The Team

Maya Ashkenazi

CEO & Co Founder

Forbes Cover 30under30 2020
M.E. Biomedical Engineering, Technion
B.Sc. Pharmaceutical Engineering


  • R&D Expert

  • Process engineer

  • Develops &manufacture  formulations

  • Scale-up, Analytics and CMC

  • Forbes Cover 30under30 Israel

Ariel Orbach, PhD

CTO & Co Founder

Ph.D. in Immunology

Post-Doc in Biochemistry

  • Founder of PRC Biomedical

  • Startup consultant

  • Co-Researcher at the Hebrew University

Yuval Appelbaum

Project Manager

B.Sc. Biotechnological Engineering


  • Technician at the Weapons Lab of the Forensics Dept, Israeli Police


  • Research assistant, Fish Health lab at Midreshet Ben-Gurion

Chaim Zegerman

Advisory Board & scientific consultant (Board advisor) 

Pharmacist and MPH
Materna Co-Founder and Chief Formula Developer


  • Chief scientist at Elite (one of the largest food suppliers in Israel)


  • 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

Eli Lerner

Co Founder & Board member

B.A. in Political Sciences


  • Founder & Director of Novotalk


  • Chief Strategic Officer of an NYC retail company