Two New Directors Elected to Board of Directors of Odysight.ai
OMER, Israel, December 11, 2023 — Odysight.ai Inc. (OTCQB: SCTC), a pioneer in Predictive Maintenance (PdM) and Condition Based Monitoring (CBM) markets with an innovative AI platform, proudly announced today the election of two distinguished leaders, Mr. Jackson Schneider and Ms. Ronit Rubin, to its board of directors.
The addition of these two independent directors, each of whom was elected by shareholders to a three-year term together with the reelection of Inbal Kreiss, who currently serves on the board, followed a selection process aimed at enhancing the board’s experience and strategic insights. Odysight.ai’s board, management and employees extend their thanks to outgoing directors Mr. Shmuel Donnerstein and Mr. Lior Amit for their invaluable contributions to the Company during their service on the board.
Mr. Schneider was until recently the President and CEO of Embraer Defense & Security, and is presently a Senior Research Scholar at Columbia University in New York. Prior to that Jackson was a visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Department of War Studies at the King’s College London (Non-Resident). Mr. Schneider brings with him a wealth of experience in the aviation industry. His extensive career includes leadership roles at Mercedes-Benz Do Brasil LTDA, Daimler-Chrysler (Mercedes-Benz), and Unilever Do Brasil. Additionally, Mr. Schneider currently serves on the advisory board or board of directors of Sonda Tecnologias (Brazil), Abra Aviation Group (London), and Mercedes-Benz Do Brasil and, until recently served on the board of directors of Tempest S.A., Visiona Tecnologia Aerospacial S.A., and the OGMA (Portuguese Aerospace Industry). Mr. Schneider’s election represents a significant vote of confidence in Odysight.ai’s future prospects in the aerospace industry. His unique insights, seasoned leadership and strategic vision align effectively with Odysight.ai’s goals, promising a future of innovation and success.
Ms. Rubin presently serves as EMEA President of AllCloud, a company that provides Cloud services and solutions that expedite and support every stage of the cloud journey mainly for AWS, Salesforce and Snowflake. Ms. Rubin has a distinguished background in a wide range of activities in the field of business technology, having served as the Commander (CIO) of the Computers Unit of the Israeli Navy. In that position, her responsibilities included the implementation of innovative technologies, data communications, and information security, as well as initiation of cross-organization information system development projects. After her discharge from the Navy, she served as VP Information Technology at Cal-Israel Credit Cards Ltd. Ms. Rubin then served as VP Information Technology and as VP Business Division at Partner Communications Ltd. Ms. Rubin previously served as a board member of Viola Data Center (GDC) and is currently a member of the board of directors of CardCom Technology. Ms. Rubin holds a degree in Economics and Logistics as well as a MBA degree.
Prof. Benad Goldwasser, Executive Chairman of the Board, said, “We are delighted to welcome Mr. Schneider and Ms. Rubin to our board of directors. Their elections further strengthen our Board’s ability to guide Odysight.ai’s strategic growth in our target markets, paving the way for the Company’s continued success.”
Odysight.ai pioneers Predictive Maintenance (PdM) and Condition Based Monitoring (CBM) markets with an innovative AI platform, revolutionizing critical systems in aviation, transportation, and energy. Leveraging proven visual technologies and video analytics, our unique video-based sensors and AI algorithms operate in challenging environments, offering vital insights for maintenance teams. The company’s mission is to provide transformative insights, maximizing capabilities and revolutionizing technological potential through cutting-edge AI and video sensors. Deployed globally, including NASA and US government contracts, Odysight.ai’s transformative technology addresses evolving risks, enhances system life cycles, promoting cost-effective readiness in aviation and aerospace. For more information, please visit: https://www.odysight.ai or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.
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