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
  • 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
  • Liad Gelfer Image

    Liad brings vast experience and background in various emerging and publicly-traded companies. He has an extensive knowledge in financial reporting, financial modelling and forecasting, M&A and IPO procedures and internal controls. Most recently he served as acting-CFO for various Hi-tech startups, prior to that he served as Director of Finance of Supercom (NASADQ: SPCB) a hi-tech company. Prior to his tenure in Supercom, he served as Senior Corporate Controller of Compugen Ltd., a dual listed (TASE & NASDAQ: CGEN) biotech company.
    Liad holds a BA in Business management and Accounting, and MBA in Accounting and Finance, both from the College of Management Academic Studies. Liad is a CPA since 2001.

    Liad Gelfer
    Director of Finance
  • Pinhas Reich Image

    Pinhas brings senior global managerial experience in  sales, marketing and business development in various industries such as Telecom, Smart homes, behavior prediction based on speech analytics for enterprise and  in the consumer market.
    Pinhas has rich experience working for small / large, private and public companies.

    Pinhas Reich
    VP Business Development & Marketing
  • Stefan Botthof Image

    Stefan is a Sales & Business Development oriented manager with over 25 years of experience in telecommunications for direct and indirect sales. Before Mobilicom he built up the German market for SaaS services for the French diabolocom, before that he held various sales positions for the Swiss FROX in Germany in UC projects with products from Avaya, Microsoft and Cisco and in sales for DSL projects at ZyXEL, also for the Austrian market. Stefan also started business with the Chinese manufacturer ZTE with their first subsidiary in Germany for the incumbent carriers DTAG, Arcor, Vodafone. He worked for Imtech Telecom in the field of system integration for infrastructure and early in his career he managed infrastructure for transmission systems and gateways for Israeli companies eci telecom and TdSoft.

    Stefan holds a Dipl.-Ing. in Electrical Engineering from RWTH Aachen, Germany.

    Stefan Botthof
    Director of Sales Europe
  • Guy Borovsky Image

    Guy brings with him more then 20 years of experience in Telecommunications, Home Land Security, Defense and Cybersecurity from various companies.

    Hold a BSc. In Electronic Engineering from Tel Aviv University.

    Guy Borovsky
    Customer Success Director
  • Ofer Laufer Image

    Ofer brings 25 years of experience in rapidly growing hi-tech enterprises. He served as the General Manager of Friendly Robotics for 10 years. Under his leadership the company grew 7X both in sales and production units, developed many new robotic models, IOT infrastructure and an APP, as well as expanded R&D capacity 3X. Ofer also managed several OEM deals and oversaw a successful acquisition. Previous to that, Ofer led Operations in several companies, including Powerpaper, Alvarion and Avaya; in that capacity he established production sites in China, the Philippines and Ireland, transferred new technologies into mass production, improved quality, productivity and production excellence, as well as built highly effective teams. Ofer is an Electronic Engineer and has an MBA from the Hebrew University.

    Ofer Laufer
    Chief Operating Officer
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