Yaron Helfer

Yaron Helfer is an experienced product manager and full-stack developer with a background in mass communication. He has a robust skill set including UI/UX, cloud platforms, and cyber security. Yaron is a Hebrew and English speaker

Working Experience

  • 2023

    Axel Springer SE - Yad2 - Senior Product Manager

    Horizontal support for all the company's product lines. Implementation and improvement of product workflows. Conducting user experience and competitor research. The inheritance and enrichment of knowledge among the product managers in the company. Assistance in cracking conflicts, complex characterizations, and technical challenges.

  • 2022 - 2023

    Kaltura - Senior Product Manager

    In charge of an EDU market-leading product lifecycle. Building roadmaps, collecting feedback from the field as metrics and interviews, planning sprints, planning GTM plans, technical writing including how-to docs and release notes, leading productive discussions with all stakeholders of any kind, and smiling along the way.

  • 2016 - 2022

    Open University of Israel - Product Manager

    In charge of the entire integration with online learning tools (zoom and VOD) from initiation and planning to execution, performance, and monitoring. Saved University 40% on live service costs. Planned a new automation system that reduced 99% of manual problems. The only uni. in Israel that avoided classes cancelation during COVID-19 through online solutions

  • 2011 - 2016

    Open University of Israel - Full stuck Developer

    Developing Moodle (LMS) modules and plugins from scratch like advanced dashboards. Improving performance by 80% by creating internal automation services. The main languages used were: PHP, Bash, JavaScript, SQL, VB, HTML, and CSS.

  • 2008 - 2010

    Channel 10 News [MCR] - System Administrator

    Building MCR studio from scratch, maintenance of computers, video equipment and communication infrastructures, running full operation of live broadcast news from North Israel to one of the biggest national tv channels.

  • 2005 - 2006

    MALAM Team LTD. - IT Technician

    Streamline work by making simultaneous use of disk image duplication systems for smartphones thus saving 30 hours of IT teamwork.

  • 2002 - 2005

    IDF (military service) - IT, Navy

    Granted title of `Excellence` for dedicated and professional work.

  • 2000 - 2001

    Eurodream - Graphic Designer

    Designing the Israeli football teams jerseys for FIFA 2000 game by EA Sports



Product Experts

Cert. Product Management


The Open University of Israel

MBA Degree of Business & Management


Tel Aviv University

M.A Degree of Media Research


  • Cinematographer and production consultant for documentary films advancing complex social issues such as gender equality, education, and peace.