our team

BioFishency’s founders have been working on aquaculture projects around the world for nearly 20 years. Their extensive experience in growing fish and in aquaculture projects in diverse geographical, market and economic locations led them to understand the market’s needs and to develop a technology and product best aligned with these needs.

  • Cobi Levanon

    Co-founder and CEO

    A former consultant and independent project manager for Israel’s Ministry of Agriculture. Established and managed the Dag Suf farm in Eilat; accompanied the establishment and operation of an intensive fish farm at Kibbutz Yizrael; and consulted to fish farms in Azerbaijan, Turkey, Nigeria, and the Ivory Coast. B.Sc. in marine biology.

  • Igal Magen

    Co-founder and CTO

    The former head of the Aquaculture Division at Israel’s Ministry of Agriculture. Consulted for and managed public and private aquaculture projects in numerous countries in Africa, South America, the Caribbean, and USAID projects in Guyana. B.Sc. in marine biology.

  • Avi Cohen

    Many years of business management experience in high technology firms including managing investor relations and M&A as an Executive, CEO and Board Member including successful establishment and managing to an exit of a startup company, eleven years as an Executive and Officer at KLA-Tencor - a large US public company that recently acquired Orbotech, COO and Deputy CEO at ECI Telecom, CEO of Orbit Technologies (TASE: ORBI) and most recently CEO of MX1 (previously RR Media NASDAQ: RRM).

  • Danit Shay

    An environmental engineer, earned a bachelor degree from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, specializing in water treatment. Worked as a leading process engineer at NUFILTRATION. With experience of R&D, Operations & Project Management and planning in the field of water treatment start-up.

  • Oran Collins, Sales Director

    A career sales professional, Oran Collins has enjoyed over 20 years of involvement in sales and business development. He is a powerful business driver whose entrepreneurial instincts and clarity of vision have carried multiple companies through rapid and continuous growth. Previously, Oran worked in the UK as General Manager of EIL, followed by 12 years as VP Sales and Marketing in the thriving Israeli high-tech industry. In his last position, he served as Marketing and Business Development Manager at Rafael Advanced Defense Systems.