The management team at Alma Lasers includes veteran clinical and business professionals who bring an established track record of global success to the company.
Together, they form an unparalleled balance of strategic innovation, technological expertise and wise decision-making to bring the most effective aesthetic medical technology solutions to the market.
CEO & Founder of Alma Lasers
Dr. Karni holds a PhD in Chemical physics from Tel Aviv University and a Post doctorate in physics and Chemistry from Columbia University and Stanford University, respectively.
A pioneer in medical laser research and development since 1980, he has created some of the most successful and effective laser and pulsed light systems brought to market, and has received numerous patents in the medical device arena.
Vice President of Quality & Regulatory Affairs
Ariela is responsible for leading and driving the execution of global regulations with a focus on efficient, rapid and timely approval of devices, while balancing business needs with regulatory compliance.
Ariela also has overall responsibility for leading the company’s product quality systems, including the setting of quality goals, managing and improving all aspects of the quality system and product quality with an emphasis on customer use and expectations. Ariela has a broad academic background with extensive industrial experience in Research & Development, quality assurance and regulation of medical devices. Ariela completed post-doctoral research at Harvard Medical School, and holds a PhD, MSc and BSc in Chemical Engineering from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.
Vice President of Engineering
With more than 20 years’ experience with laser electrical systems, Nadav is responsible for the direction and management of the laser software and electrical hardware team.
Nadav holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.
Eyal Ben David
Vice President of Sales in Europe & Africa
Eyal is responsible for recruiting, supporting and inspiring Alma’s Partners in EMEA.
Eyal joined Alma six years ago, starting as a sales manager in Latin America and later on taking responsiblity of the European market as Sales Director. Eyal holds a BSc in Industrial Engineering and an MBA from Ben-Gurion University.
Vice President of Clinical Affairs – Aesthetics and Surgical
Hanit is responsible for the company’s clinical research and development, clinical education and the management of pre-clinical and clinical trials. Hanit joined Alma in 2017, bringing 10 years of experience in managing clinical research and introducing innovative technologies in the aesthetic medical industry.
Hanit holds a PhD in Neuropsychiatry from the Technion Medical School, Haifa. Prior to her PhD, Hanit earned an M.Sc. in the Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases at the Medical Faculty of the Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
Vice President of R&D
Alex is responsible for the research and development of Radiofrequency and Ultrasound systems and technology.
Alex brings 37 years of experience in the laser industry with the development of CO2 lasers, RF and ultrasound systems. He is an author of more than 30 scientific articles and more than 10 patents. Alex holds an MSc and PhD from Electro-Technical Institute, Novosibirsk Russia.
Vice President of Global Sales & Managing Director of the GmbH Office
Lior is responsible for the direction and management of all sales and business development operations, including market competitiveness, pricing, compensation, distribution and channel strategy. Lior brings 15 years of experience in the laser industry with operational, logistic, financial and sales expertise 9 of which were in the gtowing asian market. Lior holds a BA in Economics & Logistics from Bar Ilan University (cum laude) and an MBA, Economics from University of Manchester- Israel branch.
CEO Alma Lasers, North America Operations
Avi has more than thirty 35 of experience in the medical and aesthetic device industry, beginning with his involvement in the research and development of one of the first lasers introduced to the surgical device field. He has continued his successful track record with various leadership roles relating to aesthetic laser and light-based products. Among his significant previous positions, Avi served as Vice President of Operations at ESC Inc., and Vice President of Operations at Lumenis Inc. Avi hold a BSc in Electrical Engineering from Tel Aviv University
Controller, North American Operations
Alan joined Alma in 2007 and is responsible for the North American financial, legal and human resource operations of the company. Prior to joining Alma, Alan spent 7 years with RSM McGladrey in various audit roles including Audit Manager. Alan holds a BA in Accounting and Finance from Indiana University and is a certified public accountant.
Yiffat Halutzy Yagodovich
Vice President of Operations
Yiffat is responsible for Operations including Production, Sales Administration & Logistics, Warehousing & Alma’s ERP system.
Yiffat joined Alma 9 years ago, starting as Director of Production Control and later taking on responsibility of the Sales Administration & Logistics departments, Production & Warehousing.
