SAE connected and automated vehicle conference
January 16-17, 2019. Israel
Roger Lanctot has 25+ years of experience as a journalist, analyst and consultant advising electronics companies, car companies, wireless carriers, Tier 1s and developers on product and market development and strategy. He is currently Director, Automotive Connected Mobility, in the Global Automotive Practice at Strategy Analytics, where he has worked for the past 10 years. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and a frequent blogger and keynote speaker. Roger is a member of the TU-Automotive Hall of Fame and was selected as the 2017 Tech Cars Best Analyst or Connected Car Celebrity. He is on the advisory board of AutomobilityLA and the Future Networked Car event put on by the International Telecommunications Union at the Geneva Motor Show
Dr. Nathan H. Gartner is Professor Emeritus at the department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Massachusetts (USA) and Professor of Transportation Engineering at Ariel University in Israel. He obtained his D.Sc. degree from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and was previously on the faculties of the Technion and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He also was Visiting Professor at leading universities in Europe, China and Japan.
Dr. Gartner has had a distinguished career in traffic and transportation engineering education and research. His research focuses on traffic control systems and strategies, and on transportation network analysis. Dr. Gartner is the former Chairman of the Transportation Science Section of ORSA (now INFORMS) as well as the Traffic Flow Theory and Characteristics Committee of TRB. Dr. Gartner received numerous honors and awards, including the Robert Herman Lifetime Achievement Award by INFORMS and the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society Outstanding Research Award
With 25 years’ experience as entrepreneur and leader of High Tech private and public companies, Ofer Tziperman leverages his technology and management experience to drive Anagog’s long term success. Prior to Anagog, Ofer served as the CEO of OTI (NASDAQ: OTIV), a leading developer of NFC based payment solutions and as the CEO of Parx, a provider of on-street parking payment solutions (developer of 'EasyPark'). In 2000 Ofer co-founded LocatioNet Systems, a pioneer in the Location-Based Services market. In 2001 the World Economic Forum awarded him in Davos as ‘Technology Pioneer’. Ofer has an LLB Law degree from the Tel-Aviv University
Oren Bar-On has more than 15 years of executive experience in the fields of Global Operations, Supply Chain, Business Excellence and Information Technology.
Oren Bar-On has served in various global management positions in high growth public companies and has been responsible for the management and execution of Supply Chain and Manufacturing best practices. Oren holds a BSc in Industrial Engineering Management and an MBA (graduated with Honors).
Israel Ronn is the president of Spotam, an Auto-tech consultancy. Mr. Ronn is also an industry expert in advanced automotive technologies (Auto-tech). As such, Mr. Ronn consults leading industry companies in Israel and abroad. Mr. Israel Ronn is a former President of Telrad Networks Inc (NY/USA), a former CEO of Telrad Connegy Limited; a former CEO of Cellmax-Systems Limited and a former GM of Cellocator, a division of Pointer Telocation Limited (NASDAQ: PNTR). In his past Mr. Ronn was also the head of the PABX R&D division at Telrad Telecommunications LTD. Prior to that Mr. Ronn carried a number of R&D and R&D management positions at Telrad Telecommunications LTD.
Golan Ben-Dor, is a Ph.D. student at the Geosimulation and Spatial Analysis Laboratory, Department of Geography, Porter School of the Environment and Earth sciences, Faculty of Exact Sciences, Tel-Aviv University.
In 2016, he completed his master’s degree (Cum Laude) from the Department of Geography with a specialization in Geographic Information Systems.
His current Ph.D. study focuses on large-scale agent-based urban traffic simulations where he develops models within the MATSim environment, which is highly customizable, modular and a flexible simulation environment. Golan applies, calibrate and validate MATSim for the Tel-Aviv Metropolitan area, accounting for all currently available and future transportation modes, with an emphasis on Public-Transport and Shared-Automated-Vehicles. Golan is currently participating in a research collaboration which includes Tel-Aviv University, Ben-Gurion University, and the Technion - Adoption of the shared autonomous vehicle: A Game-based model of urban travelers and transportation system co-adaptation, Ministry of Transport and Road Safety, 2017-2019. Golan's is a recipient of various excellence scholarships/awards from the Shlomo Shmeltzer Institute for Smart Transportation, TAU; The Porter School of Environment and Earth Sciences, TAU; the Dr. Etel Fridman Memorial Scholarship - Center for Economic and Social Research, Tel-Aviv Jaffa Municipality and the City Center - TAU Research Center for Cities and Urbanism.
Dr. Itzhak Benenson is a Professor of Geography at the Department of Geography and Human Environment of Porter School of The Environment and Geoscience, Tel Aviv University, Israel, and a Head of the Geosimulation and Spatial Analysis lab there.
His research includes study of the big urban data, modeling of urban transport and parking dynamics, vehicle-pedestrian interactions and road accidents, modeling of the urban land use and residential dynamics and impact of local and regional plans.
Itzhak is an Associate Editor of the Computers Environment and Urban System journal and serves on several editorial boards. He is a member of the IGU Commission on Geographical Information Science.
Dr. Chanan Gabay is the founder of C.G-Smartech, specializing in business development, strategy and innovation R&D projects.
