Just Follow the Light

Ariel Shrem, B.Sc., MBA - Co-Founder & CEOAriel has vast experience in emergency medicine as a graduate of the Israeli Air Force (IAF) elite airborne rescue and evacuation unit (Unit 669). He brings managerial experience and project management skills in the medical-device and pharmaceutical industries.

Ariel holds a B.Sc. in Biology and an MBA (with distinction) specializing in marketing management and strategy & entrepreneurship, both degrees from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem.

Zohar Gendler, M.Sc. – NGT3VC CEOFormer CEO and Director of Beta-O2 Technologies for a period of 8 years, Mr. Gendler raised the company to one of the world's leading positioning in the field. He served as CEO of the Technion Entrepreneurial Incubator (TEIC) for a period of 11 years and has led the establishment and investment in more than 40 companies, such as Prolor Biotech (sold to Opko, NYSE: OPK, for $480M in August 2014), Mazor Robotics (NASDAQ: MZOR, TASE: MZOR.TA, www.mazorrobotics.com), ReWalk (NASDAQ: RWLK, www.rewalk.com), Corindus (www.corindus.com), Regentis (www.regentis.co.il), BEE (www.beei.com) and many others. Gained a wide range of experience in identifying new technologies and in establishing, directing, and creating value for technology-based start-up companies.

Mr. Gendler served on the Technion’s Patent Committee (1998 – 2006). He earned his M.Sc. in material engineering, a B.Sc. in physics, and a certificate in business management, all from the Technion, Haifa, Israel.

Dr. Arie Ben Josef - NGT3VC CTOWith over 20 years of managerial experience in the medical device and healthcare industries, Dr. Ben-Josef is the former CEO of ETView Medical, an airway management medical device company which he took public in 2010 (TLV: ETVW) leading to three consecutive public offerings. Former Medical Director at Itamar Medical Inc. (Framingham, MA), a US subsidiary of an Israeli publicly traded medical device company (TLV: ITMR). Former VP of Corporate Affairs and IP at X-Technologies Inc., a US medical device company acquired by Guidant Corp. in 2003.

Gary Jacobs – NGT3VC ChairmanManaging director of Jacobs Investment Company LLC, San Diego, California, Mr. Jacobs has a proven track record of over 10 years of investment in life science start-ups and technological incubators. He serves as Chairman of the Board of DermTech International, Nutrinia Ltd., GEO2 Technologies Inc., and is on the board of Fallbrook Technologies. He is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of High Tech High (HTH) Graduate School of Education and the National High School Reform movement.