Kfir Yeshayahu currently serves as Senior Vice President of Products at Veritone, Inc. Kfir is a passionate, customer-focused product leader, with a demonstrated experience in building and delivering AI and Cloud products from inception to market. Kfir earned his MBA in MIT Sloan School of management as well as an MS in computer Science at MIT. He held several leadership Engineering and Product Management positions across various size companies, from seed-stage startups to industry titans like Amazon Web Services.
Kfir is heading the development of Veritone’s aiWARE™, world’s first operating system for Artificial Intelligence, which orchestrates an expanding ecosystem of machine learning models to transform audio, video and other data sources into actionable intelligence. Prior to Veritone, Kfir was a Senior Product Manager at Amazon Web Services, focusing on building large-scale cloud services with a mission to make life easy for software developers by introducing best-practice automation for every-day tasks. With a background as software engineer, manager, and entrepreneur, Kfir has led teams and projects from concept to growth, both in large companies like Microsoft and Intel, and in startups like ConteXtream (acquired by HPE). Growing up in Tel-Aviv, Israel, Kfir served as an officer in the elite 8200 unit (NSA equivalent), in which he established the first-ever tech innovation incubator of the IDF’s intelligence forces. As an alum of the MIT Leaders for Global Operations, Kfir holds an MBA from MIT Sloan, and M.Sc. in Computer Science from MIT.