Stack Developer

Noa Cohen

Noa Cohen

Survey Analyst Team Lead

Douglas Shontz

Douglas Shontz

Professional Services Consultant

Neil Goldberg

Neil Goldberg

Global Business Development Representative

Maayan Elkayam

Maayan Elkayam

Data Analyst - Client Oriented Research

Nir Alon

Nir Alon

Corporate Controller

Shai Malul

Shai Malul

Frontend Tech Lead

Rachel Levenstein

Rachel Levenstein

Head of Survey Research

Lior Azar

Lior Azar

Full Stack Developer

Elena Trostinetsky

Elena Trostinetsky

Bookkeeper

Bohdan Kravchuk

Bohdan Kravchuk

Full Stack Software Engineer

Lauren Hoffman

Lauren Hoffman

Customer Success Manager

Yael Glinoer

Yael Glinoer

Product Designer

Nitzan Braverman

Nitzan Braverman

Survey Group Lead

 Reem Saqer Saabneh

Reem Saqer Saabneh

Full Stack Developer

Zach Stokes

Zach Stokes

Government Solutions Specialist

Marta Slobodyanyuk

Marta Slobodyanyuk

Account Executive

Meg Maguire

Meg Maguire

Senior Enterprise Customer Success Manager

Mohammed Turshan

Mohammed Turshan

Platform Team Lead

Ahmad Asmar

Ahmad Asmar

DevOps Engineer

Liz Phelps

Liz Phelps

Digital Campaign Manager

Eden Malul

Eden Malul

Legal Counsel

Abdallah Hussien

Abdallah Hussien

Full Stack Developer

Catherine Jobe

Catherine Jobe

Digital Marketing Manager

Cheyna Endfield

Cheyna Endfield

Customer Success Manager

Yael Oded

Yael Oded

Python Full Stack Developer

Timothy Evans

Timothy Evans

Account Executive, MidMarket Public Safety

Stav Bitanski

Stav Bitanski

Full Stack Developer

Yoav Lapid

Yoav Lapid

Product Director

Katelyn Weber

Katelyn Weber

Survey Research Analyst

Dan Bartley

Dan Bartley

Product Designer

Uri Ashano

Uri Ashano

Lead Product Designer

 Sophia Leeuwenburgh

Sophia Leeuwenburgh

Enterprise Account Executive

Kerri Taylor

Kerri Taylor

Proposal Manager

Brandon Echols

Brandon Echols

Customer Success Manager

Danielle Didi

Danielle Didi

Office Manager

Liz Snoap

Liz Snoap

Training & Enablement Manager

Preet Mehta

Preet Mehta

Recruiter and HR Generalist

Patrick Nottingham

Patrick Nottingham

Senior Enterprise CSM

Madina Baimakhanova

Madina Baimakhanova

Customer Solutions Specialist

Suen Ting

Suen Ting

Front End Developer

Sivan Farhi

Sivan Farhi

HR Manager

Osayd Shihab

Osayd Shihab

Data Engineer

Yahya Abbadi

Yahya Abbadi

Full Stack Developer

Noam Sokolove

Noam Sokolove

Tier 2 Support Specialist

Basil Atawneh

Basil Atawneh

Full Stack Developer

Nitzan Heiferman

Nitzan Heiferman

Data Solutions Specialist

Ayala Adler

Ayala Adler

Product Analyst

Tali Polke

Tali Polke

Executive Assistant

Dotan Liba

Dotan Liba

Full Stack Team Lead

Inon Barnea

Inon Barnea

Python Full Stack Developer

Jake Murry

Jake Murry

Enterprise Customer Success Manager

Louise Mostovicz

Louise Mostovicz

Business Analyst

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