Prior to Alma Lasers Yiffat worked for 9 years at Vishay Intertechnology as Team Leader of Production Control and Business Planning.
Yiffat holds a Practical Engineer degree in Industrial Chemistry from Bosmat Technical Institute and a BA in Political Science and French Culture from the University of Haifa.
Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of the Board of Directors
Jason is responsible for the financial operation and financing & investment activities of the company. Jason joined Alma in 2014 and brings more than 10 years of professional financial and investment experience to the company. Jason has 3 years experience of financial investigation of all investment projects in Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. He’s also worked as auditor manager at Price Water House Coopers for 6 years. Jason holds a BA in Economics from Shanghai University of China.
Chief Operating Officer
Ronen is responsible for Operations and the supply chain, including IT, Outsourcing, Maintenance, Purchasing, Warehousing, Production, Quality Assurance, Logistics and Regulation. Ronen brings 9 years of experience in the laser industry with operational and logistic expertise. Prior to Alma Lasers Ronen worked for 7 years at Vishay Intertechnology as Worldwide Planning Director. Ronen holds a BSc in Industrial Management from the Technion (Israel institute of Technology) and an MBA in Business Management from University of Derby- Israel branch.
Vice President of Alma Surgical Business Unit
Yair is responsible for the management of Alma’s minimally-invasive laser-based surgical solutions including the development of new applications, sales, marketing, clinical research and business development. Yair brings over 35 years of experience in the laser and medical equipment industry. Yair has held various executive positions, acting as the CEO of Curelight Medical Ltd., CEO of Sunlight Medical Ltd., Founder and acting CEO of Sales and Marketing of Opus Dent after spending 14 years at Lumenis. Yair holds a BSEE in Electrical and Biomedical Engineering from George Washington University of Washington DC.
Vice President of Clinical Affairs
Joseph is responsible for the management of multi-disciplinary clinical affairs including the clinical validation of Alma’s energy based devices and their clinical applications, human clinical and pre-clinical studies, advanced clinical training seminars, key opinion physicians’ collaborations, scientific publications and lectures at professional meetings. Joseph brings 25 years of experience in the medical and laser industry with extensive clinical, scientific and educational expertise. Dr. Lepselter is co-inventor of a number of the company’s patents. Joseph holds a PhD degree in Physiology from Temple University, Philadelphia, USA.
Vice President of Sales in Latin & Iberia
Eyal brings 18 years of experience in sales marketing and Business development, in various fields. In the past 10 years, Eyal served in commercial sales management positions in the fast growing Medical Devices Industry, in Europe Latin and APAC.
Eyal is responsible for the direction and management of all sales and business development operations in the Iberia-Latin region.
Eyal holds an Engineering degree from Ben-Gurion University (B.Sc. Engineering) and Master of Science in Management degree from NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering.
Vice president of Sales, APAC
Oren is responsible to grow and develop Alma Lasers presence in the dynamic markets of APAC.
Since he joined Alma, 5 years ago, Oren has served in various positions: as a country manager in the APAC countries, later to be promoted as APAC director for Sales where he took part in the establishment of our new direct operation in India.
Before joining Alma Oren served in various sales and Business development positions in the HLS, Aviation and Defense fields.
Oren holds a B.A in Communication and Political Science from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and a post graduate degree from the Recanati School of Business Administration, Tel-Aviv University, Israel.
Vice President of Sales, in North America
In 2006, Bill started at Palomar Medical as West U.S. and Canada Regional Sales Director. After building and training a top-flight region his sales team was constantly recognized as the #1 region for Palomar.
Bill’s proven core competencies include team turnaround leadership focused on sales revenue, sales training, team building & new product launches. In 2013, Bill was recruited as North American VP of Sales at Alma. After rebuilding and stabilizing the sales force the company has achieved double-digit growth. Bill is motivated on building a world-class sales organization at Alma North America.
Vice President of Finance
Doron brings over 20 years of financial management experience in public and private companies and in various industries including software, communications and construction. Doron is responsible for Alma’s financial operations and HR operations. Doron joined Alma in 2007. Doron holds a BA in Accounting, Economics & Labor Science from Tel Aviv University and is a certified public accountant in Israel.