Avner Yanai, MD
Avner, has spent over 11 years using his expertise in medicine, healthcare data analytics, biotech, and software development to enhance the projects and value of several medical devices, software, and life science start-up companies. Some of his accomplishments include working with the FDA as the Director of Clinical Research at UltraShape for approval of a non-invasive medical device for use by dermatologists and plastic surgeons; overseeing the manufacture of high-end, custom made spectrophotometers as the Director of Product Development at OLIS; and developing the healthcare strategy at Uptake, leveraging data analytics to solve crucial problems in the healthcare industry. Prior to working for startup companies, Avner worked at Bio-Rad Laboratories where he was the Senior Project Leader, involved with Diagnostics and Life Science software products. Born and trained as a physician in Israel, Avner spent three years in the Israeli Defense Forces where he attained the rank of Staff Sergeant in the Medical Corps, Paratroop Regiment.