Team

Management

Veteran management and founding team. Generating more than US $1 billion dollars in returns in 7 companies, 2 major exits and 5 technologies that became the mainstay of their domain.

Bernd Schumacher CEO
Bernd Shumacher,
Global CEO

Bernd is an experienced international business leader in global high-tech for nearly 30 years. His track record has been centred around driving business growth and  innovation in the smart energy, cleantech, IT and telecoms industries. Before joining Inspekto as CEO, he held several senior management and CEO  positions at some of the world’s leading technology brands, such as Siemens, Nokia, Elster Metering (now Honeywell Elster) and E.ON Industrial Energy Solutions.  He holds a degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the Technical University of Stuttgart, Germany.

Ofer Nir
Ofer Nir,
VP Products & Marketing, GM IL

Ofer brings over 20 years of experience in business leadership positions in global multi-disciplinary companies such as Stratasys and NSN, as well as early-phase start-ups. In his previous position Ofer established and led the sales and marketing activities of Velox, a pioneer in the field of industrial digital printing. Ofer has a B.Sc. E.E. from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology and an MBA in Marketing and Finance from Tel-Aviv University.

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Yonatan Hyatt,
CTO

Yonatan holds deep understanding of computer vision, artificial intelligence algorithms and software engineering skills. Inspekto's solutions are Yonatan's third materialization of a real-world commercial-level computer-vision product. Before co-founding Inspekto, Yonatan spent more than a decade in leading the design of vision algorithmic R&D and most recently served as the CTO of PointGrab, a developer of low-power computer vision IoT solutions. Yonatan has an M.Sc. in Signal and Image Processing from Tel Aviv University. He also served in the Israel Defense Forces’ elite 8200 technical intelligence unit after completing the elite Haman Talpiot program.

Bernd Schumacher CEO
Ofer Nir
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Bernd Schumacher,
Global CEO

Bernd is an experienced international business leader in global high-tech for nearly 30 years. His track record has been centred around driving business growth and  innovation in the smart energy, cleantech, IT and telecoms industries. Before joining Inspekto as CEO, he held several senior management and CEO  positions at some of the world’s leading technology brands, such as Siemens, Nokia, Elster Metering (now Honeywell Elster) and E.ON Industrial Energy Solutions.  He holds a degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the Technical University of Stuttgart, Germany.

Ofer Nir,
VP Products & Marketing, GM IL

Ofer brings over 20 years of experience in business leadership positions in global multi-disciplinary companies such as Stratasys and NSN, as well as early-phase start-ups. In his previous position Ofer established and led the sales and marketing activities of Velox, a pioneer in the field of industrial digital printing. Ofer has a B.Sc. E.E. from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology and an MBA in Marketing and Finance from Tel-Aviv University.

Yonatan Hyatt,
CTO

Yonatan holds deep understanding of computer vision, artificial intelligence algorithms and software engineering skills. Inspekto's solutions are Yonatan's third materialization of a real-world commercial-level computer-vision product. Before co-founding Inspekto, Yonatan spent more than a decade in leading the design of vision algorithmic R&D and most recently served as the CTO of PointGrab, a developer of low-power computer vision IoT solutions. Yonatan has an M.Sc. in Signal and Image Processing from Tel Aviv University. He also served in the Israel Defense Forces’ elite 8200 technical intelligence unit after completing the elite Haman Talpiot program.

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Miki Gotlieb,
VP of Operations

For more than 20 years, Miki holds key roles in operations, engineering and R&D at leading Israeli tech companies, including ECI Telecom and Starhome. Prior to Inspekto, he spent more than five years as the COO of HTS (Hi-Tech Solutions), a leading developer and supplier of optical character recognition (OCR) and advanced LPR solutions. Miki earned a BS in Electrical Engineering from the Ohio State University and completed the Management Program for Emerging Companies at the Technion Institute of Management.

Jonatan Russo,
VP R&D

Jonatan is a technology veteran with nearly 20 years’ experience in leading R&D teams. Prior to joining Inspekto, Jonatan was the VP R&D at Armis Security, an IoT security company. He previously served as the VP R&D at AdExtent, as an associate at Giza Venture Capital and as part of the engineering team at Modu. For his national service, Jonatan was in the Israel Defense Forces’ elite 8200 technical intelligence unit. He earned a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Computer Science from the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya.

Frank Weigel,
VP Support & Service

Frank is a machine vision enthusiast with over 35 years of hands-on experience working for some of the leading machine vision companies, such as Cognex, in technical and customer service roles. Having started his career in programming and algorithms, he went on to serve in various management positions, predominantly centered around technical topics. Frank joined Inspekto in January 2021, thrilled of joining the company that is bringing autonomous machine vision to manufacturers of all sizes.

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Miki Gotlieb,
VP of Operations

For more than 20 years, Miki holds key roles in operations, engineering and R&D at leading Israeli tech companies, including ECI Telecom and Starhome. Prior to Inspekto, he spent more than five years as the COO of HTS (Hi-Tech Solutions), a leading developer and supplier of optical character recognition (OCR) and advanced LPR solutions. Miki earned a BS in Electrical Engineering from the Ohio State University and completed the Management Program for Emerging Companies at the Technion Institute of Management.

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Jonatan Russo,
VP R&D

Jonatan is a technology veteran with nearly 20 years’ experience in leading R&D teams. Prior to joining Inspekto, Jonatan was the VP R&D at Armis Security, an IoT security company. He previously served as the VP R&D at AdExtent, as an associate at Giza Venture Capital and as part of the engineering team at Modu. For his national service, Jonatan was in the Israel Defense Forces’ elite 8200 technical intelligence unit. He earned a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Computer Science from the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya.

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Frank Weigel,
VP Support & Service

Frank is a machine vision enthusiast with over 35 years of hands-on experience working for some of the leading machine vision companies, such as Cognex, in technical and customer service roles. Having started his career in programming and algorithms, he went on to serve in various management positions, predominantly centered around technical topics. Frank joined Inspekto in January 2021, thrilled of joining the company that is bringing autonomous machine vision to manufacturers of all sizes.

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