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Neura Appoints Amit Hammer as Chief Executive Officer

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Neura (http://www.theneura.com), the leading Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform for user awareness, today announced it has appointed Amit Hammer as chief executive officer. Gilad Meiri, co-founder and previous CEO, will continue to serve as a member of the company's Board of Directors.

Neura CEO Amit Hammer


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Prior to this change, Hammer served as Neura’s chief operating officer, overseeing business and operations. He brings over 20 years of business management and technical experience to the role of CEO. While at Texas Instruments Inc., Hammer led multiple IoT connectivity businesses. In his new role at Neura, Hammer will lead the company in its next phase of accelerated growth.

“Neura has developed a great momentum and Amit is the right person to lead the company,” said Rami Kalish, Managing General Partner and Co-Founder at Pitango VC and a member of Neura’s Board of Directors. “Amit’s ability to translate vision into execution and his track record of growing global businesses will be instrumental in taking Neura to the next stage of growth.”

“Neura is changing the game for the connected world, enabling mobile apps and IOT products to adapt and anticipate users’ needs and preferences throughout their day,” said Hammer. “We have proven significant value to our customers in the digital health market, and are now expanding our offering to additional markets, such as smart home, insurance, mobile engagement, automotive, and travel. It’s an exciting time to lead this global operation, we have the great combination of highly-differentiated technology, an extremely talented team, innovative customers and partners, and a strong momentum in the market. We are well positioned to grow and expand into new markets and applications. Our mission remains the same – to revolutionize the way products engage with people.”

About Neura
Neura is a technology company that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to enable mobile apps and Internet of Things (IoT) product companies to personalize and adapt to their customers’ preferences and needs by reaching them at precise, meaningful moments throughout their day. The result is increased engagement and growth, while reducing churn. The Neura AI platform utilizes its sophisticated hybrid AI engine, its mobile SDK, and a library of API calls to bring physical world intelligence into today’s most innovative apps and IoT products.

Founded in 2013, Neura is a privately held company backed by AXA Strategic Partners, Pitango Venture Capital, Liberty Israel Venture and Lenovo Group. The company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California and has its R&D operations in Herzliya, Israel. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn, or find more information at www.theneura.com.

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