Received my B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Tel Aviv University, Israel where I am Full Professor of electro-optics.
Has authored more than 200 technical articles, 3 book chapters, and is the holder of more than 40 patents all of them have been commercialized.
Founder of successful opto-electronics startup companies (e.g. Civcom and Eyesquad) and served as their CEO. Civcom Inc. was acquired by Padtec S/A of Brazil, Eyesquad was acquired by Tessera Inc (NASDAQ symbol: TSRA).
Founded Corephotonics where he serves as the CEO. Corephotonics was acquired by Samsung. Recently he founded Unispectral and Multiview which are spin-offs of Tel Aviv University.
Since January 2008 till December 2010, I was the Chief Scientist of the Israeli Ministry of Science. Also acted 6 years as the Co-Chair of GIF. At present he serves as Vice Dean for Research of the Faculty of Engineering.
Gathers the new Tel Aviv University Center for Entrepreneurship and serves as the Head of Zimin Institute for Engineering Solutions Advancing Better Lives.