Paul & Elisabeth Merage Foundation | Andre & Katherine Merage Foundation

Program Description

The Leadership Program for HLS Executives focuses on enhancing your and your company’s ability to operate in the United States and to succeed in the global marketplace.

The program is targeted towards Israeli startup companies, HLS-related industries including traffic & arms control, border security, personal safety, Cyber protection, law enforcement officers training equipment, Air & Environment safety & control, command & control systems, surveillance systems, protective equipment, military electronics, anti-terror systems, Non-lethal weapons, fire control, Energy Storage systems, range finders, optical equipment, UAV’s, UGV’s and related industries.

Professors

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Adam Tarsi

Adam Tarsi

Chief of Staff

Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO)

Alan B. Sellers

Alan B. Sellers

CEO

Precision Restaurant Group LLC

Amit Gavish

Amit Gavish

Executive Vice President- Americas

Voyager Labs

Bruce Money

Bruce Money

Executive Director of Whitmore Global Management Center; Fred Meyer Professor of Marketing and International Business

Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Business

Douglas Harpel

Douglas Harpel

Defense Market Expert

Aerospace Intelligence LLC

Dr. Eitan Yudilevich

Dr. Eitan Yudilevich

Executive Director

BIRD Foundation

Gordon Kesting

Gordon Kesting

Vice President

C4I Solutions, Elbit Systems of America, LLC

Imran Currim, Ph.D.

Imran Currim, Ph.D.

Chancellor’s Professor / Associate Dean, Marketing & Student Relations for Executive MBA Programs

The Paul Merage School of Business / University of California, Irvine

Ira Hoffman

Ira Hoffman

Shareholder

Butzel Long

JC Ruffalo

JC Ruffalo

Director of LaunchPad SBDC and Investor Relations

OCTANe

Joel Calvo

Joel Calvo

Board of Director, Independent Trustee, C-Level Leader, Keynote Speaker

Lisa Barron

Lisa Barron

Senior Lecturer, Negotiations

The Paul Merage School of Business, UC Irvine

LTC (Res) Razi Atuar

LTC (Res) Razi Atuar

CEO

Zotagroup LLC

LTC (Ret.) Brent Jorgensen

LTC (Ret.) Brent Jorgensen

PM SOF-Lethality National Capital Region Liaison

USSOCOM

LTC Marcus Cervantes

LTC Marcus Cervantes

PM SOF Lethality/PEO SOF Warrior

USSOCOM

Maya Vardi-Shoshani

Maya Vardi-Shoshani

Director of Business Development, West Coast

BIRD Foundation

Michael J. Swenson, PhD

Michael J. Swenson, PhD

Christensen Professor of Marketing

Paul Symczak

Paul Symczak

Vice-President-OCTANe, Executive Director of the LaunchPad

Entrepreneurship for OCTANe, LaunchPad

Sasha Strauss

Sasha Strauss

Managing Director

Innovation Protocol, Strategic Brand Development

Participants / Fellows

Alex Milstein

Co-founder & COO

CYBEAR

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Alon Abelson

CEO

High Lander

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Alon Kloss

COO

Golddrone

E-Mail

Alon Stopel, Ph.D.

VP, Corporate Chief Scientist

Elbit Systems Ltd.

E-Mail

Anat Leykin

Head of Computer Vision Department

Rafael Advanced Defence Systems Ltd.

E-Mail

Aviv Yehezkel, Ph.D.

Co-founder & CTO

Cynamics Inc.

E-Mail

Daniel Ben Dov

Senior VP Business Development & Sales

NSLComm

E-Mail

David Horesh

Co-founder & CEO

Toref

E-Mail

Dotan Gabai

General Corporate Secretary

Tomer - A government owned company Ltd.

E-Mail

Eli Cohen

Innovation & Collaboration Manager

Elta Systems Ltd.

E-Mail

Itai Straus

Co-founder & CEO

Airscort

E-Mail

Itzik Malka

Co-founder & CEO

4m Analytics

E-Mail

Liba Shem Tov

Co-founder & CEO

Be Safe

E-Mail

Mali Marton

Innovation Manager

Elta Systems Ltd.

E-Mail

Moshe Patel

Director & General Manager

Israeli Missile Defense Organization (IMDO)

E-Mail

Ofir Ganani

Co-founder & CEO

CaPow Technologies

E-Mail

Ron Shafran

Co-founder & CEO

Corvid

E-Mail

Shai Gilboa

Co-founder & CEO

Faception

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