About Us

SkyHopper by Mobilicom is an Israel-based entity that is part of Mobilicom Limited, which was founded in 2006. The Company began by designing, developing and selling wireless communication solutions for mission critical applications without the need for any existing infrastructure.

With the core technologies at hand, SkyHopper was launched in 2016, to target commercial drone and robotics manufacturers and service providers. Mobilicom develops all SkyHopper solutions in-house and fully owns all assets for its unique technology. The technology is backed by its patent holding and know-how.

Since its launch, SkyHopper has developed a solid track record, with an international customer base and a broad portfolio of products. It continues to build upon its excellent market traction in the industry, integrating with some of the top industry leaders in drones & robotics and aviation.

Meet the Team

  • Oren Elkayam Image

    Oren has worked at both the Business Development and CEO levels with companies in the wireless communications space (as VP Business Development at Runcom Ltd. and CEO of SortechLtd). He has initiated and negotiated contracts with top carrier companies such as Alcatel-Lucent, Nortel, Mitsubishi and Motorola. He has led investment rounds with US based VC’s as well as managing Sortech’s start-up from prototype to commercial sale toa top tier vendor. Oren has been a voting member on both the IEEE and WiMAX international committees. He served as an officer in the Israeli Air Force in an elite R&D unit. Oren holds B.Sc in Electrical Engineering and an MBA (magna cum laude) all from Ben-Gurion University, Israel.

    Oren Elkayam
    CEO & Co-Founder
  • Yossi Segal Image

    Yossi was the former CTO and one of the founding members of Runcom Ltd., leading the design and development of 3 mobile ASIC’s and 8 wireless broadband systems including DVB-T and WiMAX. He is an expert in OFDM/A and has written essential patents for OFDM/A technology, being the first to implement OFDM/A in a working product. He has led several product and system solutions from design to successful commercial deployment worldwide. Yossi has taken a leading role in several international wireless standards (IEEE, ETSI) as a committee voting member, where he made hundreds of contributions. Yossi served in the Israeli Army as an officer in an elite electronic warfare R&D unit. Yossi holds B.Sc (magna cum laude) and M.Sc in Electrical Engineering and an MBA all from Ben-Gurion University, Israel.

    Yossi Segal
    VP R&D and Co-Founder
  • Yuval Dan-Gur Image

    Dr. Yuval Dan-Gur brings decades of experience within the fields of security and defense and has significant commercial global experience. Dr. Dan-Gur has served as Vice President of engineering and research and development across several public and private companies such as leading global airborne solutions business BIRD Aerosystems & defense electronics specialist RADA. As a highly experienced wireless communications professional, he has deep experience establishing engineering and product lines from concept to success. He is a seasoned lecturer and has also written for several publications on highly complex systems. Dr. Dan-Gur holds a PhD in information systems from the University of Haifa, a B.Sc. in electrical engineering and M.Sc. in industrial engineering from Technion, Israel Institute of Technology

    Yuval Dan-Gur
    Chief Operating Officer
  • Boaz Pick Image

    Boaz brings with him over twenty years of executive experience in operation, supply chain and engineering in leading global companies. In his previous positions, Boaz served as Sr. Director of global manufacturing engineering at VeriFone Systems, Inc., VP Operations and Supply Chain at EPOS and VP Operations and Supply Chain at VCON Telecommunications Ltd. Boaz holds a B.Sc. degree in in Electronic Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.

    Boaz Pick
    VP Operations
  • Offer Herman Image

    Offer is a senior sales executive with more than 20 years of delivering revenue in highly competitive markets in the telecommunication industry. Offer has held various senior positions in sales and marketing at several high tech companies in Israel. He has led a variety of sales and marketing initiatives in EMEA, Asia and the Americas. Prior to joining Mobilicom, Offer held several executive-level sales positions at Fiberzone and RIT, where he was responsible for leading various multi-million dollar deals with the world’s largest carriers and enterprises.

    Offer Herman
    VP Sales & Marketing
  • Dana Smadja Image

    Dana is an experienced strategist and marketing professional, having worked with companies ranging from small startups to multi-billion dollar corporations. She has driven profitable businesses with clear go-to-market strategies, unique brand identities and effectively tailoring messaging to customer needs. In the US she worked as a buyer for Target Corporation, creating and executing merchandising strategies of $300 million business units. Upon her move to Israel, she became immersed in the high-tech arena, starting out at Texas Instruments, and then running her own business for English marketing services. Dana holds an MBA from the University of Minnesota and a B.Sc. from the University of Wisconsin –Madison.

    Dana Smadja
    Director of Marketing
  • Sivan Dayan Image

    Sivan brings vast experience as a CPA and accounting professional. She has led financial reporting processes, IPO procedures, internal and external auditing procedures and project management in several companies. Sivan holds a B.A in Accounting and Economics and an M.A. in Legal Studies.

    Sivan Dayan
    Director of Finance
  • Rony Klein Image

    Known at Mobilicom as Drony (a combination of Drone and Rony), Rony Klein leads the rapidly growing SkyHopper business, currently serving over 50 unmanned platforms globally. With years of experience in communication and Hi-Tech systems and vast experience in sales and business development, Rony now travels the world meeting drone platform manufacturers, service providers and ecosystem partners. He is at the forefront of the commercial and industrial drone sector and is always informed about the newest information and technology.

    Rony Klein
    Director of Sales
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