Management


Ori Choshen

Ori Choshen

CEO

Ori Choshen has 17 years experience in management, business development, entrepreneurship and VC, in areas of Tech & Life Science. He holds an LL.B degree, a B.A. 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.