ABOUT US

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

ABOUT US

. Yoram Romem, PhD Founder & ChairmanDr. Romem has over 30 years of managerial experience in the global hi-tech industry where he has served as President, CEO and Chairman of international software companies.

These include Sapiens (NASDAQ: SPNS), ESI (acquired by Formula), Transtech (acquired by Formula), OmniVee (acquired by DVTel), and Profitect (a global VC-backed Enterprise Software company). He was one of the founders of PAnGO – International cellular parking leader where he serves as a Director. Dr. Romem served as the CIO (Unit 180 commander) of the Israeli Air Force in the rank of colonel.  He holds a BSc Summa Cum Laude in Computer Sciences from the Technion and a PhD in Philosophy of Science from the Bar-Ilan University. Dr. Romem is a member of the Advisory Board of Computer Sciences in the Technion.

Shmuel Cabilly, Ph.D. DirectorDr. Cabilly is a highly regarded scientist and an experienced director. He was previously with several companies including Ethrog Biotech (co-Founder and Chief Scientist) which was sold to Invitrogen.

Dr. Cabilly graduated from the Hebrew University (Ph.D., Immunology) and was a Post-Doctoral fellow at the City of Hope Research Institute heading a joint City of Hope/Genentech project where he developed a new technology for recombinant antibody production. This invention was patented in world patents “The old Cabilly” and “The New Cabilly patent”. Today there are already 20 drugs in the market based on this technology among which are Herceptin, Rituxan, Traceba, Raptiva, Xolair and more.

Amos Shattner MBA, CFO, COO, Co-FounderMr. Shattner has more than 30 years of managerial experience in the global traditional and hi-tech industries.  He has served as Director, CEO, CFO and EVP Sales & Marketing of leading international companies.

These include Nilit Ltd. (a global manufacturer of specialized textile yarns), Sapiens (NASDAQ: SPNS), Varicom communications, Telem Teufa and others. Mr. Shattner was one of the founders of PAnGO (international cellular parking leader). He is also a co-founder of Yoramos Ltd. and currently he serves as a Director of several companies. Mr. Shattner holds a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from the Technion and an MBA from Tel-Aviv University.

Dr. Tianhong Xu - ObserverDr. Tianhong Xu (Forest) is a partner of Virtus Inspire (VI-Ventures VC).

Dr. Xu’s life science experience spanned over 15 years as venture capitalist, UN officer, entrepreneur, research and clinical doctor. He focuses on investments in the medical device, biotech and healthcare service space. He was a Partner at WI Group and Vangoo Capital, responsible for medtech investment. Previously, he was a Medical Industry Expert for United Nations-Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), where he directed the upgradation of medical industrial clusters in China through investment promotion, technology transfer, and management consulting. He was co-founders of two gene-diagnosis and personalized medicine companies. Prior to that, he was a clinical doctor at Renji Hospital in China. He earned his PhD in Molecular and Human Genetics from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, and MD from Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

Brian Bedrosian, DirectorMr. Bedrosian is the Senior Director of Embedded Wireless in the Broadband & Connectivity Group at Broadcom.

He is responsible for the company’s emerging deeply embedded Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Smart business in audio, health care, smart-home, audio, consumer appliances and industrial systems. He is also a board member of iDevices , LLC. Mr. Bedrosian has over 20 years of experience in digital communications and wireless technologies including mobile satellite, microwave radio, DSL, and 802.11x. He has held positions at LevelOne Communications, Applied Signal Technology and Globespan-Virata. He has co-authored several papers on digital receivers and spectrum management tools. Mr. Bedrosian holds a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Davis.

Prof. Arie Orenstein MD - ObserverProf. Orenstein is an internationally recognized expert on the applications of lasers in medicine. For 12 years he served as co-Chairman of the Israel Medical Association.

Prof. Orenstein was also the Israeli representative on the board of the World Medical Association for 15 years.