Entrepreneur, innovator and executive with Over 35 years of experience in managing, building and running technology companies.
Founder & CEO of OTI, a NASDAQ traded global technology leader with more than 250 employees, annual sales of 50 Million USD, IP portfolio of over 100 patents and hundreds of millions of users.
Prior to founding OTI, served as the president of Electro-Galil. Mr. Bashan was awarded the Leading Businessman Award in Management, Business and Economics by the Israeli Institute of Public Opinion. Mr. Bashan holds both B.Sc. and M.Sc. in economics and business management from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Mr. Bashan joined the Board upon the completion of the Acquisition., Mr. Bashan is an entrepreneur, innovator and executive with a proven track record of more than 25 years of building, leading, running technology companies from startup to NASDAQ traded and experienced Director after serving on the boards of private and publicly traded companies, in the US, Israel, China, Poland and France. From 1998 to 2013, Mr. Bashan he held several senior positions at OTI, which was acquired by Nyax Ltd. Since 2013 to the present time, Mr. Bashan runs a management services business. Mr. Bashan holds a B.A. in business from the College of Business Management, Tel Aviv, with specializations in marketing and finance, and an M.B.A. from Pepperdine University, California.
Dr. Yaniv Cohen
Co founder & CSO, Director
Dr. Yaniv Cohen PhD MSc, co-founder of IR-Med, is a skilled scientist and entrepreneur, with years of experience leading R&D development for medical devices companies. His fields of expertise include electro-optics, infrared spectroscopy and medical devices using infrared light.
He has successfully led the development of medical devices from early concept to commercial product. His current research at Prof. Avigdor Scherz’s lab at the Weizmann Institute of Science is focused on the launch of Immune Photo Activated Cancer Therapy treatment for solid tumors.
Previous work experience includes Cisco and Tokyo Electron Israel. Dr. Cohen earned his Ph.D. from the world-renowned National Research
Vice President, Business Development, Director
Successful Israeli entrepreneur and expert in the establishment of start-ups. Co-founded Pluristem (NASDAQ:PSTI), Brainstorm (NASDAQ:BCLI) and InnoCan Pharma (CSE:INNO).
Chief Technology Officer, Director
Aharon Klein, co-founded Ir. Med, Ltd in September 2013 and served as director since then and Chief Operating Officer from September 2013 until the date of the Acquisition. Upon the Acquisition, he was appointed Chief Technology Officer in. Mr. Klein is a medical device and biotech expert, with a strong clinical background. Prior to founding the Company, from 2004 to 200,7 Mr. Klein co-founded and served as CEO of Fertiligent, a start-up company focused on innovative fertility treatments, which was acquired by a United Kingdom based investment group in 2008. From 2008 to 2013, immediately prior to co-founding the Company, he founded a medical device company developing infrared based diagnostic tools for diagnosing colon cancer insito without the need for biopsies (optical biopsies). Mr. Klein graduated from the Faculty of Engineering in the Technion Israel Institute of Technology. Mr. Klein is experienced in initiating and running medical device start-up companies, including development running clinical trials and regulatory affairs.
Mr. Mayron immediately following the Acquisition. Mr. Mayron has extensive experience in the pharmaceutical and medical equipment industries and has held various, significant senior management positions, both local and global, within Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (“Teva”) over the last 21 years. During his career at Teva, Mr. Mayron served in various VP positions, most recently he was CEO of Teva Israel and VP Israel and Africa from June 2009 until September 2013. Mr. Mayron’s core expertise is in marketing, sales anddistribution, mergers and acquisitions, business development, global operation and supply chain and strategic development. Mr. Mayron currently serves on the board of directors of Innocan Pharma Corporation (CSE: INNO), Nurexone Biologic Inc. (TSX: NRX), IceCure Medical Ltd. (NASDAQ” ICCM), BioLight Life Sciences Ltd. (TASE: BOLT), Entera Bio (NASDAQ: ENTX) and Kadimastem Ltd. (TASE: KDST) Mr. Mayron holds a B.Sc. – Industrial Engineering & Management, Ben Gurion University and M.B.A from Tel-Aviv University.