The UniVerve's Management Team:
Ohad Zuckerman, Co-founder & Chairman
Ohad is the former CEO of Zeraim Gedera, a leading Israeli Vegetable Seed Company. Ohad led the company's transition of Zeraim Gedera from a local to multinational vendor. Ohad brings a wealth of experience and success from the agricultural technology market, in the areas of new product development to marketing, and cross-cultural management. Ohad initiated Zeraim Gedera's sale in 2005 to Markstone Capital LLB and in 2007 to Syngenta AG. Ohad holds an MBA from the Kellogg-Recanati Executive School of Management, and a BSc in Agriculture from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem..
Ra'anan Herzog, Co-founder & CTO
Ra'anan has been an entrepreneur and business consultant in the environmental and cleantech industry before co-founding UniVerve. Ra'anan has deep expertise is renewable energy, primarily biofuels, and has a deep knowledge of the industry. Ra'anan initiated a series of seminars in business planning and cleantech for the MBA program at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzelia, Israel. He was the founder of GOG Project, a cleantech consultancy, and has been a founder and shareholder at SPS Holdings for over decade. Ra'anan holds a LLB from the University of East London and a Masters degree in Entrepreneurship & Innovation (ISEMI). Ra'anan is the inventor the HAVP, UniVerve's patented growing and harvesting system.
Roi Noifeld, Chief Bio-Engineer
Roi an expert microalgae cultivator working with UniVerve form 2011. holds a M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering from Ben grunion University. Roi has years of experience in various startup companies.
Roi holds a diverse set of abilities and has been part of R&D teams in many award winning companies that have successfully developed and commercialized numerous products.Roi has a hands on approach and has mastered the Micro Algae production process from strain selection to technology application and downstream processing.
Kobi Avidan,VP Business Development
B.A., M.A. Kobi has 9 years of experience as Global Operations Manager of R&D and Production Divisions at Hazera Seeds, Group Limagrain, and 2.5 years of Business Development Manager at IlanBio Cultures Israel
UniVerve's Advisory Board includes:
Professor Asher Tishler, President of The College of Management Academic Studies, Rishon LeZion Israel.
Professor Oded Shenkar, Global Business Management, Fisher College of Business at Ohio State University.
Mr. Shai Buber, International Business Consultant.