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Kinneret Livnat-Savitzky, Ph.D

Kinneret Livnat-Savitzky, Ph.D

Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Kinneret Livnat-Savitzky is the CEO of FutuRx Ltd., the Israeli Biotechnology accelerator that was established in January 2014 by OrbiMed Israel Partners, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JJDC and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, through its venture group Takeda Ventures Inc. after winning the tender of the Office of the Israeli Innovation Authority (IIA) in Israel. Prior…
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Leah N Klapper, PhD

Leah N Klapper, PhD

Chief Technology Officer
Leah Klapper has been leading research and development in biotech start-ups for close to 20 years focusing on the advancement of academic programs from discovery to clinical proof of concept. Before joining FutuRx as CTO Leah served as CSO of Regenovation Ltd., a company developing acellular novel materials for in-situ tissue regeneration. Prior to joining…
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Galit Yosha, LLB, MBA

Galit Yosha, LLB, MBA

Chief Business Officer
Mrs. Yosha has over 15 years of experience in various aspects of commercial, civil and IP law. Prior to joining FutuRx, Mrs. Yosha served as a legal counsel at Yeda Research and Development Ltd., the Technology Transfer Organization (TTO) and commercial arm of the Weizmann Institute of Science. Before joining Yeda, Mrs. Yosha practiced IP…
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Shmuel Tuvia, Ph.D

Shmuel Tuvia, Ph.D

Chief Innovation Officer
Dr. Tuvia’s experience with drug development began in 1990s. Prior to joining FutuRx, Dr. Tuvia established and served as COO at Eloxx Pharmaceuticals, a clinical stage company developing therapeutics for genetic diseases caused by nonsense mutations. Prior to Eloxx, Dr. Tuvia served as VP of Preclinical research at Chiasma Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Previously, he worked in…
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Keren Kocshitzki

Keren Kocshitzki

Chief Finance Officer
Prior to joining FutuRx, Ms. Kocshitzki served 12 years at Teva Pharmaceutical Ltd. In various roles inc. Teva Global R&D CFO and Growth Market Commercial finance business partner. Ms. Kocshitzki holds master’s degree in economics from Ben Gurion University, Israel. Her expertise is in the areas of strategic and operational finance planning and analysis, specifically…
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Sigal Arad

Sigal Arad

HR Manager
Sigal handles the Human Resource (HR) operation at FutuRx and its portfolio companies. She is leading the HR strategy of the group, including establishing and applying policies, managing the recruitment & training process, handling the interface between FutuRx management and portfolio companies, and providing solutions to improve employees’ satisfaction. Prior to joining FutuRx in 2014,…
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Ido Kaminsky,  M.Sc.

Ido Kaminsky, M.Sc.

Business Analysis Director
Ido joined FutuRx in 2018 to drive business analysis, sourcing, and deal flow activities. In his role, Ido is responsible for expanding FutuRx’s network with research centers and tech-transfer offices, conduct technology evaluation, and perform market analysis. Prior to joining FutuRx, Ido spent a number of years with RM Global, a boutique investment bank and…
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