VP Product Strategy & Business Development, Founder; SolarEdge Technologies
Lior Handelsman is responsible for the company's product management activities, including product planning, definition, marketing and positioning. He also handles internal company project management and is responsible for the company's business development activities. Prior to co-founding SolarEdge Technologies, Mr. Handelsman was an Electro-Optics R&D Branch Head at the Electronics Research Department (ERD) of the Intelligence Corps, a top research and development unit of the IDF. During this time, his duties included collecting customer requirements and product specifications; assimilation of new technologies and products; in addition to managerial responsibility for both the branch and several large-scale techno-operational projects. From 1996 to 2003, he held several R&D positions in the ERD, including design engineering, large-scale project management and he was also head of the ERD's power electronics group. Mr. Handelsman holds a B.Sc. in electrical engineering (cum laude) and an MBA from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa.