Management Team


Dr. Armin Schon – CEO

Armin joined ClearCut after having served in three executive functions at Orbotech Ltd (NASDAQ: ORBK), namely as President of the Medical Division, Corporate Vice President R&D, and Corporate Vice President of Strategy and Business Development. Previously he served as CEO of El-Mul Technologies and as Director of Business Development for Philips Medical Systems (Asia Pacific). He holds a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Heidelberg, Germany.

Eyal Kolka – Founder and President

Former co-founder, CFO and EVP of Business Development of TopSpin Medical, a cardiovascular MRI company, Eyal 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.

Scott Peairs – President, U.S. and VP – Global Sales & Marketing

An experienced and accomplished Senior Executive in the life sciences industry including medical devices and imaging.  Scott has held commercial leadership roles with Faxitron, BTG, INTIO, Covidien, and Mallinckrodt.  He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and a BA in Biology from Bucknell University and an MBA from the University of Connecticut.

Assaf Guterman – VP R&D

Former co-founder of Applisonix Ltd., developing Medical Ultrasound (HIFU) applications,  Assaf served as the R&D team leader for 6 years, leading the company from concept into production and sales. Assaf holds a B.Sc. in Physics and Electrical Engineering and an M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering from Tel-Aviv University.

Iris Szwarcfiter – VP Clinical Affairs

With over 10 years experience in clinical research and clinical trial management, Iris was formerly VP Clinical Affairs at Vascular Graft Solutions Ltd and SoniVie Ltd.  She holds  B.Med.Lab.Sc. and M.H.A. degrees from the Ben-Gurion University.

Erez Golan – Founder and Chairman

Former founder and CEO of TopSpin Medical, Erez founded TopSpin 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.