Daniel BAROK

Senior Space Consultant. Independent consultant



2003-2005 MBA – Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheba, Israel

1988-1992 B.SC Mech. Eng. – Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheba, Israel


2017- Present V P, Business Development – SpacePharma

Affordable and accessible microgravity, together with true innovation to R&D pipelines http://space4p.com/#/

Responsible for all the business interactions with:

Space Agencies & International Organizations
Space industry
Research institutes
Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Food. Cosmetics industries
2017 Business Development Manager – Mobit Telecom Satellite Personal Search & Rescue (SAR) Locator Beacons – https://www.sat406.com/

Responsible for all the business interactions with:

Tracking & SAR service providers
International agencies (Cospas Sarsat, GSA, EC, Space Agencies, UN, etc)
2012 – 2017 International Collaborations Adviser – Israel Space Agency (ISA)

Ministry of Science Technology and Space

Familiarity with the entire Israeli Space Sector {Industry, Academia and related Gov. Ministries).
Closing G2G Frame agreements and Implementation agreements with the ISA counterparts (space agencies. International space organizations and institutes).
Paving the way for the Stale of Israel to become a Member State in COPUOS.
Initiation & establishment of collaborative activities in space related topics, including joint research and development as well as joint projects.
Participation in international organizations meetings like COPUOS &. UNOOSA (head of the Israeli Delegation), 1AF (Co-­Chair of the Local Organizing Committee- of the ΙAC 2015).
Member expert in the EC H2020 Space Programme Committee and other space related organizations.
Senior participation in organizing committees of Space Events in Israel such, as the annual International Ulan Ramon coherences, the IAC 2015.
Organizing bi-lateral meetings including scientific, technical & industrial seminars as well as B2B meetings.
2011-present Owner, BINGO business development & consulting services

Self Employed

Consulting Services, mainly for the Space Industry & Remote Sensing with emphasis on new-space startups – business development, Strategic Consulting, including business plan &. sales strategy development.
Familiarity with Venture Capitals, Academe Institutions, Bi-National R&D funds.
Entrepreneurship in Hi-tech & Green Solutions initiatives.
International Board Member, Inter-Balkan Environmental Centre (l-BEC).
2008-2010 Director, BD & Marketing

ELBIT Systems – Electro Optics ELOP

Business Development and Marketing of Electro-optical Remote Sensing Systems: Spaceborne Payloads, Hyper Spectral Sensors, Solutions and Service.
Dealing with Business Intelligence; Identification of new market requirements; Strategic planning: creating business collaborations; Branding; MARCOM, PR, trade shows. Proposals submission; working interfaces with technical staff; legal Governmental Agencies (Defense and Civilian) and Companies (Private and Public).
2006-2008 Director, BD & International Marketing

ImageSat International N.V.

Business activities (Business Development via marketing and negotiations up to contractual closure) that yielded total annual sales of $20M.
Sales of Commercial Imaging Services provided by the company owned EROS Satellites.
1980 – 2005 Civil Servant

Israel Defense Forces

Expertise in space engineering, remote sensing and image processing.
Leading interdisciplinarity, interoperable projects.
Leading the IDF professional partnership in the national space capability build-u.p
Leading international operational.
Leading international operational and technological collaborations
Leading 250 engineers in R & D tasks.
Communication skills

Good communication skills gained through my experience as: Business Development manager, Operational and Technological leader
Organisational / managerial skills

leadership (responsibility for R&D and Engineering teams of 250 experts, commanding intelligence research groups)
Promoting interdisciplinary projects and initiatives in inter-organizational environment (domestic and international)
Job-related skills

Identification of new business opportunities
Creative match-making
Computer skills

Good command of Microsoft Office™ tools
Programing experience and systems analysis
Algorithmic planning
Other skills

System analysis and resolving problems
Bridging and negotiating
Representativeness and experience in Diplomatic activities (bilateral and multilateral).

This project has received funding from the Government of the Republic of Cyprus through the “Directorate General for European Programmes, Coordination and and Development”.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s “Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme” under Grant Agreement No 857510”.
This project is co-funded by the Cyprus University of Technology.