Founder, CEO and Chairman of the Board
Dr. Haim Amir
Dr. Amir, innovator, entrepreneur, and a community activist, founded Essence in 1994, following technology leadership positions in global companies such as HP, Digital, and IBM, where he learned about business through hands-on experience. Dr. Amir holds a BSc in Electronics and MBA cum laude from the Technion, and a PhD in Computer Science and Electronics cum laude from the Naval Postgraduate School.
President, Essence USA
Mr. Amir founded Essence USA Inc. in 2012 and opened the North American region for Essence. He has over 10 years of experience in the Security and Care markets in management positions at technology companies. In 2013, the Worldwide Who’s Who organization proclaimed Yaniv Amir as the Executive of the year representing the Security Solutions Industry. He holds a BA and MSc Summa cum laude in Computer Science both from the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, Israel.
Mr. Bar has been acting as Essence CFO for the past three years, responsible for all financial aspects. Bar has over 10 years of experience in Finance management roles, including experience with global listed companies on SEC and TASE. He holds a BA in Economics & Management & Accounting, and an MBA in Financial Management both from Tel Aviv University and is a Certified C.P.A.