EGM - Eyes on the grid

Today’s utilities are challenged by aging infrastructure, unpredictable renewable generation, and increased power outages. Using intelligent powerline sensors with powerful real-time analytics engine, EGM provides power utilities with unique insights about the operational state of their network and assets. The insights enable immediate reduced frequency and duration of power outages, the effective integration of renewable energy resources, and reduces escalating operational costs.

Leadership

The EGM team is composed of highly experienced professionals in their respective fields, including, management, entrepreneurship, project management and marketing. The technological staff has acquired long-term expertise in the various technologies.

Founder and CEO EGM Ltd.

AMIR COHEN

Experienced and accomplished entrepreneur that founded several successful companies: SigNexT Wireless, EMCingnal, Co-Energy and EGM. Amir has 35-year experience in general management, development, marketing, sales, taking businesses from concept to product, and founding and managing companies. He has managed small business as well as large organizations, acquiring extensive experience in business, marketing, and sales processes of all scales. Amir served as the Lieutenant Colonel head of Israel’s Ministry of Defense’s R&D unit, where he was responsible for implementing large-scale development programs of advanced, multi-disciplinary systems. As part of this role, he led projects implemented in collaboration with the U.S. Army. As an agricultural owner (farmer), Amir holds a B.Eng. Mechanical Engineering, in Mechanical Agricultural Machinery, Israel Institute of Technology (Technion). Amir was a member in several boards, such as Tnuva, the largest ($1.8B) food production company in Israel.

CEO of EGM Inc.

DR. ALEX LEVRAN

Seasoned leader with over 40 years of executive management experience in renewable energy (solar and wind), UPS (uninterruptible power systems), utility monitoring systems, power, and frequency conversion for commercial and military applications. Formerly President of Power-One Renewables, Senior VP and Global Head of Solar Industry Initiative at ABB, and CEO of SUMEC Americas. Currently Dr. Levran is managing the wholly owned subsidiary of Electrical Grid Monitoring (EGM) in the U.S. and serves on the Board of Directors of EGM. Alex owns six patents and received his Ph.D. in EE from Polytechnic University NYU.

V.P. Research & Development

EYAL MIRON

Over 38 years of R&D leaderships at Israel’s top tier Hi-Tech companies including Elbit, Tadiran, ECI. Eyal managed large system engineering teams, software, hardware, and firmware teams as VP of R&D. Experienced developer of system engineering for telecom, datacom products and secured networks. Products that Eyal developed were produced and installed worldwide in very large volumes. Eyal is highly familiar with the large volume manufacturing and testing techniques. Eyal has strong experience and knowledge in products for utility market. Eyal holds B.S.C. in computer and electronics from the Ben-Gurion University Israel.

Senior solution director

KOBI YAHAV

Dr. Kobi Yahav is a senior solution director at EGM with more than 27 years of experience in the energy sector. His former position was V.P and head of the South District at Israel Electric Corporation (IEC). He led various units and programs within IEC for more than two decades, such as the national grid unit, the Smart Grid program, Beer-Sheva operational department, DMS technical team, etc. Dr. Yahav was also an electrical engineering lecturer at academic institutes such as Sami Shamoon College of Engineering, Ben-Gurion University, and IDC Herzliya at the sustainability school. He received his B.Sc. (1990) in electrical engineering, M.Sc. (1996), and Ph.D. (2007) in Industrial and Management Engineering. His Ph.D. dissertation was on Electric Power Reliability in Israel: Target Definition and Performance-Based Incentives.

Euro- Asia Sales Director
Isaac Eliaz

ISAAC ELIAZ

Over 25 years of hands-on experience in International Sales, Marketing, and Business Development in various positions and industries in Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific.
Proven record in promoting and selling high tec B2B projects over many geographies and throughout different cultures, in verity of fields such as Telecommunication, RF Id systems, Fuel Retail Automation, Telematics and IoT, Electrooptic imaging.
Isaac has ample experience in penetrate new markets and recruit strategic customers
Holds BSc. In Engineering from Tel Aviv University, and international MBA from Paris- Tech

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING

REBECCA KELLY

Rebecca is thrilled to lead EGM branding. She has worked in the Utility Energy Industry for over three decades as the marketing director for Advanced Control Systems (ACS), Skipping Stone Consultants; Dell Computer, and Schlumberger. She pioneered women in business after graduating from Kansai Gaidai University in Japan, spearheaded press coverage, marketing and awards for utilities on all continents as the creative lead for Dentsu of Japan, (Kansai Electric, her first account). She taught at universities, lectured abroad, and now speaks on Energy, Women in Business, Change Management and Leadership. Over the last 20 years, Rebecca participated on  industry panels and committees, i.e. PLMA (Peak Load Management Alliance); DistribuTECH Advisory Committee; The World Chamber; Technology Association of Georgia (TAG). Rebecca has a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; her M.B.A. is from St. Edward’s University, Austin, TX.