Board of Directors
Mr. Garon brings extensive knowledge in the mobile telecommunications market with over 15 years hands-on experience in international sales, marketing and product management. Previously, Mr. Garon served as a Director of product marketing at OTM Technologies, where he secured a multi million dollar deal with Apple computers as well as development agreements with technology giants including: Samsung, Motorola & Siemens. Prior to OTM Mr. Garon held other managerial positions including Senior Product Manager at Wizcom Technologies leading it to product integration into the handset world . Mr. Garon holds an MBA in Marketing & Information Systems as well as a BA in Economics and Business both from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
Fintech Global Capital (FGC)
Mr. Hondo is the founder and management partner of Fintech Global Capital (FGC), Japan. Mr. Hondo brings to ASOCS board his extensive international investment experience with technology-based start-up companies. He has been in the venture capital industry for ten years holding the position of a board member / observer in seven. Prior to FGC foundation, Mr. Hondo was working closely with both portfolio companies and syndication VCs when he was the investment manager for NIF SMBC Ventures, one of the leading Japanese venture capital firm, where he was responsible for investment and significant value creation for portfolio companies. Prior to that, Mr. Hondo worked for Andersen Consulting (currently Accenture) as a project leader both a management and IT consulting field.
Mr. Hondo holds an MBA in Finance and a BBA in Marketing, both from Eastern Michigan University.
Mr. Lerner brings to ASOCS Board of Directors, extensive know-how and experience in general & financing management, as well as, broad perspective in high technology growth companies. Mr. Lerner is the founder and president of High-Tech Systems Ltd and is actively involved in investment in high-tech companies since 1990's and in Real Estate.
Prior to that, he served as the General Manager and CEO of an industrial group of companies.
Mr. Lerner graduated the Recanati Business School in Tel Aviv University (Economics & Accounting)
and is a Certified Public Accountant since 1975.
Gerry Frigon is the Founder of Taylor Frigon Capital Management and also serves as Managing Member of Taylor Frigon Capital Advisors, General Partner to Taylor Frigon Capital Partners, LP, a private investment fund which invests in private and small emerging public companies. He has over twenty-five years of experience in investment strategy, planning and portfolio management for private investors and institutions.
As Chief Investment Officer at Taylor Frigon Capital Management he continues the legacy of disciplined portfolio management directly descended from the classic growth philosophy developed by Richard C. Taylor and T. Rowe Price.
Gerry received his bachelor of arts in business and economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1985.