CoolAutomation is a global leader in smart solutions for HVAC systems, specializing in VRF, Split systems, and heat pumps. With over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries, our innovative products enable seamless HVAC integration and remote management, service, diagnostics, and universal system control.

Founded in 2009, CoolAutomation has become the go-to choice for HVAC service companies, home & building automation integrators, building management experts, and facility managers looking to save energy, enhance service, and reduce costs for both residential and commercial sites.


Ron Zauderer
Co-Founder & Chairman
HVAC master with 25 years of experience in the HVAC world. His curiosity and professionalism has always fueled his search to find the next challenge and the new technology that will take the industry forward.
Yaron Benvenisti
Chief Executive Officer
Yaron is an entrepreneur and CEO with over 30 years of experience in the global high-tech market. Prior to CoolAutomation, Yaron founded and managed diverse software and infrastructure companies in the US and Israel such as GigaSpaces, WorldGroup Consulting, Newvem and Archtip, while also providing mentoring and consulting to countless entrepreneurs and CEO of early-stage companies. Yaron is an Economics and History graduate from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Roy Muchtar
EVP Products
Roy is a product visionary with years of experience in driving innovative technology products for various industry-leading companies. He joined the CoolAutomation team to drive its product portfolio to the next level. Roy holds a B.Sc in computer science & economics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and an MBA from Tel Aviv University.
Dorit Regerman
VP Finance & HR
Dorit brings over 15 years of global finance high-tech industry experience, she is a licensed CPA. While specializing in financial planning as well as analyzing the company's financial strengths and weaknesses, Dorit leads both the finance and HR teams. Dorit holds a BA in Accounting and Finance from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Alexander Kholodenko
Co-Founder and CTO
Alex has vast invaluable professional experience in system programming and architecture design, and embedded applications development from various industries, specializing in the HVAC industry. Alex holds an M.A. in Computer Networks and Systems from West Ukrainian University.
Sivan Caspi
Head of Marketing
Sivan is a professional marketer with vast experience in marketing management and in leading complex cross-organizational projects of premium brands in global companies. Sivan holds a BA in political science and communication from Bar Ilan University and an MBA from Ono Academic College.
Koen Pepermans
EVP Sales Biz Dev EMEA & APAC
The former head of Vantage Home automation and a senior executive at Legrand, with over 30 years of experience, Koen brings a strategic vision and deep business understanding of global markets.
Igor Mitbarg
Co-Founder and VP Services
Driving the customer-oriented DNA and soul of the company, Igor is a VRF and Home Automation expert with over 20 years of experience in mechanical and electrical engineering background. Igor holds a B.Sc in Mechanical Engineering and an M.Sc in Electrical Engineering
Yoram Dagan
EVP Customer Success
Yoram is a customer success expert, with over 20 years of experience in various customer services roles, building customer success organizations. Yoram is passionate about providing the best customer journey and service experience while making sure the customer’s needs are at the center of the decision making process.
Eyal Rapoport LLB (Hons)
EVP Operations
Eyal is a certified lawyer with vast experience in business development. Specialized in leading and managing operational infrastructures set up in top companies from various industries such as transportation, machine tools, and buildings. Eyal holds a law degree from Birmingham University and a strategic consultant diploma from the Israel Institute of Technology.
Ben Shipley
VP North America Sales
Starting his career in Hollywood visual effects, Ben has leveraged the unique combination of technical requirements with creativity into conceiving, building, and selling cloud-based software for several companies over the past 20 years. He brings his passion for intuitive, compelling user experience to CoolAutomation and the North America market. Ben holds a B.A. in English Language and Literature/Letters from Brigham Young University.
Adam Itshar
Adam has over 25 years of experience as an architect and manager of software and hardware platforms in various fields and disciplines, delivering several quality cloud-based products to the market. Adam holds a B.Sc. in computer science from the Academic College of Tel Aviv.
Alexander Troitsky
Co-Founder and Head of Manufacturing
Sasha is an electronics expert, with over 30 years of experience in this field. He has vast experience in Research and Development (R&D), Building devices from circuits to finished appliances, and great experience in manufacturing, in the creation of production processes. Sasha holds a Master of Electronics from Radio-Electronics University, Ukraine.

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