OUR TEAM

Our group is diverse in expertise and united in its curiosity and passion to solve some of the world’s major challenges.
Together we form a highly original group of top-tier scientists, engineers, researchers and business teams.

Company / our team
Management & Corporate
Applications & Technology
Subsidiaries & Centers
Finance & Administration
Oren Sadiv
Chairman & CEO

Oren Sadiv
Chairman & CEO


Mr. Sadiv is a visionary business and technology entrepreneur who founded TeraGroup after the successful acquisition of his former hi-tech company. He leads TeraGroup as its Chief Executive Officer and is the architect of its strategic and financial growth. In his long-time career as an industrialist, Mr. Sadiv served as an investor and board member of various hi-tech companies and financial institutions. He is a speaker, mentor, and supporter of Excellence in Education. Mr. Sadiv holds a B.Sc. in Economics and Statistics with a minor in Law and an M.Sc./MBA from the Hebrew University in Finance, Banking, and Accounting. He is a Major (Ret.) in the Israeli Air-Force and flies a helicopter.
Eran Gabbai
CTO

Eran Gabbai
CTO


Mr. Gabbai leads the creation of TeraGroup’s inventive and innovative landscape, and its chip-to-application strategy. His accomplishments include a broad range of fundamental tera domains, technological platforms, and applications. Mr. Gabbai is a genuine polymath and exhibits outstanding proficiency of over 35 years in the fields of biotechnology, nanotechnology, molecular biology, material science, math, physics, chemistry and water science. Mr. Gabbai has received numerous awards and honors for his contribution to research in the academic and corporate world where he continues to explore the uncharted and fascinating Terahertz world.
Netta Ness
SVP, Chief Tera Relations

Netta Ness
SVP, Chief Tera Relations


Mrs. Ness participates in the seeding, growth and evolution of TeraGroup’s business initiatives. She works collaboratively with global partners, stakeholders, experts and the investment community and brings a wealth of knowledge in strategic business development, investor relations and global communication. Mrs. Ness holds a BA in Political Science & Public Communications from Bar-Ilan University, Israel, and an MA in Global Marketing, Communication and Advertising from Emerson College, Boston, Massachusetts.
Daniel D. Arie
VP Corporate

Daniel D. Arie
VP Corporate


Mr. Arie regulates the corporate structure of TeraGroup, overseeing our global strategic partnerships. He is a knowledgeable counsel who brings vast experience in the legal, business and global arenas, scaling down complex scenarios into clear, concise and highly appealing solutions. He holds an LLB in Law (HUJ) and an MA in Critical Philosophy of Language & Ideas from Nottingham, UK.
Miky Nadler
Executive Assistant to the Chairman

Miky Nadler
Executive Assistant to the Chairman


Mr. Nadler is the liaison for TeraGroup’s strategic and industrial partners, and facilitates new ventures, projects and internal operations. Mr. Nadler is an expert in business relations and management. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Vienna and a Master’s degree in the field of Renewable Energy from Tel Aviv University.
Gaya Loren, PhD
Chief Biz-Tech Officer

Gaya Loren, PhD
Chief Biz-Tech Officer


Dr. Loren directs and coordinates the applications deal-flow between our strategic partners and our R&D and technological teams. She is proficient in portfolio management of high-tech and bio-tech companies as well as team leadership. Dr. Loren holds a B.Sc. in physics and Mathematics from Bar-Ilan University, a M.Sc. in Astrophysics from Tel-Aviv University, a Ph.D in Bioinformatics from the Hebrew University, and a post-doc in Neuroscience from the Weizmann Institute of Sciences.
Lior Itzhaki, Ph.D
IP Officer

Lior Itzhaki, Ph.D
IP Officer


Dr Itzhaki oversees the intellectual property assets of TeraGroup. In her role she works closely with the R&D teams, monitors the existing patent portfolio, help build the IP strategy, and supervises all prosecution stages, legally and scientifically. Dr. itzhaki brings vast experience in IP portfolio management and a multidisciplinary commercial and academic background, she has published in numerous publications in leading scientific journals in the fields of mechanical engineering, and computational chemistry. Dr. Itzhaki holds a B.Sc. in Chemistry & Computer's Science, and a Ph.D in Computational Chemistry both from Bar-Ilan University.
Alon Hoshmand
SVP Finance - North America

Alon Hoshmand
SVP Finance - North America


Mr. Hoshmand leads TeraGroup’s financing activities with institutional investors and investment banks. He is also in charge of the development of the economic and financial models for the company’s work with strategic partners. Mr. Hoshmand is an early stage investor in high-tech and bio-tech and is an early investor in TeraGroup. He holds an MBA in Finance from Fordham University, The Gabelli Graduate School of Business Administration.
Regina Aharonov-Nadborny PhD
Chief Tera Applications & Production

