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Elka Nir

Elka Nir

Elka Nir has more than 25 years of extensive experience in senior executive positions in the area of Life Sciences. She brings significant experience in various executive leadership roles in large and small global companies as well as vast experience in investments, strategic alliances and chairperson / board member positions.

Since 2007, Elka is an active chairperson and board member of several public and private Life Sciences companies in various stages in Israel and globally (Among others: IceCure Medical and BSP Ltd. – traded in TASE). She also works closely with some investment parties.

Mrs. Nir is a board director of the Israeli High Tech Association (IATI) for the last 3 years.

Elka is also CEO of Carmel Ltd. , the economic corporation of the Haifa University.

Elka also owns a business consulting company focusing on business strategy, business development, marketing and investments.

Until 2011, Elka has been Managing Director and Partner, in Giza Venture Capital, leading investments, IPO, M&As, strategic alliances and business successes in the portfolio companies.  Formerly, Elka was COO & Director of Development at Biosense Webster, Johnson & Johnson. Prior to that, Elka served as VP, R&D and VP marketing at General Electric Medical Systems (GE), Israel.

Ms. Nir holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science, Technion-Israel's Institute of Technology, and Business Administration from the University of Haifa