Ondas Autonomous Systems
Chairman and CEO
Eric is the Chairman and CEO of Ondas Holdings and is an entrepreneur with over 25 years of global banking and investing experience. He works closely with our management team and partners to drive our customer-focused MC-IoT solutions and ecosystem leveraging our core dot16 industrial wireless connectivity platform and autonomous drone solutions. Previously, Eric served as a founding Partner and Portfolio Manager with Clough Capital Partners, a Boston-based investment firm from 2000 to 2017. Prior to Clough, Eric was an investment banker at Bear, Stearns & Co. and an accountant at Ernst & Young, LLP. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BS from Boston College.
Mr. Mozer is our President, as well as the CEO and Co-Founder of American Robotics. He is an accomplished entrepreneur, executive, and technologist, with over 14 years of experience in the drone, robotics, and private equity sectors. He also serves as a Board member of the Commercial Drone Alliance (CDA). Through his work at American Robotics, Mr. Mozer has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Business Insider, TechCrunch, Gizmodo, Venture Beat, and CNBC, among other national publications. Mr. Mozer holds a Master’s in Robotic Systems Development from Carnegie Mellon University and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and Entrepreneurship from the University of Southern California.
Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary
Mr. Reisfield has extensive management and leadership experience in addition to expertise in financial and strategic business operations. He has been a director of Ondas Holdings since 2018 and had previously been a director of Ondas Networks. Mr. Reisfield is currently the President and CEO of Thetis Business Solutions. Previously Mr. Reisfield was a consultant with McKinsey & Company, Vice President, Business Development of CBS, and was a Co-Founder and Chairman of MarketWatch. Mr. Reisfield holds a BA from Wesleyan University, and an AM in Communications Management from the Annenberg School of Communications of the University of Southern California.
Dr. Vijay Somandepalli
VP Technology Strategy
Dr. Somandepalli is our VP of Technology Strategy, as well as the CTO & Co-Founder of American Robotics. He brings over 20 years of experience in various technologies from autonomous systems and robotics to high-speed aerospace propulsion to drive thoughtful growth and scaling at Ondas. Prior to founding American Robotics, Dr. Somandepalli led a large consulting practice advising fortune 500 clients on technology, regulatory and scientific issues directly connected to scaling and optimizing their core businesses. Dr. Somandepalli holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University, and a B. Tech in Aerospace Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India.
VP Strategy and Business Development
Susan Roberts, a captivating, inspirational, Fortune 500 aviation executive, specializes in disruption, change management and open innovation. She is currently the VP of Strategy and Business Development at Ondas Holdings. She was previously the Head of Commercial Innovation for Panasonic Avionics Corporation, leading the company's transformation efforts from a bespoke business model to a managed services business model. Prior to Panasonic, Susan launched an aviation start-up backed by General Electric. Susan and her co-founder established AiRXOS, Inc., a GE Venture, in 2016, pursuing opportunities in the unmanned aviation space after winning a General Electric innovation challenge.
President and Co-Founder of Ondas Networks
Stewart brings 20 years of experience in the wireless industry to Ondas Networks. His experience includes senior level positions in marketing, finance, and product development at AT&T Wireless, BellSouth International, and Nokia Siemens Networks. Since 2004, Stewart has focused exclusively on the development of private wireless data network technologies for mission-critical industries including electric and water utility, oil & gas, transportation, municipality and defense. Stewart has a BA from Columbia University and an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School.
President of Ondas Autonomous Systems
Meir Kliner is the CEO and Founder of Airobotics, with over 20 years of managerial experience and expertise in the development of drones for various industries. Meir's background includes developing diverse aerial systems, ranging from recreational, commercial, to military-grade. He has founded several businesses, including Light and Strong, a leading manufacturer of composites for aerial platforms in the drone industry. Meir has been leading the development of the Optimus System™ since 2014.