Meet the Team

The evigilo management team is a group of highly experienced homeland-security and technology experts combined with international business professionals where each possess an in-depth understanding of emergency management, the international homeland-security market and communication technology sector.



Ami Shafran

Major General (Res.), Director 

Ami has more than 40 years of military experience with a strong technological background. His last position was IDF’s Head of C4I Division (telecommunications and IT). He served in various senior roles in R&D, Intelligence, and telecommunication. He also was head of the R&D unit of the Ministry of Defense – Maf'at. In 2006 he was appointed head of IDF's telecommunication corps, where he served until 2011. Ami holds an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Ben-Gurion University and an MBA from the Tel-Aviv University.

Lior Shalev

Col (Res.), CEO

Lior brings forth more than 25 years of military experience in various command positions in field units, which includes, among others, serving as the Commander of the Givati Brigade. In his last position Lior served at the IDF's General Headquarters Planning Division as Head of Organization Department.

In the last decade, after his retirement from the IDF, Lior served in several executive positions with Israeli defense companies.

Lior holds an M.B.A. from Tel Aviv University & a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from Ben-Gurion University.


Amir Hazan

CTO (and co-founder)

Amir is greatly experienced in high-tech organizations and specializes in technology and customer management and engagement enhanced by vast and proven experience in diverse fields of computer software. Amir's main areas of expertise are Telecommunication, HLS & Financing. Amir holds an M.B.A. from Lincoln University, a Practical Engineer Diploma from the Israeli Institute of Technology, and an Associate's degree, Directors and Senior Officers from LAHAV, the Faculty of Management at Tel Aviv University.

Naama Marcovits

Head of Product 

Naama has over 10 years of experience in Information Systems, having worked as a product director and project manager in several companies. Naama specializes in systems analysis and design, and has implemented company products B2B and B2C that are currently being used by a variety of users in numerous industries spanning HealthCare, Government offices, Municipalities, Global businesses, and the like. Naama has worked with a variety of customers, from the kick-off of a project to its final and successful implementation. She has profound experience in customer requirements analysis and design solutions.

Naama holds an M.B.A. specializing in Information Systems, and a B.A. in Behavioral Science. 

Ron Poches

Chief Architect 

Ron spearheads the development of eVigilo's product - SMART (formally IADC) which is dedicated to mass population handling, mass notifications, and real time analyses.

Ron has vast experience of over 12 years in leading, designing, and developing complex software solutions as a consultant, architect, and R&D manager. Ron is very experienced in working with cutting edge technologies in a variety of platforms, from mobile apps and web apps development to real time server side development and performance tuning.

Alex Weisburd

R&D Director

Alex is a seasoned high-tech industry professional, head of eVigilo's “National Alerts” development relying on extensive managerial skills, an in-depth-understanding of software development, technical skills, and the vision needed to tackle challenges that arise in a state-of-the-art system that delivers real-time alerts for military conflicts as well as for major natural disasters such as earthquakes, tsunamis, and storms.