Ronen K.

Executive at R&D company commercialising findings in Agritech, Biotechnology, Foodtech

Israel
Hebrew, English

As VP BD Life Sciences, I am responsible for Yeda's business development activities and commercial pipeline across the entire life science field, including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, agrotech and...see more

  • Financial Services, Banking & Insurance
  • Food & Beverage
  • Biotech, Pharma & Life Sciences
  • Venture Capital & Private Equity
  • ...

450

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

Board Observer

EcoPhage
2 years
Current position
Jan 2021 - Present
EcoPhage is an agribiotechnology company, providing sustainable and effective, phage-based crop protection solutions to manage bacterial plant diseases. Phages are naturally occurring v...see more

VP Business Development

Yeda - Technology Transfer Company of Weizmann Institute of Science
3 years
Current position
Jan 2020 - Present
Yeda is the technology transfer and innovation entity of the Weizmann Institute of Science. As VP BD Life Sciences, I am responsible for Yeda's business development activities and com...see more

Board Observer

Phytolon
3 years
Current position
Jan 2020 - Present
Phytolon utilizes current scientific advancements to bring biotechnology-based, natural, high-quality food-colorants to the market in a cost-effective manner for the benefit of better h...see more

Board Observer

Pantheon Biosciences
1 year
Jan 2020 - Jan 2021
Founded in 2017 and based in Israel, Pantheon Biosciences is an early-stage biotechnology company committed to harnessing the immense diversity of bacterial immunity into revolutionary ...see more

Senior Director, Business Development and Head of Corporate Strategy

Yeda - Technology Transfer Company of Weizmann Institute of Science
1 year
Jan 2019 - Jan 2020
1. Senior Director, Business Development: - Identifying the market potential of new technologies and developing business models towards their commercialization - Working with MNCs, SME...see more

Board Observer

FreezeM
1 year
Jan 2019 - Jan 2020
FreezeM is developing a novel technology for large-scale insect freezing to improve the use of insects as a protein source for animal feed. Its products will enable overcoming some of t...see more

Director of Business Development

Yeda - Technology Transfer Company of Weizmann Institute of Science
3 years
Jan 2016 - Jan 2019
- Identifying the market potential of new technologies, developing product strategies and business models towards their commercialization - Working with global corporations, SMEs, entre...see more

Senior Business Consultant

Deloitte
2 years
Jan 2014 - Jan 2016
- Consulting to CEOs and top management of leading companies in a variety of industries, including energy & cleantech, industrial goods, and biotech - Leading and participating in ch...see more

R&D Manager/ Team Leader

Nanotech Industrial Solutions Inc.
2 years
Jan 2012 - Jan 2014
- Business development: performing analysis to define product strategy and build an R&D plan. - Leading an applicative research in the field of nanocomposites, two patents filed. - Init...see more

Researcher PHD Student

WIS
5 years
Jan 2007 - Jan 2012
- Managing an extensive and interdisciplinary research project in the field of Nanomaterials with multiple international collaborations. - Instructing teachers and students, including r...see more

Teaching Aid

Ben Gurion University of the Negev
2 years
Jan 2004 - Jan 2006
Subgects taught: - Physical Metalurgy course - Materials Engineering labs (Radiography, XPS,AES, Mechanical properties - Electronic Materials labs (Conductivity, Hall effect, Optics, P-...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Venture Capital & Private Equity
  • Financial Services, Banking & Insurance
  • Food & Beverage
  • Biotech, Pharma & Life Sciences

Role experience

  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Strategy & Business Development