Former IDF chief to chair big data company Fifth Dimension

Former IDF chief of staff Lt.- Gen. (res.) Benny Gantz has been appointed as chairman of Fifth Dimension, an Israeli big data company working on “deep learning” artificial intelligence.Fifth Dimension was founded in 2014 by CEO Guy Caspi and deputy chairman of the board Doron Cohen. The company already employs dozens of workers mainly senior mathematicians and big data experts. The firm received tens of millions of dollars over three rounds of funding by private investors, most recently by US investment giant Columbus Nova.Caspi worked through a series of senior roles at Comverse for a decade and was one of the founders of Tamares Telecom, where he was CEO.Tamares Telecom, owned by Poju Zabludowicz, operates in the network infrastructure sector. It was responsible for laying the underwater cable connecting Israel…


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