Our Team Members

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Sholem Lapidot

Chief Executive Officer

Sholem is an Economics and Finance specialist. He has held several senior positions including CEO of the IDB Group, CEO of Discount Investments, as well as the Director of the Israeli retail chain store Shufersal and Director of Cellcom.

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Drew Morris

Chief Research Officer

Drew is one of the founders of Scentech Medical. He is a seasoned expert in the areas of metabolomics, breath analysis, and genetic expression diagnostics. He served on multiple advisory panels addressing the planning for pandemics and global health threats. He continues to be an outspoken advocate for the need for rapid diagnostic tools based on genetic expression, as a means to contain the spread of infectious diseases and improve health outcomes.

Harel Hershtik

Chief Technology Officer

Harel is one of the  founders of Scentech Medical. He has a successful track record mapping breath biomarkers and developing systems for detecting chemicals at extremely low concentrations as well as broad knowledge in the areas of chemical analysis, ion mobility, breath analytics, metabolomics, and genetic expression diagnostics. Over the years he has developed algorithms for identifying biomarkers, designed revolutionary non-radioactive Ion sources, and designed specialized instruments needed for breath-based diagnostics.

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Yaniv Hevron

Director

Yaniv combines extensive financial expertise with significant experience in accelerating company growth. He was the Chief Strategy Officer at Excellence Investment House, where he managed over 35 billion dollars in assets. Yaniv is an NFX Alumnus and has an MA in Economics from Tel Aviv University.

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Dr. Keren-Or Amar

Healthcare Business Consultant

Dr. Amar earned her Ph.D. at the Faculty of Life Science, Bar-Ilan University, and completed post-doctoral studies at the Lautenberg Center for Immunology and Cancer Research at the Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Further, she holds a BSc and MSc from the Faculty of Biology at the Technion Israel Institute of Technology, as well as an MA in Law from Bar-Ilan University.

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Dr. Regina Sinelnikov

Analytical Lab Manager

Dr. Regina brings her drive and passion for meaningful science to her role as the Analytical Laboratory Manager. She holds a PhD in Materials Chemistry from the University of Alberta and a BSc in Chemistry and Computer Science from Western University. Regina honed her analytical skills as a researcher at the Analytical Laboratory of the Israeli Air Force, where she specialized in the identification and method development for the analysis of non-metal materials used in the aviation industry.

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Dr. Natalie Dror

VP Clinical & Regulatory Affairs

Dr. Natalie has extensive leadership experience in medical device product management including R&D, pre-clinical studies, clinical studies design, the establishment of regulatory strategies, and submissions to regulatory authorities worldwide. Natalie received her MSc in Medicine, and her PhD in Biotechnology from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.

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Konstantin Tartakovsky

Analytical Research Chemist

Konstantin has over twenty years of analytical experience as the head of the Analytical Laboratory in the Israeli Air Force. Konstantin’s expert command of numerous analytical tools served him well in aircraft failure investigations, air quality analyses, and applied research at the IAF. He developed multiple methods for the quality assurance, predictive maintenance, and forensic analysis of non-metal materials. The state-of-the-art laboratory under his command held unique capabilities, some of which were developed in-house. Konstantin obtained his BSc in Chemistry and MSc in Medical Science from Tel-Aviv University.

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Dr. Diklah Geva

Head of Data Science

Dr. Geva brings over 20 years of data analysis leading to successful developments of classification algorithms for a variety of biomedical applications as well as clinical trials repots submission to the FDA. Diklah holds a PhD in Epidemiology and Public health from Ben Gurion University, a MSc. in Biostatistics from university of Pittsburgh and a BA in Statistics from the university of Haifa along with additional MBA in Entrepreneurship & Innovation from the Israeli branch at Ramat Aviv of Swinburn University. Diklah servs as the principal biostatistician of various clinical trials initiated by Israeli and international companies. In addition, she functions as a consultant to the Ministry of health Institute of Quality and Standard of Medical Product, s for over 15 years. Diklah is a great fan of R and is brilliant in data visualizations.