Meet our leadership team

Committed to the success of our customers

With a focus on customers first, our proven leaders come from diverse backgrounds. They are savvy entrepreneurs, instrumental directors, and global managers with solid track records of building fast-growing, industry-leading organizations. They contribute a wealth of expertise in BI, analytics, and enterprise software, coming from successful careers in world-class companies including Microsoft Corporation, SAP, Qlik, ProClarity Corporation, Cognos, BusinessObjects, and Urix. Their networks are vast, empowering them to swiftly attract talent, develop strategic alliances, and build a vibrant business ecosystem.

Omri Kohl
CEO & Co-founder

Omri Kohl

As CEO and co-founder, Omri Kohl leads Pyramid Analytics strategy and operations, bringing his deep understanding of the BI market and valuable management experience to a company at the forefront of todays fast-growing BI industry. Since its founding in 2008, Kohl has achieved significant market success and accelerated customer growth for the company, epitomizing the term disruptor through his introduction of the BI Office and Pyramid products, and their ground-breaking analytics OS technology.

Kohl is a highly experienced entrepreneur with a proven track record for developing and managing fast-growth companies. He studied economics, finance and business management at Bar-Ilan University, has an MBA from Manchester University, and an MBA in International Business Management from New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

Read more at Omri's blog, DataShark and on the Forbes Technology Council

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CTO & Co-founder

Avi Perez

As CTO and co-founder, Avi Perez is the visionary responsible for creating, developing, and managing Pyramid Analytics BI Office enterprise analytics platform and Pyramid's Analytics OS. In addition to driving the companys long-term technology roadmap, Perez oversees corporate strategy and all aspects of the companys R&D efforts. Prior to this role, he was co-founder and development manager of Urix, a successful U.S.-based healthcare informatics company. There, he architected several proprietary Urix analytical systems and became an industry authority on the latest advances in online analytics.

Perez has a B-Com from UNSW Australia, and an MBA from Yale.

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EVP of Business Development & Co-founder

Herbert Ochtman

As executive vice president of business development and co-founder, Herbert Ochtman drives Pyramid Analytics operations, overseeing its market strategy and accelerated growth. He has extensive experience advising and growing technology companies and bringing innovative technologies to market. Prior to Pyramid Analytics, Ochtman co-founded and served as vice president of business development and board director at Urix, a company known for its innovation in healthcare analytics and reporting.

He holds an MBA in Entrepreneurship from Yale School of Management, and received a BS in Aeronautical Engineering from Queen Mary University of London. When not in the world of startups, you can find Ochtman on his mountain bike, on the river with his crew team, or brushing up his flying skills.

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CFO

Oz Tarazi

As the CFO of Pyramid Analytics Oz Tarazi is responsible for overseeing the company's financial and legal aspects, as well as capital structure, debt and equity financing, cash management, investor relations and strategic planning. Oz has over fifteen years of experience in senior financial managements and led finance and operations in global tech companies through critical turn-around situations. Prior to Pyramid Analytics, Oz served as Head Of Finance for Vizrt Inc., a real-time 3D graphics and a media asset management tool provider, Acquired by Nordic Capital for $360M. Prior Vizrt, Oz served in several senior financial management positions at Deloitte in Tel-Aviv, Grant Thornton and Take Two Interactive SW. in NYC.

Oz is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a B.A degree in Business Management from Colman in Tel-Aviv.

Jakki Geiger
Chief Marketing Officer

Jakki Geiger

Jakki Geiger is the Chief Marketing Officer at Pyramid Analytics, a customer-obsessed company that’s transforming how employees make data-driven decisions. The Pyramid Decision Intelligence Platform is used by innovative companies who want trusted answers fast and are scaling self-service capabilities across their business without sacrificing data security and governance.  

Jakki has more than 20 years of high-tech marketing and sales experience in the data management and analytics markets. Previously, she served as CMO at Reltio, where she built a strong GTM foundation that doubled ARR in 24 months with a path to $100M+. Prior to Reltio, Jakki was the Vice President of Global Enablement at Informatica, where she played a key role in the company’s transformation and new go-to-market strategy, resulting in double-digit growth. Previously, Jakki led marketing at several venture-funded B2B software companies that were successfully acquired by companies like Oracle, Thomson Corporation and Informatica. She holds a Master’s degree in Integrated Marketing Communication from Emerson College in Boston and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from McGill University in Canada. 

