Yael leads the Nutrino Health business as part of Medtronic Diabetes. As CEO of Nutrino, she led the company to early revenue and successful acquisition in 2018. Previously, Yael held multiple commercial roles: VP of Business Development at Sensible Medical, VP Marketing at American Well, and Director care management marketing at TriZetto (acquired by Cognizant). Yael holds a BA in psychology from Hebrew University and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management.
Moran Shochat-Snir leads the Emerging platforms and Data teams at Invitae (NVTA), a leading genetics company whose mission is to bring comprehensive genetic information into mainstream medicine. Moran is the co-founder and former CEO of Clear Genetics, which was acquired by Invitae in November 2019. Clear Genetics developed software to thoughtfully scale delivery of genetic services and integrate it into routine patient care. Prior, Moran was at Medtronic, where she held several key roles, including leading business strategy, portfolio prioritization, and business development. She was also the co-founder of MorNetware, an Israeli software company that scales delivery of prenatal carrier screening. Moran was an officer in Israel Defense Forces’ Elite software unit, then studied Biomedical Engineering at Tel Aviv University for her Bachelors and Masters Degrees. She has an MBA from the Wharton Business School and is a Y combinator Alum.
Michael is an experienced telehealth entrepreneur, executive and advisor focused on combining emerging technology and business model innovation to commercialize and scale behavioral and population healthcare solutions. Over the past decade, he has raised over $30M from highly regarded venture funds – including .406 Ventures, Sandbox/BCBS Ventures, HLM, Canaan Partners and AXA Strategic Ventures – to start and grow two, technology-enabled healthcare services companies, Annum Health and AbleTo. In 2020, AbleTo was acquired by the nation’s largest health plan.
Currently, Michael serves as a board director at City Health Works (chairman), Medorion, wayForward, Wellth, and Project Health Minds (not for profit.) He is also an advisor to Intellihealth, Iris OB Health, CareTribe, Equip BH, and EMK Capital, a UK PE firm. Previously, he was an Entrepreneur-In-Residence (EIR) at Weill Cornell Medicine and has served on the board of Visiting Nurse Services of New York (2010-15). Prior to his entrepreneurial career, Michael worked at Furman Selz (investment banking), Bertelsmann, and McKinsey & Co.
Michael wrote Landing on the right Side of Your Ass, A Survival Guide for the Recently Unemployed (Three Rivers Press / Random House) and the “Hiring Line” columnist for BusinessWeek. He has a BA in political science from University of Chicago and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He lives with his wife in New York.
Uzi is a serial entrepreneur, longtime business executive and sales leader in the worlds of medical devices and digital health. After serving at multiple companies as a sales and marketing executive, Uzi managed Medcon, a leader in cardiology informatics, and was in charge of its growth from inception to a category leader, IPO, and sale to McKesson. At McKesson, Uzi acted as the VP cardiology. Today, Uzi is the chief commercial officer for Tyto Care, a leading digital health startup in the field of remote patient monitoring. Uzi holds a BSC in computer science and mathematics MA in conflict resolution and MBA from Tel Aviv University.
Venture Capitalist and Investment Banker, Ran Reske has turned his decades of experience steering hyper-growth businesses into building his own enterprise with Resident, a house of digitally-native brands that includes Nectar, DreamCloud, Level, Awara, Wovenly and Bundle. Under Ran’s dynamic leadership, the company boasted nearly $250 million in gross sales in 2018, its second year in business.
Alongside co-CEO Eric Hutchinson, Ran oversees all aspects of the business with a deliberate concentration on operational efficiency, strategic partnerships, manufacturing, and customer service to accelerate the company’s overall growth trajectory. As Resident continues to expand its portfolio of brands across the home goods category, he is laser-focused on talent acquisition and building a highly productive, diversified workforce that now includes 250 employees, and counting, across 5 countries and 15 cities.
Prior to launching Resident, Ran led early to late-stage venture investments with Norwest Venture Partners, where he focused on companies in e-commerce, media and mobile. He has also spearheaded corporate development divisions of both Amdocs and Pamplona Capital Management, and held roles in the investment banking division of Citigroup. In that role, Ran focused efforts on strategic advisory assignments for transactions like M-Systems’ $1.3 billion acquisition and Cellcom’s $400 million IPO.
Born in Israel and raised in Kenya, Ran takes pride in being a global citizen who currently resides in San Francisco with his wife and two sons.
Roy is a tech entrepreneur and pioneer of online optical since he founded EyeBuyDirect in 2005. By partnering with the Essilor Group (EPA:EI) in 2012, Roy led the rollup of the optical industry’s largest ecommerce companies, and was the group’s President and CEO. With over 1000 employees and operations in over 10 countries, Roy led the world’s largest online optical group that continues to provide access to product and education to vision consumers worldwide. Roy sold his company to Essilor International in January 2018.
Roy was recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader of 2016. He is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School.