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.