The CattleWatch operational team brings together vast expertise in cattle and livestock, business and technology.
Ilan Arbel, Founder & CEO
Engineer (MSc.) with 25 years of experience in senior positions in leading communications companies
(Elbit, Tadiran, Alvarion). Ilan has developed several sensor-based communication systems and has co-founded three start-ups, all of which have been acquired.
Yosi Chassin,Cattle Herd Expert and Co-Founder
MSc. in livestock science, brings more than 30 years of experience in planning and managing large
multinational livestock projects, with 10 years as senior consultant to the World Bank for managing beef herd
Prof. Israel Hod - Chief of Physiological Science Professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s School of Agriculture in Rehovot, Israel, Prof. Hod has 45 years of
experience in research on the anatomy and physiology of livestock. Prof. Hud has published 92 papers and books.
Prof. Patrick Fischer - Chief of Mathematical Science
An assistant professor at Bordeaux 1 University, Prof. Fischer is the author and co-author of more than 20 papers
published in peer-reviewed international journals and has presented at dozens of conferences worldwide.
Dr. Eldad oron, farm animal veterinarian
Dr. Oron, a DVM in veterinary medicine from the Hebrew university of Jerusalem, Koret’s veterinary school, has 15 years of clinical experience with cattle. Dr. Oron took part in many worldwide cattle projects as a consultant veterinarian.
Dr. Jacob Levy - Chief Development Manager
Dr. Levy, a PhD in Physics, has more than 25 years experiance in running sophisticated R&D development
systems, as well as many years of experiance in live field trials of large-scale complex systems.
Tamir Nave - Systems Engineer
Tamir Nave holds a B.A. in mathematics (with highest honors) and M.s.c for Electrical Engineering from Ben Gurion University. Tamir has 9 years of experience in image & signal processing algorithms, as a developer, team leader and freelancer. He has published papers in professional journals
and has presented at conferences on projects in innovation.
Shaun Nesbitt (AUS)- Business Development for Australia, NZ & Africa
With degrees in business (MBA) and science (BSc), Shaun Nesbitt provides essential skills in supporting the
Cattlewatch team in developing our business across Africa, Australia and New Zealand.
Gabi Blank – Economist
Gabi is an expert in the area of economics for agriculture, especially for cattle herds. Gabi has 25 years of experience
in agriculture economics, building price and business plans and methodology as well as 10 years of experience in
managing cow herds.
Hadas Peled - China Consultant
International business attorney with diverse and comprehensive experience combining business development,
law practice and research.