Our Team

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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.

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Dr. Judith Zilberstein
CEO and CTO

Dr Zilberstein is responsible for managing Alon Medtech. Her activities include choosing projects, advancing them into companies and guiding their scientific activity. Further, she assists in structuring marketing strategy and forges scientific and commercial ties with external groups. Dr Zilberstein serves as chairman or board member of the boards of directors of incubator companies.

Dr Zilberstein has more than 20 years’ experience in the medical device industry; Vast experience in investments in the Healthcare and nanotech fields.

Prior to joining Alon Med-tech ventures she served as GM of Maayan Ventures, an early stage investment fund; an active director/chairperson of numerous early stage companies; CTO & BDD of several entrepreneurial medical oriented companies and technological incubators.  Dr Zilberstein is the inventor of a several innovations, in the field of optical sensors and cancer therapy.

Dr Zilberstein holds a BSc in chemistry. MSc in chemical physics and PhD in life science, from the Weizmann Institute of Science, She has published numerous scientific articles.

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Mr Assaf Mansour
VP Business Development

Mr Mansour focuses on singling out medical technology companies for investment at Alon MedTech. He examines the commercial feasibility of entrepreneurs’ projects and connects with university-based technology transfer companies to advance cooperative efforts. Further, Mr Mansour’s commitment is long-term: he assists companies with business development and accompanies them far beyond the independence stage.

Mr Mansour has more than 12 years’ business experience with high-tech companies, particularly in managing international customers. He served as account program manager at Comverse, where he was responsible for customers from different European nations.
At TTI-Telecom, Mr Mansour served as technical project manager.

Mr Mansour holds an MBA and a BSc in industrial engineering and management from the Ben-Gurion University.

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Mr. Michael(Miki) Eden
CFO

Senior executive with extensive experience in strategic international business development and M&A. Michael  served as a Financial, Commercial and Operational executive in leading high-growth technology companies: Convergin, a provider of service broker platforms to mobile operators, acquired by Oracle;  Prof Shlomo Ben Haim’s leading investment group specializing in active management of its portfolio companies from startup through acquisition and IPOs; and Aura Investment, early stage investments and active management of technology companies.

Michael received his Masters of Law from the Bar-Ilan University and is an Israeli certified public accountant.

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Ms Alona Kravitz
Accountant

Ms Kravitz is a certified bookkeeper and payroll accountant.
Ms Kravitz trained for her current position at an existing incubator company, where experienced accountants stressed the special needs and operations of such an enterprise. At Alon MedTech, she works closely with the firm, Adi Agents, which provides bookkeeping and accounting services for incubators that are supported by budgets of the chief scientist. Adi Agents has long-time acquaintance with Alon MedTech’s management team and extensive knowledge of work procedures of the chief scientist’s office.