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ICI Course Directors

After 25 years from the first ICI, the ICI Course Directors continue to be inspired by the idea to construct bridges towards the future.
Chaim Lotan
ICI Founder
Professor of Internal Medicine (Cardiology)
Director, Heart Institute, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
Rafi Beyar
ICI Co-Founder
Rafi Beyar is former Director of Rambam, Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Engineering at Technion, and former Dean of the Rappaport Faculty of Medicine.

ICI Course Co-Directors

The ICI Co-Directors promote best practices and peer networking opportunities by uniting decades of experience in technology, innovation and healthcare advancements.
Juan Granada
CEO, CRF New York
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Patrick W. Serruys
Professor Imperial College London
Professor Imperial College London. Chief of Interventional Cardiology at Thorax Center Netherlands, Prof. of Medicine at Erasmus MC.
Martin B. Leon
Chairman, CRF New York
Professor of Medicine. Director of the Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy & Cardiac Cath Lab at Columbia University Medical Center. Co.Founder TriVentures VC
Ran Kornowski
Israel Heart Society President
Chairman of the Cardiology Department of Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva. Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at Tel Aviv University, Israel
Peter J. Fitzgerald
Stanford University, Triventures VC
Director of the Center for Cardiovascular Technology at Stanford University Medical School, Co-founder Triventures VC.
Ge Junbo
Chairman China Cardiovascular Association
Chairman at China Cardiovascular Association, China
Monica Tocchi
Founder and CMO, Meditrial Global CRO
Cardiologist, ISO AAMI Expert, 20+ years managing clinical trials and market approvals
Michal Geva
Managing Partner Triventures VC
Michal Geva is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Triventures, a venture capital fund focused on transformational health which includes medical device

Organizing Committee

• ICI relies on the support of top innovators as the engine to create a powerful and engaging event that no-one should miss.

Bahagon Yossi

Founding Managing Partner of Qure Ventures, Israel

Binur Yuval

Owner of Accelerated Technologies, Inc., New York City, USA

Biton Yitschak

EP Cardiologist at Hadassah University Medical Center, Israel

Bo Xu

Director of Cath Lab at National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Fu Wai Hospital, China

Cohen Jose E.

Professor of Neurosurgery at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem (HUJI), Israel

Danenberg Haim

Head of Interventional Cardiology at Hebrew University, Israel

Finkelstein Arik

Director Cardiac Catheterization at Tel Aviv Medical Center, Israel

Gad Keren

Director, Tel Aviv Ichilov

Gepstein Lior

Professor of Physiology and Medicine (Cardiology) at the Technion’s Faculty of Medicine, Israel

Harpaz Ronit

Co-founder & CEO of Endoron Medical, Israel

Haskin Russel

Director of Business Development at HekaBio K.K, Japan

Iaizzo Paul

Professor of Surgery, Integrative Biology & Physiology, Carlson School of Management, USA

Ikeno Fumiaki

Director of Japan Reach at Stanford Center for Asian Health Research and Education, USA

Jonathan Leor

Professor of Cardiology at Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Keren Andre

Director Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathies Center at Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel

Leker Ronen R.

Director of Stroke Center at Hadassah Medical, Israel

Lerman Amir

Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic, USA

Luria David

Professor and Lecturer of Medicine at the Hebrew University, Israel

Ozaki Yukio

Professor of Cardiology and Director of the Department of Cardiology at Fujita Health University Hospital School of Medicine, Japan

Rubinstein Karin

CEO and President of IsIsrael Advanced Technology Industries IATI, Israel

Uriel Nir

Director of Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation at NewYork-Presbyterian, USA

Yaniv Irit

Founding Partner and CEO of Almeda Ventures, Israel

Zhao Michael

Chief Executive Officer of DiNovA Medtech, China

Scientific Committee

• ICI benefits from the contribution of experts in major scientific disciplines to ensure the novelty, continued quality and relevance of the ICI program.

Banai Shmuel

Director, Interventional Cardiology, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Israel

Barbash Israel M

Associate Professor of Cardiology at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Beeri Ronen

Associate professor at Hebrew University, Israel

Bolotin Gil

Director, Cardiac Surgery Department, Rambam Hospital, Israel

Fefer Paul

Senior Cardiologist at the Interventional cardiology unit, Director of structural heart diseases service Sheba Medical Center, Israel

Flugelman Moshe

Medical Doctor at Carmel Medical Center, Israel

Glikson Michael

Director of the Jesselson Integrated Heart Center, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Israel

Iakobishvili Zaza

Director, Emergency Cardiology Services at Rabin Medical Center, Israel

Karmeli Ron

Head of vascular department Hadassah University Hospital Jerusalem

Maisano Francesco

Professor of Cardiac Surgery at University of Zurich, Switzerland

Matetzky Shlomi

Director of the Intensive Cardiac Care Department at the Sheba Medical Center, Israel

Roguin Ariel

Head Interventional Cardiology at Rambam Medical Center, Israel

Shapira Oz

Director of the Cardiothoracic  Surgery Department at Hadassah University hospital in Ein-Karem, Jerusalem, Israel

Wolf Yehuda

Professor of surgery at the Faculty of Medicine of Tel Aviv University, Israel

Zahger Doron

Director of the Cardiology Department at Soroka University Medical Center, Israel