Senior Leadership Team
Guy Gecht is Chief Executive Officer of EFI (NASDAQ: EFII), the world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation. As CEO, Guy is focused on leading EFI to achieve greater growth in revenue and profitability. His key initiatives include increasing EFI's market penetration, diversifying the company's product offerings, and introducing new services that will drive demand for digital printing worldwide.
Since joining the company in 1995, Guy has risen through the ranks at EFI, serving in a variety of management and engineering roles. Prior to being named EFI's CEO in January 2000, he served as President of the company. In this role, he spearheaded the launch of EFI's first suite of print workflow software, which leverages EFI's industry-leading color printing technology, while providing EFI with new and expanded markets. Since becoming CEO, he has also guided EFI through many acquisitions, including the acquisition of VUTEk, the world leader in superwide digital inkjet printing.
From January 1996 until July 1999, Guy led EFI's engineering efforts for the company's largest product line, culminating in his position as Vice President, General Manager of EFI's Fiery Servers Division. He led his team to dramatically expand the depth and breadth of EFI's server product line, with over 35 products launched in 1998 alone. Today's Fiery servers can process more than 4000 full color variable data pages per minute, making it the industry's fastest digital server.
Before joining EFI, Guy was Director of Engineering at Interro Systems and held software management positions at ASP and Apple Israel. Between 1985 to 1990, he served as an officer in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), managing an engineering development team and later, was an Acting Manager of one of the IDF's high-tech divisions.
Guy was a member of the Israeli National Bridge Team and as a young player placed second in Europe and fifth globally in the World Junior Bridge Championships.
Guy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and computer science from Ben Gurion University in Israel.
Among the print industry’s leading entrepreneurs, Marc was CEO and co-founder of Printcafe Software, Inc., a company EFI acquired in 2003 as a part of its long-term growth strategy. Prior to Printcafe, Marc co-founded and served for eight years as President of Prograph Management Systems. In addition to developing the first publisher-to-printer job specification system, the team at Prograph was instrumental in developing all of the magazine publishing industry’s major buyer-to-printer transaction standards.
In recognition of his innumerable contributions to the print industry’s advancement, Marc was awarded the National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL) Technology Leadership Award in 2006. A stalwart proponent of industry standards, Marc has previously served as a Director of the Graphic Arts Technical Foundation and the Graphic Communications Association and on the advisory board of the International Cooperation for the Integration of Processes in Prepress, Press and Postpress Organization (CIP4), the standards body driving printing technology integration and the Job Definition Format (JDF). He is currently a director of National Printing Equipment Suppliers (NPES).
Marc received his bachelor’s of science degree in Graphic Communications Management and Applied Mathematics from Carnegie Mellon University.
Frank Mallozzi is Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing at EFI, a world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation. Frank is focused on driving company strategy to speed the advancement of markets through its vast portfolio of best-in-class products. Frank joined EFI as Vice President of Sales in 1998, when EFI’s sole product offering was the industry-leading Fiery, the world’s first color digital print server. With EFI’s growth through product development and acquisitions, Frank now leads the successful global sales and marketing operations for the print industry’s most robust, comprehensive product portfolio.
Frank is responsible for EFI’s sales and marketing efforts, from strategy to execution, for the company’s Fiery digital color print servers; enterprise printing products and workflow software; VUTEk superwide digital inkjet printers; UV and solvent inks; wide-format, label, and ceramic inkjet printers; Jetrion industrial inkjet printing systems and solutions; and print business automation software. His role encompasses ensuring EFI’s successful OEM, dealer, and distributor relationships along with direct software and hardware sales and marketing in more than 90 countries.
Frank has more than 30 years of experience selling and marketing imaging and printing solutions in the U.S., Europe, and Japan. Prior to joining EFI, he was Director of Marketing at Ricoh Corporation, where he managed key marketing and sales initiatives. His previous experience includes Sales and Marketing roles at Canon USA and the Bell and Howell Company.
Frank holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the New York Institute of Technology.
Toby Weiss joined EFI in early 2009 as a Senior Vice President and the General Manager of the company’s flagship Fiery business. At more than 1.7 million installations worldwide, EFI’s Fiery color digital print server is the clear market leader, and Toby is charged with ensuring that Fiery remains the world’s most popular workflow. He is responsible for this business’s financial performance, bringing new products to market, driving operational excellence, cultivating key partnerships, and building brand equity.
