Our Vision
Accessible First-line Glaucoma Care for All.

Our Team

Co-founded BELKIN in 2013 and was previously CEO of the Ein Tal Eye Center for 6 years. She has extensive managerial experience, including business development, project management, and team leadership. Mrs. Lemann-Blumenthal completed her LL.B. at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and an Executive MBA at Tel-Aviv University, both degrees awarded with Dean’s Honors.

Daria Lemann-Blumenthal

LL.B., EMBA

Chief Executive Officer

Internationally renowned scientist and entrepreneur, he is the inventor of the ExPRESS glaucoma shunt, and a founder of Optonol, which was sold to Alcon in 2010. A Professor Emeritus of Ophthalmology at Tel Aviv University, he established the Tel Aviv University Eye Research Institute in the Sheba Medical Center where he headed the Ophthalmic Technology Laboratory. Prof. Belkin holds a Master’s degree in Science from Cambridge University and a Doctorate in Medicine from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Prof. Michael Belkin

M.A., M.D.

Founder & Medical Director

Medical device technical executive and a professional R&D team leader with a proven track record in leading multidisciplinary development projects of innovative technologies. He was formerly VP Research & Development at Mennen Medical for 18 years gaining experience in product development and regulatory submissions for a variety of medical devices, with special expertise in developing real-time embedded hardware and software. He holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Afeka Tel Aviv Academic College of Engineering.

Eli Makdasi

B.Sc.

Chief Operating Officer

Andrew has a deep knowledge of the ophthalmic industry. He started his career at Johnson & Johnson and has over 30 years of experience in sales, marketing, M&A and general management, notably as VP Commercial, Surgical EMEA for Bausch & Lomb where he was a member of the global surgical management team. He holds an MBA from Henley Business School in England.

Andrew Webb

MBA

Chief Commercial Officer

Lily has over 15 years of experience in business development within the pharmaceutical and medical device industry in China. She held the role of investment manager for both Haisco Pharmaceutical and Chengdu Kanghong Pharmaceutical Group where she led several due diligence projects and evaluated key international business opportunities. Lily’s skill set includes strategic project management, KOL relationships, as well as being familiar with the NMPA regulatory pathway in China. Fluent in Mandarin and English. She has a M.Sc. in Pharmacokinetics from Sichuan University.

Lily Li

M.Sc. Pharmacokinetics

China Country Manager

As a CPA for the past 23 years, Arik brings substantive experience in management and finance. Arik was the VP Operations for HIL Applied Medical where he led all financial and operational aspects of the company. Previously, Arik was the COO and CFO at P2W where he led logistics and was responsible for the fundraising and financing of P2W’s large-scale projects worldwide of USD $100M. Arik has also been an active board member at Make-A-Wish for the past 25 years.

Arik Hybloom

CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Nancy LeBosquain has two decades of communications experience in the technology, geophysics, and petroleum industries. Previously, she served as Global Internal Communications Manager for CGG, a geophysics company based in Paris with 10,000+ employees. She has a distinct talent for translating complex technical concepts into digestible, shareable ideas. A graduate of Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary, she has also completed executive education at Cambridge University in England & INSEAD in France.

Nancy LeBosquain

B.Comm

VP Marketing

With extensive experience in managing development and design of multidisciplinary systems, opto-mechanics, precise mechanics, electro - mechanical packaging and machining. Sergey was in charge of projects from idea through design and development to working prototype in the fields of healthcare and security. Sergey is highly skilled in coding in various languages, testing, design, UI, production and assembly line building. Sergey has a B.Sc in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Holon Academic Technological Institute.

Sergey Volfson

B.Sc.

Electro-Optics Engineer

Tamar brings a wealth of QA/RA experience with her having worked for many medical device start-ups in Israel over the past 15 years. She holds a Degree (B.Sc.) in Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Judea and Samaria in Ariel.

Tamar Weizman

B.Sc.

Director of QA & Regulatory Affairs

Algorithm engineer with almost 2 decades of hands on experience in full software development life cycle (SDLC) process in medical devices industry with specialization in embedded real-time software, signal processing algorithms and automated testing systems. Vladimir is a highly accomplished engineer responsible for developing original algorithms, designing and implementing award winning European Patient Monitoring Technology. Vladimir has vast experience in testing and validating software for FDA clearance.

Vladimir Horesh

M.Sc.

Algorithm Engineer

With more than a decade of experience in building and managing the administrative infrastructure for start-up companies in the field of life science and Cyber-tech. She has vast experience in office management and coordination, human resources, purchasing, shipping, bookkeeping and research.

Vedrana Otrokar

Logistics Manager

With 30 years of experience in the field of medical devices, from all aspects; R&D, engineering, transitioning from R&D to production, subcontracts management, SW testing, production, warehouse inventory, purchasing and ordering, service support with a team of more than 20 employees. Eli is highly skilled in preparing DMRs, writing procedures and instructions for all product stages and departments to meet medical device standards.

Eli Avarjil

Practical Engineering

Engineering Manager

Tomer knows his way around electronics and brings a wealth of experience to his role as practical engineer, ensuring adequate support for the manufacture and fabrication of parts to support our technology. He has a speciality in Practical Electronics from ORT College, Rehovot.

Tomer Hadar

Practical Electronics

Practical Engineer

With 8 years of quality assurance and software testing experience in the medical device industry, Hadar ensures software is rigorously tested before going to market. She brings strong analytical skills to BELKIN Vision with the creating of detailed testing plans and test cases. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Life Sciences from Ben-Gurion University in Israel.

