Ronen Nadir

CEO & President

Mr. Nadir is an Aeronautical engineer with MSc in Industrial Engineering. Before founding BlueBird Aero Systems Ltd, he was a VP Projects in a Hi-tech Broadband-products company for two years and prior to that a founder and a VP Dev. of an embedded avionics and simulations company, managing large-scale projects of embedded systems. Mr. Nadir has ten years of experience in the Israeli air force, as an aeronautical department commander, in charge of design and development of advanced weapon systems and years of experience in paragliding and aircraft modeling. Throughout the years of 1996-1998 he served as Chief pilot of the Israeli paragliding association and was a member of the Israeli team, participating in paragliding world championships.

Hila Strik

COO

Mrs. Hila Strick joined BlueBird in 2005 as vice president of Operations, logistic and human resources.
Hila holds a B.Sc. degree from the Ben-Gurion University for mathematics and computer science.

Itai Toren

VP Marketing & Business Development

Itai Toren is an expert in the fields of UAS, ISTAR and HLS related operational and training systems with over 20 years of experience in international marketing, business development, and programs and technical management, working with government, HLS, commercial and privet customers in Israel and abroad.
Mr. Toren is a member of relevant international organizations, including being elected to and serving on the board of directors (BOD) of UVS international.  Mr. Toren joined BlueBird Aero Systems Ltd. following being a  Senior Director in the UAV Systems division of Elbit Systems Ltd. Previously, Itai held wide variety of positions such as Director (UAV Programs), programs manager of UAV systems and subsystems, technical manager, system engineer, software team leader, etc.
Mr. Toren holds an MBA degree (graduated with honors – Cum Laude) as well as a B.Sc. in Computer Engineering from the Israeli Technion in Haifa. He served as an officer in the Israeli Air Force, and now is a Major in the reserve.

Arik Nir

VP Sales & Business Development

Arik Nir is seasoned  HLS, GIS and remote sensing expert with over 20 years of experience in building and integrating new technologies to the Defense and Security community. Mr. Nir, has multidisciplinary understanding of the HLS and public safety arena, working with governments, HLS community and the commercial and privet market verticals worldwide in addressing geospatial related needs.

In the last 15 years Mr. Nir has participated and led companies in their market approach, have raised over of $50M in capital and acted as a board member with the different companies including Emza, Persay, and Sensics.  Mr. Nir joined BlueBird Aero Systems Ltd. following being a  Senior VP in Icaros Inc. where he was responsible in their Remote Sensing System business. Previously he established Icaros US operations and let their growth in the US market.

Mr. Nir holds an MBA degree  from Hariot Watt University,Scotland. He served as an officer in the Israeli Defense Force, and now is a Major in the reserve.