Bookmark and Share

Management

Management

Amit Mattatia | President and CEO Close
Amit Mattatia
Amit joined Opgal in 2012 and since then has brought the company to new heights in terms of business results, breadth of product offerings, and international reach. Amit has over twenty five years of management experience in various industries, as well as prior engineering background. Before joining Opgal, Amit was President and CEO of Trivnet. He led the company to become a global enabler of mobile financial services and sold it to Gemalto (2010 revenues: €1.9B). Previously, Amit served as VP & General Manager at Comverse (2006 revenues: $1.6B) where he headed the IP Messaging business. He also served as President and CEO of SpeedWise and brought it to leadership in wireless internet optimization. Mr. Mattatia spent nine years with Compaq Computer Corporation, first as Manager of Services Marketing for Europe, then as a co-founder of Compaq Israel and its Deputy General Manager, and finally, following the acquisition of Digital Equipment by Compaq, as Head of Marketing of the joint organization.

Besides his managerial career, Mr. Mattatia was always involved in numerous ventures as an entrepreneur and advisor.

Amit holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science with highest honors (Summa Cum Laude) from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, and an M.B.A. from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France.
 
 | President and CEO

Amit joined Opgal in 2012 and since then has brought the company to new heights in terms of business results, breadth of product offerings, and international reach.

Read more..
Ehud (Udi) Ben-Yair | CFO Close
Ehud (Udi) Ben-Yair
During the last four years, Udi has lead Opgal’s financial resources strategy and execution, and has had overall responsibility for the IT Department and the Legal Counsel. Udi has over twenty five years of financial management experience. Through his extensive experience working in both the public and private sectors, Udi has acquired a well-rounded knowledge of financial management and business operations. Prior to joining Opgal, Udi served as CFO of Orad Hi-Tec Systems, Olive Software, Voltaire, and Magalcom Communications & Computers.

Udi holds a B.A. in Economics & Accounting from Ben Gurion University, Israel, and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Israel.
 
 | CFO

During the last four years, Udi has lead Opgal’s financial resources strategy and execution, and has had overall responsibility for the IT Department and the Legal Counsel.

Read more..
Sylvie Dascalu | Vice President Defense Business Unit Close
Sylvie Dascalu
 Sylvie is responsible for driving the company’s sales revenues of Defense subsystems and thermal cores, supporting all stages of prototyping, customization and adaptation to customer requirements. Sylvie has also contributed a lot and is still contributing to Opgal’s growth in the security and HLS markets. Sylvie joined Opgal in 1985 and was consistently one of the pillars of the company’s continued growth. Among her previous roles, Sylvie held the position of Vice President of Sales and Contracts, and several former roles in Sales and Account Management. Before joining Opgal, Sylvie managed sales for IPC, a company producing plastic foils and semi-leathers for the agriculture and furniture markets.

Sylvie holds a B.A. in Architecture & Design from Tel Aviv University, and degrees in Business Management from Ort Braude,- and from the Technion Institute of Management (TIM), Israel.
 
 | Vice President Defense Business Unit

Sylvie is responsible for driving the company’s sales revenues of Defense subsystems and thermal cores, supporting all stages of prototyping, customization and adaptation to customer requirements.

Read more..
Tsuli Hershkoren | Head of Security & Safety Business Unit Close
Tsuli Hershkoren
Tsuli is responsible for growing the sales revenues of Opgal’s security and safety products and solutions, offered to market under the Vumii brand. Tsuli joined Opgal about four years ago and since then has turned the Vumii product line into a world-class off-the-shelf offering, augmented by software and services to match a variety of vertical applications. Tsuli has twenty five years of in business management and international sales, including former positions at Siemens, Motorola, BATM, and Eldor, as well as several mid-sized companies in the physical and data security sectors. Among his consistent achievements throughout his career are business turnaround, geographic expansion, sales growth, and new product development.

Tsuli holds a B.A. degree from Tel-Aviv University, Israel.

 
 | Head of Security & Safety Business Unit

Tsuli is responsible for growing the sales revenues of Opgal’s security and safety products and solutions, offered to market under the Vumii brand.

Read more..
Omer Yanai | Vice President of Business Development Close
Omer Yanai
 Omer has been with Opgal for the last eight years and his main current focus is on growing Opgal's EyeCGas® offering of optical gas-leak detection solutions. In addition, Omer leads other new ventures at Opgal such as industrial Non Destructive Testing, and holds the CTO office responsible for the evaluation and introduction of new technologies and business opportunities. Among his achievements at Opgal are the development and commercialization of Therm-App®, the world's first Android based thermal imaging camera. Prior to this position, Omer was involved in the execution and implementation of an M&A transaction and moved to the United States to serve as Site Manager, for a period of two years. Formerly, Omer served as VP of Marketing & Business Development, leading the company’s strategic global expansion. Overall, Omer has over twenty-five years of global high tech experience. Prior to joining Opgal, Omer served as COO of a clean-tech start-up, Product Manager of an RFID company, and prior to that as Director of Business Development & Strategic Planning at Tower Semiconductors.

