Yozma II had a group of prominent advisors who bring invaluable insights from industry, capital markets, and academia. The Advisory Board is composed of prominent individuals who are renowned worldwide and are considered opinion leaders in their respective fields. Advisory Board members contribute to Yozma in its due diligence process and act as a sounding board for new investment opportunities. In addition, the Advisory Board members help the group maximize the exit prospects of its portfolio companies.

 
 

Fred Frank,
Vice Chairman, Lehman Brothers.
 


Mr. Frederick Frank is Vice Chairman and a Director of Lehman Brothers Inc. (NYSE: LEH). Mr. Frank has provided investment banking services to a host of companies in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and nutraceutical industries, and has been involved in hundreds of financings and merger and acquisition transactions in the health care field. In 1998, Mr. Frank was honored for Outstanding Contributions in the Field of Immunology by the Irvington Institute for Immunological Research, and, in 1997, he received the Biotech Meeting at Laguna Niguel Hall of Fame Award for Special Recognition for an Individual.
Mr. Frank is Chairman of the National Genetics Foundation, a Member of the Salk Institute National Council and a Director of the Salk Institute, a Member of the Yale School of Organization and Management Advisory Board, and a Member of the Board of Governors of the National Center for Genome Resources.

 

Moshe Stark, former General Manager, Intel Israel.

Mr. Stark has over 25 years of operating experience, having held numerous executive positions with world leading technology companies such as Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) and MMC Networks (NASDAQ: MMCN). Until recently, Mr. Stark was the General Manager of Intel Israel, having various technical and managerial roles. Mr. Stark was the General Manager of MMC Networks Israel where he was instrumental in building the company from its early stage. At MMC Networks Israel, Mr. Stark was responsible for all areas of creating the infrastructure needed for the Israeli operation including: HR, technology, legal, and financial matters. In August 2000, MMC Networks was acquired by Applied Micro Circuits (NASDAQ: AMCC) in a deal valued at $4.5 Billion.
Mr. Stark's technology expertise covers multiple disciplines including: Data Communications, Microprocessors, VLSI Architecture Design, Image Sensors and CAD Platforms. Mr. Stark is the owner of many patents including: Two-bits per cell ROM, Multimedia Intelligent Video Memory, Sensing Element Unit Cell, Photo-detector, Image Sensors, Binary CAM, Range CAM, and Range and Classification.

 

Professor Itzhak Kronzon, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.C.P., New York University.

Prof. Kronzon is a world renowned opinion leader in the area of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases. Professor Kronzon has been a Professor of Medicine at the New York University School of Medicine with Permanent Tenure since 1992 and a Senior Professor by Special Appointment at Tel Aviv University since 1996. Professor Kronzon has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors from some of the world's most prestigious institutions including: Avraham Ticho Award in Ophthalmology; Honorable Mention by American Medical Association; Alpha Omega Alpha, NYU School of Medicine; Research Award Finalist, American Society of Echocardiography, Annual Scientific Session; and Henry Neufeld Award for work on Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.
Professor Kronzon has been on the Editorial Boards of numerous professional Journals such as the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and the Journal of Non-Invasive Cardiology. Professor Kronzon published more than 270 original publications in Peer Reviewed Journals, wrote more than 70 book chapters, and was the author of numerous professional editorials and medicine-related abstracts.

 

Yozma maintains a network of formal and informal affiliations with numerous companies and institutions in Israel and abroad, including leading players in the industrial, technology and financial sectors (who are also investors in Yozma II):

The Ofer Group - Israel's leading industrial and technology conglomerate with global assets valued in excess of $6 billion. The Group has a majority shareholding in Israel Corp. (TASE: ILCO), one of Israel's major holding companies focusing on semiconductors, telecommunications, chemicals, shipping, oil, and energy, whose aggregate annual revenues are over $5 billion. The Ofer Group is a major shareholder in Israel's fourth-largest commercial bank, United Mizrahi Bank, and has extensive interests in the high technology, shipping, construction, energy, and hotel industries worldwide;

visit their website at http://www.oferhitech.com

Bank Hapoalim (TASE: POLI) - Israel's largest bank with a wide range of activities in the domestic investment-banking arena.

 
 

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