Management


Ori Choshen

Ori Choshen

CEO

Ori Choshen has 15 years experience in management, business development, marketing, entrepreneurship and VC, mainly in areas of SW & IT. He holds an LL.B degree (Law) and a B.A. degree in Philosophy (Cum Laude) from Tel Aviv University, and an MBA (Cum Laude) from the Solvay Business School in Brussels, Belgium.
Prior to joining VLX Ventures in 2013:
• VP Business Development of Xenia VC.
• Co-founder of Aniba, the first local web-site in the event planning category.
• Director of Business Development with SanDisk, (NSDQ: SNDK), where he managed the Eco-System group. Ori joined SanDisk as part of the company’s $1.6 Bn acquisition of M-Systems (NSDQ: FLSH) in 2006.
• Director of Business Development and Marketing at M-Systems.
• Managed the Terminal Equipment Department at the marketing division of Orange Israel, and was a member in Hutchison’s global handset group.
• Served 3 years as an Investment Manager in PFC, Orange’s VC subsidiary.

Dr. Nadav Klein

Dr. Nadav Klein

CTO

Nadav holds vast and diversified experience as a technology expert and researcher in both industry and academia. He brings years of experience in building, managing, and nurturing technology driven teams and startups, in the Information Technology, Agtech, and Life Science industries.

Nadav’s keen interest and proficiency in Healthcare, Bioinformatics, and Artificial Intelligence applications allowed for a rich academic background, spanning a wide range of multifaceted research fields, most notably Computational Biology, Genomics, Bioinformatics, Precision Agriculture, Advanced Data Science, Robotics, Renewable Energy, and Precision Medicine. His unique abilities, combining technological expertise, deep science competence, and strong business skills, are exceptionally rare, even more so in the Venture Capital realm, constituting a significant asset to our portfolio companies.

Nadav holds both a PhD in Bioinformatics from the University of California-Davis (with honors and distinction), and a BSc in Bioinformatics from Tel Aviv University (magna cum laude). He shares his knowledge as a lecturer at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Tel Aviv University, and the Technion

Eli Sorzon

Eli Sorzon

CFO

Eli Sorzon has 13 years experience in accounting and finance, mainly for large publicly traded hi-tech companies. He is a CPA and holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the College of Management Academic Studies Division.
Prior to joining Xenia in 2007:
• Manager with the accounting firm of Deloitte Brightman Almagor.
• Manager with Goldstein Sabo Tevet, a leading Tel Aviv accounting firm specializing in hi-tech companies traded on NASDAQ and TASE.

Dr. Galit Mazooz-Perlmuter

Dr. Galit Mazooz-Perlmuter

VP Business Development and New Portfolio Management

Dr. Galit Mazooz-Perlmuter has 10 years of industrial experience in R&D and business development roles in various positions. Her areas of expertise include identification of high market potential technologies as well as directing development of early stage research phase startups. Dr. Mazooz-Perlmuter has a deep scientific knowledge of numerous therapeutic fields, and the combination of her rich background and areas of expertise allows her to bring substantial added value to the table. She holds a Ph.D in Biological Regulation from the Weizmann Institute of Science, a M.Sc in Biochemistry from Tel-Aviv University, and a B.Sc in Chemistry from Ben-Gurion university of the Negev.
Prior to joining VLX, Dr. Galit Mazooz-Perlmuter served as:
– Senior Licensing Director at Yeda, in charge of all Pharma related technologies.
– Research and Development Manager at Botanocap Ltd.
– R&D scientist at Transpharma Medical.