Management

Eran Privman

Eran Privman

CEO

Dr. Privman held several executive positions in Amdocs (DOX), some of which were: General Manager of Amdocs’s Australian subsidiary, and VP positions. After Amdocs Dr. Privman managed the R&D division at Partner (Orange Israel). Recently Dr. privman served as co-chairman of Afterdox – angels investment group. Prior to Amdocs, Dr. Privman served at the Israeli air force in several R&D positions. Dr. Privman holds a PhD in Computer Science specializing in Neuroscience at Tel-Aviv University and Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.

Yigal Harel

Yigal Harel

VP, Head of SpaceIL Spacecraft Program

Mr. Harel has gained over 20 years of professional experience in technology leadership positions in the Israeli defense industry and has spearheaded complex cutting-edge technological programs. Team of one such program, led by Mr. Harel, won Israel’s prestigious Defense Prize for its exclusive contribution to the security of the State of Israel. Mr. Harel has worked with world’s leading cooperates (Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, MBDA, SAAB, etc.), thus bringing with him a broad global understanding and multidisciplinary overview of technological systems, processes and lifecycles.  With an Aerospace Engineering degree from Israel Institute of Technology, Mr. Harel is also the co-founder of SenStation Technologies Ltd.

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.

Sari Brosh Rechav

Sari Brosh Rechav

VP Education

Sari joined SpaceIL to lead the education team with a deep belief that all students in Israel must develop fluency in STEM subjects, and that an understanding of science and the skills acquired in its study provide critical tools necessary for citizens of the 21st century – regardless of whether or not one chooses to pursue academic studies in the field.  Sari is an engineer with a Master’s Degree in computer science. By 2012 she had served in senior management positions in Israel’s hi-tech world and chose to transition into the field of education.  Recognizing the importance of education as an engine of growth for the State of Israel, Sari’s decision to pursue a professional career in education stemmed from her interest in playing a significant role in the country’s future in this realm.  Sari graduated from the Mandel School for Educational Leadership.  She is married to Roy and they have three children.

Revital Alcalay

Revital Alcalay

 VP Marketing and Business Development

Revital marked her first priority to make SpaceIL a national brand and to inspire young and adults with the idea of landing an Israeli spacecraft on the moon. A marketing and business development expert with more than 20 years of experience in technology and the art sectors. Editor of ‘Israel Art Now’ book, private art consultant to individual collectors and corporate art collections worldwide. Board member of young British Friends of Art Museums of Israel in London.  Prior to moving to London, worked at RADVISION, as marketing communications director, leading global PR, branding, events and strategic partner programs.

Oshrat Slama Grozman

Oshrat Slama Grozman

VP Marketing Communications

Oshrat has a BA in Communications and International Relations from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Before joining SpaceIL and taking the lead role in marketing communications for the team, Oshrat worked as a Newsroom Producer at Yedioth Aharonoth newspaper and then turned to the advertising industry: she worked at two of the leading firms in Israel, McCann Erickson and Yehoshua TBWA. Oshrat is also a certified copywriter and finished her copywriting course as first in her class.

Igael Flaksman

Igael Flaksman

CFO

Igael is a CPA and ADV and holds LL.B and B.A degrees from Interdisciplinary Center. Igael graduated accounting from Bar Ilan University. In addition to his work at SpaceIL, Igael is working as a T.A at the Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University. Before he joined SpaceIL, Igael worked at the leading accounting firm, Ernst & Young as CPA at the Tax Department and as an intern at the Hi Tech audit Department. Igael also worked at the known law firm Dr. M Drucker & Co, in taxation and commercial law.

Tzili (Cilli) Natanson-Koch

Tzili (Cilli) Natanson-Koch

VP of Human Resources

Tzili is an HR professional with global expertise, of which 15 years as the Human Resources Country Manager in a global High-Tech company, leading all HR activities in Israel: HR strategy, workforce planning, compensation & benefits, talent management, leadership development and coaching, employee relations, retention and engagement, Public Relations and community relations, leading the country HR aspects in IPO and in LBO processes. Tzili holds M.Sc. degree in Organizational Behavior from the Business School of Management at Tel Aviv University. A strategic HR consultant in various industries, focusing on Management assessment, Executive and senior management coaching, Change management, Leadership and Process design.