Joe Zaelit

Operating Partner, USA

Joe has over 40 years of financial experience in public and private technology companies in the US. Based in Silicon Valley, he joined iGlobe as an Operating Partner in 2003. He is currently a board member and audit chair of Telenav Inc., and Financial Advisor to Fortemedia Inc.

Joe is a well-respected financial manager with a strong track record of success. Most recently he was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Celestry Design Technologies, an iGlobe portfolio company that was acquired by Cadence Design Systems in January of 2003.

Prior to Celestry, Joe was the Chief Financial Officer of GRIC Communications (NASDAQ:GRIC), where he helped lead the company through its successful IPO. He also served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of VeriFone, Inc. (NYSE: VFI) for five years and a key member of the management team selected to lead VeriFone's US$1.3 billion acquisition by Hewlett-Packard in 1997. Before that, he spent 20 years in a number of senior financial positions at Hewlett-Packard.

Joe began his career as an auditor with Arthur Andersen and is a certified public accountant in the State of California.