Leadership

Qnergy is led by an accomplished team of executives with extensive experience in energy solutions, design and manufacturing.

Ory Zik

CEO

Ory has extensive leadership experience in renewable energy and energy efficiency. Previous roles include co-founder and CEO of Heliofocus. The company developed solar thermal solutions for conventional power plants; founding CEO of Energy Points an analytical engine for environmental performance and Founding CEO of Quantomix. The company was the first to visualize live cells in an electron microscope. He received his Ph.D in Physics from the Weizmann Institute of Science.

Asaf Vos

CFO

Asaf brings 15+ years of financial leadership in global private and public companies in the Manufacturing, Engineering and Telecom sectors. Asaf’s experience includes a number of successful mergers and acquisitions. Previous roles include CFO at Baran Americas - A subsidiary of Baran Group Ltd (BRAN.TV) and Financial Director at IMERYS Refractory, Abrasive and Construction - A division of IMERYS SA (NK.PA). He holds a B.A. in Accounting and Economics from Ben Gurion University.

Isaac Garaway

CTO

Isaac has decades of experience in innovative energy devices focusing on resonant free piston Stirling under his belt. Previous positions include co-founder and CTO of Ricor Solar. With many years of activity within energy-related industries, Dr. Garaway has extensive experience in applying pioneering energy technologies into real-life applications and products. He holds multiple patents covering topics related to power conversion and thermal mechanics as well as a Ph.D in the field of energy from the Technion (Israel Institute of Technology).

Mike Taylor

COO

Mike has 24 years of experience in logistics, energy, armed forces, and consulting industries. His previous roles include Director of Global logistics at Skullcandy and Regional Director of Operations at Amazon. Mike has received three separate degrees: M.S. in Business Management, M.S. in Engineering Management, and his Bachelor's Degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Dan Midea

VP, Sales and Marketing

Dan brings over 30 years of experience building sales distribution within the energy industry. Prior to joining Qnergy, Dan served as the U.S. Sales Manager at Gentherm Global Power Technologies. Additionally, he previously built and managed the U.S. sales operations for Global Thermoelectric Inc. Dan studies for his M.B.A. from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.

Jack Augenblick

Chief Engineer

Jack has more than 25 years’ worth of experience in the engineering industry and is one of the world’s leading experts in Stirling engine technology. His previous work experience includes being the Principal Engineer at the Infinia Company, as well as a Senior Engineer at both the Stirling Technology Company and Boeing and since then has contributed heavily to the successful development of the commercial Stirling engine. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Karisa Stahle

VP Human Resources

Karisa brings more than 10 years worth of experience in HR Policy, Management, Employee Relations, Leadership, and Training. Before joining Qnergy's team, she was the HR Manager at Pioneer Metal Finishing. She is passionate about consulting and untangling the complexities of Human Resources. Karisa received her B.S. in Human Resource Management from Utah State University.

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