Equipped with over 10 years of experience in the agriculture sector, Ayal Karmi is the COO and Co-founder of Taranis, a leading smart farming startup, since the company’s inception in 2015. Before joining Taranis Taranis Ayal worked in a Kibbutz in the north of Israel, assisting with the community’s agriculture branch, Ayal is also a certified crop advisor. Starting his career Ayal joined the army, serving in an elite intelligence unit where his love for numbers grew. Ayal studied Economics, Statistics, and Accounting – lending his expertise as an investment analyst and later, as a Product Manager at the Central Bank of Israel. At Taranis, Ayal is responsible for product and operations management, in addition to running the company’s research and development site at Taranis’ Israeli HQ.