Harel Kodesh joins Silver Lake as operating partner

Harel Kodesh has joined technology investing company Silver Lake as operating partner. He will be based in Menlo Park, California.

Mr. Kodesh was most recently chief technology officer at GE Digital and vice president of Predix. Before joining GE in 2014, he co-founded and served as CEO at Nurego, a spinoff of EMC. At EMC, he was executive vice president for cloud business systems and CEO of Mozy, EMC’s wholly-owned subsidiary dedicated to Backup as a Service. From 2003 to 2008, Mr. Kodesh served as chief product officer at Amdocs. He also served as CEO of Wingcast, the Ford Motor Company-Qualcomm joint venture.

Mr. Kodesh joins Silver Lake’s global team of operating professionals alongside other recent additions, including John Berkley, who previously led product, technology and operations at Mercury Payment Systems (now Vantiv) and Rajiv Taori who joined the firm from Citrix Systems where he was VP and general manager for the XenMobile family of products.

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