Regina Aharonov-Nadborny PhD
Chief Tera Applications & Production


Dr. Aharonov-Nadborny leads the research and development of the Tera Applications and their entire production. She is a distinguished scientist in the Pharma, Environmental and Agriculture industries. Dr. Aharonov-Nadborny holds dual PhDs in General Chemistry and Soil & Water from the Hebrew University.
Gideon Leichner
Engineering & Procurement Manager

Gideon Leichner
Engineering & Procurement Manager


Mr. Leichner handles procurement and production procedures for the development of Tera Applications. He is a seasoned engineer who brings cross platform experience from leading technology companies in the fields of aviation, medicine and the semiconductor industry. Mr. Leichner holds a B.Sc. in Business Management from Champlain College, Tel Aviv, and a degree in Electronics Practical Engineering.
Alex Braun
TeraSystem Lead Engineer

Alex Braun
TeraSystem Lead Engineer


Mr. Braun is in charge of the generic TeraSystem development: electronics, and optics. He has vast experience in instrumentation development for the telecommunication industry. He has over three decades in leading positions of R&D Engineering and team leading. Mr. Braun has a MS.c degree from the IPB Bucharest, Faculty of Electronics and Telecommunication.
Yaniv Maydar
VP R&D

Yaniv Maydar
VP R&D


Mr. Maydar manages the company's R&D team, and oversees the fabrication of terahertz technology into new products and applications.He has 7 registered patents in the field of electronics, mechanical design and microwave, and brings cross-platform experience in microwave R&D, engineering, technological processes and large-scale innovative projects in the fields of miniaturized microwave systems, MMIC design and RFCOMS design.Mr. Maydar holds a B.Sc. in mechanical engineering from Ben Gurion University.
Noam Graetz
Software Architect Engineer

Noam Graetz
Software Architect Engineer


Mr. Graetz is in charge of the software design and architecture of the TeraSystem applications. He brings vast experience as a multidisciplinary software designer for a wide range of high-tech positions. Mr. Gratez holds a B.Sc. in Electronic Engineering and Computers from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.
Omer Davidi
TeraLab Support & TeraWater Production

Omer Davidi
TeraLab Support & TeraWater Production


Mr. Davidi is responsible for the TeraWater production process, lab testing and quality control. He is an experienced lab researcher and process engineer. Mr. Davidi holds a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Ariel University.
Eitan Neeman
Chief Engineer, Tera Water System

Eitan Neeman
Chief Engineer, Tera Water System


Mr. Neeman heads the design and manufacturing of the Tera Water System. He brings seasoned experience in industrial chemical engineering, RF manufacturing engineering and process engineering, and supervises the safety, structural and design standards for TeraGroup’s systems.Mr. Neeman served as head of global technology services of Sanmina-SCI, and is proficient in Failure Analysis in the electronic assembly’s field. He holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering from Ben-Gurion University.
Zvi Gadasi
Chief TeraChip Engineer

Zvi Gadasi
Chief TeraChip Engineer


Mr. Gadasi has 14 years of experience in high power MMIC design, as designer and team leader and 6 years of system engineering and project manager. He led large scale projects in the field of defense systems & led innovation projects in the field of semiconductors design. Mr. Gadasi has a B.Sc. in Electronic and Computers Engineering from Ben Gurion University and ME in system engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.
Idan Ezra
Tera System Engineer

Idan Ezra
Tera System Engineer


Mr. Ezra leads the Hardware integration and testing of the TeraSystems and the TeraWater systems. He is in charge of advancing the systems’ technology from its R&D stage to a production stage. Mr. Ezra is a hardware engineer with over a decade of experience in the field of electro-optics. He holds a BSc in Electronics Engineering from Tel-Aviv Afeka College.
Pavel Semikolenov
TeraWater Production

Pavel Semikolenov
TeraWater Production


Mr. Semikolenov is responsible for TeraWater production, lab inventory and storage. He determines storage methods for supplies, tools, and equipment as well as compliance with safety regulations. Mr. Semikolenov brings a diverse skill-set in restoration, logistics and maintenance.
Nahum Michaelov
Analytical Chemist

Nahum Michaelov
Analytical Chemist


Mr. Michaelov is responsible for the TeraWater and TeraWater based applications, in addition to lab testing and quality control. He is an experienced analytical chemist and researcher. Mr. Michaelov holds a dual B.Sc. in Chemistry and Biology from Tel-Aviv University.
Ramy Cohen
Chairman of TeraFood

Ramy Cohen
Chairman of TeraFood


Mr. Cohen leads the development of TeraFood. He is a predominant figure in the public and business sector who served as: Director General of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Senior Advisor to the Bank of Israel, the Ministry of Finance, and the Israel Aerospace Industries. Mr. Cohen is a retired colonel of the IDF where he commanded numerous elite units. He holds an MA in Strategy and National Security, from École Militaire in Paris
Dr. Uri Basson
TeraGeo

