Advisory Board

Dr Shimon Eckhouse
Active Chairman

At Alon Medtech, Dr Eckhouse takes an active role in choosing projects and accompanying portfolio companies to success. He serves as chairman or board member of the boards of directors of incubator companies, and will be involved in the technological and business aspects of the portfolio companies.

Dr Shimon Eckhouse is a co-founder of Syneron, and co-developer of the proprietary elos technology on which Syneron’s aesthetic medical devices are based. He invented and developed IPL technology, another foundation of non-invasive aesthetic medical devices. Dr Eckhouse is chairman and co-founder of CardioDex Ltd., NanoCyte Ltd., Navotek Ltd., Tulip Ltd., Rapid Medical Ltd., Opticul Diagnostic Ltd. and RealView Ltd., and chairman of Orsense Ltd. He was a co-founder and chairman of ColorChip and of Ventor Medical Technologies Ltd. Dr Eckhouse was the chairman and CEO of ESC Medical Systems. Previously, Dr Eckhouse worked at Rafael Armament Development Authority.

Dr Eckhouse holds a BSc in physics from the Technion – Israeli Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in physics from the University of California at Irvine.

Prof Asher Barzilai

Prof Asher Barzilai is a director at the Edmond and Lily Safra Children’s Hospital at the Chaim Sheba Medical Center at Tel HaShomer. Prof Barzilai, an expert in infectious diseases, is an associate clinical professor of pediatrics at Tel Aviv University’s Sackler Faculty of Medicine.

Prof Barzilai earned his MD from Tel Aviv University, Israel. He specialized in Pediatrics at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City. Prof Barzilai holds an MBA from the executive MBA program run jointly by Northwestern and Tel Aviv Universities.

Dr. Adina Makover

For the past twelve years Dr. Makover has managed venture capital investments in the biotech/ medical devices field (Tzina Bio-Perspective, Proseed VC). Previously she held senior management positions in life sciences companies focusing on drugs, diagnostics and tissue engineering.

Dr Makover holds a joint Ph.D degree in life sciences from Columbia University (USA) and Weizmann Institute of Science, (Israel) and did post- doctoral research at the Weizmann Institute in Israel. DR. Makover also holds an MBA degree from Bar-Ilan University.

Dr. Makover is serving as a director of the board of six companies including public traded ones.

Judith Gal
Judith Gal

Experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the medical device industry and Pharma industry. Skilled in the Cardio Vascular, Neurosurgery, Spine, Minimal invasive surgeries, Medical Devices, High Tech Home Care businesses.  Strong background in strategy and business development in the Medtech and Biotech industry.
Judith currently serves as a board member at a number of startups. She is a partner at HM Medical Solution LTD.
Judith has been until recently Medtronic’s Israel CEO for more than 12 years and an executive management member of Medtronic BCEGI region. Before joining Medtronic, Judith held senior management positions at Teva Ltd.