Prof. Yigal Koltin
Trained at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. Was on the Faculty of Tel Aviv University, served for over 10 years as internal consultant to GlaxoSmithKline and Schering Corporation. Was the cofounder of ChemGenics (Cambridge, MA) that merged with Millennium Pharmaceuticals. Managed at Millennium the alliances with pharmaceutical companies and strategic alliances. Served later as VP International R&D Development in Europe. Currently, Chairman of BOD of Applied Immune Technology, member of the BOD of Avraham Pharmaceuticals, Cliniworks, RadBio Accelerator and Pronto Diagnostics; Member of SAB of Haptocure Pharmaceuticals.
Prof. Yitzhak Peterburg
Prof. Yitzhak Peterburg, entrepreneur and businessman. Currently a Member of the Board of Directors of TEVA Pharmaceutical, the leading generic pharma company in the world. Served between 2010-2011 as Senior VP and Head of the Global Branded Products (the innovative division) of TEVA. Former (1/2003 – 11/2005) President and CEO of Cellcom, the leading cellular company in Israel. Between 1997-2002 had served as Director General of Clalit Health Services, the leading health care provider, and in 1995-1997 as Director of Soroka University Medical Center, Beer-Sheba. He holds a M.D. degree from Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem and is board-certified in Pediatrics and Health Services Management. He also has a Doctorate degree (DrPH) in Health Administration from Columbia University, New York, and an MSc degree in Information Systems from the London School of Economics, London. He is holding an academic position as Professor in the School of Business, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheba.
Yuval Malinsky is CEO of Vigorous Mind, Inc. of Newton, Massachusetts. Vigorous Mind develops software for brain wellness. Mr. Malinsky has had 25 years of experience in software and healthcare technology in the U.S., Europe, and Israel. He was founder and CEO / Managing Director of three software and software services companies and has worked as business consultant to Fortune 500 companies, academic institutions and medical device companies. Mr. Malinsky was a mentor at M.I.T. Venture Mentoring Service for five years and an adjunct professor in healthcare IT at Northeastern University SPCS . He was Chair of the New England-Israel Business Council between 2006-2011 and currently serves on its Board. He is also a member of the Board of Governors of the Jerusalem College of Engineering. Yuval Malinsky holds an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France and a BA in Computer Science and Economics from Bar-Ilan University in Israel. He is a retired Major in the IDF.
Michal is a content geek bringing more than twelve years of experience in various high-tech roles including Technology, Product and Professional Services. Her previous role was with ClearForest (A Thomson Reuters company), where she held the VP Content & Technology position and served as the site manager in Israel.
Michal holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Mathematics and a Master’s degree in Computer Science in the field of Natural Language Processing – both from Bar-Ilan University, Israel.