Giora Davidovits: CEO and President
Giora brings to Savicell 25 years of management experience at Fortune 500 companies, including Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, Abbott Laboratories, and Rorer Consumer Pharmaceuticals, and research experience at Ortho Diagnostics. He is the founder and a Senior Partner of CorInsight LLC, a marketing, business development and technology transfer consultancy, and past CEO of ABC Diabetes, Inc. He has a BA in biochemistry from Brandeis University and an MBA from Cornell University. Giora introduced and successfully launched many products either in the role of marketing executive or consultant. His healthcare experience includes diabetes, cancer, cardiology, nephrology, podiatry, HIV, nutrition, and multiple OTC categories.
Fernando Patolsky: Principal Investigator and Inventor
Fernando Patolsky is an Associate Professor at Tel Aviv University. He earned his PhD in Chemistry at Hebrew University in Jerusalem and did postdoctoral research at Harvard University. Patolsky's work has been recognized with a number of awards including the Tel Aviv University Applied Sciences Award (2009), the Alon Fellowship award (2006) and the Schmidt Prize (2005). He published over 70 highly cited papers in peer-reviewed journals, and has more than 20 submitted patents. In addition, Patolsky is also the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Nanobiotechnology.
Eyal Davidovits: COO
Eyal brings to Savicell 20 years of marketing, finance, and operations executive experience at Intel, Marvell, and CorInsight. Eyal is a Senior Partner of CorInsight LLC, a marketing, business development and technology transfer consultancy, and founder of CorInsight's Israel office. His background includes assessments of strategic partnerships and joint ventures with Intel Capital, Intel Haifa computer mobility group operations, finance management at Intel USA, and the development of and responsibility for major Fortune 500 company accounts at CorInsight. He has BS in Manufacturing Engineering and Business Studies from Coventry University, UK.
Irit Arbel: Executive Vice President of Research & Development
Irit brings to Savicell 15 years of management experience in the areas of cell therapy, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals. She is a co-founder and served as chairperson of several medical device companies including Real Aesthetics Inc and BRH Medical. She is a member of the RFB Investment House management team, and the Co-founder and Board Member at Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics. She served as CEO of Pluristem Therapeutics and was Israel's National Sales Manager for Merck, Sharp and Dohme Ltd. Irit has extensive experience leading companies from startup to exits. She was a post doctorate fellow at Hadassah Hospital Neurological Department. Irit received a Doctor of Science (DSc) in Neurology from The Technion Medical School, an MA in Medical Science, and BA in Chemical Engineering and Biology. Her healthcare experience includes Alzheimer’s disease, MS, ALS, cancer, stem cell therapy, cardiology, ophthalmology, and diabetic wound healing.
Robbie Manis: Senior Finance Manager
Robbie Manis has over 20 years of experience within various aspects of the finance profession. As a chartered accountant, he has a strong accounting and taxation background. As well, Mr. Manis was previously employed by various investment banks specializing in an array of financing sub-specialties. In recent years, Mr. Manis has served as a senior business and investment analyst for a private merchant bank specializing in private equity investments and business development. He has a BA in Commerce from McGill University and was admitted as a certified public accountant to the Quebec order of chartered accountants.
Jennifer L. Rosenberg: Senior Director Business Development and Market Strategy
Jennifer brings to Savicell more than 20 years marketing experience in the healthcare industry. Most recently, Jennifer is a consultant at CorInsight. Prior to CorInsight, Jennifer headed up the marketing efforts for Insulet Corporation, manufacturer of the novel OmniPod insulin pump. Before that, Jennifer held senior marketing positions with a number of companies including ScreenCancer, a provider of cancer screening management services to employers, and EXACT Sciences Corporation, an applied genomics/biotechnology company focused on the early detection of cancer, as well as Johnson & Johnson and Abbott Laboratories. Jennifer holds an MBA in marketing and health care management from the Wharton School and a BA from Brandeis University.