Uri Oron

Uri Oron

Israel Space Agency

Brigadier General (reserve) Uri Oron is the Director of the Israel Space Agency, a national agency operating under the auspices of the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Technology. The Agency is responsible for initiating, leading and coordinating all activities of the civilian space program in Israel.

Oron is a fighter pilot with command and operational experience of over thirty-two years in the Israel Air Force, having served in various positions, including squadrons wing commander and the head of the Israel Air Force’s Intelligence Directorate.

Prior to joining the Israel Space Agency, Oron managed operations in an Israeli Artificial Intelligence start-up. Oron has extensive experience in managing complex systems and implementing state-of-the-art technologies, based on broad-scale strategies. He has led innovative projects in the space field in collaboration with the IDF, as well as the defense industries, while interfacing with the political echelon.

Director Oron has earned a bachelor’s from AUM, and Master degree with distinction from Haifa University and he is a graduate of ACSC at the US Air University and the Israel’s National Security College.

Uri Oron is 56, is married to Galit and has four kids.

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