Meet the Stars
Tzvi Magril – Managing Partner (Co-Founder)
Mr. Magril is one of few in the field who can define himself as a true SCADA and IIoT market expert. Holding patents in the SCADA industry for developing the original Motorola MOSCAD (See Here), it’s hard to find anyone who knows the system better than the man who helped design one of the leading SCADA systems. He brings more than 25 years of experience in R&D, System Engineering, Project Management, Business Development and Sales in the IT, Telecommunications and SCADA/Telemetry industries to Star Controls. Mr. Magril is a catalyst for creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship in his organization, as well as with partners and customers.
Prior to founding Star Controls, Mr. Magril served as Director of Sales at EMC Corporation. In this role, Mr. Magril led the IT Management Solutions Business, and Service Providers and Enterprise markets, covering physical and virtual (cloud) environments for both data centers and networks. He initiated the business in the Latin American market and turned it to a multi-million dollar business, serving large telecommunications services providers and enterprises. Mr. Magril managed the entire Latin American regional teams, including sales, pre-sales engineering and system integration teams.
Prior to EMC, Mr. Magril served as VP of Sales and Channel Development at Sheer Networks, a leading company in the network management space. There, he was instrumental in the first sales for the company, and the establishment of the channel partner program, paving the road for most of the company’s sales. The company was acquired by Cisco. Earlier in his career Mr. Magril served as Director of Data Solutions for Motorola, leading the SCADA, OSS and Mobile Data solutions for region.
Mr. Magril holds a BSc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He also holds patents in real-time field computers.
Ron Zetouni – CTO (Co-Founder)
Mr. Zetouni brings more than 20 years of experience in SCADA business for Water/Wastewater, Oil & Gas, Electric and other disciplines, covering the SCADA and communication aspects of projects.. Mr. Zetouni is considered as a Subject Matter Experts in the SCADA and Networks,. Mr. Zetouni’s experience includes design, programming, and integration with SCADA software .
Prior to founding Star Controls, Mr. Zetouni served as the SCADA principle solution architect at the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). In this role, he led a team of programmers that developed and maintained large SCADA system for flood control and other mission critical applications.
Prior to the SFWMD Mr. Zetouni worked at Motorola for 14 years, where he programmed and integrated dozens of SCADA systems in different applications (Oil & Gas, Electric and Water Utilities, and others) for customers worldwide.
Mr. Zetouni holds a BSc. in Computer Science and Mathematics from University of Illinois, and an MBA from Loyola University.