Previously Gai led Cisco’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Israel and was the head of Cisco Networking Academy in Israel, Greece and Cyprus.
In this role Gai co-founded and served as an Executive Director of Ma’antech, A Cisco and President Peres’ initiative to integrate the Israeli Arabs to the High Tech industry. During his term Ma’antech coalition grew to more than 50 leading High Tech companies and the number of Arab Engineers in the Industry was tripled.
Under Cisco’s CSR Gai established Cisco’s award winning outsourcing operation in Ramallah and managed Cisco programs for Economic Development in the Palestinian Authority.
Prior to the above Gai held various engineering and management positions in Cisco R&D, InfoGear and other companies, specializing in Embedded Systems.