Toby’s early successes at EFI include key initiatives for leveraging EFI’s Mobile and Cloud Printing leadership, expanding customers’ eLearning opportunities and driving on-time delivery of the industry’s highest quality print servers.
Prior to EFI, Toby was with Application Security, a leader in global database security software, where as president and CEO he was instrumental in leading the company to new growth. Prior to this role and for more than 12 years, Toby held numerous senior management positions with CA Technologies (formerly known as CA), one of the world’s largest IT management software companies. His tenure there included growing new business and culminated in his role as Senior Vice President and General Manager responsible for development, strategy, product management, marketing and support for the 800-person, $400M+ Security Management business.
Toby serves on the board of directors for the Electronic Document Scholarship Foundation. He holds a bachelor’s of science degree in Computer Science from the University of Michigan.
Scott Schinlever is an EFI Senior Vice President and the General Manager of the company’s VUTEk superwide format printer, Rastek wide format printer and Ink product lines, which are all integral to the company’s industry-leading Inkjet business. Scott is responsible for financial performance, bringing new products to market, driving operational excellence, cultivating key partnerships, and building brand equity across these lines.
Scott became part of the EFI team in 2005 with EFI’s strategic acquisition of VUTEk, which was founded in 1988 and pioneered the superwide format inkjet printer category. He had joined VUTEk in 2001 as Vice President of Marketing and was promoted to the role of EFI Vice President and General Manager of EFI’s Ink business in 2005. Subsequently, Scott took on additional responsibilities for the Rastek wide format product line before being promoted to Senior Vice President and General Manager for EFI’s VUTEk product line as well.
Previously, Scott was Vice President of Strategic Marketing for Xerox Corporation’s Office Systems Multifunction division, prior to which he held positions of increasing responsibility in product marketing and strategic planning at Xerox. He developed and led a strategic marketing team to turnaround Xerox’s $3 billion+ networked multi-function/copier product line. He also developed the strategy that led to Xerox’s acquisition of the Color Printing Division of Tektronix.
He holds a bachelor’s of science degree in Managerial Economics from the University of California at Davis and a master’s degree in Business Administration from Duke University.
Dr. Gabriel (Gaby) Matsliach joined EFI in May 2014 as a Senior Vice President and the General Manager of the EFI Productivity Software business, “the operating system for print,” which includes world-leading MIS/ERP and web-to-print business automation software.
Prior to EFI, he was with telecommunications software provider Comverse, serving as Chief Product Officer and prior to that as President of Global Products and Operations and as General Manager of its Business Support Systems product line. He joined Comverse in 2002 via an acquisition of a software company he co-founded in 1998.
Gaby holds bachelor's, master's and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.
Ghilad Dziesietnik was appointed EFI’s first Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in 2005, having contributed to EFI’s success in a number of roles since joining the company in 1995. Ghilad has long served as the architect of EFI’s technology strategy, and his visionary leadership has enabled EFI to expand beyond its Fiery heritage to become an innovator across printing technologies, from digital color print servers to print business automation software to inkjet.
Ghilad has more than thirty years of invaluable experience in the technology sector. Prior to his role as CTO, he was EFI Senior Vice President and General Manager of EFI’s VUTEk business and Senior Vice President/General Manager of EFI’s APPS (Advanced Professional Print Software) business. He has also been EFI’s Vice President, Professional Print Workflow and Technology and was the company’s Vice President, Core Technologies, prior to which he was EFI’s Senior Director of Core Technology and Director of PDL and Imaging Technology.
For his major contributions to the graphic arts industry’s technical and scientific development, particularly for his many patents and technological advances in the digital printing and variable data-printing arena, Ghilad was awarded the prestigious 2005 Robert F. Reed Technology Medal by the Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (PIA/GATF).
In 2000, Ghilad was elected chairman of PODi, a non-profit strategic initiative focused on evangelizing digital printing technology and services and leading the evolution of digital printing infrastructure by promoting interoperability through standards.
