Driving Innovation

ColorChip brings high speed data transmission to the world’s top mega-datacenters and enterprises. We are the pioneering global leader of hyperscale single-mode solutions, leveraging our patented SystemOnGlassTM platform to deliver robust yet compact optical transceivers that support immense rates of data-intensive traffic. Our high speed solutions and end-to-end production processes push mega data centers and social media providers far into the future, and bring communities everywhere closer together.

Headquartered in Israel, a privately held company founded in 2001, ColorChip boasts an impressive track record of first releases. We are committed to a unique blueprint-to-scale delivery approach, fully controlled from our wholly owned fab in Israel, through to our very own Fabrinet packaging and testing facility in Thailand. ColorChip is reinventing datacenter dynamics, making fast data flows much, much faster.

Empowering Communities

For ColorChip, the real value of innovation is in bringing communities closer together.
Our entire line of solutions is focused primarily on empowering communities, ensuring people can communicate faster and better, anytime, anywhere.

Each of our breakthroughs is introduced into the market by ColorChip’s strong team of passionate professionals, who share in our corporate mission of making communication much faster. We fuse together cutting-edge ideas with inspiring innovation, while uniting people from different backgrounds, to create a meaningful meeting of minds that makes ColorChip truly revolutionary.

Corporate Responsibility

Increasing our impact on environmental changes and social advancements

Conflict Free
Sourcing
Code of
Conduct
ISO
Certification
Corporate Quality
Statement

ColorChip maintains the highest standards of ethical conduct, in all our levels of operation and supply chain. Our policy for materials procurement advocates sourcing materials from environmentally and socially responsible sources, including those that obtain key minerals crucial for the electronics industry. We verify that our vendors are aligned with the current global standards, and insist on responsible mineral sourcing involving smelters and refineries that do not contribute to unethical mining or trading.

By sourcing conflict-free minerals and running a conflict free supply chain for all our products, ColorChip is committed to making a difference, and helping shape the way sourcing practices support global advancement.

ColorChip’s Code of Conduct embraces ethical forms of behavior to encourage the spirit of proper moral conduct, for an empowering work environment. We abide by this code and nurture adequate interpersonal conduct throughout the company’s silos, instilling good practices across the entire scope of our operating model.

Based on ColoChip’s core values, our Code of Conduct leads the way forward with a culture of excellence, both externally – in the products we craft and the level of service we offer, and internally – between our employees, with vendors, partners, and stakeholders.

 

ColorChip’s ISO 9001:2015 certification acknowledges the highest level of quality maintained in all our processes. As a technology leader, we comply with the most stringent requirements and our processes are systematically audited, controlled, and monitored.

On all levels of engagement, this stamp of approval confirms our first-in-class quality products, and continued improvements in all aspects of our business.

 

ISO Certification

ColorChip business acumen aligns quality with corporate goals and priorities. Our commitment to making communication networks run much faster, drives us to create
hyper-scale optical communications solutions that allow communities to be closer together, across the globe. We facilitate rapid communication worldwide, by designing, manufacturing, and supplying multi benefit optical communication devices that entail seamless scalability and shorter time to mass produce.

Together, the ColorChip team on all levels of our operating model, strives to maximize work processes, optimize our products, and prioritize our service principles. For our top
mega-datacenter clients, our patented SystemOnGlassTM has proven beneficial on multiple levels, meeting the need for future-proof, multi-generation robust solutions.  Complying with global standards for quality and ethical responsibility, we continuously improve and refine our corporate culture and overall quality standards.

Management Team

Yigal Ezra

Chief Executive Officer

Yigal Ezra

Chief Executive Officer

Yigal Ezra joined the company as Vice President of Business Development and Global Sales in 2011. During his first three years at ColorChip, Yigal focused on defining an application platform that would enable mega Data Centers transition to higher data rates and longer reach applications for the next decade. Among his strategic initiatives was the launch of the industry’s first 100G QSFP28 CWDM4 Transceiver in 2014, which was later accepted by the Open Compute Project (OCP) community as a transceiver of choice.

Following the industry’s adoption of ColorChip’s 40G/100G solutions, Yigal has been focused on building a scalable organization, securing growth funds, expanding the company’s production capacity both in its Israeli headquarters and on an off-shore location, aligning industry-wide eco-system players and constructing a multi-disciplinary management team to achieve and maintain high operational excellence.

Yigal is working diligently to translate the critical challenges that impede data centers future growth, into a roadmap consisting of cutting edge solutions based on ColorChip’s unique technology.

Prior to joining ColorChip, Yigal served in several senior corporate development and strategy positions at Fortune 500 telecom and Internet companies including Amdocs, VeriSign, and inCode. His experience in managing new business and key growth strategies in these prior positions continue to be instrumental to his leadership and visionary approach at ColorChip. Yigal holds an MBA from Emory University, Goizueta Business School, and a BA in Economics and Accounting from Ben-Gurion University.

