About VocalZoom

VocalZoom, based in Yokneam Israel, was founded in 2010 to focus on HMCHuman-to-Machine Communication speech enhancement challenges. In 2012, the company signed strategic agreements with one of the industry’s largest automotive manufacturers and with 3M Corporation to develop a sensor for HMCHuman-to-Machine Communication applications.  Since then, the company has developed advanced prototypes of its HMC sensor and signed additional strategic agreements with Motorola Solutions for a 2-way radio solution and Fuetrek for a speech recognition solution.

The company’s complete list of shareholders includes 3M Ventures, OurCrowd VC, Motorola Solutions, JTI, Fuetrek Co., SilverFish and Radiant VC.

VocalZoom Management Team

VocalZoom has built a strong leadership team with a shared commitment to excellence and extensive experience building companies and taking products from inception to high-volume production.

Tal Bakish


Tal Bakish is the founder of VocalZoom. Tal is a passionate entrepreneur, experienced in executive management and leading multi-national teams in technology companies. Prior to VocalZoom, Tal worked for Cisco, IBM, ModuMobile and other companies, leading engineering teams and as a consultant. During the 1990s, Tal served as an officer in an elite unit in the Israeli Defense Forces, leading soldiers to combat, as well as leading technical intelligence research. Tal is a co-founder of BioCatch (www.biocatch.com) and an angel investor in other early stage startups.

Zeev Farkash

Vice President, Sales & Business Development

Zeev has over 20 years of experience in leading worldwide Business Development and Sales organizations in different market segments i.e. Telecommunication, Semiconductors, Electronic Security and IT. Prior to joining VocalZoom, Zeev was the Global Vice President of Sales at Siklu Communication. Prior to that, Zeev worked at Alvarion, Ioimage, Nice, Applied Materials and IBM in different Executive, Sales and Business Development roles.

Eitan David

Vice President, Products

Over 20 years of semiconductors and systems customer delivery experience. Vast Audio, DSP, algorithms and software experience in complex software and hardware products. Specific experience is microphone processing and voice input systems in applications like smart speakers and mobile devices. Drove product deliveries and execution at companies like Comsys, Rockwell semiconductor and Conexant systems.

Jaron Peleg

Vice President, Operations

Extensive systems engineering and operations experience includes over 25 years with companies including Elbit Systems, NexTec and ChipExpress.

Amir Ganani

Vice President, Research & Development

Led Engineering groups in various environments for the last 30 years (Cisco, Kaminario Harmonic and others), Managed small and large international projects in start-ups and big corporations.

Michal Tartazky

Human Resources and Office Manager

15 years of experience includes HR roles at Intel and managing MBA programs and national entrepreneurship competition for Technion (Israel Institute of Technology).

Nava Eisenberg

Financial Manager

Has more than 15 years of experience with both public and private international companies across multiple industries.

Board of Directors

Yechiel Kurtz

Chairman of the Board

Tal Bakish

CEO & Board Member

Jonathan Pantanowitz

Board Member

Ami Isakov

Board Observer

Dov Sassower

Board Observer

 Yaki Dunietz

Board Observer