Coming to EFI, Ghilad leveraged his prior experience as Senior Director of Software Engineering at QMS, Senior Research Engineer at Xerox/Impact, Software Manager for Paradigm Geophysics, and Senior Software Engineer at Scitex Corporation.
Ghilad has an E.E. and M.S.C. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tel-Aviv, Israel.
Brandy Green was named EFI’s Chief Accounting Officer on August 31, 2012. From May 2010 to August 2012, Ms. Green served as the company’s VP, Corporate Controller.
From October 2008 to May 2010, Ms. Green served as the VP, Corporate Controller of Magellan, Inc. a leading developer and supplier of global positioning solutions that was sold to Mitac Digital Corporation during her tenure at the company. From September 2000 to May 2010, Ms. Green served as Oracle’s VP of Finance M&A performing due diligence and integration on more than 60 companies.
Prior to Oracle, Ms. Green was the Corporate Controller of PayPal a division of eBay, Inc., the Corporate Controller of Navteq, a turn-by-turn software company that she helped take public and LAM Research where she held various roles. Prior to that, she spent approximately ten years in public accounting. Ms. Green, a C.P.A., holds a B.A. in Business Administration from San Jose State University.
Alex Grab is EFI’s General Counsel, Vice President of Strategic Relations, and Corporate Secretary. He is responsible for EFI’s worldwide legal affairs, including corporate governance, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, and trade compliance. He has been a member of the company’s strategic relations team since joining EFI in 2006.
Before joining EFI, Alex was an attorney with the law firm of Kerr & Wagstaffe LLP in San Francisco, California, and a staff attorney at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Alex received his law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where he has also served as an adjunct assistant professor of law and is a member of the Alumni Board of Governors. He received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of San Francisco.
Jackie Cimino is EFI’s Vice President of Human Resources, responsible for EFI’s global human resources practice. She develops and executes on the company’s human capital strategy, overseeing all aspects of acquiring, growing, developing and retaining the high-caliber EFI team. Leading EFI’s global HR team since January 2006, Jackie is focused on delivering value to employees and managers. Jackie and her team are instrumental in driving business results and ensuring that everyone on the EFI team is working to accomplish the company’s mission of leading the print industry’s transformation from analog to digital color through best-in-class products, technology and services.
Jackie joined EFI from printCafe Software, Inc., a company EFI acquired in 2003 as a part of its long-term growth strategy. She brings more than 30 years of Human Resources expertise in linking business strategy and people development. During her tenure with printCafe, Jackie oversaw the company’s worldwide Human Resources function. She developed a new framework for performance management as well as more cost effective employee programs and processes. She was also a senior member of the company’s acquisition strategy, due diligence and integration team.
Jackie has amassed HR experience across a wide variety of business industries, such as technology investment, engineering professional services and health care, which allowed her to gain insight into how an industry segment and business strategy drive the human capital strategy and execution. Her focus prior to printCafe was primarily in the area of compensation, benefits and merger/acquisitions.
Jackie holds a bachelor of science degree in Business Administration and Finance from Robert Morris University.
As the EFI CIO, Sheri provides vision and leadership for information technology services and initiatives that align with EFI’s overall business strategy, including EFI Cloud Services. Sheri directs the strategic planning and implementation of enterprise IT systems and services to improve cost effectiveness, service quality, customer satisfaction, and leap frog technology innovation.
Prior to joining EFI, she spent six years at Symantec leading Business Application Services, driving strategy and execution of more than 200 software applications and platforms that powered Symantec’s business, including Salesforce.com, Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and Workday. She drove transformation initiatives in ERP, sales, marketing, human resources, contact center, data, and content in close partnership with the business units. Sheri also played a pivotal role in the effort to split IT operations when Symantec divested Veritas. Lastly under her leadership, Symantec IT was recognized in 2015 by the International Data Group with a Digital Edge 25 award, honoring organizations that have leveraged digital technologies to transform their business.
Prior to joining Symantec, Sheri held IT leadership positions at Visa, Washington Mutual, KPMG, and Wells Fargo, where she directed and structured business relationships, project management, and technical organizations – both applications and infrastructure. She possesses extensive leadership experience in process reengineering, application development (insourced and outsourced), project management, business relationships, vendor management, and infrastructure.
Sheri holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and a master of business administration from San Diego State University.