Dedicated to identify dishonesty whenever trust is needed,  we  strive to minimize fraud across industries.  

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Meet the Team

Dedication. Expertise. Passion.

At Validit.ai, we have a talented and experienced team of professionals who are passionate about using technology for good. Our leadership team has a proven track record of subject matter expertise in deception detection, success in the tech industry, with years of experience in software development, product management, business strategy, and more. We believe in transparency, collaboration, and innovation, and we are committed to delivering the best possible results for our clients.

Avivit Yorkevich

Co-founder And CEO

Former Sr. Officer and Head of R&D within the Deception Detection Unit of the Israeli Security Agency. Senior consultant to governments and global organizations in Fraud Prevention and Employee Reliability Assessments. Member of the American Polygraph Association.

Yossi Penias

Co-founder, COO

Former Sr. Officer within the Israeli Security Agency and former Team Leader within the Human Intelligence Branch. Highly experienced results-driven operational manager.

Jacky Hazan


Senior high-tech executive with two decades of experience leading cross-functional teams and launching commercial products to millions of users across the globe.

Royi Avital

Head of AI

Royi has over a decade of experience leading teams in algorithm development at Rafael. He has developed and implemented architectures and algorithms in AI (Machine & Deep Learning).
Royi has advised and guided teams in the fields of: Machine & Deep Learning, Signal & Image Processing, Computer Vision, Optimization and Estimation. He also lectures in the IA field at the Technion and Reichman University. Royi was ranked #2 in Signal Processing StackExchnage from the StackOverflow community.

Anael Shomrai

R&D Team Lead

Sr. Full stack software engineer. Formerly, Head of R&D at Intervyo, highly experienced in agile driven team AI-based recruitment solution on both web and mobile.

Shaina Carlebach

Customer Success Team Lead

Experienced Customer Success Specialist with a proven track record of customer onboarding and retention. Committed to building valuable relationships with customers and enhancing every step of the customer journey.

Sahar Jaber

Automation Manager

Certified developer from Appleseed’s’ Full Stack Bootcamp. In-depth knowledge of React, JS, HTML, CSS, Node.js, MongoDB. Sahr holds a B.Sc in Computer Science from Tel Aviv Univ. and a B.A in

Sagi Rorlich

Data Science Manager

Experienced R&D manager specialized in building mobile-first B2B / B2C vision tech products based on Machine Learning, Deep Learning for Images, Large Language Models

May Megan

Quality Control and Experience Manager

May supervises the quality control of our solution and ensures that our platform and app work as expected. Working with the product department, she maintains close ties to both customer expectations and business goals. May is a Digital Sciences major at Tel Aviv University.

Advisory Board

Dr. Eli Opper

Chairman of the Technion’s Centennial Club, former Chief Scientist of the Ministry of Industry, Trade, and Labor in Israel, former President of Europe’s Eureka R&D Fund, senior partner at Giza Venture Capital, VP R&D, VP Advanced Topics and GM of Rafael’s Electronic Systems Division.

Orit Stav

An international investment manager with over 20 years’ experience in venture capital and private equity. Orit represented Siemens Venture Capital in Israel and was a Partner at PNV. She serves as a Board Member in no less than eight public companies.

Dr. Or Yair

Ph.D from the Technion in Machine Learning, Signal and is considered an image-processing expert. He has over 10 years’ experience in algorithmic structuring and has worked with industry-leading companies on their most challenging projects (Microsoft, WD, RAFAEL, IAI, RADA, etc.).

Avi Kerbs

Chairman of the board

President and CEO of Teuza Management, Kerbs, who possesses over 20 years’ experience in high technology systems and management, launched Teuza in 1992. He serves as a director on the boards of most of Teuza’s portfolio companies. He also served as a director on the boards of several public companies, which are traded on the Nasdaq.   Kerbs is a member of both The Technion and The University of Haifa’s Board of Governors and served as the chairman of the Scientific and Academic Club of The University of Haifa.

Avi Manaim

Innovation expert

Initiating and leading strategic ventures and groundbreaking entrepreneurship. Extensive experience working with startups and venture capital investments. Vast experience in business development and collaboration, project and operational management Visioning and implementation of corporate innovation methodology, customers, and strategic partners management.