Management Team

GridON is managed by entrepreneurs with a depth of experience and expertise in the electricity and high-tech industries. With vast skills in business, R&D, and operations, GridON is transforming fault current limiting technology from a concept to commercial products.

Management Team

Yoram Valent – CEO, co-Founder
Yoram co-founded GridON. Prior to his engagement with the energy sector, Yoram spent over 30 years, twelve of which in the US, in senior positions with technology companies - from early stage start-ups to multi-billion dollar, publicly traded corporations. He has accrued wide experience in founding start-up companies, securing equity financing, leading business strategy, and turning technology concepts into commercial products of international companies. Yoram has built young companies with strong technical and business teams, and also managed global business units of publicly traded corporations. After four years as president of a California-based networking solution provider, Radlan, Yoram led to its successful acquisition by the multi-billion semiconductor leader, Marvell Technology Group (“MRVL”). He later served as vice-president at Marvell for five years, overseeing a worldwide matrix organization. Yoram also steered the assimilation of Radlan, with its 250 employees into Marvell. Prior to Radlan, Yoram was the president of California-based NetReality Inc., and earlier, served in executive business roles at Madge Networks and LANNET. Yoram holds a M.Sc. in Computer Automation and Robotics, and a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and Management.

Roy Iscovitsch – active Chairman, co-Founder
Roy co-founded GridON. Roy has over 30 years of combined industry experience, including founding and building businesses and executive teams, leading business strategy and turn-around, and managing international sales & marketing in North American, European and Far-Eastern markets. Roy has broad domain expertise in multiple market segments, including automotive and aerospace manufacturing industries, enterprise software and financial services. Prior to GridON, Roy was the CEO of Earnix Ltd., Proficiency Inc. and AIOI Seiki Europe.

Uri Garbi – Vice President, Research & Development
Uri has over 21 years of experience in senior R&D positions. Before joining GridON, Uri built and led R&D teams in the high-tech industry, mostly in the electronics and semiconductor space. He managed large engineering teams in Texas Instruments and Zoran Corporation, leading multi-site, multi-national research and development projects. Uri was a member of the Israeli operation management team in both companies. Previously, Uri performed various R&D roles in a technological intelligence unit of the Israeli Defense Force. Uri holds a M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Tel-Aviv University and a B.Sc. (cum laude) in Electrical Engineering from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.

Vladimir Rozenshtein - Chief Scientist
Vladimir has been working for many years in designing electrical equipment for various industries, including 15 years of experience working in a large electric utility company. He consulted Bar-Ilan University in a number of FCL research projects which later led to GridON's original technology. Vladimir earned a M.Sc. in Electromechanical Engineering and a M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics from Leningrad University.