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Eylon Sorek

Founder and CEO

Eylon Started LahakX (previously Skyx Solutions) in 2015 and during this journey became a certified agri-sprayer and licensed drone pilot. Prior to LahakX, Eylon served as CommuniFin founder and CEO, additional entrepreneurship experience includes the foundation of InnoBreeze. Eylon’s commercial background includes portfolio and product management positions at Nokia-Siemens and Corrigent Systems. Engineering experience includes an R&D position at Cisco Systems. 

Eylon holds B.Sc. in Communication Systems Engineering as well as an MBA in Financing from Ben-Gurion University in Israel. 

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Dr. Itzik Turkel

Founder and CTO

Heading the company's solution and technology development.

Prior to founding LahakX (previously Skyx Solutions) and completing his Ph.D. Itzik founded and managed AutoInvest – an algo-trading technology. The system operated successfully for several years. Itzik’s vast engineering experience includes management position of software R&D team at Attunity and software team leadership as the first employee at the software startup InfoCyclone.

Itzik holds B.Sc.,  M.Sc.,  and  Ph.D. in  Engineering  from  Ben-Gurion  University in Israel 

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Dr. Michal Devir

Co-Founder and General Managing

Partner at Rimonim Agro Fund 

Chairperson at LahakX (previously Skyx Solutions)

Michal combines more than 20 years of expertise in business, finance, technology, and medicine. Michal co-founded Rimonim Agro Fund and serves as managing general partner in the fund. Previously, she co-founded and serves as chairman of several start-ups including Pro IV Medical, a start-up involved in reducing medical errors, USET in the field of Gynecology, Pixray – in the field of medical imaging. Michal was a venture partner and EIR at Pitango, a leading Israeli VC, and a member of the investment committee of NGT. She also served as the clinical trial manager at the Innovative R&D division at Teva Pharmaceuticals, the clinical development director at Medinol and was the CEO of MES, Medical Electronic Systems. Michal was a director in Nutrinia and a board member at Atria.

Michal was a physician on staff at Meir Medical Center in Kfar Saba, Israel .

Michal holds MD and BSc degrees from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology,.

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Dr. Sharon Devir

Co-Founder and General Managing

Partner at Rimonim Agro Fund

Board member at LahakX (previously Skyx Solutions)

Sharon has more than 20 years of experience in the agrotechnolgy and dairy industries and in high-tech start-ups.

Sharon co-founder Rimonim agro Fund, and serves as managing general partner . He co-founded and serves as the CEO & Chairman of Roots Sustainable Agricultural Technologies, a company developing eco-friendly root-zone temperature technology to increase crop production, and is listed on the ASX Sydney, Australia, symbol ROO.

Sharon co-founded and serves as the chairman of Salicrop, a company that has developed Non-GM seed treatments that induce crops to grow well in high salinity soils, or when irrigated with salty water.

Sharon served as CEO of NGT, the world’s first Arab-Israeli life science technology incubator, from its inception. He was CSO at SAE Afikim (Afimilk), the world leader in

milk monitoring, and was a research engineer at IMAG-DLO, the Dutch research institute in Wageningen, and in Volcani research center in Israel.

Sharon holds a PhD in agricultural and environmental sciences from Wageningen University (Netherlands) and an MSc, BSc in agricultural engineering Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.

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Henry Ancona

Executive Advisor

Raised in Europe and the Middle East, Henry speaks French and Italian fluently. He teams with us on a broad range of strategic, operational, and financing issues to achieve growth and profitability. Henry has served on  the  Board  of  Directors  of  both  private  and  public  companies.  He currently serves as Board Chairman at Signiant, and Board member at BlueConic  and  at  Verne  Global.  Past  private  boards  include  Qumas (acquired), EZPrints (acquired), Sentillion (acquired), Active Endpoints (acquired), Evidian, Inframetrics (acquired), and Visible Measures. Past publicly traded company boards include Pegasystems, Computervision (acquired), and OneSource Information Services (acquired). 

Henry holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, and BS and MS degrees from MIT in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

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