Eli Arad

VP Research & Development

Eli Arad

VP Research & Development

Eli Arad joined the founding team of ColorChip, and has since led the company’s R&D division. Eli brings with him nearly two decades of industrial experience in developing PLC (Planar Lightwave Circuit) devices and optoelectronic systems. He is a renowned expert in fabrication and processing of active and passive optical waveguided devices, applying technologies that are based on Lithium Niobate and ion exchange in glass.

Eli holds an MSc in Physical Electronics from Tel Aviv University.

Yuval Maimon

VP Operations

Yuval Maimon

VP Operations

Yuval Maimon joined ColorChip in 2013 from Ceragon Networks, bringing with him vast experience in Hi-Tech operations & engineering activities in several global companies.

Prior to joining ColorChip , Yuval served as a VP Procurement, Quality & Engineering at Ceragon Inc , a leading telecommunication networks company .Prior to Ceragon, Yuval served as an Engineering Director at ECI and managed the integration activities of the optics division.
In his first Hi Tech position, Yuval served as a line manager of RF products in Motorola Israel.

Yuval holds a B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering and Electronics from Holon institute of Technology.

Guy Backner

VP Engineering

Guy Backner

VP Engineering

Guy Backner joined ColorChip in 2017 from Tower Semiconductors LTD where he worked in last 15 years in various fields: Process engineering, Equipment engineering and Quality assurance.

As the Director of Equipment Engineering he was responsible for all wafer manufacturing fab equipment preventive and corrective maintenance, new equipment installation and acceptance, and leading large scale improvement plans. Guy was managing four departments, with over 180 equipment engineers and technicians in addition to all factory repair labs.

Guy has wide knowledge and experience in Management of Manufacturing systems, Engineering and QA at multidisciplinary and complex technologies.
Guy holds first degree in Material Engineering B.Sc, Ben-Gurion University and MBA from University of Haifa

Tomer Segev

CTO

Tomer Segev

CTO

Tomer Segev joined ColorChip in 2017, to offer of his technological insight and know-how gained in both corporate and startup environments focusing on optical communication innovation.

Prior to joining ColorChip, Tomer managed the prestigious technological leadership programs Talpiot and Psagot at the Israeli Ministry of Defense, within the framework of MOD DDRD (Israeli DARPA), himself a graduate of the Talpiot and Maoz programs. He also served at Rafael Advanced Defense Systems.

Tomer holds an MSc in Applied Physics from Tel Aviv University.

Simon Ximen, Ph. D.

VP PLM and Sales North America

Simon Ximen, Ph. D.

VP PLM and Sales North America

Dr. Ximen joined ColorChip as VP of PLM and Sales, North American Region, in 2014, bringing with him extensive experience and expertise in Product Management, Applications Engineering and Sales in Fiber Optics Communications Industry.

Prior to joining ColorChip, Dr. Ximen was Director of Sales at NeoPhotonics, where he had responsibility of Datacom Sales. Before NeoPhotonics, Dr. Ximen had been with Opnext for 11 years, as Director of Sales, and supported Applications Engineering for various Fiber Optics modules in 1G/10G/40G/100G.

Dr. Ximen received his Ph. D. of Applied Physics from Oregon Health and Science University (formerly Oregon Graduate Institute) and B.S. from Peking University.

Shai Belzer

Chief Financial Officer

Shai Belzer

Chief Financial Officer

Shai Belzer joined ColorChip after gaining extensive experience while serving in several executive financial positions in hi-tech companies within the communications industry.

Prior to joining ColorChip, Shai served as the Chief Financial Officer of CyOptics Inc., a leading optical components manufacturer backed by investors that include JVP, The Sprout Group, TowerBrook Capital Partners and Eurofund. During his tenure at CyOptics Shai successfully raised more than $50M of funding from Strategic and Global investors; presented the company to the Board and shareholders, played a key role in the company’s M&A activities and in  the acquisition of TriQuint (NASDAQ: TQNT) Semiconductor optoelectronic division (formerly Agere Systems) and Cenix Inc. Technology opto-division.

Prior to CyOptics Shai held various financial management roles in leading companies, including Elscint (Advanced Medical Imaging Systems Manufacturer), later acquired by Philips and G.E.

Shai holds an MBA and a BA in Economics, both from the University of Haifa.

Sigal Mizrachi

VP Human Resources

Sigal Mizrachi

VP Human Resources

Sigal Mizrachi joined the ColorChip executive team in 2017 with vast experience in the hi-tech and med-tech industries.

With over 20 years in the human resources industry, Sigal has served senior positions in both public and private sector companies, as well as in independently owned ventures.

Prior to joining ColorChip, Sigal served a long-term tenure at Syneron-Candela (2009 – 2016), and held numerous leading HR and Project Management positions in various global organizations, including Galil Medical and Celetra.

Sigal holds a BA in Business Administration and Human Resources.

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