Board of Directors

 

Dan Baruchi

Dan is a Managing Partner of Previz Ventures, a VC fund focused primarily on the Medical Device and Healthcare IT sectors. He serves as a board representative at several portfolio companies, including Orpheus and Profility. Before Previz, Dan had over 14 years of experience as a senior partner at the Monitor Group, a leading global consulting and investment firm, where he served as the co-head of Monitor’s Corporate Strategy and Finance unit and was a senior leader in Monitor’s High-Tech group. Dan holds an MBA from the Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business in the Tel-Aviv University and an B.A. in economics from the Haifa University in Israel.

Michael Berman

Michael is an entrepreneur and investor working with a select group of high potential development and early commercial stage companies.  He currently serves on the boards of 11 medical companies.  From 1995-2000 Mr. Berman was President of Boston Scientific/Scimed.  From 1997 to 2000 he was a member of Boston Scientific’s Executive Committee.  In 2010 Mr. Berman was inducted into the Minnesota Business Hall of Fame.  He earned a BS and MBA from Cornell University.

Gil Bianco

Gil has been serving as an external director since 2010. Previously he served as Chief Executive Officer for pharmaceutical manufacturer, Agis Industries Ltd., most notably taking part in the company’s listing on the TASE and its global expansion. Mr. Bianco is serving as a director of Fischer pharmaceuticals ltd, IntekPharma Ltd., Gil Bianco Ltd., and Turquoise GEI Ltd. In the past five years, he also served as a director of Healor Ltd., Solgel Technologies Ltd., BioKansel Inc., Top Spin Ltd., Kolbar Ltd., BioLineRx Ltd., DPharm Ltd., Optima Ltd., the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Ltd., and Mazor Robototics Ltd. Mr. Bianco holds a B.A. in Economics and Accounting from the Tel Aviv University, and is a certified public accountant.

Erez Golan

Erez is the co-Founder and Chairman ClearCut Medical.  Erez is the former founder and CEO of TopSpin Medical, which he founded in 1999, and ran the company as CEO for eight years. Prior to TopSpin Erez worked for the Israeli Air Force on airborne systems development and later for Medinol Ltd. on intravascular ultrasound development. Erez holds a B.Sc. in Physics and Mathematics as part of the Talpiot program and a M.Sc. in MRI Physics from the Hebrew University.

Eyal Kolka

Eyal is the co-Founder and President of ClearCut Medical.  Eyal is the former co-founder, CFO and EVP of Business Development of TopSpin Medical, a cardiovascular MRI company. He was responsible for raising ~$50M including an IPO on the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange. Prior to TopSpin, Eyal was a founder of Ad4Ever, an IT company and before that a partner in Sigma P.C.M, an Israeli investment bank. Eyal holds a B.Sc. in Physics and Mathematics as part of the Talpiot program, an M.Sc. in Physics from the Hebrew University and an MBA from Tel-Aviv University.

Benny Sidon

Benny serves as Vice President of Investors Relations and Director at Gefen Biomed Investments Ltd. Mr. Sidon has 30 years market expertise and experience in publicly traded companies. During his career, he gained vast experience in the field of business & finance; investing & recruiting finances and investment banking firms. Prior to investing in Gefen, he held equity control positions in a numerous Israeli public companies. Mr. Sidon holds BA in Economics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.