Dave Henry, SVP of Strategic Alliances
SVP of Strategic Alliances

Dave Henry

As Senior Vice President of Strategic Alliances, Dave Henry is responsible for the business alliance and partners efforts to build and execute strategies that drive revenue growth.

Henry is a veteran technology executive with a proven track record for leading and motivating culturally diverse teams. Henry has been recognized for designing and implementing innovative solutions that overcome technological barriers and help companies streamline the integration of data solutions for improved ease of use and decision-making.

Before joining Pyramid Analytics, Henry was the Director of Global Health informatics at eHealth Africa where he focused on building eHealth knowledge and capacity, teaching data management skills to African software developers, network engineers, and other IT technicians. He’s also held leadership roles at Pentaho (Hitachi Data Systems), TEMTEC (IBM), Sagent Technology (Pitney-Bowes), PLATINUM technology (Computer Associates) and Boeing Computer Services. Henry holds an MSc in Information Science from the University of North Texas and a BA from the University of Texas at Dallas. 
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Head, UK and Eire

Steve Cowell

As Head of UK & Ireland Operations, Steve Cowell has been responsible for developing our customer and partner business in the UK and Ireland since 2012. Steve’s career has been exclusively within the Business Intelligence market, bringing knowledge and insight that provides tangible benefit to customers.

He has a history of building agile growth companies, holding executive and leadership roles at highly successful software and service providers. His career started at Information Builders, moving to Gentia Software as Sales Manager and Sales Director, including participating in Gentia's successful IPO. This led to establishing and running ProClarity UK, prior to its acquisition by Microsoft and then Hitachi Consulting where he was an instrumental part of building the UK organisation.

He holds a Business Studies degree from Surrey University.

Benjamin Doerwald, Head of DACH
Head of DACH

Benjamin Doerwald

Benjamin Doerwald is the Head of DACH at Pyramid Analytics. Over the last 20 years, Benjamin has seen many software technologies/trends come and go. The urgent question of why a company's employees don't constantly use data as the basis for their decisions has been driving him for many years. Along the way, Benjamin has found that it's not about the next tool to create better user adoption, but a platform approach is needed to grow sustainable trust in data as a daily foundation for decision-making.
Brian McCormac
VP of Sales, North America

Brian McCormac

As VP of Sales, NA, Brian brings 18 years in the enterprise software industry with 14 of those years in the analytics field.  Brian has held management positions previously while taking many early-stage companies to market with ThoughtSpot, Yottaa, and Perfecto, in both the SAAS and enterprise respectively.
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VP of Global Solutions Engineering

Bill Balnave

Bill is a seasoned leader with more than 20 years in the enterprise software space. He brings significant experience selling, building and supporting solutions that enable organizations to harness the business value of their existing data and technology investments. 
Richard Osbourn
VP of Customer Success

Richard Osbourn

Richard is an experienced Analytics & Business Intelligence (ABI) professional with a unique blend of sales, marketing and technical skills. Extensive working experience in the design and implementation of ABI solutions and software across a range of industries including Retail, Financial Services and Manufacturing.

With more than twenty-five years of ABI strategy, software development and delivery expertise, Richard has demonstrated his ability to quickly understand complex business and technical problems, distill relevant issues, design business focused solutions and communicate with all levels of an organisation from technical analysts through senior line of business executives. He has setup, developed and lead teams focused on implementation of ABI solutions for range of organisations including Liberty, Ann Summers, TFG, Central Government, NATS and Bank of England, successfully translating business requirements into solutions that delivered business benefits and supporting strategies for data -driven organisations.
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VP of Marketing

Peter Vomocil

Peter Vomocil is an authority in brand strategy, pricing, demand generation and marketing technology. He joins Pyramid Analytics having over 15 years of experience driving growth for a variety of businesses, including executive leadership roles at multiple technology companies. 

Before joining Pyramid Analytics, Vomocil was the chief marketing officer of MetaGeek, a global leader in Wi-Fi optimization software. Previously, he served as the vice president of marketing for Truckstop.com, a SaaS pioneer in freight transportation technology. He is also the co-author of Market-based Management, 6th Edition and Value-Pricing and Growing Your Pricing ROI.

Vomocil has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Oregon.  

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