Founders

Yariv Bash

Yariv Bash

Co- Founder

As an electronics and computer engineer, Yariv gained vast technological experience as head of a staff engaged in research and development in electronics. Previously Yariv was responsible for the development and deployment of GPS-based advanced products. In his spare time, Yariv organizes creativity events focused on cutting-edge technologies made in Israel. Yariv holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Tel Aviv University.

Kfir Damari

Kfir Damari

Co- Founder

Kfir is an Israeli entrepreneur, engineer, researcher, lecturer, creative, proud geek. Kfir began programming at the age of 6 and wrote wrote his first computer virus at age 11. Kfir served in an elite intelligence corps in IDF focusing on cyber security, then pursued a B.Sc and M.Sc in communication system engineering from Ben Gurion University. Damari is also the co-founder of Metapacket, a high-end cloud based security service that detects malwares and malicious activity in cooperate networks. Prior to SpaceIL, Kfir led several R&D teams in various companies and held a few teaching positions in Ben Gurion University, Tel Aviv University and the College of Management.

Yonatan Winetraub

Yonatan Winetraub

Co-Founder

An Electrical Engineering master student and, graduate of space studies of the International Space University held at the NASA. He gained hands-on experience in space technologies by working as a satellite system engineer for the Israeli Aerospace Industries. Yonatan believes that it is important to nurture the next generation of space researchers and therefore taught high-school students space engineering.