David steers forward StoreDot’s strategy, having served on the company’s board of directors since 2018. His career spans more than three decades, and includes serving as VP of Business Development at bp, Global Head of bp Ventures, and CEO of Air bp. David holds a DPhil in Inorganic Chemistry from the University of Oxford.
Doron is the visionary who founded StoreDot, and stands at the helm of both our business management and technological innovation. Prior to founding the company, he served as Senior Director of SanDisk SSD Business Unit (NASDAQ: SNDK), establishing and managing the division in Israel, building its product strategy, overseeing its marketing and business development, reaching sales that positioned the company as the leading laptop makers at over $100M in revenue in under 3 years.
Previously, he was VP Flash and Operations of msystems, a flash memory global leader (NASDAQ: FLSH, acquired by SanDisk, NASDAQ: SNDK), where he managed strategic sourcing of $1B annually, resulting in annual revenue of over $1.5B. Doron’s diverse record also includes founder and CEO of InnerPresence, a Silicon Valley security software company, and co-founder and VP business development of Siftology, a pioneer in interactive media search.
Earlier, as a partner at Tefen – Semiconductor Operations Management, Doron managed West Coast US operations, in charge of the design and setup of over 40 semiconductor, pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturing facilities worldwide. Doron holds DSc in R&D Management, MSc in Information Systems (Cum Laude) and BSc in Industrial Engineering Management (Cum Laude), all from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.
Meir Halberstam brings extensive experience in financial, business and operational management in the global technology industry. Meir has vast experience in startups as well as being a CFO of a large company. Meir joins StoreDot after holding the position of CFO at Broadcom (AVGO) Israel, overseeing numerous mergers and acquisitions. Prior to Broadcom, Meir was CFO EMEA at Convergys (CVG), managing a complex region with business and operations in over 30 countries, a position he held for 10 years. Before joining Convergys, Meir was CFO at Civcom and VP of Finance at Radview Software (RDVW), where he led the company from Seed-Stage to its IPO on the NASDAQ. Mr. Halberstam is an Israeli certified public accountant and holds Bachelor degrees in economics and accounting from Bar-Ilan University.
Amir brings vast experience in strategy, business and corporate development, marketing, product management and deal making execution capabilities to StoreDot. He previously held the position of Executive Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for DensBits Technologies that was acquired by Broadcom/Avago (NASDAQ: AVGO). Before that, Amir worked at Alvarion (NASDAQ: ALVR) as Corporate Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development leading the company’s strategy and corporate development transactions. At M-Systems (NASDAQ: FLSH), which was acquired by SanDisk (NASDAQ: SNDK), Amir served as the Corporate Vice President of Corporate Business Development, leading M&A, investments and strategic transactions. Prior to that, Amir served as the Director of Corporate Business Development at Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Amir holds a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, and an MBA from Tel Aviv University.
As the global CSO of StoreDot, Dr. Lee oversees the company’s current and future technology roadmap while also heading the US R&D center. Dr. Lee’s work is focused around the scientific research supporting the company’s current and next generation technologies. With vast knowledge in material science and cell design, Dr. Lee brings over 25 years of experience in battery R&D with specific world-class expertise in silicon-based technologies.
Prior to joining StoreDot, David served as a general manager of the materials research center at Evergrande NEV. He also led silicon programs for more than 10 years at Enevate and Dow Corning corporation for both high energy density and extreme fast charge technologies. David was also one of the founding members in the Li-ion battery project at Samsung SDI, where he designed the first commercial products in both prismatic and cylindrical form factors. He holds a PhD in materials Chemistry from Rutgers University and has authored more than 30 patents and 25 research publications.
As CTO at StoreDot, Dr. Aronov oversees technological projects and initiatives, bringing invaluable knowledge and experience in the fields of micro-electronics and energy storage. His background includes positions as head of research at a semiconductor company, developing and manufacturing infrared detectors and laser diodes; senior engineer at an energy storage device company working alongside multidisciplinary teams in process development and optimization, and the transfer from development to a regulated manufacturing environment. Daniel holds a PhD with distinction in physical electronics, and a B.Sc. in electrical engineering, both from Tel Aviv University. His research focused on electron-induced surface energy changes and related property modifications at the nanoscale level in solid state materials used for microelectronic and biomedical applications.
As StoreDot's VP, Human Resource, Hilit is responsible for StoreDot's strategy, planning and execution of programs for talent, organization & people. Prior to StoreDot, Hilit worked as an organizational consultant with executive level managers in a variety of aspects across their companies. In addition, she has extensive experience in HR management, having worked with global hi-tech companies such as ECI Telecom and Commtouch Software Ltd. She specializes in organizational development, in recruiting for senior level positions and leading horizontal HR processes within organizations. Hilit holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and a Master’s degree in Organizational Sociology.
