Simon Adar holds a Ph.D. from Tel-Aviv University in the field of Hyperspectral image processing. He previously collaborated with DLR - the German Space Agency on the european FP7 funded EO-MINERS project. In this project, he has discovered new ways to detect changes on the surface of earth using airborne and spaceborne remote sensing data. 

At Alvarion, a wireless communication company, Simon lead a team of algorithm developers in creating a state-of-the-art WiMax communication infrastructure. He also led a special R&D team in an Elite IDF unit to reach extraordinary achievements. Simon has published articles in the leading peer-review journals in his field, co-chaired sessions in scientific conferences and participated in several commercialized patents.