Former President and CEO of IAI
Moshe Keret previously worked as the president & CEO of IAI, and was responsible for numerous projects including the design, development, and production of the “Lavi” fighter. Upon program termination by the Government of Israel, in 1987, Mr. Keret succeeded in stabilizing IAI, despite the redundancy of 6,000 employees. Mr. Keret reorganized the company, and launched a corporate-wide export marketing campaign generating a backlog of business in excess of five billion US$.
Elisha Yanay, Sr. VP Motorola Inc, has served until 2010 as President and General Manager of Motorola Israel. Following his retirement from Motorola, Elisha founded his own company, Elisha Yanay Ltd, dedicated to the areas of High Tech, communication and HLS. Elisha is the owner of BEEPER Communication since July 2011, the chairman and shareholder in Runcom since Februarys 2011. Mr. Yanay is currently working as the chairman of the board of Israel Association of Electronics & Software industries.
For full Autobiography: Elisha Yanay’s CV
Former Executive VP Marketing of Rafael Advanced Defense Systems
In recent years Drori was in charge of all the Rafael international marketing. His experience had made him an authority in the world defense market including for HLS related systems. Drori’s other positions in RAFAEL included – director of International Marketing and Director of Contracts.
Chairman and Co-founder of ANTEO worldwide AG
Israel Livnat was the Corporate Vice President & President of the NICE Security Group since May 2006 until August 2011. Prior to joining NICE, Livnat held a number of senior positions in IAI, including President and CEO of Elta Systems Ltd. Head of the MLM Division and VP Engineering in MLM Division.
Chairman and founder, C. Mer Industries Ltd.
Mr. Mer is the founder and Chairman of H. Mer Industries (TASE), a leading communications and security infrastructure provider. The Mer Group ranks among the world’s leading independent, vertically integrated providers of turnkey solutions for Telecommunications, Security, Defense and other sectors.
Colonel (Res.) Shlomo Yariv is the Chairman of Bungee International Projects (BIP) Ltd. While cultivating his military career, he has served at the Signal Corps for 22 years and headed various engineering and management positions, including establishment of the IDF Cyber and Information Assurance Center. After his retirement Yariv managed Israeli defense contractors and international wireless communication technology providers, both in Israel and the USA.
Col (Res.) Arik Davidi is the CEO and Chairman of the E. Global Group Ltd. In his military career, he had over twenty five years of military service, that started as a cadet in the Flight Academy, through Graduate Staff and Commander College and later, the Staff and Commander College. Col Davidi had served as a Commander of Tanks division, as well as Brigade Commander’s Course and an Instructor in Battalion Commanders Course. Col Davidi’s academic education includes a MA in political science and geopolitics of Middle–East from Haifa University, a BA in Political Science and Mathematics from Haifa university, a MA in International Relationship – Hamburg academy for leadership and a BA parts in general history – Tel Aviv University. In his professional experience, his has over ten years of vast experience in international trade and transaction with proven track record of trades with large range of commodities.
Hagit Mendellevich’s academic education includes Bsc+ MBA from the Technion, MA in political science from Haifa University, National Security Defense College (“MABAL”);. Hagit worked 33 years in RAFAEL, both in R&D and major projects management, supplied to the IDF; Hagit conducted an HLS Knowledge Portal and was responsible for development of a simulation for urban scenarios .Hagit initiated a mechanism for R & D of protective measures against terrorism in the civil sphere; Hagit is listed as technology advisor of the Israeli chief Scientist in the fields of IT and software-intensive issues;
Colonel (Ret.) Professor Isaac Ashkenazi MD, MSc, MPA, MNS
Professor Ashkenazi is an international expert on disaster management and leadership, community resilience and mass casualty events with both extensive professional and academic experience. He is considered one of the world’s foremost experts in medical preparedness for complex emergencies and disasters.
Ashkenazi is the Director at the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative, a joint program of the Harvard School of Public Health and Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.
Isaac was Head of the Public Health Department in the Medical corps. In 1997, he was promoted to full Colonel with the responsibilities of Surgeon General for the Home Front Command (HFC) and the National Medical Coordinator for Mass Casualty Incidents and Disasters.
For complete Autobiography: Autobiography