Benny Sela serves as the CEO of DSIT. Previously, he held the position of Executive VP and Head of the company’s Naval and Real Time Division. Prior to this Mr. Sela was the General Manager of DSI Technologies. Benny served as a Lt. Colonel in the Israeli AirForce. During his service, he was head of the Electronic Warfare branch, responsible for many advanced projects and EW systems. Benny holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Technion in Haifa, a Masters Degree in Operations Research from Stanford University, and an MBA.
DAN BEN-DOV, VP SALES AND MARKETING
Dan Ben-Dov serves as DSIT’s Vice President for Sales and Marketing. In this position he manages all Sales, Marketing and Business Development activities of the company. Mr. Ben-Dov was formerly DSIT’s Real Time Division’s Director of Sales & Marketing. Prior to joining DSIT, he held the position of Director of Business Development for the international trade and consulting company LIAM. Dan is a certified lawyer holding an LLB degree as well as a BA degree in Management, both from Tel-Aviv University. Dan is a Lt. Commander (Res.) in the Israeli Navy and served as an ASW and C&C officer.
YITSHAK PEERY, VP NAVAL SYSTEMS
Yitshak Peery has served as DSIT’s head of the Naval Systems Division since 1992. Prior to joining DSIT, he served as a Commander in the Israeli Navy where his responsibilities included project management, systems engineering, training, and technical supervision. Yitshak Peery’s areas of expertise include underwater acoustic systems, training simulators, communications, hardware and software development, signal processing, and system interfacing & integration. Mr. Peery holds a B.Sc. Degree in Electrical Engineering as well as a M.Sc. in Electrical and Marine Engineering from MIT.
MEIR HAHAMI, VP TECHNOLOGIES
Meir Hahami serves as DSIT VP Technologies. Previously, he held the position of DSIT’s head of Command and Control projects. Prior to joining DSIT, Mr. Hahami served as head of System Engineering at Elbit Systems HLS company – ELSEC. Previously, he held a number of managerial and technical positions; as VP R&D of Bandwiz, a Start-up company focusing on rich media delivery over the Internet, and as a consultant in the area of Air Picture Command and Control and Radar systems, area in which he also served in the Israeli Air Force at the rank of Major. Meir holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Technion in Haifa, and M.Sc. in Systems Engineering.
RAN AVGAR, VP OPERATIONS
Ran Avgar serves as DSIT’s Vice President of Operations at DSIT. Ran Avgar joined the company in 1984. He holds a B.Sc. degree in Business Administration.
MICHAEL BARTH, CFO
Michael Barth has been DSIT’s Chief Financial Officer and the Chief Financial Officer of Acorn Energy since December 2005. For the six years prior, he served as the Controller of DSIT and Deputy Chief Financial Officer of Acorn. Mr. Barth is a Certified Public Accountant in both the U.S. and Israel and over 20 years of experience in public and private accounting.
DORON KARPEL, VP PROJECTS
Doron Karpel joined DSIT in 2015 and serves as the company’s Vice President for RT Programs and Projects Division manager. Prior to joining DSIT Mr. Karpel held the position of Development Manager at Elbit Systems. Previously, he was Director of Hardware Development, Broadband Access at ECI Telecom. Doron Karpel holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Ben-Gurion University in Beer-Sheva and an MBA from Heriot-Watt University.
AYALA GERON, INTEGRATED QUALITY MANAGER
Ayala Geron serves as the manager of DSIT’s Quality Management Department. Mrs. Geron joined DSIT in 1991. Since 2013 she has been responsible for DSIT‘s adherence to quality standards, including ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001. Prior to that, she was the project manager of the real-time projects delivered to Rafael. Before joining DSIT, Ayala Geron (then Latarre) was a real-time software engineer at the IAF (Israeli Air Force). She holds a B.Sc. Degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Bar-Ilan University, and M.Sc. Degree in Computer Science from Bar-Ilan University.