Itzik Ben-Bassat

Itzik Ben-Bassat
Itzik Ben-Bassat
CEO, Siklu Communication Ltd

Mr. Itzik Ben-Bassat joined Siklu as COO and VP R&D, bringing over 18 years of extensive experience in the telecom, Internet and video markets. In 2010, Mr. Ben-Bassat was appointed Siklu’s CEO. Prior to joining Siklu, Itzik was the COO of Metalink Ltd, a provider of high performance WiFi and DSL silicon solutions. Before Metalink, he held various executive positions in publicly-traded companies, including Vice President of R&D and Chief Technology Officer of Scopus Video Networks, a provider of digital video networking solutions. Before that, he was Senior Director of Marketing at Gilat Satellite Networks, a provider of innovative satellite products, services and solutions, following his position there as Director of R&D. Mr. Ben-Bassat’s engineering career began at the Israeli Ministry of Defense Electronics Research Department, an organisation consisting of hundreds of the top technology professionals in the Israeli defence industries, dealing with state of the art, highly reliable, multi disciplinary systems in the data and telecommunications fields, with a strong emphasis on wireless communication systems.