Didier Toubia, CEO
Didier Toubia, NLT SPINE’s CEO has co-founded and held key positions in companies developing innovative medical devices and systems. Prior to NLT SPINE, Mr. Didier Toubia co-founded and served as the CEO of IceCure Medical, a VC-backed fast growing medical device company focused on minimally-invasive treatments of tumors, which successfully went public on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange in 2011. Prior to IceCure, Mr. Toubia co-founded and led the Business Development efforts of SurgiVision Ltd, an Israeli medical device company developing minimally invasive electro-optical systems for neurosurgery, and served as a Partner at the Life Sciences practice of Cukierman & Co. Investment House Ltd.
Mr. Toubia holds a M.Sc. in Biology from AgroSup Dijon (France), a Specialized Master from ESCP Europe (France), and a joint International Executive MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, IL (USA) and the Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration, Tel Aviv University (Israel).
Oded Loebl, VP Technologies
Mr. Oded Loebl has almost 20 years of experience working in multidisciplinary R&D projects, mainly in the medical device field. He has acquired vast experience in developing implants and instruments from concept to market at companies including Disc-O-Tech Medical Technologies Ltd, Remon Medical, and CardioDex. Prior to the medical field, Oded served for seven years in the Israeli Air Force (IAF), specializing in Aeromechanics as a flight test engineer in the IAF Flight Test Center and also as a Project Officer in the Armament Division. There he earned the rank of Major (res.).
Oded holds a degree in Aerospace Engineering from Boston University, MA (USA).
Netanel Sharabani, Director, Head of R&D and Engineering
Netanel Sharabani joined NLT SPINE as a Project Manager in 2011, taking on responsibility for the definition, design and implementation of next generation products. In 2014, he stepped into the post of Head of R&D and engineering. Netanel has more than a decade of experience in developing medical device systems and disposables in various fields including drug delivery, respiratory and implantable devices. He has accrued wide-ranging experience in mechanical CAD design and bringing in-vivo and ex-vivo medical devices to market. Prior to joining NLT SPINE, Netanel worked at several medical device companies including Q-Core Medical (acquired in 2008) and Oridion Systems Ltd. (acquired by Covidien Respiratory & Monitoring Solutions in 2012).
Netanel holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and a Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA) with a dual major in Finance and Strategy from Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration at Tel Aviv University.
Eti Zinger, VP Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance
Eti Zinger has over a decade of extensive hands-on experience in medical device companies, including Medtronic InStent, a developer of a cardiovascular device, Disc-O-Tech Medical Technologies Ltd, developer of orthopedic medical devices, and Neovasc Medical Ltd, developer of a stent and stent delivery system. She has held executive roles in regulatory and quality assurance, and has served as an advisor to several companies.
Eti holds a Masters degree in Cognitive Sciences from the Hebrew University (Israel).
Eli Gendler, CFO
CPA Eli Gendler has served as NLT SPINE Chief Financial Officer since November 2012. He has over 15 years of experience as a chief financial officer, both in large international organizations and start-up companies. Since 2010, Mr. Gendler has been providing CFO services to start-up companies through Cfoservices.co.il. Mr. Gendler served as the CFO of the several public companies as Vocaltec (CALL), Cimatron (CIMT), and other. Mr. Gendler started his career as an audit manager at KPMG Israel. He is a Certified Public Accountant (Israel) and has a BA in accounting and economics from Tel Aviv University and an MA in law from Bar-Ilan University in Israel
Natali Kremer, Clinical Trial Manager and Application Specialist
Natali joined NLT SPINE as a Bio-Medical student in 2012, taking on responsibilities for few projects in the clinical team.
In her position as a clinical assistant, Natali was the contact person with the spine surgeons in Israel and was responsible for planning the clinical trials in Israel.
In a short time Natali was promoted to the position of Clinical Trial Manager and Applications specialist.
Natali holds a BSc in Bio-Medical Engineering from Tel-Aviv University and a Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA) with a major in Bio Medical management from the School of Business Administration at the College of Management - Academic Studies (COMAS).
Ada Gutgold, HR Manager
An experienced Human Resources Manager, Mrs. Gutgold has been working in the HR industry for 20 years. She has held a variety of senior managerial positions in the Technological, Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices industries. Ms. Gutgold has extensive experience in strategic HR development, applicant screening, contracting, compliance with employment laws, employee orientation, evaluation and placement, training, conflict resolution and benefits planning. She has worked in International companies with headquarters based both locally and abroad (i.e. Janssen Cilag, a J&J company). Most recently she was VP Human Resources at Ultrashape, Ltd.
Ms. Gutgold holds a M.A. in Social Work from Bar Ilan University (Israel), as well as a diploma in Human Resources Management from Beit-Berl College (Israel).