VP R&D and Engineering, Elbit Systems, Israel
An accomplished Engineer, Technical Manager and Engineering manager with over 20 years of experience in development and deployment of unmanned systems. Has hands-on experience in all stages of system development from initial conceptual design to integration. With a progressively advancing history of positions leading up to the current role – Vice President UAS Engineering and R&D.
Joined Elbit Systems in 1998, took a development part in the IDF programs, led the systems engineering for the Watchkeeper program for the UK and took a lead part in building the capabilities in U-TacS, the UK JV. Looking to broaden horizons, took on the UAS operations department.
As VP UAS Engineering Ido holds the Design Authority for all Elbit Systems UAS. Including accreditations from the IAF, the UK MAA and armasuisse.