Augwind is an Israeli technology company founded in 2012 by Or Yogev, PHD, with the mission to develop an alternative solution to energy storage.
In 2019, the company had completed a merging process with the public company “Biomedico Hadarim” (currently named Augwind Energy), which trades on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.
Augwind is actively installing and maintaining operational compressed air storage units throughout Israel. This experience has refined Augwinds understanding of the energy industry to a point where they are ready to apply their knowledge to develop the next evolutionary stage in energy storage.
The company took its first steps in the Hon Teva technology incubator, where it developed and deployed their compressed air storage technology.
Backed by significant support from the Chief Scientist of Israel and the European Union, Augwind took major steps to developing their patented technologies.
The product has already been sold to leading enterprises in Israel (Including: the aerospace industry, Strauss and Tnuva) and marketed in various geographical arenas. Various applications of this product are also used by the Israeli security system.
Dr. Or Yogev
Dr. Or Yogev founded AUGWIND and has been the company’s CEO since it was founded in 2012. Or received his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering and applied computational mathematics at the California Institute of Technology. Or has vast experience in the energy industry with extensive research and development expertise. He is considered an expert in the fields of computational analysis, machine design, and thermodynamics.
Yakov Kahlon is Deputy CEO at AugWind. Yakov has over 25 years of experience leading business operations of major companies, specializing in specialty fertilizers and chemicals. Prior to joining AugWind, Yakov served as CEO of Rotem Amfert and most recently as Executive VP, Global Phosphate Division at ICL.
Gabi Seligsohn joined as our Executive Chairman April 1st, 2021. He is a seasoned executive specializing in delivering transformational growth to hi-tech-companies. From 2014-2018 Gabi served as the CEO of Kornit Digital Ltd. (Nasdaq: KRNT) where he led its successful IPO, and as the President and CEO of Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (Nasdaq: NVMI) from 2006-2013. Under his leadership both companies became market leaders in their field, generating high levels of profitability and shareholder value. Mr. Seligsohn was voted Chief Executive Officer of the year 2010 for hi-tech industries by the Israeli Institute of Management. He serves as a director on the boards of Nasdaq: KRNT, RDWR, IACA, IACB. He holds an LL.B. degree from the University of Reading, England.
Chief Financial Officer
Tamir Vieman acts as Chief Financial Officer at AUGWIND. Tamir has a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and Economics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Prior to joining AUGWIND, Tamir worked as a CPA at Ernst & Young IL and as an Accounting Lecturer at the Open University. Tamir held numerous positions at Union Bank IL and was previously CFO at an Israeli company Compare Ninja.