Dror Tamir
Co-Founder & CEO at Hargol FoodTech Serial entrepreneur for food and healthy eating

  • Focus: Contributions are valued by peers
  • Accountability: Thoroughly contributes in all areas
  • Sense of Urgency: Consistently responds in a timely fashion
  • Team: Frequently supports and responds to peers

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Level: LEVEL 02

12 month points: 326 ptsView details

Total points: 1125 pts

Insects 79
Marketing 25
Insect 17
Nutrition 15
Research 15
Strategy 5
Pricing 4
New Business Development
Business Strategy
Marketing Strategy
Strategy Development
Product Development
Nutrition Education
Nutritional Counseling
Strategic Partnerships
Product Management
Product Marketing
Business Planning
Business Development
Strategic Planning
Executive Management
International Sales
International Business
Mobile Devices
Venture Capital
Competitive Analysis
Mergers & Acquisitions
Marketing Management
Market Analysis
Product Launch
Small Business
Digital Marketing
Corporate Development
Brand Development
Go-to-market Strategy
P&L Management
Sales Management
Social Media
Public Speaking
Market Research
Online Marketing
Management Consulting
Team Leadership
Insect Rearing
Insects, Bioagents and storage insects rearing
Insects mass rearing
Insects Ecology and Butterflies Rearing
Protein Chemistry
Protein Purification
Protein Characterization


Dror Tamir is serial food and nutrition entrepreneur with a successful exit under his belt.
His passion is improving the health of children and families through better nutrition.

Dror has held varied positions within several Israeli and international companies over the last 24 years, after a career at the Israeli Navy Budget Department.

Dror is a 10 times international innovation award winner!

Dror is the CEO & co-founder at Hargol FoodTech, a startup company, dedicated to the development and production of alternative protein ingredient from edible grasshoppers (edible insects, entomophagy). Dror is the CEO & founder at Plate my Meal, a startup company, dedicated to the development, production and marketing of simple-to-use healthy eating tools being sold in Israel and USA (obesity prevention). Dror was the Co-founder and manager at Cooking with Tami, a company dedicated to cooking workshops for young kids to educate them to healthy cooking and eating.
Dror began his civilian professional career as Head of Strategic Planning – Cellcom Israel Ltd., Israel’s leading mobile operator.

Dror holds a BA in Accounting and Economics from Tel Aviv University (TAU).

Dror is former professional athlete, member of the national team and holding the Israeli youth national 4X800 meter record. He is also a marathon runner and first time Boston Marathon qualifier.

Dror is a board member of Israel’s Manufacturers Association’s Next Generation.


Co-Founder & CEO

Hargol FoodTech Ltd (Formerly known as Steak TzarTzar)

January 2014 - Present

Hargol FoodTech is the world's first commercial grasshopper farm!
Grasshoppers are nature's most efficient protein source!

The company develop methods and technologies to deliver a healthier and more sustainable protein source.

For more information contact:

Founder, CEO and Business Development

Plate my Meal Ltd

July 2010 - Present

Plate my Meal is the world's most simple tool to plan healthy meals.
We assist parents and children plan healthier meals and improve their eating habits.

Plate my Meal concept and products are backed by clinical trials proving it has significant impact on children's eating habits!

For more information contact:
Mobile: +972-52-8907856

Board Member of The Association of Building Materials and Consumer Goods Industries

Manufacturers Association of Israel (MAI)

December 2016 - Present