Since 1983, Opgal has provided one of the broadest product lines of innovative thermal cameras and near-infrared illumination camera solutions. The breadth and depth of this product line establishes Opgal as a leading player in the complex and wide-ranging defense, security, industrial, and aviation markets.
In the Security market, Opgal enables transportation, city and state governments, industrial, and utility customers to detect, recognize, and identify security threats 24/7 even in complete darkness and difficult visibility conditions.
A market leader in the Defense industry, Opgal is known for working closely with customers to deliver custom made solutions that address specific needs.
For the Industrial industry, Opgal developed the only gas leak detection camera of its kind in the world that has been certified for use in sensitive and hazardous locations according to American and European standards (ATEX, CSA, UL).
The company was also the first to provide an FAA-approved landing assist and situational awareness system for the avionic industry.
Decades of research and development have been invested in state-of-the art and unmatched image-processing capabilities. Opgal’s technology, based on exploiting minute levels of energy to produce meaningful video data, goes far beyond standard image quality. Opgal’s products facilitate the detailed insight required to make the correct assessment of a situation and take appropriate action.
Key benefits to customers and partners:
- A wide variety of products and technologies
- Unparalleled video quality for accurate analytics with minimal false alarms
- Thermal imaging and near-infrared illumination cameras
- Custom made solutions for defense customers for fast time to market
- Over 30 years of field proven technology and experience
Backed by years of success, Opgal is a global company with customers in over 60 countries.
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. 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.
Vice President, Defense
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, Personal Vision Systems
Lavi is responsible for Opgal’s Personal Vision product line, for which he was its initiator. Lavi is also responsible for the development and expansion of Opgal in South East Asia and India. Lavi joined Opgal in 2010 and prior to his current position, Lavi was sales director with Opgal’s Defense business unit where he was responsible for sales and marketing to international customers in Southern Europe and Asia. During this time, he identified new markets for Opgal and brought in several key strategic accounts, successfully repositioning Opgal as a leading thermal imaging solutions provider. Lavi has almost 20 years of B2B sales and international marketing experience, including positions at such companies as Elbit Systems, Aeronautics Defense Systems Ltd., and SOLTAM.
Lavi has a B.A. in Statistics from Haifa University, and an M.B.A. from University of Derby, Israel.
Vice President, Emerging Technologies and 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. 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.
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.
Vice President, Product Management
Danny is responsible for defining and driving Opgal’s product roadmap to ensure the company stays a technology and market leader, and for providing R&D with new product specifications. In addition, Danny holds responsibility for Opgal’s export compliance. Danny has been with Opgal since 1993 and has fulfilled a variety of management positions. Prior to his current role, Danny held the role of as Vice President of Operations. Among his other former positions within Opgal Product Manager, Production Manager and Integration Manager. Danny started his career with Gadot Petrochemical Industries where he was responsible for the maintenance of production process control equipment.
Danny holds a B.A. and an M.B.A. in Business Administration 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. 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.
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.
Director of Marketing
Roy is responsible for defining Opgal’s corporate marketing strategy and implementing it throughout the various business units. He is also responsible for all marketing communication activities and for the promotion of our various products and solutions to a growing international customer base, while leading data-driven decision-making processes to achieve business goals. In addition, Roy is responsible for the ongoing evolution of Therm-App, Opgal’s Android thermal imaging device, leading global sales efforts of this innovative technology to global customers in the thermography and night-vision markets. Upon joining Opgal about three years ago, Roy initiated and was the first to implement Opgal’s online sales & marketing presence. Roy has ten years of marketing experience and prior to joining Opgal, he served as the CMO of DevSense, a software development house that created several of the best-selling apps in Israel.
Roy graduated with a B.A. with honors (Cum Laude) in Behavioral Sciences from Ben Gurion University and holds an M.Sc. in Behavioral Sciences & Management from the Technion, Israel.
Board DesignerJan 08, 2018
Digital design development, development of digital/analog circuits that include FPGA, software processor integration , on-board/inter-board hardware components, involvement in various R&D processes: design, development, manufacturing, verification, integration, writing edit files and SI/PI simulations.
- B.Sc. in Electronic Engineering
- 3 years’ experience as board design engineer – mandatory
- Analog/Digital circuit design
- Knowledge of ALTERA INTEL / Xilinx environments
- Experience with Hi Speed Board Design: DDR3/4, SERDES.
- Experience with CL, MIPI, GIGE protocols
- Experience with FPGA components verification
- Experience with multi disciplinary systems (hardware/software) – advantage
- Experience with working as a team with multi-unit developers.
- B.Sc. in Electronic Engineering.
- Proven experience in VHDL/Verilog programming.
- Experience in FPGA development including design, synthesis, simulation, and validation processes.
- Experience with XILINX and/or ALTERA components.
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