Ron Kol, CTO, Luminati Networks
Ron Kol is a proven expert in developing and implementing data collection technology and Luminati Networks’ CTO. As a result of his years of experience developing data driven products, Ron has industry leading expertise in multiple market verticals, and has built technology to meet all their unique challenges, business goals, and growth targets. Luminati serves more than 10,000 businesses globally, including Fortune 500 firms, major retail players as well as finance organisations, security companies, prominent travel sites, and more.
After working on developing Luminati’s first product in 2014 during his tenure at Hola VPN, Ron re-joined Luminati as CTO in 2019. Ron previously cut his teeth in the world of start-ups and then went on to join Jungo (now known as Cisco Videoscape), progressing through engineering roles to become R&D manager. He would then spend 11 years as a VP R&D of Hola VPN . Ron’s belief in a free and transparent internet has been key influence on his career in the data collection domain, where real-time data is integral to driving results and decision making in a modern business environment.
Luminati Networks began with a vision: achieving complete internet transparency while striving for a fair and competitive market that is beneficial for both businesses and consumers.
Fully vetted companies and individuals who share our values of internet transparency use our networks to route secure traffic through fully compensated peer devices. This allows them to collect crucial, ethically-sound, and compliant data intelligence which helps level the playing field in their respective industries. This ultimately benefits not only businesses but also consumers at large who can enjoy the benefits of a truly free market digital economy.