Oren Poleg, President & CEO of IAI North America, provides leadership, management, strategic direction, and governance to IAI’s North American business and its subsidiaries. Poleg facilitates the growth and development of IAI’s solution and cultivates industry partnerships in the aerospace, defense and commercial sectors.
Prior to this position, Oren served as Vice President for Strategy & Business Development at Rafael USA, where he identified and created synergies with US industry partners and potential acquisition targets, boosted sales and product portfolios in the US and Canada, and promoted North American procurement of strategic Israeli defense products.
He joined IAI after decades of service in the defense and corporate sectors. He served for six years as an Executive Naval Officer in the Israel Defense Forces and for eight years in the Israel Diplomatic Corps. His last assignment was at Israel’s Embassy to the US in Washington, DC. Poleg holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland
Stephen Elliott is the Senior Vice President for Compliance & General Counsel for IAI North America.
He is a lawyer, businessman and diplomat. Prior to joining IAI, he held senior positions in the U.S. State and Defense Departments, including as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Compliance. He practiced law for many years with the US Department of Defense, concentrating in contract, international trade, and other regulatory law. Immediately prior to joining IAI, he was Director of Compliance at United Technologies Corporation. He is a graduate of Eastern University and the Howard University School of Law.