As VP R&D at StoreDot, Yaron manages the various R&D groups from organic Synthesis, inorganic nanomaterials all the way to the scaled-up product. Yaron brings 25 years of R&D experience to StoreDot. Before joining StoreDot, Yaron held several management positions as VP R&D in Siklu and bTendo (eventually acquired by STMicroelectronics), Go Networks (acquired by Nextwave wireless) where he was also member of the founding team, and Ceragon Networks. Yaron began his career at the Special Development Unit of Israel’s Ministry of Defense, where he received the Israel Defense Award for research and development. Yaron holds a BSc and an MSc in Electrical Engineering from Tel Aviv University.
Tzemah Kislev’s career spans 28 years and includes considerable experience helping both start-ups and industry-leading companies achieve mass-market penetration. Notably, Kislev was a longstanding executive director of the Elite Technology Unit of the Israeli military, driving multi-disciplinary engineering projects including novel chemistry. Prior to joining StoreDot, Kislev was VP R&D at power electronics company VisIC Technologies, where he led the development of high voltage power conversion systems for hybrid and electric vehicles. Before that, he was VP R&D at industry-leading 3D printer manufacturer, Stratasys, spearheading the development of advanced 3D printers and materials for automotive, aerospace and healthcare. Tzemah holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering from Ben Gurion University, MA in Chemistry from Weizmann Institute and the Hebrew University and a PhD in Chemistry from the Hebrew University.
Tamir oversees all operations activities at StoreDot, working with key OEM partners, suppliers and all relevant ecosystem. He has over a decade of experience working across the pharmaceutical, digital technology, automotive, energy and aerospace industries. Before joining StoreDot he served as Head of Supply Chain Management at Landa Digital Printing, a company in the digital printing industry using nanotechnology. Prior to that he was the COO of WINT Water Intelligence which specializes in AI to detect water leaks. He also spent four years with Stratasys, a pioneer in 3D printing as Head of Global Supply Chain and has worked for Teva Pharmaceuticals as a Supply Chain Manager. Educated at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Tamir's academic qualifications include a BSc in Mathematics and in Industrial Management, a B.A. in Political Science, and an MBA in Business/Managerial Economics.
Mr. Walicki has over 30 years of senior managerial and operational experience in the battery industry. He is the former president, CEO and Vice Chairman of $7.3B Clarios (formerly Johnson Controls- Power Solutions Division), the world’s largest automotive battery company, with over 16,000 employees, 56 manufacturing and distribution facilities, serving customers in 150 countries.
Dr. Nobelius brings vast experience in autonomous cars, mobility and the automotive industry.
He has been Chief Operations Officer (COO) for Polestar since September 2020. Dennis was CEO of Zenuity – the company that develops software for self-driving cars (previously owned by Volvo Cars & Veoneer). Prior to Zenuity, Dennis had a 14 years executive career at Volvo Cars, including Managing Director in Switzerland; Program Leader for the all-new XC90 / S90 / V90 and the new SPA platform for Volvo Car Group; Plant Director for the final assembly shop at Volvo Cars Torslanda; and Program Leader for the Volvo C30 project.
Prof. Aurbach is a world-renowned, award winning expert in electrochemistry, energy storage and advanced material science and research. He is a Professor Emeritus at Bar Ilan University. Prof. Aurbach has published more than 700 peer reviewed papers and 35 patents. He is considered one of the most cited scientists world-wide.
Mr. Williamson has a broad experience in electric charging infrastructure and mobility markets, with focus on disruptive innovation growth and strategic partnerships. With over 20 years of experience in the automotive industry, he has held senior positions including Vice President at BP Advanced Mobility and Managing Director – Castrol innoVentures, BP Castrol.
Mr. Maryles has 35 years of experience in financial markets, having held senior positions in Investment Banking, Venture Capital, Asset Management and Sell-Side Research. He founded Citigroup's Israel Investment Banking operations and was a partner at OurCrowd, the world's largest equity crowdfunding platform. He was Member Board of Directors, Chairman of Remuneration Committee and Member of the Audit, Risk, and Nominating Committees at Jefferies International.
Mr. Dupont has 30 years of senior executive experience in the automotive industry. He has been the president of Valeo $3.7B Powertrain Systems Business Group since 2015, overseeing 18,000 employees, 37 industrial Sites, 5 research centers and 16 development centers. As the group’s president he is focused on increasing the positioning of powertrain systems in the domains of electrification, transmission automation and clean engine. Previously, during his vast career at Valeo, he was General Manager of Passenger Car Transmissions since 2006, becoming a Director in 2008. He was then appointed Manual Transmissions Vice President in 2011. In this role, he managed the worldwide growth of the Transmission Systems Product Group.
Mark has thirty years of experience across motorsport, automotive, energy and digital technology sectors. During this time Mark has worked with McLaren for nearly fifteen years, as Chief Engineer for Powertrain at McLaren Automotive, and subsequently as Director of Innovation for McLaren Applied Technologies. Prior to joining McLaren, Mark spent ten years with Mercedes, leading their F1 powertrain program.
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