Gal Shabtay holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Tel Aviv University. Executive MBA from Kellogg-Recanati, Northwestern University. VP-R&D of Tessera\’s Optical Image Enhancement group. Co-founder, VP-R&D of Eyesquad (acquired by Tessera). CTO of Civcom (acquired by Padtec). Leader of R&D teams in the intelligence corps of the IDF. Gal is a creator and developer of computational photography and imaging technologies for the consumer electronics market, which are embedded in over 100 million mobile phones. He is an inventor of 25 patents and author in 35 scientific papers with 14 years of global experience in imaging, optics and telecommunications. Gal brings not only extensive experience in creating and managing multi-disciplinary, high-talent R&D teams, but also a successful track record with tier 1 partners and is considered by some of them as an imaging guru.