Who We Are

Rail Vision is the leading provider of obstacle detection & classification systems in the railway industry. With the company’s  unique cognitive sensor fusion technology, based on advanced electro-optic sensors, artificial intelligence and deep learning, Rail Vision systems detect objects on and along the tracks from a distance of up to 2 kilometers – in real time, as well as in all weather and light conditions. 

Rail Vision technology schematic
Rail Vision technology

Obstacle detection and classification

When an obstacle is detected, the system sends visual and acoustic alerts in real-time to both the driver and the command-and-control center. Tailormade to meet every customer’s specific needs, the systems are available for Main Lines and Shunting Yards, as well as Light Rail Vehicles (LRVs) operating in urban environments. In addition, Rail Vision offers a range of optional complementary features based on collected and analyzed data: Image-based Navigation, GIS Mapping and Predictive Maintenance. 

Together with our partner Knorr-Bremse, a world-leading manufacturer of braking systems for rail and commercial vehicles, Rail Vision is able to provide you local services shortening our response time. 

Vision

Enable the Railway Industry to improve safety, operational performance and maintenance cost by using visual data

Mission

Be the market leaders in developing and manufacturing​ digital products specifically for the train industry in​ the fields of

  • Obstacle detection
  • Vision based solutions
  • Predictive maintenance

Our Team

Shahar Hania

CEO & Co-Founder

Ofer Naveh

CFO

Zachi Bar-Yehoshua

COO

Yaron Isovich

Head of Sales & Marketing

Noam Shloper

Head of QA & Compliance

Nurit Zadik Sinai

HR Specialist

Shahar Hania

CEO & Co-Founder

Shahar is an electro-optics expert with vast experience in the fields of combined electro-optics systems, detection/IR systems and lasers. He led Rail Vision’s Research and Development department for 5 years, before being appointed its CEO.


Previously, Shahar held the position as senior system engineering at Rayteq Photonic Solutions, Elop/Elbit and Bird Aerosystems. He has a B.Sc. in Physics and Electro-optics Engineering from JCT (Jerusalem College of Technology) and a M.Sc. in electro-optics engineering from Ben-Gurion University.

Ofer Naveh

CFO

Ofer brings more than 15 years of experience in accounting and financial management at KPMG’s audit practice and in numerous financial and accounting roles at public companies traded in Israel and the US.

He holds a B.A. in Accounting and Business from The College of Management Academic Studies and a M.A. in Law from Bar-Ilan University. 

Zachi Bar-Yehoshua

COO

Zachi brings managerial experience of more than 17 years in both the High-Tech sector and traditional industries in various service and operation roles.

He holds a B.A. in Management and M.B.A in Business Administration from the Open University of Israel.
 

Yaron Isovich

Head of Sales & Marketing

Yaron holds a master degree in Business Administration from the Tel- Aviv Academic Institute. He brings more than 10 years of experience of sales and international business trade in the high tech, defense and space industry. 

Noam Shloper

Head of QA & Compliance

Noam has over 15 years of experience in several management positions in the field of quality management and engineering. In his last position he worked as director of QA and was a member of the company management at RADA Electronics LTD. Prior to that Noam held several management & professional positions at Logic Industries and Verint System. Noam holds a B.Sc. degree in Industrial Engineering. 

Nurit Zadik Sinai

HR Specialist

Nurit brings vast experience in the field of Human Resources. She handled HR policies and processes, Welfare, Training and  Employee relations in the hi-tech environment. Before joining Rail Vision, Nurit held the roles of HR manger in AT&T and previous to that in talent acquisition. Nurit studied business management, behavioral science and human resources at the College of Management holding an MBA.

Sam Donnerstein

Executive Chairman

Elen Katz

Founder & Director

Itschak Shrem

Director

Eli Yoresh

Director

Mario Beinert

Director

Christian Staby

Director

Maximilian Eichhorn

Director

Sam Donnerstein

Executive Chairman

Shmuel (Sam) Donnerstein has been an entrepreneur and industrialist for over four decades. Over the past 18 years, Sam started and led manufacturing companies which serve the construction sector in Israel, Europe, and Central America. Currently he serves as owner and Executive Chairman of the Rav Bariach Group, one of the world’s largest manufacturer of security doors. In addition, Sam is on the board of directors of Scoutcam (OTCMKTS:SCTC). He held several positions on the Manufacturers’ Association of Israel including the Chairman of its Education Committee. In 2014, Sam was awarded the Industry Prize from the Manufacturers’ Association of Israel for his lifelong contribution to innovation and development of advanced technologies in the Israeli construction sector.

Elen Katz

Founder & Director

Elen is an inventor and entrepreneur in the field of mechanical engineering and SW innovation.

He has vast experience in HLS, mobile and robotic sensors and multi-sensors integration for 20 years, Elen was leading complicated projects in third world countries.

Itschak Shrem

Director

Itschak is an entrepreneur with over 40 years of professional business experience in the fields of investment banking, venture capital, finance, insurance and technology.Involving both public and private entities Itschak Shrem started his professional life working in Clal” Israel LTD and was Chief Operating Officer.

In 1993 he founded Pitango Venture Capital Fund with $2.5B under management. In 2004 he established Sphera Hedge Fund – $1.6B under management.

He holds a B.A. in Economics from Bar-Ilan University and an M.B.A. from Tel Aviv University.

Eli Yoresh

Director

Mr. Yoresh is a seasoned executive with over 15 years of executive and financial management experience, mainly with companies from the financial, technology and industrial sectors.

Prior to joining Foresight, Mr. Yoresh served as the CEO of Tomcar Global Holdings Ltd. Mr. Yoresh holds a BA in Management and Accounting and MA in Law studies.

Mario Beinert

Director

Mario has managerial experience of more than 15 years at Knorr-Bremse in the rail and truck industry. He graduated in Business Administration and Industrial Engineering at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and is now globally responsible for the aftersales business of KBs Rail Group.

Christian Staby

Director

Christian T. Staby heads the corporate M&A department of Knorr-Bremse AG. Since joining Knorr-Bremse AG in May 2014, he was responsible for over 15 transactions both in the global truck as well as rail supply segments. Before joining KB, he had held positions in private equity and venture capital funds for 15 years. Prior to that, he held a senior position in the corporate development department of Deutsche Bank AG, was project leader at Bain & Co. in Munich and Zurich, a manager in the investment management department of Sal. Oppenheim jr. & Co. and worked for Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. in New York and Paris. Immediately after graduation he joined a cigarette manufacturing subsidiary of Philip Morris in Argentina for a one year industry training program. Mr. Staby graduated from LMU in Munich as Master in Business Administration and holds an MBA from IMD, Lausanne.

Maximilian Eichhorn

Director

Maximilian (Max) Eichhorn is globally responsible for the Knorr-Bremse Rail business with Digital Products & Services. Before joining Knorr-Bremse he was working 13 years with Siemens Mobility, among other roles as Global Head of Strategy & Business Development, Global Head of IT Solutions for Railways and as Country CEO in Australia and New Zealand. Before that Max worked seven years for the predecessor of Siemens Advanta Consulting supporting clients mainly in the Rail Transportation, Building Technologies and Healthcare industries. He started his professional career in the construction supply industry.

Max graduated as an electrical engineer from the Technical University of Vienna, Austria, and holds a Ph.D. in Logistics from the Georg-August-University of Göttingen, Germany. He is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

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