Orbograph Executive Management

Barry Cohen


Barry Cohen, Co-President of Orbograph, is responsible for defining business direction, initiating growth activities, and managing all aspects of customer engagement. He is a veteran of Orbograph’s parent Company, Orbotech since 1994 and came to Orbograph in 2007 after 5 successful years as President of Orbotech, Inc. As Co-President, he is dedicated to maintaining the Company's uncompromising commitment to organizational excellence and to providing customer value and meeting and exceeding partners' and customers' expectations.

Avikam Baltsan

Co-President & Chief Technology Officer

Co-President and CTO, Avikam Baltsan, is one of the founding fathers of Orbograph Ltd. Since 1996, he has lead the Company through many milestones including the architectural and algorithmic design of OrboCAR recognition engine, the development of Orbograph’s patented Key-Pay® Technology’s Strategy and most recently the development and integration of Orbograph’s check processing automation services. He holds multiple degrees including: Kellogg-Recanati International Executive MBA program (2000) of Northwestern University and Tel-Aviv University; Master of Science in Computer Science (1985) from Tel-Aviv University; Master of Science in Operations Research (1980) from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology; and Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (1978) from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology. As Co-President and CTO, he is dedicated to maintaining the Company's uncompromising commitment to product quality and performance.


Andy Leonhardt

Vice President Sales

Andy Leonhardt is responsible for driving revenue and leading the sales strategy as the Vice President of Sales for Orbograph, Ltd. His role involves the development and implementation of business plans that support the company’s overall growth strategy and provide value for our customers, business partners, shareholders and employees. Leonhardt started with Orbograph in 2000 and has over 20 years of experience in the Financial Image Item Processing industry.

Joe J. Gregory

Vice President Marketing

Joe Gregory, Vice President of Marketing, oversees the strategic and tactical marketing activities for Orbograph, including the market initiatives for Orbograph check recognition, fraud detection and healthcare payments. Joe started with Orbograph in 1998 and has been in the check processing industry for over 25 years. He started in check processing at Wausau Financial Systems, Inc. holding a variety of positions including Regional Sales Manager, Director of Consumer Products, and Manager of Product Management. In June of 2009, Joe graduated from the University of Phoenix with an MBA in Marketing.

Stewart (Stew) H. Levine

Vice President Client Services

Stew Levine is the Vice President of Client Services for Orbograph LTD. He is responsible for providing strategic and tactical leadership to the Client Services organization by working directly with customer support, project management and integration teams. Additional responsibilities include being part of the Executive Management Team to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans and policies. Levine joined Orbograph in 2008 and brought with him 20+ years of experience managing technical groups, an acute appreciation for the demands of production environments, and a great understanding of the importance of relationship building with customers, vendors and co-workers. 

Arik Elimelech

Vice President Research & Development

Arik Elimelech, Vice President of Research & Development, is responsible for executing the Company’s development and implementation strategy. He oversees the Research and Development team as well as supports Client services with their R&D needs. He is responsible for all R&D projects including the development of future technology infrastructure and Orbograph IT. He has been with Orbograph since 1996, providing over 20 years experience with software, management, customer relations, product design, and architecture. 

Jeffrey Buechler

Vice President Finance

Jeff Buechler, Orbograph’s Vice President of Finance, is an 18 year veteran of Orbotech’s finance team. Prior to joining Orbotech., Jeff spent six years at Price Waterhouse Coopers’ local affiliate in Israel, auditing some of the countries premier high-tech companies. Jeff holds a degree in economics from Rutgers University, as well as an additional degree in accounting. He is also a Certified Public Accountant in both the United States and Israel. 

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