Major General Tibon served in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) for 35 years, specializing in combat operations and counter terrorism. He began his distinguished military career in the IDF special forces, and later held a number of senior command positions, including – Commander of: the 202 Paratroopers Battalion, the Nahal Brigade and the West Bank Division. His last position was Commander of the Northern Formation, where he was responsible for securing Israel’s northern border with Lebanon. Major General Tibon is one of Israel’s top experts on counter terrorism, a field in which he has advised local and international companies since his retirement from the IDF in 2015. Major General Tibon holds an MA degree in Public Administration from Harvard University, and a BA degree in History (Summa Cum Laude) from Haifa University in Israel. He is also a graduate (Summa Cum Laude) of the U.S. Marine Corps Command and Staff College.
Multidisciplinary technology development leader, entrepreneur & the author of 17 patents. Previously Cofounder and CEO of Watts&More Ltd (www.wattsandmore.com), a high-tech company in the field of energy harvesting enhancement for large Photo Voltaic (PV) fields, Cofounder, VP R&D and CTO at AVT Ltd.(Advanced Vision Technology Ltd. (VSJ.DE); www. avt-inc.com), he worked for Orbotech Ltd (ORBK) NasdaqGS; www. orbotech.com) as a senior project manager.
Professor of Chemistry at the Tel-Aviv University. World class expert in applied nano-technology processes and devices. Over 15 patents and 70 published scientific papers.