A well known multifaceted entrepreneur involved in a wide spectrum of industries such as: Telecommunication, Technology, Real Estate, Energy and Nano Technology
A founder of Barak Group LLC- a US based multi million Real Estate Company
Holds a BA in Finance and Marketing from Tel Aviv Management College and a BA in Business Administration from London American University
25 years of extensive experience in management of start-up companies and company's divisions, managed multi-disciplinary technology developments from inception to multi-million dollars sales, raised funds from private investors, VC's and grants.
Founder of Tevet Process control technologies Ltd., a startup company in the area of Semiconductors which eventually was acquired by a multi-national company. Between 2011-2014 served as director of business development of the Hebrew University Center of Nano-technology and Nano-manufacturing
Holds MSc. Physics from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem Israel and graduated the leadership program for sustainability of the Heshle inst.. In addition Ofer is the owner of 9 registered patents and author of numerous papers and conference publications.
Prof. Magdassi is a professor of applied chemistry, he chaired the Casali Institute of Applied Chemistry and the center of Nanoscience at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. He has over 150 scientific publications and about 50 inventions. Products based on his research are licensed and sold worldwide.
Prof. Zabanis currently a Full Professor of Chemistry and Director of the Bar Ilan Institute for Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials.
Published over 130 papers in refereed journals, has 10 patents, out of which 7 are commercialized. All energy related/ Prof. Zaban was a member of the Israeli government advisory committee on alternative fuels and vice chair of the Israeli Solar Energy Solution consortium
Prof. Barenholz is Professor of Biochemistry and the Daniel G. Miller Professor in Cancer Research. He is the head of the Laboratory of Membrane and Liposome Research at the Department of Biochemistry, the Hebrew University–Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel.
Mr. Kniajer serves as Managing Director at Rhodium, a private investment firm focused on early stage ventures in Israel and U.S. Mr. Kniajer possesses extensive operational and investment experience both in Israel and internationally. Prior to joining Rhodium, Yaron worked in London as an investment banker at Lehman Brothers’ Telecom & Media Group Before joining Lehman, Yaron was the CFO of Mediagate, an Israeli technology company, and a Manager at Ernst & Young. Yaron serves as a member or observer on the Board of Directors of several startups. Yaron holds an MBA from the London Business School (Distinction), and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Prof. A. Blankstein, M.D. is a professor at the Department of Orthopedic surgery at the SHEBA MEDICAL CENTER and Affiliated to the TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY MEDICAL SCHOOL. Prof. Blankstein graduated for the Tel-Aviv university and specialized in the Canton Hospital, Basel, Switzerland and in the Orthopedic department at Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer. He is an expert in Ultrasound of The Musculoskeletal System.