About the Company
A vision of sustainable energy
Wi-Charge was founded by team of visionaries who imagine a world where you don’t have to plug in to charge your device and our planet is no longer littered with waste from disposable batteries. The founders come from Israel's leading elite military technology unit and have already achieved multiple exits, delivering products to over 500 million users.
Unveiled by Wi-Charge at CES 2020 our products are powered by proprietary infrared technology and components. Our foundation is 10 years of deep R&D and innovation that delivers 30x power and 10x range vs. the closest competitor and has a dominant IP position with 75 worldwide patents.
Chief Executive Officer
Before joining Wi-Charge, Mr. Vaisleib served as Vice President and General Manager of the Fiber to the Home (FTTH) Business Unit at PMC-Sierra (NASDAQ:PMCS).
Mr. Vaisleib joined PMC-Sierra in 2006 through the acquisition of Passave, a highly-successful semiconductor startup company in the field of optical broadband communications, where he was Founder and Chief Executive Officer.
Prior to founding Passave, Mr. Vaisleib spent 15 years at the Electronic Research Department, a top research and development unit of the Israel Defense Forces.
Mr. Vaisleib holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physics and Mathematics from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is also a TALPIOT graduate and laureate of the Israel Defense Award (1999).
Founder, Chief Business Officer
Prior to Wi-Charge, Mr. Mor was Founder and CEO of Appoxee Mobile Technologies, a leading SaaS mobile engagement platform (acquired by Teradata NYSE:TDC).
Before Appoxee, Mr. Mor served 11 years in the Electronic Research Department (ERD), a top research and development unit of the Israel Defense Forces. During his time with the ERD Mr. Mor held various R&D and management positions including large scale project manager and R&D Section Head.
Mr. Mor holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Magna Cum Laude, from Tel-Aviv University and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Magna Cum Laude, from Tel-Aviv University. He is a laureate of the Israel Defense Award (2008).
Founder, Chief Technology Officer
Prior to founding Wi-Charge, Mr. Alpert was Founder and CTO of Mempile, an optical storage startup company. Before Mempile, Mr. Alpert was involved in the development of algorithms at ClickSoftware (NASDAQ: CKSW) and in advanced research using computer simulations of light and matter interactions.
Previously, Mr. Alpert held a post as a graduate teaching and research assistant at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His academic career spans a broad range of technology fields, specifically in light-matter interactions and quantum phenomena, as well as extensive experience in Chemistry and Physics.
Mr. Alpert holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Dynamics and Physical Chemistry from The Hebrew University.
Head of Operations and Engineering
Sigalit Joined Wi-Charge in 2020 and leads the company’s Operational scale up readiness. Sigalit brings 25 years of extensive Operation and Engineering experience in Hi-Tech companies of various fields such as Lasers, Communications & Military products.
Before joining Wi-Charge, Sigalit was Director of Engineering, Safety & Quality for Emerson-Spectronix, and prior to that Engineering manager at Airspan Networks. Her expertise include assuring the quality and manufacturability of design, bringing hardware products from prototype to high-volume manufacturing. Improvement of organizational processes, subcontractor manufacturing with a continuous focus on quality, productivity, and efficiency.
Ms. Fountain holds Diplomas of Practical Electrical Engineering and Financing BA & MBA with specialization in risk management.
Strategic Business Development
Jacob heads up strategic partnerships at Wi-Charge, focussing on channel partners and large OEMs.
Previously, he has had a successful career developing algorithms and turning them into companies. This include VDONet (acquired by CTXS), the first streaming video on the internet, OLiVR imagining acquired by Live Pictures, Mobilee speech recognition acquired by NMSS, iSkoot mobile app infrastructure acquired by Qualcomm, AI for video game optimization, contextual messaging, as well as algorithms, data science and insights targeted at finding alpha in big data for large hedge funds.
Jacob holds a graduate degree in Applied Physics from the Weizmann Institute in Israel.
Head of Smart Retail BD
Oron heads up strategic partnerships with retailers and technology solution provider to retail space at Wi-Charge, focussing on smart retail applications and digital advertising solutions.
Oron brings extensive retail experience, after spending 20 years in selling ESL (electronic shelf labels), most of them as global VP Sales of Pricer AB. During his career at Pricer revenues grew to over $100M and geographic coverage expanded to over 40 countries. Oron has intimate and long lasting relationships with the top executive management of the different players in the retail market including retailers, technology solution providers and CPG. He also sits in the board of NASDAQ MYSZ.
Oron holds a BSc from the Hebrew university of Jerusalem & MBA from Tel Aviv university.