Ziv has served as CellEra’s CEO since inception, and is directly responsible for defining and driving the the company’s go-to-market strategy and international business development activities within the high-growth renewable-energy storage and generation markets. A seasoned entrepreneur, Ziv previously founded and served as the CEO of Idioma Solutions, a developer of automated recognition and work-flow systems for the global media information market. At Idioma, he led the company from its inception to the point of break-even, and was responsible for generating multi-million dollar revenues from multinational corporations. Following Idioma Ziv was active in the launch of two additional startup companies. He holds a B.Sc. from Tel Aviv University in physics (Magna Cum Laude), and an M.Sc. from the Weizmann Institute of Science.