Danny Shacham

Danny is the director of technology for Nextec Laser Metrology as well as the founder and president of Nextec Technologies 2001 Ltd, located in Haifa, Israel -- part of the high-tech Silicon Wadi corridor -- where he is the research leader of the technology behind the Nextec solution offerings. He holds a BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Technion (Israel Institute of Technology) and an MSc degree in Mechanical Engineering and Marine Engineering from the University of Michigan. Danny has over 38 years experience in management of large and small scale development projects involving production, marketing and sales, customer support and business development.

He is a retired Colonel in the Israeli Navy, having served in various development, engineering and management positions. As the head of the Naval Shipyards and Weapon Systems Labs, Danny dealt with cutting edge technology in weapon and control systems, software applications and unique electro-optical combat and surveillance systems.