Izhar Jona

AirOps and Regulation Manager, Gadfin, Israel

Izhar Jona has a diverse and extensive work experience in various industries. Izhar began their career in the Israeli Air Force in 1984, serving in active service until 2009. After that, they worked as a cycling instructor at 500watt in 2011 before transitioning to the role of Product Manager at Aeronautics Group. In 2012, they became the CEO of CTBM Israel Ltd.

From 2012 to 2013, Izhar worked at IAI – Israel Aerospace Industries, first as a Project Manager and then as a Flight Test Specialist. Izhar proceeded to become the Marketing Director at IAI from 2015 to 2017. During this time, they also served as the CEO of Ziv Neurim (NPO) from 2017 to 2018.

Recently, Izhar joined Gadfin Aero-Logistics Systems as the Head of flight operations in March 2022. Additionally, they held the position of Marketing Director at IAI from November 2018 until February 2022.

Izhar Jona completed a Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) degree from Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, which spanned from 1991 to 1996. Prior to that, they attended The Hebrew Reali School from 1980 to 1984. Later, they pursued a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev from 2005 to 2006. No specific field of study was mentioned for any of these educational experiences.