Co-owner and the CO-CEO responsible for technology and innovation in the company. Shai initiated and managed Compedia's cooperation projects with Microsoft, RARE/NINTENDO, News Corp, Intel, Microsoft and others. Shai is the Author of 3 patents in the field of Noise cancellation, AR, VR and visual computing. Shai has led Compedia's participation in all of its European research projects and is now acting as Technological Director in LAW-TRAIN (Horizon 2020) and on the advisory board of MY-WAY that promotes entrepreneurship for young adults in Europe. His educational multi-disciplinary background and degree includes: Tel-Aviv University Marketing, finance and management; mathematics and computer science and IT (with Honours).
Co-founder, member of the board and acts as the COO of Compedia, responsible for the operation and projects management in the company ensuring they meet their targets on time and on budget. Ilan has been managing many large scale projects operations of Compedia's main projects encompassing AR/VR, Learning Management Systems (LMS), Mobile Educational Apps, and Advanced Gamification Virtual Worlds for Learning, and various products based on the company systems and platforms including gaming and learning solutions for education and healthcare. He has a degree in Practical Engineering from Tel Aviv University. Ilan has managed projects for various platforms including online virtual worlds; an interactive TV channel project; projects for Nintendo platform and many others.
Chairman of the board and joint CEO in charge of business development and marketing. Gil supervised and managed the sales and marketing that generated more than 50 million dollars in sales into educational markets. Gil has over 25 years of experience in business development, marketing and management. He is also a well-known author in Israel and wrote several novels. He serves as the vice-chairman of The Spirit of Israel, one of the largest philanthropic organisations in Israel. Gil holds degrees in Electronic engineering and in Philosophy and Bible studies from Tel Aviv University (Israel).
Dr. Aviva Gitait
Pedagogical Director of Compedia and Director of Projects Department in Israel. Aviva holds a PHD in Developing and Evaluating Curriculums from Bar Ilan University. Dr. Gitait has over 20 years of experience in promoting wide-spread projects for students and teenagers using innovative technologies. Nowadays, she is managing Tamar Project- Teaching the Bible in an Augmented Reality. This year would be the third year for this successful project in Israel.
Marketing manager at Compedia, responsible for developing market domain expertise through customer engagements, market events and research. Also in charge of governmental and press connection and social media. For 23 years he was a journalist, mostly in ch.2 news and then a media advisor for the minister of transportation and a spokesperson of NTA, Tel-Aviv light train. He holds M.A in communication and mass media from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and B.A in political science and sociology from Haifa University.
Director of Augmented Reality products. Elad is highly experienced in training development, knowledge management, project management and creative thinking. He is responsible for mapping instructional needs; and planning, designing and creating innovative augmented reality learning activities. He manages the content team and coordinates the different teams during the production process including creative, UI, GUI, programming and QA.
Creative Art Director. Gennady is highly-experienced and talented artist and designer, he is responsible for all design and graphical assets of the company including mobile educational games, online curriculum gamified programs and marketing collaterals of the company. He manages the team of tens designers, illustrators and animators and supervises all the creative activities. Gennady holds BA in Art and Design from Dnepropetrovsk College of Arts (the Ukraine), from which he graduated with honors.
Product Manager. Noga has over 15 years of experience in developing and managing interactive content for children on various platforms, including an interactive TV channel, and diverse education, edutainment, and healthcare projects. Noga has been heading multimedia development teams at Compedia, as well as international pedagogical and clinical professional work groups, and coordinated the work of leading experts and research teams in international cooperative projects. Noga holds a BA degree in communication disorders and in special education from Tel-Aviv University, and an MA degree in Cognitive Studies from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
VP Product Management. Tal has over 12 years of experience in creating cross-organizational strategic collaborations and connecting between different business units in order to create cutting-edge products. Tal is a facilitator of agile implementations and acts as a mentor to POs and scrum masters. Tal holds a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from Tel Aviv University
Senior Project Manager. Chava has over 15 years of experience in content production and project management in diverse fields, including TV production, internet content and educational game design for children’s software. At Compedia, she leads a complex project to develop a spiral adaptive cross-platform blended curriculum for teaching Hebrew as a second language for children, supported by an innovative learning management system. Chava holds a BA in Psychology from Bar Ilan University and an MFA in Film and Television from Tel Aviv University both of which she graduated with honors.
VP R&D. Ronen holds a B.Sc and an M.Sc. in Engineering & Management. He began his professional career 23 years ago in IDF (MAMRAM), where he served for 6.5 years in a military unit that specialized in computerizing the battlefield. After his military service, he worked for the next 6 years in a startup company that developed an OS for smartphones — similar to today’s Android. Later on, he joined another startup as an R&D Group Leader for developing an educational system for schools. After the launch of the Apple App-Store, he started to provide consulting and development services for different companies. In addition, he launched an independent brand with 60 educational apps for children, which have gained worldwide success with many millions of downloads.
Director of advanced technology projects. Yehuda has a multidisciplinary focus integrating software and hardware solutions. He holds a MBA, M.Sc. in Computer Sciences, B.Sc. in Mathematics and Computer Sciences and is an Electronics Practical Engineer. He is experienced in managing complex technology projects starting from presale, defining the users’ needs, defining the optimal technologies and following the project development during implementation and commercialization. In Compedia, Yehuda is responsible for the management of international innovation projects including those involving public funding like Horizon 2020 and Bird Foundation.
R&D manager and Head of LMS team. Rafi leads on innovation of new technology-driven approaches and specializes in developing and delivering learning technology solutions for our clients. He has extensive experience in developing data mining and learning analysis systems while offering cross-platform solutions and adaptive learning systems. Rafi holds a B.Sc. degree in Mathematics, Computer science and Economics from The Hebrew University.
Head of IT and Information Systems manager. Elihai has over 10 years of experience in the IT field , administrating multiple server environments including cloud platforms and on premise environments. He is responsible for systems maintenance and is in charge of developing deployment automation integration. Elihai holds an RHCE and multiple Microsoft certifications.
Product Manager. With background in education and experience in managing projects, Tal is dedicating himself to the development of educational projects in our company. He is responsible for the development of textbooks and teacher guides for the international and the local market. Tal has a B.A. in History with a Minor in Political Science from UCLA, and a Teaching Credential from CSUN.
Director of Corporate Solutions at Compedia, responsible for working with the company's corporate clients to apply training and performance support solutions using Compedia's VR, AR and other technologies. Amir has more than 20 years of experience in learning and learning technologies. He worked in training management roles at Teva Pharmaceuticals and Motorola, as well as in solutions providers such as ZOOZ Innovation consulting, Branco Weiss institute and Kineo. Amir is an author and expert in innovation and creativity methods. He's an active member of the L&D community and was Chairman of the 20th annual Israeli Learning in Organizations Conference. Amir holds M.A in Labour Studies and B.A in Philosophy and General Studies - both from Tel Aviv University (Israel).
HR manager. Dana has a decade of experience in all aspects of human resources management. Vast experience in establishing HR administration from scratch and building a company strategy, OD processes, Implementing HR programs and a strong background in tech recruitment. Dana managed HR departments in global companies and rising startups. At Compedia, Dana is managing the complete employee lifecycle from hire to retire. Dana holds a BA in Criminology and an MA in Conflict Management and Negotiation from Bar-Ilan University and a Labor Law diploma from Tel Aviv University.