Shamai Wasserman was until recently (June 2010) the VP of Motorola Israel – for Strategy & Business Development. As part of this position he was responsible for promoting of Motorola’s products and systems in the Military markets, worldwide, and for the Development & business responsibilities of leading products in the communication area. This position included responsibility for Motorola Ventures activity in Israel since 2004. In addition to that Mr. Wasserman was the director & operation manager of M2M- Complementary products sector for Motorola Inc. & Motorola Israel including Global Sales & Marketing. Mr. Wasserman served as Director of all the Subsidiary companies of ‘Motorola Israel’ as well. Including: Mirs, Teldor Communication, Biper & Efcon. In the last 2 years he served as director in the IVA, Israeli Venture Association and Director in the Israeli Electronic and Computing association.
OriginGPS Founder and CEO
Mr. Haim Goldberger has nearly two decades of experience in R&D, production and in the business development of innovative products in a wide range of technologies. Before this, he held the title of VP Integrated Product Division and the VP Corporate R&D for Vishay Inter technology (NYSE: VSH). In this role he developed and marketed his own innovative ideas and products. Prior to Vishay, he acted as the RF R&D Group Manager at AVX Jerusalem, Israel. In addition to 58 patents and several patents pending, he was awarded several prizes for innovation, such as the Kaplan prize. Mr. Goldberger holds a B.Sc. in Physics from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.
Boaz Laor is the CEO of Docor International Management, a Venture Capital company subsidiary of The Van-Leer group Foundation. Boaz has over 30 years of experience in management positions in a broad range of global companies in diverse commercial fields such as Life Sciences, Pharma API industry, Biotech, Energy, High-tech and AgoTech. Boaz’s previous professional experience also includes managing a team at the budget department at The Ministry of Finance, holding COO and CFO positions in global high-tech companies, and acting as CEO of a leading company in the energy sector and as President of a global pharma company. In addition, Boaz serves as a member of several boards of directors, and is the Chairman of the Board of commercial manufacturing and high-tech companies. Boaz holds a B.Sc. degree in Economics from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
Shimon brings 20 years of Information Technology & High Tech industry experience primarily in working with fortune 500 companies. Shimon is a co-founder of Magna Capital Partners a private equity firm that specialize in investment in the high-tech industry in Israel. He has board level experience in designing & executing IT strategy and corporate governance issues, wide international experience in business development, strong management & leadership capabilities. Prior to this he was a partner at Strauss Strategy, a consulting firm. He also served as senior Vice President at Ness technologies, and worked for Accenture. Shimon holds a practical engineering diploma from the Ben-Gurion University.
Ronnie Gilboa co-founded OTI in 1990 and serves as Vice President-Projects and as a director since that time. He serves on the board of directors of OTI America, Inc., OTI Africa Ltd., Easy Park Ltd., Easy Park Israel Ltd and ASEC S.A. Prior to this position, he served as Vice President – Research & Development from 1990 to 2002. Prior to founding OTI, Mr. Gilboa was the manager of research and development at Electo-Galil, an Israeli manufacturer of radio frequency-based identification cards, from 1984 to 1990. Mr. Gilboa holds a B.Sc. in electrical engineering from The Technion (Israeli Institute of Technology).