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Itai Ben-Gal, CEO of iRule, LLC, holds degrees in both Management Information Systems (MIS) and Management from the University of Michigan, where he founded his first company, Cube Systems, an IT service provider. In 2004, Itai joined Cognitens, Inc. as an IT Manager and Application Engineer. Following Cognitens' acquisition by Hexagon Metrology, Itai joined Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRCP) and focused on the implementation of large-scale, laser-based computerized measurement systems. While at Perceptron, Itai implemented innovative distributed measurement solutions.
Having always had a love for movies and home theater, and after years of learning and assisting others with their own theaters, Itai designed and built his own home theater. The theater incorporates several unique solutions, earning him a feature in the DVD series "Home Theaters Revealed".
Following the completion of his theater, Itai was dissatisfied with existing control systems and began researching new solutions. After discussing cloud computing and new smartphone and tablet platforms with his friend Victor Nemirovsky, the two founded iRule.
Itai was named to Crain's Detroit Business' 2012 Class of "40 under 40," was one of the "Young Turks of CE 2013," and serves on the Consumer Electronics Association's TechHome Board of Directors.