Board Of Directors

Dr. Shimon Eckhouse, Chairman (Co-Founder)

Dr. Eckhouse is one of Israel’s most prominent entrepreneurs and inventor in medical devices and technology.

Among his many ventures and accomplishments are:

Co-founder and chairman of Syneron Medical Ltd. (Nasdaq ELOS)

“Entrepreneur of the year” in Israel, 2006, and Israeli “Innovator of the year”, 2009.

Chairman of Tulip, Rapid Medical, Opticul Diagnostic, C3D, RealView, Calore, Orsense

Was co-founder, chairman and CEO of of ColorChip.

Co-founder & chairman of Ventor Medical, acquired by Medtronic in 2009 ($325M)

Founder, chairman, CEO of ESC Medical until 1999; Went public on Nasdaq in 1996, raised more than $250M. Company reached valuation of more than $1B

Inventor of IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) technology of Lumenis – most popular non-invasive energy-based technology for non-invasive aesthetic applications.

Dr. Eckhouse holds B.Sc. in physics from the Technion, Ph.D. in physics from the University of California at Irvine.

He has more than 100 patents, published more than 50 papers in leading refereed journals and conferences. Member of the Board of Directors of the Technion.

Yaffa Krindel, Director

Yaffa Krindel is a professional director focusing on healthcare companies. She serves as a director in Syneron Medical, trading in Nasdaq (ELOS) since November 2005 and Itamar Medical, trading in TAX (ITMR) since 2016. She is also the chairperson of EZbra Advanced Wound Care, a private hi-tech company and a director in BGN Technologies, the technology transfer company of Ben Gurion University.

Prior public board positions include: Fundteh, traded on Nasdaq, until its acquisition by private equity fund GTCR, Voltaire, until its acquisition by Mellanox and BreezeCOM Ltd., then traded on Nasdaq and TAX.
Throughout her career, Ms. Krindel served on the boards of close to 30 private hi-tech companies.

From 1997 until 2007, Ms. Krindel served as Managing Partner of Star Ventures, a private venture capital fund headquartered in Munich, Germany with $1 billion under management. Before joining Star Ventures, Ms. Krindel served from 1992 and 1996 as CFO and VP Finance of Lannet Data Communications Ltd., then a publicly-traded company on Nasdaq (now part of Avaya Inc.). From 1993 to 1997, she served as CFO and later as director of Breezecom.

Ms. Krindel has earned an M.B.A. from Tel Aviv University and a B.A. in Economics and Japanese Studies from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, both with distinction.

Alon Ironi, CEO (Co-Founder)

Alon Ironi is an experienced hi-tech entrepreneur and leader.

Prior to leading Theranica, as the CEO and co-founder of Siano Mobile Silicon, he led the company from birth to obtaining the leading position of the worldwide market for mobile digital TV receiver chips.

Prior to Siano Alon was the CEO of Emblaze Semiconductor, where he led the company to develop and market a first-of-its-kind mobile video encoder chip.

Previously, Alon was the VP R&D of Zoran corporation, where he initiated and architected the camera-on-a-chip (COACH) concept and product line.

Alon holds a BSEE (Cum Laude) from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, and an MSEE from Santa Clara University (CA, USA).

Hamutal Raab, Director

Hamutal was formerly COO & CFO at Siano Mobile Silicon, at Emblaze Semiconductor, VP Operations at Lenslet Labs, and VP Human Resources & Site Manager at Zoran Corporation. At Siano Mobile Silicon and at Emblaze Semiconductor Hamutal was responsible for IC manufacturing, building and maintaining close relationships with leading ASIC vendors, assembly houses, end product manufacturing and integration houses, and overseeing the evaluation and reference board manufacturing process and end products manufacturing products in world class quality.

During her tenure, Hamutal secured competitive silicon and platforms costs for the company, which resulted in highly competitive market prices. In addition, she was solely responsible for the company’s finance, legal, IT, HR and operations activities.

Hamutal holds a BA (Summa Cum Laude) in Mathematics and Linguistics and an MA (Cum Laude) in Linguistics, both from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel).