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NOA, Inc

NOA Inc's TerraFly technology for Geo-spatial Big Data Management and airborne video sensing is applied in disaster situation control.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Software
  • Location Miami Beach, FL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

Become the emerging leader in the Aerial Imaging and Spatial Data Market - Facilitating the acquisition, viewing and dissemination of aerial imaging and spatial data in conjunction with moving objects and geolocated streaming video technologies for disaster mitigation and situation control market. TerraFly is a Geospatial Big Data technology. Current clients include DHS and NIST.


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    Dr. Naphtali Rishe

    NOA’s founder and TerraFly’s inventor, Dr. Rishe has authored 3 books and over 300 papers, and is the Inventor of 4 U.S. patents. He has been awarded over $50 million in research grants by Government and Industry. Dr. Rishe's work has been extensively covered by worldwide press, including the New York Times, USA Today, NPR, Science and Nature journals, and FOX TV News.

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    Dr. Tajana Lucic

    CEO and Majority Shareholder of NOA. Under Dr. Lucic’s management, NOA has successfully executed projects for NIST, NGA, and the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS). She was also instrumental in securing significant patent revenues. In February 2011 Dr. Lucic directed the logistics of the DHS Workshop on Data Analytics.

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    Dr. Debra Davis
    Senior Scientist

    Dr. Davis brings to NOA experience in research and industry, including serving as CIO for The Children’s Trust. She is concurrently a Senior Researcher for NOA and a Faculty member at FIU. Her recent publications include two book chapters co-authored with Dr. Rishe in the Springer Verlag Handbook of Data Intensive Computing.

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    Lester Rosenkrantz
    Director of Corporate Structuring

    Mr. Rosenkrantz has 38 years of investment banking, capital markets and operating experience.

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    Steven Lebischak
    SBIR Project Director

    Mr. Lebischak has more than 15 years of experience in program management, product and corporate development at GE Aerospace, Hughes Space & Communication, and Northrop Grumman where he developed technology-based products and systems for the DOD and Department of Homeland Security clients.


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    Robert Schimmel, J.D.
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    Branka Jugovic, CPA

Previous Investors

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    National Science Foundation’s SBIR Phase 1 and Phase 2 Grants ($1M)
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    Patent revenues
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    Government applications (DHS, NIST and others)