Shlomo Rakib, Chief Executive Officer
Cohere Technologies CEO Shlomo Rakib believes the revolutionary performance of 5G technology will be serving consumers and businesses for an entire generation, and achieving the promise of 5G requires innovation across the wireless industry. To this end, Shlomo leads a team of engineers and wireless industry veterans who are bringing to market the first major change in wireless waveforms in a century.
Shlomo is a prolific inventor and successful serial entrepreneur who has launched multiple high technology companies. He is also a co-founder of Gainspeed, which is focused on boosting the capacity of cable networks. Before Gainspeed he co-founded Novafora, which developed microprocessors for advanced video applications. Shlomo served as president and CTO of Terayon Communication Systems, which he co-founded in 1993 and had its IPO in 1998. Terayon’s S-CDMA technology, which Shlomo invented, became a critical component of the DOCSIS 2.0 cable data specification used in tens of millions of cable modems worldwide. Terayon was acquired by Motorola, at the time one of the largest worldwide vendors to the cable industry.
Shlomo has been granted more than 50 patents and holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Technion University in Israel.