Omer holds a B.Sc. with honors (Cum Laude) in Industrial Management Engineering from Ben Gurion University, and an M.B.A. from Haifa University, Israel.
 
 | Vice President of Business Development

Omer has been with Opgal for the last eight years and his main current focus is on growing Opgal's EyeCGas® offering of optical gas-leak detection solutions.

Read more..
Igal Carmi | Vice President Operations Close
Igal Carmi
Igal holds overall responsibility for Opgal’s operations including: supply chain management, inventory management, purchasing, import / export, new product introduction, and production. In this role he oversees the delivery of thousands of Opgal cameras to customers in tens of countries globally. Igal has over twenty five years of management experience in a variety of positions. Prior to joining Opgal, Igal held the position of EVP of Global Operations & Supply Chain at Risco Group, and a number of operations and procurement management positions in companies such as Elscint and Comverse. 


Igal holds a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering & Management from the Technion and an M.B.A. from University of Derby, Israel.

 
 | Vice President Operations

Igal holds overall responsibility for Opgal’s operations including: supply chain management, inventory management, purchasing, import / export, new product introduction, and production.

Read more..
Moshe Weissman | Quality Director Close
Moshe Weissman
Moshe holds overall responsibility for Opgal’s Quality Control and Management, and in this capacity works closely with Opgal’s supply chain and customers to ensure that Opgal’s high quality standards and objectives are fully met. During the last three years, Moshe has improved quality results and performance across the whole spectrum of the production processes. Throughout his career, which extends more than twenty five years, Moshe has acquired extensive experience in Quality Assurance for both design and product manufacturing processes. Prior to joining Opgal, Moshe served as Quality Manager at several local and global companies including Biosense, Galtronics,-(where he also served as General Manager for two years), Flextronics, and Melta. 

Moshe holds a B.Sc. and an M.Sc. in Quality Assurance & Reliability Management from the Technion. He received his M.B.A. from Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom.
 
 | Quality Director

Moshe holds overall responsibility for Opgal’s Quality Control and Management, and in this capacity works closely with Opgal’s supply chain and customers to ensure that Opgal’s high quality standards and objectives are fully met.

Read more..
Ernest Grimberg | Chief Scientist Close
Ernest Grimberg
Ernest is an accomplished scientist and researcher in the field of video and signal processing. He has over forty five years of experience in algorithm design, development, and implementation. Graduating from Israel’s Military Intelligence labs, Ernest joined Elscint where he developed the first ever Gamma camera for medical applications. Later he joined Elbit where he was responsible for the development of air-to-ground ‘send and forget’ system algorithms. He joined Opgal in 1999 and was one of the leaders in transitioning Opgal from a production focused company to an R&D company. At Opgal Ernest has led some of the most important projects fueling the company’s revenues. He was in charge of the development of the Enhanced Vision System (EVS), Opgal’s flagship product for the aviation market which, for many years, was the only FAA approved EVS system, and is still the number 1 system worldwide. Later, he helped develop Opgal’s OGI fugitive gas leak detection camera, the EyeCGas, winning accolades for its outstanding performance. Ernest is material in all of Opgal’s new development programs and ventures, including cooled and uncooled cores, Therm-App®, NDtherm® and others.

Ernest has authored many research articles and was a popular speaker at industry events. He holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering & Physics from the Technion and an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Tel Aviv University, Israel.
 
 | Chief Scientist

Ernest is an accomplished scientist and researcher in the field of video and signal processing. He has over forty five years of experience in algorithm design, development, and implementation.

Read more..
Einat Gilady | Corporate Human Resources Manager Close
Einat Gilady
Einat brings over 16 years of experience in human resources to Opgal. In her current role she is responsible for the company’s human resources, administrative processes and facilities worldwide. Einat oversees the human resources strategic and annual planning process, organizational development, training, compensation and benefits, social activities, and talent recruitment. 

 Einat holds a BA in Sociology and Human Resources from Haifa University and an MA in Work and Organizational Studies from Tel Aviv University.

 
 | Corporate Human Resources Manager

Einat brings over 16 years of experience in human resources to Opgal. In her current role she is responsible for the company’s human resources, administrative processes and facilities worldwide.

Read more..

All contents © 2012 Copyrights Opgal. All rights reserved Home / Contact Us / Terms of Use / Sitemap