Maya Ashkenazi

CEO & Co Founder

MAOLAC's visionary and product inventor.

A history of working in the pharmaceuticals industry (FLORIS, Dexcel) from R&D to final products.

M.E. Biomedical Engineering, Technion Institute of Technology.
B.Sc. Pharmaceutical Engineering.

Chaim Zegerman

Advisory Board & scientific consultant (Board advisor) 

Pharmacist and MPH Materna Co-Founder and Chief Formula Developer

Chief scientist at Elite. Rich experience in the fields of – patents, clinical studies, pharmacovigilance and formulations development

Sagi Katz

Business Development

MBA from NYU, Stern School of Business Bachelor of Business, College of Management


Over 20 years of executive level business experience

Ariel Orbach, PhD

CTO & Co Founder

Former researcher at the Hebrew University, a consultant and research director of several companies in the biomedical field.

Post-doctorate in biochemistry and PhD. in Immunology from the Hebrew University.

Yuval Appelbaum

Project Manager

Experience in working in multi-cultural, high pressure environments. Worked in the Fish Health Lab in Sde Boker and  in the Ballistics Lab in the Israeli Police Headquarters.

Speaks fluent English, Portuguese and Hebrew and proficient in Spanish.

B.Sc in Biotechnological Engineering, Ben Gurion University.

Iddo Weiner, PhD


PhD in Bioinformatics and Biotechnology


Over 7 years of scientific experience in computational biology

Eli Lerner

COO & Co Founder

Former founder and director of a Digital Health Company. Extensive experience in establishing and running paramedical clinics.

BA in Political Sciences, Bar Ilan University.

Prof. Aviva Fattal-Valevski Medical Consultant (Board advisor)

MD, Head of Dept. of Pediatric Neurology, Dana Children’s hospital, Ichilov Hospital, Tel Aviv

Neurology Professor at the Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University

In 2003, discovered the reason behind dozens of infants hospitalized for seemingly random symptoms as a lack of Vitamin B1 in their milk powder. 

Dr. Ronny Pinkus

Ronny joined Maolac in May 2020 and brings with him over 27 years of experience in pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.

Ronny is an expert in process development, scale-up, Analytics and CMC (Chemistry, Manufacturing & Controls).

Ronny holds a PhD from the Weizmann Institute and an MBA from the Polytechnic Institute of New York

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