Board of Directors
Chairman of the Board
Previously, he worked at Medtronic plc (and before that, Covidien plc) in roles of increasing responsibility between 2005 and 2015, most recently as vice president, Corporate Development. Mr. Crowley began his professional career with Tyco Healthcare in 1993 and served in various strategic, business development and operational roles during his 12-year tenure. He received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Harvard College.
Dr. Alan Levy
He then established and led multiple medical device companies, including Heartstream, that developed the first small, lightweight and easy-to-use automated external defibrillator.
Dr. Levy has also served as a Senior Advisor at Frazier Healthcare Ventures. He currently serves on the boards of multiple private and public healthcare companies.
Dr. Levy holds a BSc in Chemistry from City College of New York and a PhD and Honorary DSc from Purdue University.
Josep Ll. Sanfeliu
Previously Josep has worked in the pharmaceutical industry as Corporate Development Director at Almirall where he was involved with business development and in charge of M&A and corporate investments and also worked as General Manager leading operations in the segment of home-healthcare services at DomusVi.
He has a proven track record of launching over 300 products in the pharmaceutical industry in Latin America and completing more than 20 licensing deals including biotech products and medical devices. He currently serves as a Board Member of Convexity Scientific, Via Surgical and Dog Parker. He previously served on the board of BMRC, a biotech research consortium in Chile.
Prior to joining Olive Tree Ventures, Manor was a Managing Director at ZZ Capital International (HKG:8295), an alternative investment firm with activities in China, North America, Europe and Israel. Manor was a Managing Director and Head of Capital Markets at Discount Capital, where he founded and led the firm’s investment banking activity in East Asia. Manor spent 8 years in China as an Executive Director for Sage Capital Global, a London-based private equity fund where he successfully completed deals in China and Hong Kong with a total deal value amounting to more than $700 million.
Galit Zuckerman Stark
Founder, CEO and board member
Before founding Medasense she led a team of algorithm engineers at Applied Materials and worked at Nokia-Siemens and Nice Systems. She also served as a consultant for several start-up companies in the field of signal and image processing including BoneTone Communications which was successfully acquired by DSPG Inc in 2011.
Ms. Zuckerman Stark holds an MSc degree in Electrical Engineering (cum laude, Engineering Faculty Excellence Program) and a BSc in Computer Engineering (cum laude, Adi Lautman special program for outstanding students TAU) from Tel Aviv University, Israel.
Dr. Shmuel Cabilly
Today there are already twenty drugs in the market based on this technology among which are Herceptin, Rituxan, Traceba, Raptiva, Xolair and more. Dr. Cabilly was also a co-founder and a chief scientist of Ethrog Biotechnology where he invented major technologies in the field of chemistry.
Mr. Gavshon was a significant shareholder in, and served as an Executive Director of private and listed companies which developed icon brands. He has gained broad business experience in Australasia, USA and Asia and has been involved in a number of successful equity ventures where he has also taken Board and advisory roles.
Mr. Gavshon is widely respected for the extensive community service he has given and occupied leading positions in the Australian not-for-profit sector. He holds commerce and law degrees from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa.