Joseph Adir

  • 28 years of experience in the Leisure Marine Industry
  • Founder & CEO of WinterHaven Holdings SL: established and developed WinterHaven Superyacht Marine Centre, an advanced IT platforms to address the needs of superyachting industry
  • Mentoring the second Cohort II of Yachting Ventures following Cohort I’s success in 2020
  • Founder & CEO of WinTech Marine Intelligence Ltd., the world’s first predictive maintenance AI platform for the superyachting industry
  • Executive MBA from Tel-Aviv University

Charles Baumgartner

  • 25+ years of experience in corporate executive positions, including CFO of Win Group, a group involved in superyacht technology solutions; Kano Energy Corp., a U.S. developer of renewable natural gas sites; Collard et Trolart Thermique SAS, a French OEM specialized in thermal solutions; and Bouygues Immobilier Spain & Portugal
  • Previously: Managing Partner of Altamira Capital Partners
  • Business degree in Finance from ISG, Paris and Executive MBA from HEC, Paris

Kenneth Hickling

  • 30+ years in the yachting industry. Vice Chair of Superyacht UK, a flagship association within the UK leisure marine trade body
  • Director of Riela Yachts (cybersecurity, safety, technical, crew, and fiduciary admin. & emergency response services for superyachts) and Viking Maritime Group (crew, fire safety and simulator training and merchant navy cadet training worldwide)
  • Currently Emeritus Board Member of International Superyacht Society; previously served as President (2012 – 2014) and board member since 1998

Ofer Oz

  • Entrepreneur: CTO and Co-Founder of WinTech Marine Intelligence Ltd.; Founder and CEO of Triple-T Ltd.; and Co-founder of Yamatel Ltd. and P-cell Ltd.
  • 25+ years of experience in designing, engineering, and commissioning of large-scale IT projects