Hadar Avarjil

B.A. Life Sciences

QC Software Testing

Electrical & electronics engineering-B.Sc. with extensive experience in medical devices including QA / RA support, CE compliance audits and standardization testing and transfer from development to production (NPI).

Emil Abramov

B.Sc.

System Engineer

Zachary Sacks received his Ph.D. EE at the University of Michigan under the direction of Gerard Mourou (2018 Physics Nobel Laureate) developing ultrafast laser treatments for glaucoma. Previously to joining BELKIN Vision, he was a senior laser scientist at Elbit Systems Elop and heavily involved in research, new technology and product introduction resulting in several patents, consortia with industry and academia, and products. He is a senior member of the IEEE and OSA.

Zachary Sacks

Ph.D.

IP & Scientific Consultant

Giacomo has worked in the ophthalmic commercial industry for over 30 years. His vast experience expands across numerous companies including, VP International Sales and Marketing positions at both Eyonics and Medicem Ophthalmic. He spent 5 years at Excel-Lens, as VP Commercial, EMEA. Giacomo contributed many years at industry leader Bausch and Lomb, the most recent as Sales Director, Cataract and Refractive, EMEA. He brings strong knowledge of managing strategic high-growth ophthalmic businesses to BELKIN Vision.

Giacomo Nizi

Electron. Eng.

European Sales Director

Louise is an exceptional project and event manager. She has 25 years of experience successfully delivering a multitude of complex projects across numerous sectors, including retail, business intelligence solutions, construction and spent 5 years at Bausch and Lomb. Louise has a BTEC in Business Studies and a Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) qualification in Marketing and Project Management.

Louise Edmonds

CIM

Sales & Marketing Coordinator

Yael is an experienced Quality Assurance specialist and document controller in the medical device industry, holding an ISO 13485 internal auditor certificate. She has over three years of experience working with various companies to ensure compliance with industry standards and maintaining quality systems. Yael has supported two companies in achieving ISO 13485 certification to-date.

Yael Mensah

Dip. Computer Software

QA/RA Specialist

An experienced engineer with over 20 years of experience in electro optics systems installations, maintenance, calibration, and manufacturing. Yoni started his career in the Israeli Air force as a team leader in the field of Electronic Warfare and from there, continued his professional experience in numerous telecommunication companies in Israel (Bezeq, LG) and later El-Al, Nextin, and medical device companies such as Bio Spring and Illumigyn.

Yoni Paryente

B.Sc. Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Electro-Optics Technician

Rotem's vast expertise in training and welfare management, with a focus on the dynamic global high-tech industry, has been cultivated through years of experience in large organizations such as Cadence Design, Zap Group and Septier Communications. With excellent organizational, communications and project management skills, her goal is to improve organizational processes and enhance productivity and efficiency. Rotem holds a B.A. in psychology & management from the Open University of Israel, and an M.A. in organizational behavior from Netanya Academic College.

Rotem Levi-Zalta

M.A.

Employee Experience & HR Operations Manager

Dorit has vast experience in preclinical and clinical research in academia and industry. Prior to joining BELKIN Vision, Dorit served for 13 years as the Preclinical Research Director and Clinical Research manager at Nano-Retina. Her previous research experience was as a post-doctoral fellow in the National Eye Institute, in Paul Sieving’s lab for Translational Research on Retinal and Macular Degeneration, where she studied mechanisms of retinal degenerations. Dorit is a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, graduate of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She received her Ph.D. from the Hebrew University on retinal electrophysiology in glaucoma.

Dorit Raz-Prag

DVM, Ph.D.

Clinical Operations Manager

Marcia de Souza Lima is an ophthalmologist with extensive experience in medical affairs and clinical development programs in the USA, Europe, and other regions. Her most recent positions were Global Medical Affairs Head, Ophthalmology at Shire/Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Chief Medical Officer at Oculis SA, and Head, Medical Affairs of the Cell and Gene therapy business unit at Santen Pharmaceuticals. She has worked at Ancile Pharmaceuticals, Novartis, Pfizer, Baush+Lomb, and Regenxbio in roles ranging from medical and clinical research expert to senior executive leader. She has managed large global teams, and her experience includes working on pharmaceutical, biologics, and device programs. She also served as the Chief Medical Officer of The ReLeef Initiative, a nonprofit startup pharmaceutical company. Marcia received her medical degree from Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil, and furthered her clinical research studies at the Shiley Eye Center, University of California, San Diego. Before joining the pharmaceutical industry, she practiced medical and surgical ophthalmology for a decade.

Marcia de Souza Lima

MD

Medical Affairs Advisor

Jonathan’s career within the ophthalmic industry spans over 30 years. He has held a variety of commercial leadership roles within global ophthalmic companies such as Johnston & Johnson, Bausch + Lomb and Alcon. He brings a wealth of knowledge to BELKIN Vision in GTM strategy, management, commercialization and the market development of advanced technology products and devices.

Jonathan Barlow

Sales Director Northern Europe

With over 9 years of expertise in clinical research and clinical trial management within the Biomedical industry. Shani brings a wealth of experience, having successfully led numerous studies through various phases, showcasing a comprehensive understanding of the industry lifecycle. Shani's commitment to effective collaboration spans global sites, study departments, and site research teams, ensuring coordination throughout the research process.

Shani Ben Hur

B.Sc, MBA

Clinical Trial Manager

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