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Chief Operating Officer
Yair Amsterdam is Chief Operating Officer. A long-distance runner and triathlete, Yair admires the tenacity of Eliud Kipchoge, the first person to clock a marathon in under two hours.
Yair leads a global team responsible for content operations as well as the ProQuest/Ex Libris Customer Experience group. Previously, he served as Chief Operating Officer of Ex Libris, a ProQuest Company, overseeing its Cloud Operations, Global Support, Content Operations and IT Groups.
Before joining Ex Libris, Yair was Vice President of Operations for the Enterprise Intelligence business unit at Verint Systems (Nasdaq: VRNT). During his 13 years at Verint, Yair was engaged in software development, support operations and the supply chain, among other groups. He was subsequently responsible for hosting operations at Verint.
Yair holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering (summa cum laude) from the Technion University and an MBA in Business Administration (summa cum laude) from Ben Gurion University. He is based in Jerusalem, Israel.