ICI Global Faculty

Yaniv Irit

Founding Partner and CEO of Almeda Ventures, Israel

Dr. Irit Yaniv is an experienced and accomplished senior executive in the life sciences industry; e.g. medical devices and bio-pharma, with 15 years of progressively increasing responsibilities in this field including successes in managing the product development function (from inception through launch), designing and implementing clinical studies and pivotal trials, achieving FDA regulatory approvals both in the forms of PMA and 510K, effectively launching the sales of new products, as well as increasing the sales of existing lines, and performing the foregoing in an ever-changing international marketplace and regulatory environment.

Irit Yaniv, is the founder and CEO of Almeda Ventures. She is also managing partner of Accelmed Ventures II, is an experienced and accomplished senior executive in the Medtech industry. Since joining Accelmed, in 2012, she plays a significant role in leading Accelmed’s ventures portfolio companies, serving either as Chairperson or as an active board member. She was the co-founder of two of Accelmed’s portfolio companies in the field of metabolic disorders – e.g. Diabetes and Obesity.

She is heavily involved in the Israeli Eco-System, taking an active part in the BioMed, ICI and WHII conferences as well as 8400 project (cohort 2).

Dr. Yaniv holds an MD degree from the Ben-Gurion University and an MBA from the Recanati Business School at Tel Aviv University.

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    • Location: Israel
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