Yoav Stern

Yoav Stern
Yoav Stern
President & CEO, DVTEL, Inc

Mr. Stern is the President and CEO of DVTEL and since February 2011, a member of its Board of Directors. He is an investor and has served in an executive capacity in a variety of high-tech companies. He has 20 years of management experience as President, CEO and/or Executive Chairman and has worked with large international corporations and investment firms in the Homeland Security industry including tenure as President and CEO of a $70M multi-national company. Since 1997, Yoav has been Co-Chairman and one of four main shareholders of Bogen Communication International Inc. He has served as the Executive Chairman of the Board of Kellstrom LLC, a $200M aviation supply chain management company where he remains a shareholder today. Previously, Yoav was a Founding and Managing Partner of Helix Capital, a private M&A and turnaround advisory firm. He was the President, COO and Director of WordStar International, Inc., a $50M publicly traded software company. He has also held the position of VP Business Development of a multinational industrial investment holding company. Yoav spent 10 years full time and 20 years in reserve services in the Air Force, where he was a Deputy Commander of an F-15 squadron and involved in the management and operations of highly advanced avionics and aerospace technologies. Yoav has a Practical Engineering Diploma in Mechanics & Automation and a B.Sc. Degree in Mathematics and Computer Science with Distinction. He is a graduate of the Air Force Academy and graduate of the Air Force Flying Instructors’ course with Distinction.