Dr. Halevy is an expert ophthalmologist and surgeon with more than 35 years of experience specialized in all types of laser treatments and cataract surgery. Dr. Halevy co-founded SlitLED upon identifying the difficulties involved in remote examination using the currently available tools. He strives to create the solution to allow a remote ophthalmic examination with the same capabilities and medical quality that would be achievable if the patient arrived at his clinic. As SlitLED’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Halevi guides SlitLED’s product development to create a product to ideally serve both the ophthalmologist’s and patient’s needs in the best way possible. Dr. Halevy also guides the companies’ clinical department with the understanding of both the current medical requirements as well as future developments.
Graduated from the Technion Institute with a degree in computer science. Michael also has managerial experience in both firmware and hardware startups. In addition to his experience working in smaller startups, Michael has extensive experience working on technological projects in larger companies, among those are Elbit, IAI and IDF. Michael is responsible for combining the technical and entrepreneurial aspects of SlitLED and guiding the company to its goals.
Holds a degree in life sciences from Tel Aviv University. In addition to growing up in a family closely related to ophthalmology, Marco has previous experience in marketing and project management in the ophthalmic-pharmaceutical field. Marco is responsible for the company’s marketing, business development and representation of the company.
Professor Ribak is an expert in astrophysics and adaptive-optics. He is a researcher and lecturer at the Technion. He is credited with more than 200 scientific publications including 25 that are directly related to ophthalmology. In addition to being on SlitLED’s advisory board, Professor Ribak is the inventor of SlitLED’s multi-slit patent that provides the technical capabilities for remote ophthalmic examinations.
Yossi is a startup investor, business mentor, and the former President and CEO of Elbit Systems, an Israel-based international defense electronics company engaged in a wide range of programs throughout the world.
Professor Garzozi is the former head of the ophthalmic departments of the medical centers of “Haemek” in Afula and “Bnai Zion” in Haifa. Being a researcher of anterior segment laser, biometry and optic nerve blood flow, he has published more than 90 ophthalmic articles. Professor Garzozi is also a consultant to the WHO for developing countries, senior member of the American Ophthalmic Academy and active member of ARVO. As a very experienced ophthalmologist and researcher he guides SlitLED on the main clinical issues of the development of our product.
Dr. Schechter is a Director of cornea and cataract service at “Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute”. He is author of 20 peer reviewed articles in addition to membership at editorial board of “Advanced Ocular Care” and reviewer at several leading ophthalmic journals. Dr. Schechter is also a consultant and KOL at several companies including Johnson & Johnson surgical, Bausch and Lomb, Sun Pharmaceuticals and Member of the board for Innovation Pharmaceuticals. As a KOL with deep understanding of the target market, he will guide and assist SlitLED in various market and product related issues.
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon specialising in Glaucoma/Cataract
Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation.
MBA-qualified Consultant Ophthalmic surgeon with a subspecialty interest in micro-incision cataract surgery, complex glaucoma and digital health.
Big data and machine learning to improve clinical care.
A senior executive with proven success working with both small and large organizations in shaping strategic direction and establishing organizational structures and operating systems to ensure achievement of strategic goals
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