Prior to co-founding Saturas, Anat served as CEO of Veolia Water in Israel and VP at Global Environmental Solutions. She has extensive business development experience in both the cleantech and water industries in Israel and abroad including mergers and acquisitions. Anat has also provided both business and personal coaching at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. Anat holds an MA in Organizational Development from the Israeli College of Management Academic Studies and a BSc in Chemical Engineering from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.
Moshe is a world-renowned expert in agricultural science, with specialization in precision agriculture; he serves as Head of the Crop Ecology Laboratory, Migal, at the Galilee Research Institute. He has developed methods for fruit and field crop irrigation, nutrition monitoring and scheduling, and introduction of Information Technologies in agriculture. Moshe is a graduate of the Hebrew University Faculty of Agriculture and holds a PhD in Soil Science from the University of California, Davis.
Igal has vast experience in the irrigation industry as former President & CEO of Netafim, a world-leading irrigation company. Prior to that, Igal was the CEO of Netafim USA and board member of the US Irrigation Association.
Avishai is Saturas’ chief agronomist and leads the R&D team. He managed the field trials in the northern region of Israel at Tapazol Ltd., an agro-chemical company. Avishai holds a PhD in plant molecular biology from the Technion (2016); an MSc in agriculture from the Faculty of Agriculture of the Hebrew University (2008) and a BSc in agriculture from the Faculty of Agriculture of the Hebrew University (2006). Avishai’s PhD thesis focuses on various aspects of stress responses in plants.
Revital leads Saturas’ operations and engineering department with over 20 years of experience in development and management of multidisciplinary systems. She has extensive experience in agro-industrial companies, IoT systems, core product development and cross management of both process and development level. Revital holds a BSc in mechanical engineering.
Avi heads Saturas’ marketing, sales, business development and strategic planning. He brings a wealth of experience with the irrigation industry worldwide. Prior to his current position, he gained vast experience in giving agronomical-technical support to farmers, while working in N.D.J, a leading irrigation company, and at Haifa Chemicals. Avi holds a BSc in soil & water science and an MSc in plant sciences from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Mark leads Saturas’ scale-up manufacturing process and the establishment of a new manufacturing facility. Mark has over 25 years of experience as an entrepreneur and executive in mechanical design & production engineering, robotics, biotechnology, and corporate management. He has wide experience in planning, designing and building large operations and start-ups. Mark holds a BSc in mechanical engineering from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and an LLB in Law from The Ono Academic Center.
Michael has extensive global and national experience in the field of climate-smart agriculture and developed the companion climate-smart irrigation model. He was the “expert speaker” on climate change and agriculture for the United States Department of State and has a multi-disciplinary background in agriculture as a farmer, scholar, consultant and business owner. Michael holds a PhD in Public Policy.
As Saturas’ Account Manager Lilach brings vast commercial and business development experience from the agro-industrial sector, working with large scale distributors and managing high value clients. Previously, as sales manager at STK-Ag, a plant protection company and at Sociedad Agricola Viru, she brings experience in global markets, mainly in South America. Lilach holds a BSc in Animal Science from the Faculty of Agriculture of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Ori has 13 years of experience as Accounts Manager in small and medium international companies. Ori holds a level three diploma in Accounting.
Orly is in charge of the marcom activity of the company and brings many years of experience. Prior to her position at Saturas, she worked as office & marcom manager at large biotech companies. Orly holds a BSc in biology from the the Technion-The Israeli Institute of Technology, and a marcom management certificate from the High Tech College in Herzlyia.
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