Gallileo Team

Alon Hayka

Co-Founder & CEO

Over the past 20 years Alon managed 4 successful start-ups including DenX medical systems, East Ventures, Facial Imaging llc, and EventusDx Ltd. During that time he raised funds in private and public offerings and built a world-wide network for product marketing and sales.

Masters degree in economics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.


Yanir Schneider CPA (Isr.)


Over the past 3 years Yanir led the finance team of IBID Holdings, a software oriented investment group. During Yanir’s time in IBID, the group’s annual turnover grew from 20M EUR to 100M EUR, total headcount reached 500 and the operations expanded across 10 jurisdictions globally. Previous experience at Analyst IMS, PwC advisory, Prof. Itzhak Swary & Co., Ascola.

B.A. in accounting and economics and an MBA in strategy and entrepreneurship from Tel Aviv University.


Avishay Novoplanski

Co-Founder & CTO

Avishay is the inventor of Galileo’s breakthrough technology. Over the past 8 years he brought it from proof of concept to becoming a working product.

Avishay is a gifted innovative thinker, previously, developing several extraordinary technologies, (a unique stair-climbing wheelchair and a military robot).

An industrial design engineering graduate of Bezalel Academy in Jerusalem.


Dr. Lucy Edery-Azulay

R&D Manager

Dr. Edery-Azulay holds a PhD form the Aerospace Engineering faculty at the Technion, IIT, where she was also a lecturer and assistant professor. Over the past 20 years Lucy founded, lead and managed structural analysis groups for various industrial projects, she managed the research staff from concept, through development to practical implementations. As the R&D manager of Galileo she established a computational infrastructure to predict and approve the CupWheel behavior before and after production. She establishes and initiates structural solutions to improve the CupWheel behavior and adapt it to meet with customer equipment operational requirements.

Andrew Mabin

VP Business Development Europe/OE

Andrew Mabin has been in the tire and automotive business since 1977. He began his career in sales at Michelin and after 12 successful years moved to Lex Vehicle Leasing, Bandag AG and the Continental Tyre Group. He led the transition to replace Continental as the premium tire brand with Mitas globally. Most recently, he served as Regional Sales Director Europe & amp; Russia before joining Trelleborg Wheel Systems North and Central America as President.

Michael Gelbman

VP Sales North America

Being in the tire industry for over 30 years, Mike has extensive sales, operations and managerial experience globally, with emphasis in launching new products and distribution networks in new markets with Merchants as div manager, Galaxy Tire as EU sales director, and GPX International as EMEA business development manager.


Rami Einav

Marketing & Sales Director Europe

Rami Einav has been in the tire and automotive business on and off since 1991. He began his career as Head of Marketing and Sales Division of Alliance with over $130 Million sales of high quality tires to the local and export markets (70% export).   Director in the company’s` subsidiaries in Germany, USA and Israel. In 2004 Rami has returned to Alliance and has managed to increase sales in Europe from 60 to 140 Million Euros within 5 years. Sales to the replacement and OEM markets (55% OE) of Off Hi-Way tires.


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