The Biop Team
Ilan Landesman, Founder & CEO
Mr. Landesman is an innovative, experienced and pioneer optical engineer with extensive experience in the development of laser based optical products and medical devices. Mr. Landesman has held development positions in several medical companies included Medispec (shock-wave for medicine) ECI and Flexlight networks, where he served as RF and optical group leader.
Mr. Landesman founded and led development at ORCA Biosensors and was the leading project manager and product manager at Oree Inc. Mr. Landesman holds a BSc in mechanical engineering and an MSc in electro-physics engineering majoring in nonlinear optical phenomena, both from Tel-Aviv University.
Yaron Rahamim, Head of Engineering and Hardware
Yaron Rahamim has experience in hardware design and development, as well as FPGA design and system integration.
Between 2011- 2016 he held a position of HW leader at ECI Telecom, where he designed high-speed and high power optical transport boards and CPU boards. Previous positions included HW design at several companies including Oree, SandLinks Systems, FlexLight Networks and Axerra Networks.
Yaron Rahamim holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering
Dr. Shiri Gordon, Head of Algorithms
Dr. Gordon holds a B.Sc. (cum laude) in mechanical engineering, an M.Sc. (cum laude) in electrical engineering and a Ph.D in biomedical engineering all from Tel-Aviv University.
From October 2014 she also holds a postdoctoral associate's position in Ben-Gurion university, where she works on analysis of brain MRI images.
Her fields of interests and expertise include: medical image processing and analysis, content-based image retrieval, computer vision, data mining, machine learning and pattern recognition.
David Chen, Project Manager
David Chen has extensive experience in the development of multidisciplinary communication projects and complicated management software tools. David served as the SW development leader at Oree Inc. a market leader in the LED industry, between 2009-2013. In his role David led the SW activity in complicated projects with large Far-East display manufacturers. Prior to Oree, he worked at Entropics, a market leader in home networking solutions, where he served as a VLSI engineer. David Chen began his professional career at Flexlight networks where he served as VLSI engineer from 2001 to 2007.
DavidChen holds a B.Sc in Electrical engineering from The Holon Institute of Technology.
Dr. Micha Zimmermann, PhD, CTO
Dr. Zimmerman has over 30 years of experience in leading interdisciplinary R&D activities in activities and microwave micro-integration, electro-optical systems, lasers, LEDs, sensors, optics, optical fiber communications, fast optical diagnostics and light material interactions. He has held positions such as head product engineer at pebbles, VP R&D at Oree Inc and co-founder and VP R&D of Cyoptics. Prior to Cyoptics, Dr. Zimmermann established the optical communications group at SCD and was a project leader in El-OP responsible for overseeing multidisciplinary projects and technologies. Dr. Zimmermann holds a PhD from the Applied Physics group in the dept. of Aerospace and Mechanical Sciences at Princeton University, and a BSc, cum laude, in Mechanical Engineering, from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa.
David Hasenfeld, Advisory CFO
David is an accomplished manager and CFO with wide ranging diverse business experience within the technology sector. Includes all aspects of business, financial and operational management, intellectual property and corporate legal matters, control, and audits.
Effi Levi, Senior Algorithm Expert
Effi Levi holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics & Computer Engineering (magna cum laude) and a M.Sc in Computer Science (cum laude) in Computer Science both from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He is currently completing his Ph.D studies in the field of natural learning processing and machine learning.
His fields of interest and expertise include: supervised & unsupervised methods for machine learning, image processing & computer vision and natural language processing.
Dana Raveh- Arbel, Regulatory Manager
Dana is an experienced clinical and regulatory affairs manager. Since qualifying as a CRA, she has gained experience in the clinical and regulatory fields and has been working in medical device industrys more than 15 years.
She holds BA & MA in Business Management.
Omer Lory, Algorithm developer
Omer Lory is a SW engineer with experience in both low and high level programming from embedded environment to library design.
From 2013 to 2017 Omer served as a software engineer for Cisco Systems working on smart cards development. He holds a B.Sc in Software engineering and a M.Sc in Neurobiology.
Tal Bar Tur, Head of Operations
Tal Bar Tur has over 17 years of experience in marketing, sales and business development. She has taken on leadership roles in various companies in both product- and service-based industries and also founded her own business in the health and fitness field.
Tal Bar Tur holds an MBA from the College of Management with a specialty in marketing and a B.A from the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya
Dr. Yaara Yarmut
Dr. Yarmut is an experienced clinical and regulatory affairs manager. Since qualifying as a CRA, she has gained experience in the clinical, regulatory and QA fields and has been working in medical device companies for over 7 years.
Dr. Yarmut holds a B.Sc in life sciences from Tel Aviv University, and a DVM from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Koret School of Veterinary Medicine
Polina Weitzenfeld, Clinical Advisor
Dr. Weitzenfeld has over 12 years of experience conducting research in many fields, from her roles as a researcher in the IDF intelligence, an analyst in Adkit, and throughout her studies in the fields of life and medical sciences.
She holds a B.Sc in life and medical sciences (cum laude), and a Ph.D in the field of cancer research, studying mechanisms that promote metastatic dissemination, both from Tel Aviv University.