EBAN Zagreb

Avi Marcel Kasztan

Sixgill, Co-Founder & CEO


Sixgill is a Cyber Security company that enables commercial enterprises to curb tomorrow’s
cyber-threats via today’s dark web

Originally born at Gammado (Elite talent incubator privately funded) and currently selected to

Gammado May 2013 – Nov 2013
Gammado is an elite talent incubator (where Sixgill was born)
Tech Ventures July 2012 – May 2013 Partner
World Zionist organization/Jewish Agency 2010 -2012 Region Manager / Emissary

Netformx (3 months) – Projects Management Professional Services
ECTel 2004 – 2009
Ectel is a software company specialized in development of hardware-software
solutions for Telecom companies in the Fraud and Revenue Assurance areas.
Project Manager & Team Leader

Tech Ventures is an Israel-Latin America based venture capital fund that invests mainly in companies addressing the technology market.

Creation of business opportunities
Management of immigration process
Budget management
Direct management and matrix management
Responsibility for eight countries
The countries I was responsible for were: Mexico, Panama, Guatemala, Honduras, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and El Salvador.
Collection and analysis of customer requirements
Customer relationship management

Technology leadership

Time reduction and quality improvement

Design and development of the new generation of real-time fraud
management system (server side).
Video Broadcast 2001 – 2004

CEO & Project Manager
Video Broadcast specialices in developing and marketing streaming video solutions, that provide live video and audio content over the Internet. Target markets includes security, monitoring, broadcasting of live events to large audiences, and educational purposes.
Checkpoint Software technologies 1998 – 2001
Check Point is a leader in securing the Internet. The company is a market leader in the worldwide enterprise firewall, personal firewall, data security and VPN markets.

Team Leader
I was in charge of the design and development of the Reporting Module and FireWall-1 as a team leader. The job was developed using Visual C++ and demanded management skills as well as deep knowledge of OOD, Design patterns, UML , MFC, COM, C++, Multithreading and Windows
The Reporting Module solves the problem of turning log data into actionable information, providing a powerful solution for generating reports that presents information, in the right format, to the right people, and it is tightly integrated with other CheckPoint products, like VPN-1/FireWall-1 and FloodGate-1.

Vocaltec 1996 – 1998
VocalTec is a global provider of carrier-class multimedia and voice-over-IP solutions
for communication service providers.

Team leader & Software Engineer
I was in charge of the design and development of of the Internet Phone at Vocaltec. Internet Phone is an award-winning client software that enables users to simultaneously talk and see each other in real-time through the Internet. Some of its features includes, audio and video, support for international standards, PC-to- standard phone calling, a Community Browser, whiteboarding, file transfer and voice mail.
The project was developed using Visual C++, and used COM, Multithreading, extensive GUI, UML, MFC and Windows.

NCC 1995 – 1996
N.C.C. was a software house, that developed projects mainly for the I.D.F. (Israel
Defense Forces) besides civilian projects.

Software Engineer
I participated in the development of a security project for the I.D.F. (Israel Defense Forces). I was in charge of developing a communication controller responsible for the exchange of information between forces (tanks, helicopters, soldiers, etc.). This controller also uses GPS satellite services for position and time obtainment. This device transmits information through encrypted radio waves. The project was developed under Microsoft Visual C++, and the GUI was developed using MFC.

M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration) Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. Specialization: Management of Technology-Based Firms
B Sc. Degree in Computer Engineering (Technion – Israel Institute of Technology); graduated in May 1996.
Languages: Spanish ( mother tongue ), English ( mother tongue level ) , Hebrew ( mother tongue level )

Avi Marcel Kasztan