Executive Team


Stanley Stern

Chairman of the Board

Stanley Stern became a director and AudioCodes’ Chairman of the Board in December 2012. From 2008 until 2013 Mr. Stern served in various positions at Oppenheimer & Co., including as Managing Director and Head of Technology, Israeli Banking and FIG. Since 2013, Mr. Stern has served as the president of Alnitak Capital, a private merchant bank and strategic advisory firm. From March 2004 until December 2007, he served as a Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking at Oppenheimer. From 2002 until 2004, he was a Managing Director and the Head of Investment Banking at C.E. Unterberg, Towbin where he focused on the technology and defense related sectors. From January 2000 until January 2002, Mr. Stern served as the President of STI Ventures Advisory USA Inc., a venture capital firm focusing on technology investments. Prior to his term at STI Ventures, he spent over 20 years at CIBC Oppenheimer in the investment banking department and started the technology banking group in 1990. From 2002 until 2012, Mr. Stern served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Tucows, Inc., an Internet service provider that is publicly traded on the AMEX, and since 2012, he has continued to serve as a Director of Tucows, Inc. From 2012, he has also served as a director of Given Imaging Ltd., a NASDAQ-listed manufacturer of GI medical devices. From 2004 until 2009, he served as a director of Odimo Inc., an online jewelry vendor. From 2005 until its sale in 2011, he served as a director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Fundtech Ltd. Mr. Stern received his MBA from the Harvard Business School and he holds a BS from Queens College.