VP of Product Management
As part of Jana’s product team, Yoav owns the company’s roadmap and determines product priorities, aka “what to build.” This includes product strategy, competitive / marketplace research, user interviews and requirements solicitation, product design, and working with all other groups in Jana towards aligned solutions to our customers’ needs.
Yoav joins Jana from Happier, where he was CTO, building the team and helping code the backend / API, native Android, and web clients for the company’s products, as well as building the team. Prior to Happier, Yoav was the first VP of Engineering at HubSpot, where he built the team and the company’s products between 2007 and 2012, growing from a couple of engineers to more than 50, as the company grew from dozens of customers to thousands of customers.
Yoav is also an active contributor to numerous open source projects, an advisor to several startups in Boston and around the world, and a mentor in various startup programs / accelerators / incubators.