Dr. Chanan Gabay serves on the Board of Director in the Intelligent Transportation Systems Association (ITS Israel) and is a Senior lecturer in the Afeka College of Engineering.
Prior to founding C.G-Smartech, Dr. Chanan Gabay served as the Director of Business Development at Motorola Israel, Director of the Materials Engineering & Failure Analysis Laboratories and Director of Inspection in the IDF.
Dr. Gabay received his Ph.D. in Applied Mechanics, POLYTECHNIC University, NY.
For more information check LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chanangabay/
Moshe Karl is currently Head of System, and formerly innovation lead, at Arilou Automotive Cyber Security, where he leads the company's engineering activities and has patented the company’s Ethernet offering.
Moshe brings more than a decade of multidisciplinary experience in embedded systems and security. He has held positions in product management, offensive and defensive security, research, and various leadership roles.
Moshe had previously worked for a DoD elite technological unit where he was responsible for protecting mission-critical networks, as well as leading the development of a strategic network security platform which received the unit’s technical excellence award.
Moshe holds a BA in Math and a BSc in Computer Engineering from the Technion, and an MBA from Tel-Aviv University.
Moshe is a DIY hobbyist, casual jogger, liberal advocate, and a heavy sleeper.
Zeev Shadmi, Research and ITS program manager
Chief Scientist Office, Ministry of Transportation and Road Safety
Active in Transportation, Road Safety, and Intelligent Transportation Systems research management.
Main areas of research sponsored by the ministry: traffic control, traffic models, use of big data for transport planning, traffic detection and monitoring technologies, smart transportation, transportation policy issues.
Leading the implementation of DSRC 5.9 GHz in Israel: frequency allocation, standardization, security management, initiate demonstration projects.
Chairman of the ITS and Vehicles' Electronic Systems Technical Committee in the Israel Institute of Standards. Also participated in several Standards Experts Committees.
Dr. Tal Raviv, Head of Shlomo Shmeltzer institute for smart transportation in Tel Aviv University, Israel. He holds a BA from the Eitan Berglas School of Economics, Tel Aviv University (1993), an MBA from the Recanati School of Business, Tel Aviv University (1997), and a PhD in Operations Research from the William Davidson Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa (2003). He spent two years (2004-2006) as a postdoctoral fellow in the Sauder School of Business at University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. He published many papers in the operations research literature and served as an advisor for start-up companies. His current primary research interest is in transportation and logistics with a focus on smart transportation and sustainable logistics, and he is co-heading the transportation and logistics lab in the faculty of engineering. Tal serves as the head the Shlomo Shmeltzer institute for smart transportation in Tel Aviv University, Israel.
Tsvika Dagan is a PhD student at Tel-Aviv University, in the faculty of electrical engineering.
Conducting a research in the field of vehicle cyber security, under the supervision of Prof. Avishai Wool.
Holds a M.Sc. in computer science from Bar Ilan university, in the field of network security and cryptography.
Previously worked as a security architect in the new technologies group of the security line at NDS, in Israel.
Participated in the security design of the next generation of vehicles for one of the leading OEMs,
Including a six months period of on-site consulting at the OEM’s center.
Yoav Levy is leading Upstream's strategic direction, culture and business execution, over 17 years of experience with multi-national high-tech companies and start-ups. He brings rich leadership experience in management, marketing and business development of IT and security products spanning over a dozen years of experience in category leading vendors Check Point, Juniper Networks and Broadcom. Yoav is an avid kite boarder and surfer.
Assaf Harel has broad experience with embedded, networking, security and mobile technologies. He was the Senior Research and Development (R&D) Manager at Check Point Software Technologies (NASDAQ:CHKP), overseeing the development of several innovative, emerging endpoint security products and technologies. Previously, he held software development positions at Metalink and Dune Networks. Assaf served in the elite intelligence unit of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). He received a B.Sc. and M.Sc. Cum Laude in Computer Science from the Technion and an MBA Cum Laude from Haifa University
Roger Lanctot, Director, Automotive Connected Mobility, Strategy Analytics
Dr. Nathan H. Gartner, Professor Emeritus at the department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Massachusetts (USA)
Ofer Tziperman, Chief Executive Officer, Anagog Ltd,
Oren Bar-On, VP operation, Foresight Automotive
Israel Ronn, President & Founder, SPOTAM
Golan Ben-Dor, Spatial Analysis Laboratory
Itzhak Benenson, Proffesor of Geography
Chanan Gabai, Chief Executive Officer C.G Smarttech
Moshe Karl, Innovation Lead & Head of System, Arilou Technologies, Ltd
Zeev Shadmi, Research & ITS Program manager, MOT Israel
Dr. Tal Raviv, Head of Shlomo Shmeltzer institute for smart transportation in Tel Aviv University, Israel
Onn Haran, Chief Technology Officer, Autotalks
Tsvika Dagan, PhD student at Tel-Aviv university, in the faculty of electrical engineering.
Yoav Levy, Upstream Security Co-founder, CEO.
Assaf Harel, Chief Scientist at Karamba Security.
Gadi Ouzan, Partner, Shibolet law firm.