Dr. Uri Basson
TeraGeo


Dr. Basson pioneers the revolutionary geophysical hyper-spectral imaging technology enhanced by Terahertz. Dr. Basson brings a wealth of scientific knowledge and decades of practice in applied environmental and engineering geophysics. He contributes regularly to the scientific community, and creates innovative solutions for major entities and governments.  He holds a PhD in Geophysics from the Faculty of Exact Sciences, Tel Aviv University, and is a Principal Research Associate in the Department of Marine Geosciences, University of Haifa.
Narkis Tessler
CEO of TeraCann

Narkis Tessler
CEO of TeraCann


Mrs. Tessler leads the development and cultivation of cannabis related products and Tera based solutions to the Cannabis global industry. Mrs. Tessler brings executive experience in leading organizations and serving as Director in the public and government sectors. She holds an MBA in Marketing from Tel Aviv University, Israel, and BA in Management from Emory University, U.S.
Dr. Rafael Uston
TeraVienna, Managing Director

Dr. Rafael Uston
TeraVienna, Managing Director


Dr. Uston is the Managing Director of the Tera Center in Vienna, and is also an investor in the company. He oversees the development, growth and implementation of business initiatives of the TeraGroup with focus on Europe. He served as board member and general counsel in various Hi-Tech companies in the Water Industry and Security Technologies, and as general counsel of the trading arm of Gazprom Neft. Dr. Uston graduated at the Law School of the University of Vienna (Dr. iur.) with emphasize on European Anti-Trust Law, and holds a postgraduate degree in European Business Law (LL.M.) and a postgraduate degree in General Management (MBA).
Michael Uston
TeraVienna, Managing Director

Michael Uston
TeraVienna, Managing Director


Mr. Uston is the Managing Director of the Tera Center in Vienna, and is also an investor in the company. He oversees the development, growth and implementation of business initiatives of the TeraGroup with focus on Europe. Mr. Uston has built an excellent local and international standing as an entrepreneur. He founded two companies in the sector of Payment Processing and Security Technologies in Europe, and founded a successful Real Estate Development group. Mr. Uston has extraordinary multicultural communication- and mediation skills, and holds a Masters in Business Administration.
Hiro Uchido
TeraTokyo, Managing Director

Hiro Uchido
TeraTokyo, Managing Director


Mr. Uchida leads the growth and development of Tera Ventures in Tokyo. In his role he works collaboratively with strategic partners, stakeholders, industry experts and the Asian investment community.  He brings a wealth of knowledge and extraordinary multicultural communication and negotiation skills. Prior to joining TeraGroup, he took key management positions at Sony Corporation, and initiated and operated Sony’s Corporate Venture Capital.
Yarden Geiger, CPA
Controller

Yarden Geiger, CPA
Controller


Mrs. Geiger is in charge of the financial reporting, accounting operations and coordination and preparation of the company’s budget and financial controls. She is a seasoned auditor who has worked in multinational high-tech companies and a BIG4 accounting firm. Mrs. Geiger is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and holds a BA in Accounting and Economics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and an MBA in Financial Management from Tel-Aviv University.
Matan Eliashar
Personal Assistant to CTO

Matan Eliashar
Personal Assistant to CTO


Mr. Eliashar coordinates the communication with the R&D team. He works closely with our scientific community, assisting with new projects and external relations. Mr Eliashar possesses excellent interpersonal skills and brings vast experience working in human resources, projects management and operations. He is completing his BA degree in Psychology and Business Administration at IDC, Israel.
Levana Menachem
Office Manager and Personal Assistant to CEO and Chairman

Levana Menachem
Office Manager and Personal Assistant to CEO and Chairman


Miss Menahem is TeraGroup’s head administrator and supervises internal and external communication with stakeholders, investors, partners and various vendors. She held senior administration positions in leading global technology corporations, and brings a wealth of experience in running Knowledge Management projects and corporate conferences. Miss Menahem studied Political Science and International Relations at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
Lena Smolyar
Payroll Controller

Lena Smolyar
Payroll Controller


Mrs. Smolyar handles the internal corporate documents and preparation of financial transactions and statements. Mrs. Smolyar brings a wealth of experience in Trade and Commerce and is a certified accountant. She holds a degree from Donezk University in Ukraine and a Senior Accountant diploma.
Lior Ganon
Logistics Manager

Lior Ganon
Logistics Manager


Mr. Ganon is in charge of corporate logistics, office facilities and communication with vendors and suppliers. Mr. Ganon oversees the employees’ benefits, hospitality and overall accommodation. Mr. Ganon holds a diploma in electric and power systems.
Omer Sadiv
Intern

Omer Sadiv
Intern


Mr. Sadiv assists in preparing information and research materials. He is responsible for the collection of quantitative and qualitative data including lab and corporate documents. He is a Business Administration student at the IDC, Herzliya, currently in his senior year.