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Mr. Ronen Samuel


Ronen has over 25 years of profound business management experience in various international and multicultural organizations. Ronen has held the position of CEO at Kornit since 1/8/2018.

Prior to joining Kornit, Ronen held several leadership positions at HP over the past 18 years, starting in various strategic marketing roles for the HP Indigo division responsible for defining and managing the current and future platforms of HP Indigo. Ronen’s passion to customers lead him to relocate to Singapore to lead the Indigo & PageWide presses Divisions in Asia Pacific and Japan, where he developed the business to become one of the fastest growing businesses within HP and in the region. He played an instrumental role in scaling up the business from a start-up to a mature and profitable one and was the Vice President and GM of the HP Indigo and WebWide presses business across EMEA and managed to rapidly grow the business.

Ronen has strong and proven experience in managing multiple P&L’s for different business units dealing with mature and emerging products and markets in complex organizations with direct sales force and indirect channels across different regions. One of his key strength is developing new business models and market opportunities.

Ronen is a hands-on, passionate and strong leader, a true team player, who drives consistent (over)achievement of plans and a strong execution.

He holds a BA Business Administration, LL.B. Law and an MBA from Northwestern University / Kellogg School of Management.

Prior to his professional business career Ronen served as a pilot in the Israel Air Force.

Ms. Lauri Hanover


Lauri Hanover was appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in November 2022, having served as a member of our Board of Directors since March 2015. She previously served as the Chairperson of our Audit Committee, and as a member of our Compensation Committee.

Lauri brings over 25 years of executive leadership and financial expertise in the software, hardware, consumer goods, and industrials sectors. This includes Netafim Ltd., a global leader in smart irrigation systems, from 2013 to 2022; Israeli’s largest food manufacturer, Tnuva Group, from 2009 to 2013; Israeli law firm Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy and Greenberg & Co., from 2008 to 2009; medical laser device company Lumenis Ltd. (NASDAQ: LMNS), from 2004 to 2007; interaction analytics company NICE Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: NICE), from 2000 to 2004; and Sapiens International Corporation N.V. (NASDAQ: SPNS), a provider of software solutions for the insurance industry, from 1997 to 2000. Previously, Lauri served in a variety of financial management positions, including Corporate Controller and Director of Corporate Budgeting and Financial Analysis at Scitex Corporation Ltd., a developer and manufacturer of inkjet printers, and Senior Financial Analyst at Philip Morris Inc. (Altria), a leading consumer goods manufacturer.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania, a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a Masters of Business Administration from New York University.

Mr. Kobi Mann


Kobi has served as our CTO, Chief Technology Officer, since January 2020, prior to that he has held the position of VP Consumables & Application development since September 2017.

Kobi Mann joined Kornit in 2004 as an R&D Chemist and has held core technology roles. As one of Kornit’s founders he brings over 15 years of experience in the field of Inkjet Technology. Kobi has played a critical role in the design and the execution of core projects and processes in the company. During his tenure at Kornit, he has managed and led R&D Chemistry, technology groups, transfer to production, Print heads and QA as well as lead Kornit’s Ink plant design.

Prior to his executive, Kobi has held several managerial positions including Business Development of Consumables and Director of Global Application, an arena he established in Kornit
Kobi holds a B.Sc. Chemistry and Executive MBA – Both from Bar Ilan university.

Mr. Danny Gazit


Danny Gazit is holding the position of Kornit's Chief Product officer since November 2022. Danny joined Kornit as Vice President of the Direct-to-Fabric business in 2019, more recently leading the Global Customer Success organization.

He brings more than 20 years of experience spanning various business, technical, and operational leadership positions within global technology organizations. Prior to joining Kornit, Danny was VP of Professional Service and Delivery at TEOCO, and served as Vice President of Global Services at Comverse.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management from Tel Aviv University.

Mrs. Ayelet Oryan Godard


Ayelet Oryan Godard joined Kornit in 2014 as EVP Human Resources and is now holding the position of Kornit Chief Human Resources Officer

She brings to Kornit vast multicultural HR experiences from a number of different senior management roles in HR.

Prior to joining Kornit, she held senior and Director-level positions in HR in some of Israel’s largest companies including Orbotech’s (Nasdaq: ORBK) flat panel display business unit; Tnuva, as HR Director and HR business partner of the dairy business unit; and Amdocs (Nasdaq: DOX), in field, HQ and as Director of Strategic HR Projects. Prior to joining Amdocs she worked for five years at Pilat consulting as an HR organizational consultant and dealt with all aspects of HR Management.

She holds a BA in Behavioral Science and an MA in Organization Psychology.

Mr. Benzion Sender


Benzion Sender joined Kornit in 2020 as EVP R&D. He holds extensive experience in R&D, products, and business GM, having led multi-disciplinary teams and complex multi-year projects.

Benzion started his career as Physicist and system engineer in several start-ups. Benzion joined Applied Materials in 2001 as R&D manager and since then served in various product, technology & R&D leadership roles. His last role at Applied Materials was Products Division Manager reporting to PDC GM.

Before joining Kornit, Benzion served as Bruker X-Ray Business unit GM.

Benzion holds a B.A. in Physics, a B.Sc. in Materials Engineering, and an M.Sc. in Crystallography from the Technion Institute of Technology.

Mr. Ilan Elad

President of Kornit Americas

Ilan Elad is holding the position of president of Kornit Americas since January 2023. Ilan Joined Kornit Digital as the company’s Asia Pacific President in October 2020 sharing his extensive experience and deep understanding of the Asia Pacific region.

Before joining Kornit, he served as the VP of Regional Sales and International Sales Operations at Mitsubishi Fuso, and as the Director of Strategic Finance and Controller of Daimler India. His experience includes leading geographic market expansions while serving in several senior management roles, including the CEO and Co-Founder of Vision India and as the Regional Managing Director of Ciena.

Ilan holds a joint Global Executive M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and London Business School, and an L.L.B from Tel-Aviv University.

Mr. Chris Govier

President of Kornit EMEA

Chris joined Kornit Digital as the company’s EMEA President in April 2019.

Chris has over 20 years of vast experience and proven business results whilst working at the Xerox Corporation. Throughout his career, he drove significant turnover and business transformations and led substantial business initiatives across Europe, the Middle East & Africa, and emerging markets. A large part of his career at Xerox was focused on the Graphic Communications business line for the Developing Markets Operation.

He also held various general management and sales leadership roles most recently based out Dubai, serving as General Manager for Middle East Region and prior to that as General Manager for the Xerox Central Eastern Europe Distributor Group based out of the UK.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

Mr. Tomer Artzi

President of Kornit Asia Pacific and Global Direct-To-Fabric

Tomer Artzi is Kornit Digital Asia Pacific President starting January 2023.
Tomer joined Kornit Digital as Director of Direct-to-Garment in 2015, responsible for developing and delivering all proprietary Kornit DTG technologies. He then served as VP of Customer Success for Kornit's Asia Pacific division and General Manager for China operations based in Hong Kong. Most recently, Tomer served as global VP for Direct-to-Fabric, based in our New Jersey office.
Before joining Kornit, Tomer served in a wide range of research and development (R&D) and customer-facing roles with global companies spanning from the printing industry (HP Indigo) to the semiconductor industry (Applied Materials).
Tomer holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Ben Gurion University and an MBA from the College of Management Academic Studies.