Bookmark and Share

Management

Amit Mattatia
Amit Mattatia | President and CEO Close
Amit Mattatia
Amit has over 20 years of management experience in various industries, as well as prior engineering and military background.

Prior to 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, Mr. Mattatia 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 9 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.

Amit has a total of over 20 years of management experience in various industries, as well as prior engineering and military background. Besides his managerial career, Mr. Mattatia is involved in numerous ventures as an entrepreneur and advisor.

Amit holds a B.Sc in Computer Science (Summa Com Laude) from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, and an MBA from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France.
 
 | President and CEO

Amit has over 20 years of management experience in various industries, as well as prior engineering and military background.

Read more..
Ehud (Udi) Ben-Yair
Ehud (Udi) Ben-Yair | CFO Close
Ehud (Udi) Ben-Yair
Udi leads Opgal’s financial resources strategy and execution and has overall responsibility for the IT Department and legal counsel. Through his extensive experience working with both public and private companies, Udi has acquired 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 BA in Economics and Accounting from Ben Gurion University, Israel, and is a certified public accountant (CPA) in Israel.
 
 | CFO

Udi leads Opgal’s financial resources strategy and execution and has overall responsibility for the IT Department and legal counsel.

Read more..
Sylvie Dascalu
Sylvie Dascalu | Vice President Defense Business Unit Close
Sylvie Dascalu
Sylvie joined Opgal 28 years ago and is one of the pillars of the company’s continued growth. In her current role she is responsible for managing the company’s largest business unit which generates the vast majority of Opgal’s revenues. In 2000 Sylvie was appointed Vice President Sales and Contracts. Under her leadership, within a few years, the team generated significant growth, doubling and tripling the company’s sales and net income. Later, Sylvie headed the company’s entrance into the security market.

Prior to Opgal, Sylvie managed sales for IPC, a company producing plastic foils and semi-leather, for the agriculture and furniture markets. Sylvie is responsible for product concept development as well as customization and adaptation to customer requirements.  

Sylvie holds a BA in Architecture and Design, from Tel Aviv University, Israel, and degrees in business management from Ort Braude Karmiel and the Technion Institute of Management (TIM).
 
 | Vice President Defense Business Unit

Sylvie joined Opgal 28 years ago and is one of the pillars of the company’s continued growth. In her current role she is responsible for managing the company’s largest business unit which generates the vast majority of Opgal’s revenues.

Read more..
Tsuli Hershkoren
Tsuli Hershkoren | Head of Security & Safety Business Unit Close
Tsuli Hershkoren
Tsuli is responsible for the design, development, sales and marketing of Opgal's security and safety applications.

Tsuli brings to Opgal over 20 years of experience in business management and international sales at corporations such as Siemens, Motorola, BATM and Eldor, as well as several mid-size companies, including in the physical and data security business. Among his consistent achievements all along his career are business turnaround, geographic expansion, sales growth and new product development.

Tsuli holds a BA degree from Tel-Aviv university.
 
 | Head of Security & Safety Business Unit

Tsuli is responsible for the design, development, sales and marketing of Opgal's security and safety applications.

Read more..
Omer Yanai
Omer Yanai | Vice President of Business Development Close
Omer Yanai
Omer has over 17 years of global high tech industry experience. He joined Opgal in 2008 as VP Marketing and Business Development. He later led the company’s strategic global expansion, serving as US Site Manager between 2010-2012.  Prior to Opgal, Omer served as COO and CFO of Blue-I Technologies, a cleantech start-up. Omer worked for almost 10 years in Tower Semiconductors, holding several business and operations positions. In his last role there he was Director of Business Development and Strategic Planning.

Omer holds a B.Sc., cum laude, in Industrial Management Engineering from Ben Gurion University and an MBA from Haifa University.
 
 | Vice President of Business Development

Omer has over 17 years of global high tech industry experience. He joined Opgal in 2008 as VP Marketing and Business Development.

Read more..
Danny Cohen
Danny Cohen | Vice President Operations Close
Danny Cohen
Danny has over 15 years of management experience in a variety of positions. He is responsible for Opgal’s operations including outsourced manufacturing, production, engineering and purchasing. In this role he oversees the delivery of thousands of Opgal cameras to customers in tens of countries globally. Prior to this, Danny held a number of positions with Opgal including managing product management, where he defined the company’s product roadmap and worked with customers and R&D to implement these plans. Danny also held production manager and integration manager positions with Opgal. Danny started his career with Gadot Petrochemical Industries.

Danny holds a BA and MBA degrees in Business Administration from University of Derby, Israeli extension.
 
 | Vice President Operations

Danny has over 15 years of management experience in a variety of positions. He is responsible for Opgal’s operations including outsourced manufacturing, production, engineering,and purchasing.

Read more..
Moshe Weissman
Moshe Weissman | Quality Director Close
Moshe Weissman
Moshe brings to Opgal over 20 years of experience in various quality management positions. 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 has developed particular expertise in quality management across the whole spectrum of company processes. Throughout his profession he has acquired vast experience in quality assurance of design and product manufacturing processes. Moshe takes a customer orientated approach to quality management and is committed to a positive external customer experience as well as improving the processes within the organization.

Moshe holds a BSc and an MSc in Quality Assurance and Reliability Management from the Technion. He received his MBA from Heriot-Watt University, UK.
 
 | Quality Director

Moshe brings to Opgal over 20 years of experience in various quality management positions.

Read more..
Ernest Grimberg
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 40 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 Gama 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 lead some of the most important projects fueling the company’s revenues. He was in charge of the development of Enhance Vision System (EVS), Opgal’s flagship product for the aviation market which, for many years, was the only FAA approved EVS system. Later, he helped develop Opgal’s fugitive gas leak detection camera – the EyeCTM Gas –  winning accolades for its outstanding performance.

Ernest has authored many research article and is a popular speaker at industry events. He holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and Physics from the Technion and M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Tel Aviv University.
 
 | Chief Scientist

Ernest is an accomplished scientist and researcher in the field of video and signal processing. He has over 40 years of experience in algorithm design, development, and implementation.

Read more..
Ilana Granot
Ilana Granot | Manager, Human Resources & Administration Close
Ilana Granot
Ilana has been with Opgal for over 20 years in a variety of positions. In her current role she is responsible for implementing the company’s human resources strategic plan. Ilana oversees the human resources annual planning process, organizational development, training, compensation and benefits, social activities, and talent recruitment.

Ilana’s global responsibilities include the human resource aspects of Opgal’s US subsidiary.

Managing company administration, Ilana is responsible for operational management and logistics of the company including maintenance, construction, vehicle fleet, landline and cellular communications, security, transportation, and cleaning services as well as overall responsibility for defining operational goals, work plans, and the respective departmental budgets.

Ilana completed a variety of studies in Business Administration and Human Resources at the Open University, Tel Aviv, and participated in the Technion Institute of Management (TIM), program for emerging companies.
 
 | Manager, Human Resources & Administration

Ilana has been with Opgal for over 20 years in a variety of positions. In her current role she is responsible for implementing the company’s human resources strategic plan.

Read more..

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