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Our Team

Who are the people behind Happify? Get to know our team of passionate creators and innovators.

Tomer Ben-Kiki

Co-Founder and CEO

My favorite hobby:

“Scuba-Diving. I've made over 150 dives around the world. The most magical one was Angelita Cenote in Mexico, with my wife.”

Tomer is an experienced entrepreneur who has held the top leadership position at several companies, successfully steering them from inception through rapid growth. Previously, Tomer was the Co-Founder and CEO of Oberon Media, a leading casual gaming company providing for some of the world’s biggest brands, including Microsoft, Yahoo and Sprint. Prior to Oberon, Tomer was the Co-Founder and President of RichFx, an e-commerce startup that provided visual merchandising technologies to top retailers. He graduated cum laude from Tel Aviv University with a B.Sc. in Computer Science, and served as an IDF officer for seven years.

Ofer Leidner

Co-Founder and President

If I weren't a tech entrepreneur...

“I'd be a DJ. Rarely has anyone heard my talent, but one day, I'll be on a stage somewhere, helping people dance their faces off.”

An experienced entrepreneur and business leader, Ofer co-founded and built several digital media businesses, most recently iPlay/Oberon Media, a leading casual downloadable games company where he held several executive leadership roles. Ofer has also served as Co-Founder and President of Gate42 Technologies, a software startup in the customer relations management space. Earlier in his career, he served as an investment manager at an early stage seed fund and as a management consultant in the strategy practice of Trigger Consulting, a leading firm in Israel. Ofer holds an MBA in Finance and a B.A. in Economics and Information Technologies, both from Tel Aviv University.

Rick Held

Chief Revenue Officer

My favorite vacation spot:

“I love everything about Jamaica—the beach, the sun, the culture and reggae music…I even got married there!”

Rick is responsible for leading Happify’s revenue growth strategy, online marketing operations, and business intelligence. Prior to Happify, Rick was the President of Make The Web Better, LLC, a consumer software company that built, marketed and delivered fun, easy-to-use, family-friendly search monetization products. Previously, Rick was the Vice President of Affinity Direct, LLC, the fourth largest federal student loan consolidation company in the US. Rick has a Bachelor’s degree in Consumer Affairs in Business from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Tiffany Sun

Head of Content Strategy

What's on my bucket list:

“Seeing the aurora borealis in Iceland. I'm hoping to make it happen next winter!”

Tiffany serves as editor-in-chief of Happify, overseeing content development and strategy across Happify’s platforms and developing ideas for engaging experiences with leading experts in the field of positive psychology. Previously, Tiffany was the managing editor of Oprah.com and oversaw online content and products for O, The Oprah Magazine. She also managed digital extensions to the Martha Stewart Living brand and developed editorial programming as a senior editor at MarthaStewart.com, and has held several editorial roles at Hearst Magazines. Tiffany graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in Psychology.

Ran Zilca

Chief Data-Science Officer

Rocking in the free world:

“I’ve always played guitar in rock bands, recorded and performed. I currently play in a trio that’s been on and off for more than 30 years. The drummer and I started it originally in 5th grade.”

Ran is an entrepreneur, scientist, author, and coach who pioneered the use of technology to deliver positive interventions. Before joining Happify, Ran’s companies developed innovative offerings together with partners like Stephen Covey and Deepak Chopra. Prior to that, he led R&D teams at IBM Research, Amdocs, and the IDF. Ran’s research, collaborating with leading psychologists, has been published in major scientific publications. He is also the author of Ride of Your Life – a Coast to Coast Guide to Finding Inner Peace, describing his 6,000-mile solo motorcycle ride of personal transformation. Ran holds an MSc in Electrical Engineering, and is a Senior Member of the IEEE.