Itsik brings with him over thirty five years of experience in senior executive positions in the telecommunication technology industry and over thirteen years of experience in board positions of not for profit organizations.
Currently, Itsik serves as board member of several technology companies.
From 2009 through 2014 Itsik served as active chairman of Galil Software, a software development outsourcing company located in Nazareth. The company was established with the goal of creating employment opportunities for engineers, mostly from the minorities sector.
From 1985 through 2007, Itsik worked with the Comverse Technology Group in various senior management positions. In his position as President of Comverse Network Systems, he led the company from a startup state to becoming the worldwide market leader of messaging and other value added solutions to telecom carriers with annual revenues exceeding $1B. Later, he served as President of the Comverse Technology Group.
In the NGOs/public sector, Itsik serves as chairman of The Center for Educational Technology (CET), an NGO leading innovation in the education system in Israel. He is also an executive board member of IVN (Israel Venture Network) and chairman of its funds’ investment committees, where he is involved in building the innovative social businesses sector in Israel. In addition, Itsik is a board member and Vice President of the New Israel Fund (NIF). In 2004-5 he served as a member of the Israeli government nominated National Task Force for the Advancement of Education (The Dovrat Committee).
Itsik holds B.Sc cum laude and M.Sc in electrical engineering from the Technion and M.A cum laude in philosophy and digital culture from Tel Aviv University.