Novidea Hires Former Imperva Finance Director as Chief Financial Officer

Eran Ben Ezer, a 20-year veteran of financial operations, joins Novidea’s senior executive team to support its next phase of global growth.

(Eran Ben Ezer, CFO, Novidea. Source: Novidea.)

Novidea (Netanya, Israel/London), a global provider of a data-driven, cloud-native insurance platform for insurance distributors , has appointed Eran Ben Ezer as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Ben Ezer brings 20 years of financial management expertise to the role as Novidea augments its senior executive team to prepare for its next stage of global growth, according to a company statement.

Ben Ezer has a successful track record in taking fast-growth companies from privately held to thriving global public companies, the Novidea statement says. He has extensive experience in fundraising, Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), and M&A transactions. As CFO, Ben Ezer is charged with leading Novidea’s financial activities, including accounting and controllership, financial planning and analysis, taxes, and overall budgets across all territories. He will also lead audit, legal, procurement, and logistics across the company and its subsidiaries, the company statement says.

Roi Agababa, CEO, Novidea.

“We are excited to have Eran join Novidea,” says Roi Agabab, CEO, Novidea. “He brings a strong track record of working with companies to drive results and accelerate growth and will complement our strong leadership team. His extensive background and expertise make him the right choice to lead our finance organization globally.”

Before joining Novidea, Ben Ezer served as VP of finance at Drivenets (Ra’anana, Israel), a fast-growing software company. During his tenure, he led three financing rounds totaling more than $500 million, with the last round at a valuation above $3 billion. Before Drivenets, Ben Ezer spent a decade as a financial executive at Imperva (San Mateo), a leading global cyber security company, where he held several roles and supported the company through its IPO.

“I was drawn to Novidea because of the opportunity to play a significant role in supporting its continued hypergrowth,” comments Ben Ezer. “I look forward to working side-by-side with this impressive executive team as we expand into new global markets and focus on our next financial milestones.”

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Anthony R. O’Donnell // Anthony O'Donnell is Executive Editor of Insurance Innovation Reporter. For nearly two decades, he has been an observer and commentator on the use of information technology in the insurance industry, following industry trends and writing about the use of IT across all sectors of the insurance industry. He can be reached at or (503) 936-2803.

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