Board of Directors


Ori Choshen

Ori Choshen

CEO & Board Member

Ori has been leading VLX Ventures since its establishment, working with entrepreneurs to build and lead successful biotech and computational biology companies. His contribution is based on his extensive experience in investments, management, strategic planning, and business development.

Prior to joining VLX Ventures in 2013, Ori served as VP Business Development at Xenia VC and as a Director of Business Development at SanDisk, (NSDQ: SNDK) where he managed the Ecosystem Group. Ori joined SanDisk as part of the company’s $1.6 billion acquisition of M-Systems (NSDQ: FLSH) in 2006. Prior to this, Ori held business development and management positions at M-Systems and Hutchison’s global telecom group, managing the Handset Department (Marketing) of Orange Israel, a Hutchison’s subsidiary.

Ori also served as an investment manager in PFC, Orange’s VC subsidiary. Ori holds a B.A. in Philosophy, Cum Laude, and an LLB degree from Tel Aviv University as well as an MBA, Cum Laude, from the Solvay Business School in Brussels.

Elad Duschak

Elad Duschak

Board Member

Strategic Advisor to CBG, Healthcare

Elad has over 20 years of international experience in senior leadership roles in strategy, business development and general management within the healthcare industry, and has deep knowledge of the public and private healthcare sectors, including the pharma, biotech, medical device, and digital health markets.

Elad is currently the Chief Business Development Officer at Operose Health, the UK arm of Centene Corp, a FORTUNE® 50 US government-sponsored health insurer. He is also the founder and Chairman of the Advisory Board of the UK Israel HealthTech Forum. Elad also acts as a senior strategic advisor to CBG, a major UK-based investor in Cleantech and Healthtech with primary focus on the Israeli and EU innovation eco-systems

Elad holds an Executive MBA from the Hebrew University, and a BA in economics and international marketing from ISG in Paris.

Anat Tsour Segal

Anat Tsour Segal

Board Member

Ms. Anat Tsour Segal, seasoned investor, business executive and entrepreneur, creating and advancing the high technology ecosystem in Israel with strong focus on planet, medical and cyber for infrastructure ground breaking technologies addressing major global challenges of the 21st century.

Anat currently serves as Chairwoman of Saturas Ag, an early stage Israeli Ag-tech company engaged in the health of trees, and advises to UK based family office Consensus Business Group. Prior, Anat was founder and CEO of Xenia Venture Capital, an early stage investment firm and technological incubator in the areas of technology and healthcare and CEO of Capital Nature, a technological incubator and investment firm in the areas of renewable energy and sustainability. Anat teaches  sustainability entrepreneurship at the Adelson School of Entrepreneurship at Reichman University.

Erez Meltzer

Erez Meltzer

Board Member

Erez Meltzer is one of the leading business people in Israel with more than 35 years of experience as a Chairman and CEO in various global companies.

He serves as the Executive Chairman and Vice Chairman of leading Israeli companies, mainly in the Agro Tech and BioMed sectors.

He is the former Executive Chairman of Hadassah University Medical Center and the Chairman of Hadasit – Hadassah’s TTO.

He is investing and active in various business areas including biomed and pharma.

 

Maayan Spivak

Maayan Spivak

Board Member

Maayan is the Chief Financial Officer of the Jerusalem Development Authority.

Before that, she worked in the Budget Division of the Ministry of Finance as Local Government Coordinator, where she was responsible for the budgets of the Ministry of the Interior, the Negev Galilee, and the Ministry of Jerusalem and Heritage.