Jonathan Margalit, Ph.D., is Acting Chief Technology Officer
for ETV Global. Mr. Margalit brings extensive technology background across a wide spectrum of industries, including semiconductors,
optics, electronics, LEDs, specialty chemicals, analytical instrumentation, automotive, renewable energy, energy storage,
mining, aerospace & defense, among others. Dr. Margalit held business development,
scientific, technical marketing, and product management positions with startups, privately held, and publicly traded companies.
His abilities to bridge the gap between technology and the end user market was demonstrated by developing award winning products
for the revolutionary LED lighting industry.
Development Manager for Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Niton Division, Dr. Margalit managed the development of new markets
and applications for the division’s portable XRF analyzers (x-ray fluorescence), such as precious metals, e-waste, consumer
goods, food safety, environmental analysis, and oil & gas exploration. Dr. Margalit has far-reaching international
background, he is fluent in English, German, and Hebrew, and has extensive business development experience in Europe, China,
and other parts of Asia. Prior to Thermo
Fisher Scientific, Dr. Margalit served as Sr. Product Manager for Siemens’ Osram Sylvania and as Market Development
Specialist for Bayer Material Science where he was directly involved in the development and marketing of advanced thermal
management solutions for hybrid electrical vehicles, collaborating with major European and Japanese car manufacturers. In addition, Dr. Margalit advanced the penetration of Bayer Material Science’s solid oxide fuel
cell technology in North America for the Automotive and Housing applications. Other areas of expertise include specialty materials
for energy storage devices, opto-electronic devices, and thin film materials for the semiconductor industry. Dr. Margalit received his Ph.D. from Germany’s University of Excellence, the RWTH Aachen. Dr. Margalit’s PhD was carried out in conjunction with the German
Aerospace Agency (DLR), in the field of High Temperature Aircraft Ceramics. His Masters of
Science is in Mineralogy from University of Bonn, Germany. Dr. Margalit is a member of the German American Business Council. He is a frequent speaker at technology conferences and has published numerous articles in scientific
journals, industrial magazines, and in monthly columns.
Dr. Margalit can be reached at email@example.com