BOARD MEMBER AND FOUNDER
A well-known technology entrepreneur, inventor and businessman, Mr. Dov Moran was founder and chairman of M-Systems and invented the Disk-On-Key (USB Flash Drive), the Disk-On-Chip and other similar devices. In 2006, M-Systems was sold to SanDisk for $1.6 billion.
Following the sale of M-Systems, Dov founded modu, whose modular phone concept patents and technology were sold to Google. Dov was also the chairman of Tower Semiconductor, a top-tier semiconductor developer and manufacturer, and successfully steered the struggling company towards profitability.
He established few more successful companies and is serving now as the managing partner of Grove Venture, a leading tech driven early stage Israeli Venture Capital fund.
In the course of his entrepreneurial work, Dov has filed more than 40 patents and helped to establish over ten companies. He holds a BSc from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology and honorary doctorates from the Technion, Israel, and Moscow Technological University MIREA. He has received many awards, including the Eduard Rhein Award (considered the Nobel prize of technology).
Mr. Yariv Avisar brings over 16 years of global business management and corporate strategic planning expertise - building strong, winning teams, scaling up organizations, and growing businesses globally. Yariv’s career has featured a history of leadership, go-to-market and corporate roles in M-Systems, Hewlett Packard’s Scitex division and SCR, where he was acting CEO. Yariv holds a BA in Business Administration and International Marketing from the Tel Aviv Business Management College.
Yiftah Ben Aharon
CO-FOUNDER AND CEO
A gifted technology executive with vast experience in managing high-end initiatives, Mr. Yiftah Ben Aharon was previously the VP R&D of Sentigo Technologies and a software group manager in modu mobile. Prior to this, he served in Israel Defense Forces Intelligence as a group and project manager. Yiftah holds BSc and MSc (cum laude) from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Prof. Itamar Raz
CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER
Prof. Itamar Raz is board-certified in Internal Medicine, full professor of Internal Medicine, and Head of the Diabetes Unit at Hadassah University Hospital. He is head of the Israeli National Council of Diabetes, a past president of the Israel Diabetes Association, and current President of D-Cure, a non-profit organization that promotes and funds Diabetes research in Israel.
Itamar leads several large international cardiovascular and renal outcome diabetes studies, edits or co-edits a number of prominent international diabetes-oriented journals, and has over 310 publications in peer-reviewed journals.
Oren Atiya, CPA
Mr. Oren Atiya brings broad experience in accounting and finance services to local and global companies. He served as CFO in several start-up companies in the high-tech and life-science sectors.
Oren brings to GlucoMe vast experience in financial management, budgeting and controlling, cash flow management, financial infrastructure development, accounting reporting and taxation. Oren was an Audit Manager at PwC Israel, where provided financing and accounting services to a variety of public, private and international companies.
Oren holds a BA in Accounting and Economics and is a member of the Israeli Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Mr. Dovi Winberger is an experienced algorithm developer who specializes in signal processing and software development. Prior to joining GlucoMe, he was CTO at Grove Ventures. Previously, Dovi was an assistant professor of statistics and computer programming at the Technion–Israel Institute of Technology. Dovi holds a BSc & MSc in Geo-Information from the Technion.
Ms. Ayelet Batist brings GlucoMe extensive expertise in crafting digital products, from branding and strategic product design to coding and UX & UI design.
Ayelet was previously Creative Director at Lightricks, where she led the design team and directed the company’s product design processes. She has also served as a UX lecturer at Netcraft Academy and worked with leading product companies as an art director, product designer, and software developer.
Ayelet holds a BSc in Cognitive Sciences and Biology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and studied visual communications, UX design and graphic design at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design.
EVP MARKETING & SALES
Ms. Angelica Khachaturova brings with her a solid background in public and international relations as well as extensive experience in business development, marketing and sales of Medical Devices and Health IT. Prior to GlucoMe, Angelica was the head of Medical Device and Health IT in the Israel Export and International Cooperation Institute. She then held senior business development and marketing positions in several medical device companies. Angelica holds a Master’s degree in Russian Language and Literature from the Yerevan State University, Armenia, and a Master’s degree from AUA (UCLA spin-off) in Political Science.
Baruch Marganitt, MD
EVP, GENERAL MANAGER ISRAEL
Dr. Baruch Marganitt is a seasoned public health professional and medical technology executive, with vast hands-on experience in leading biotech and medical device companies. Prior to joining GlucoMe, Baruch held senior leadership positions in a number of medical startups. Previously, he was Head of Technologies and Computing at the Assuta Medical Centers chain.
Baruch served in the Israel Defense Forces Medical Corps for 20 years, and retired with the rank of Colonel. During his service, he held senior positions including Chief Medical Officer of the Home Front Command, Commander of the IAF/IDF Aero-Medical Evacuation and Rescue Unit (669) and Founding Chief of the Trauma Branch at the IDF Surgeon General's headquarters. He holds an MD from the Tel Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine and MPH from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.
EVP, GENERAL MANAGER NORTH AMERICA
Mr. John Erickson is a strategic global health care business leader with success-based experience with Johnson & Johnson, Abbott Labs and other clinical diagnostic and life science companies. John has been recognized for his proven leadership in delivering superior results, developing profitable growth strategies and building high performance teams. He has developed, commercialized & managed more than 35 scientific products with cumulative revenue exceeding $3 billion.
John holds a Master of Science in Management degree as well as BSc degrees in both Chemistry and Biology.
CHIEF REGULATION OFFICER
Ms. Ahava Stein is a leading expert in regulatory affairs, clinical and quality assurance (QA), specializing in FDA and CE submissions as well as documentation for medical devices, with over 20 years of experience working directly with the FDA.
Mr. Menahem Lasser is a technology executive with vast experience in many high-tech industry disciplines. Previously, he was VP for Future Technologies and innovation in SanDisk, VP R&D and VP Intellectual Property in M-Systems, CEO in Simtech Advanced Training and Simulation Systems, and Programs Manager in the Israeli Navy. Menahem holds a BSc EE (Suma cum laude) from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.