Oren Fuerst, Ph.D. Founder and Chairman of the Board
Dr. Fuerst is an experienced digital health and other technologies entrepreneur. He had co-founded, invented and/or led medical and information technologies commercialized by a wealth of organizations, including multiple and diverse public companies, such as Becton Dickinson (NYSE: BDX), DarioHealth (NASDAQ: DRIO) and Toyota (NYSE: TM). He was the initiator and co-Director of the Technology Strategy and Valuation Program at Columbia Business School, and served as a faculty member at Yale University School of Management. Dr. Fuerst holds a Masters and a Ph.D. from Columbia Business School. He holds a dual bachelor’s degree from Tel Aviv University (Dual Magna Cum Laude) in Accounting and Economics.
Professor Steven Kaplan, M.D., Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Kaplan is a world-renowned physician and researcher, and co-founded numerous technology companies, including MediData Solutions (NASDAQ: MDSO). Medidata is a $800M in sales leading global provider of cloud-based solutions for clinical research in life sciences with clients including over 90% of the top 25 global pharmaceutical and biotech, diagnostic and device firms; leading academic medical centers; and contract research organizations. It was announced to be acquired in 2019 by Dassault systems for $5.8Bn.
Professor Kaplan is the Director of the Men’s Wellness Program, Mount Sinai Health System and Professor, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is an internationally renowned authority and one of the primary thought leaders in the study of benign diseases. He has published more than 1000 articles and holds several leadership positions at both Mt. Sinai and the American Urologic Association. He has been awarded with multiple NIH (National Institutes of Health) grants.
Professor Achi Ludomirsky, Head of the Cardiology Program and Member of the Board of Directors
Internationally renowned cardiologist Ludomirsky is the Andrall E. Pearson Professor of Pediatric Cardiology and Director of Pediatric Cardiology at Langone NYU Medical Center. He previously served as Prof. of Pediatrics and Biomedical Engineering at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and Director of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology at the St. Louis Children’s Hospital. He also served as Venture Partner at Advent International, a Boston-based venture capital fund.
Malcolm Hoenlein, Ph.D., Member of the Board of Directors
Since 1986, Dr. Hoenlein has served as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice Chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, the coordinating body on international and national concerns for 52 national American Jewish organizations. Previously, he served as the founding Executive Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater New York. He serves on the boards of multiple private and public companies.