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.

Neve Eitan, Israel