General Partner at Viola Growth
Ayal Shiran is a General Partner at Viola Growth. He is a global operating and management executive who specializes in building high-performance executive teams and leading sophisticated telecommunications and service organizations with billion-dollar revenues.
With more than 20 years’ experience, Ayal is highly skilled at establishing operational excellence, translating conceptual models into specific growth strategies, and executing multi-faceted global business development campaigns designed to improve market share and gross revenue. He has a successful track record in sourcing, negotiating and completing complex transactions in the $100-500 million range.
Prior to joining Viola Growth, Ayal served as President of Amdocs (NASDAQ: DOX) Customer Business Group, and held extensive responsibilities that ranged from managing a large portion of Amdocs’ business operations, to leading a team of Division Presidents in targeting emerging businesses new to Amdocs’ existing portfolio. Prior to his appointment as Amdocs’ Customer Business Group President, he was Amdocs’ Division President, responsible for the AT&T group of companies, including SBC, Bellsouth and Cingular.
Before joining Amdocs in 2004, Ayal served as Acting Vice President at TTI Team Telecom International (Nasdaq: TTIL, later acquired by TEOCO Corporation), where he was responsible for all project deliveries and follow-up sales in the Americas region.
In the Israeli Air Force, Ayal was responsible for the development of avionic systems for the F-15 fighter jet. Ayal holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Computer Engineering from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.