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Colonel (Ret.) Dror Shachnai
Dror Shachnai is a veteran of the IDF's Intelligence Corps. During his 27 years of service, Col. Shachnai gained unprecedented knowledge and experience in intelligence, the art of war, research, field collection, planning, training, and doctrine as well as experience gained from leading at both the tactical and operative levels. After retiring from the army, Shachnai served at Rafael Advanced Defense Systems as VP Marketing of the Missile Division. During his 8 years there, Mr. Shachnai gained invaluable experience in business development, international cooperation, product characterization and positioning; in addition to business relationships with government authorities, market trend analysis, and strategic planning. He holds an MA degree in International Relations, is a graduate of the IDF’s Command & Staff College, and completed a director's course for the leadership of public and private companies.
Being part of the founding team of Defensive Shield for the past decade, Oded Shachnai leads the commercial activities of the group, including international projects, systems integration, upgrade capabilities and force build up. Oded brings more than 15 years of experience in the various branches of the IDF, including Intelligence, anti-terrorism, air-force and special operations.
Oded brings extensive management and strong private equity experience from global investment activity and project management in the fields of HLS, Energy and special situations. Currently Oded serves on the Boards of Defensive Shield Holdings Ltd., Island Ventures Ltd., Icecure Medical Ltd.(ICCM: TASE) and Energy venture Development Ltd.
Oded holds a B.A. in Business Administration from RAC.
VP Sales & Marketing
Tomer Orbach is an expert in the fields of homeland security, training and simulation. He served as a combatant and commander in an Israeli Special Forces unit and served seven years in the Israeli Security Agency in operational and management positions. Holding a B.A. degree in Business Management and IT and an M.A. degree in Law, Mr. Orbach brings 10 years of experience in sales, marketing and business development to Defensive Shield.
Adv. Dory Grossman
VP Mergers & Acquisitions
Dory Grossman brings his extensive knowledge of commercial law, international transactions, and corporate finance to the ranks of Defensive Shield. Mr. Grossman is a director in several international companies and a member of the supervisory board at Elit Electronics. Mr. Grossman served more than 10 years in various positions in the IDF Intelligence Directorate. Holding both a law degree and MBA in finance and accounting from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
CPA Omer Himi
As Defensive Shield's CFO, Mr. Himi thrives in complex business and accounting environments. He has a degree in Economics and Accounting and is licensed by the Israel Ministry of Justice – Accountant Council. Omer has experience in handling a wide range of external audit files, financial statements, and annual reports for private and public companies. He is also experienced in conducting internal audits as well as control and risk management for domestic and international firms and has served as a consultant for new businesses and established companies seeking recovery plans. Mr. Himi served in the IDF as an officer in Special Forces Unit 101 of the Paratroopers.