Management team

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Gideon SturlesiPresident & CEO
  • Gideon Sturlesi / President & CEO

Gideon is seasoned executive with over 18 years of experience in Life Science & technology management. Prior to joining LifeBond, he was the general manager of Lumenis Vision and corporate EVP. Early in his career Gideon co-founded Galil Medical and served as a turnaround manager at the Wertheimer Group. He was also the founder of several medical startups and a venture partner at the Ofer High-Tech Group. Gideon holds a MSc from the Technion, Israel.

Orahn Preiss-BloomFounder
  • Orahn Preiss-Bloom / Founder

Orahn co-founded LifeBond in 2007 and has been leading the company’s development efforts ever since. Previously, he gained expertise in applied biomedical & biomechanical research while a researcher at the IDF Institute for Military Physiology. He holds a M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering from the Technion in Israel where he studied implantable polymer biomechanics. Orahn also earned a B.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University, where he was involved in applied biomechanics research at the Department of Orthopedic Surgery for several years.

Amir HadidVP R&D
  • Amir Hadid / VP R&D

Amir joined LifeBond in 2011 and has led the company’s R&D department since 2014. Prior to joining LifeBond, he served as a project manager and a researcher at the IDF Institute of Military Physiology and Heller Institute of Medical Research.  His specialties included: applied research and development in the fields of exercise physiology, biomechanics and thermoregulation.  Amir holds a BSc in biomedical engineering from the Technion Institute of Technology of Israel where he was involved in biodegradable bone glue research.  He is currently pursuing a PhD at Tel Aviv University in the biomedical engineering department. His current research focusses on the mechanophysiology of overuse injuries in athletes and soldiers.

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