Kornit Digital chief technology officer Ofer Ben-Zur to retire
Mr. Ben-Zur, who founded Kornit Digital in 2002, will continue to serve on Kornit’s Board of Directors. He will also remain with the Company in a consulting capacity for at least the next six-months to oversee a transition of responsibilities.
Dr. Amir will join Kornit as Chief Technology Officer effective July 1, 2016. Dr. Amir brings more than 29 years of technology leadership experience to Kornit, most recently as Technology Director at KLA Tencor.
Prior to that, Dr. Amir served as Director of R&D leading the development and transfer to production of 45mm NOR Technology at Numonyx, which was acquired by Micron Corporation.
Dr. Amir spent 11 years at Intel Corporation, prior to the acquisition of Numonyx, in a variety of leadership positions in R&D, transfer to production, process integration, yield, device, labs and Q&R.
During his career, Dr. Amir has taught at multiple universities in Israel after earning his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the microelectronic research center at the Technion. He has produced 40 publications and holds 20 current and pending patents under his name.