Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Giora Romm, Chairman
Major General (Ret.) Giora Romm brings a wealth of experience to UVision in command, management, administration and diplomacy - in the military, civil and public sectors. Maj. Gen. Romm’s career in the Israeli Air Force spanned thirty three years. He served as commander of two large Air Force bases, Head of Operations at the General Staff, Deputy Commander of the Israeli Air Force and, finally, Defense Attaché to the United States. M.G. (Ret.) Romm retired from the Air Force in 1996 and has since held several positions before joining UVision. He was appointed the first Director General of the Ministry of National Infrastructure, was Manager of Clal Data Communications, Director General of the Jewish Agency & was appointed as Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority as well as leading special defense projects. Giora Romm holds a BA in Business and Economics from Bar Ilan University and an MBA from UCLA (California), majoring in finance and operations research.
Brig. Gen. (Res.) Effi Idan, Vice Chairman
Brig. Gen. (R) Effi Idan brings to UVision 30 years of rich operational Military experience from the Israel Defense Forces and years of coping with strategic security challenges in the international arenas. Former Chief of Staff of the I.D.F. Southern Command, Division Commander, Commander of the Infantry School and Non Commissioned Officers courses, and Regional Brigade Commander.
After retirement from the Military, B.G. Idan led large scale projects around the globe including the development and implementation of national strategy at the country level, strategic consultancy to Defense Ministers and Chiefs of Security Organizations, development of Security and Safety concepts for strategic facilities, build-up of security arrays, and Special Forces units build-up. B.G. Idan holds a M.A. in Political Science and a B.A. in Economics and Business from the University of Haifa. He is also a graduate of the Israel National Security College, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and several military and leadership international courses.
Yair Dubester, Director
As a pioneer in the global UAV industry, Mr. Dubester has served as the General Manager of IAI’s MALAT UAV Division, the recognized world leader of Unmanned Systems. For seven years, he directed the rapid growth of the business in both the domestic and international markets. During his 35 years at IAI, Mr. Dubester held various technical, marketing and managerial positions including Chief Engineer, Program Manager, VP Marketing and Business Development, and VP Operations, before assuming the role of General Manager. Since leaving IAI, Mr. Dubester has served as VP Marketing & Business Development at ODF Optronics and as a consultant for several high-tech companies. Mr. Dubester holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa.
Yair Ramati, Director
Mr. Yair Ramati brings to UVision considerable knowledge & experience in Engineering, Technology & managerial skills of special projects. His former positions include, four years as Director of the Government agency in charge of development, production, and delivery of missile defense systems to the Israel Armed Forces. Prior to this, Mr. Ramati served as Corporate Marketing Vice President at Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), after having served as General Manager of IAI's MLM Division.
Previous to this he was the director of the Division's Arrow Weapon System Project and the Advanced Programs Directorate. Mr. Ramati received his Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Science in Aeronautical Engineering at the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa. Mr. Ramati, holds several patents and is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards, amongst them, The Israel National Security Award (2003) and The Multinational Ballistic Missile Defense Conference Meritorious Achievement Award (2000).