Speakers

Dr Shlomzion Shen
Co-founder and CEO, Seevix Material Sciences

Dr. Shen is the co-founder and CEO of Seevix Material Sciences Ltd. The company develops high-strength spidersilk fibers using recombinant DNA technology for commercial applications.

Prior to founding Seevix, Dr. Shen served as CEO of MedAware Ltd., an Israeli healthcare IT company, CEO of Fluonic Inc , a US based medical device company, and was a consultant to Israeli and US based venture capital funds performing due diligence processes related to biotechnology and medical device technologies.

She has over a decade of experience in R&D and business development management roles in startups and late stage companies in the Israeli life science industry. She was in charge of advancing products from early-stage research to late-stage development and licensing deals with strategic partners in the US, Europe and Japan.

Dr. Shen holds a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from Bar-Ilan University and a MBA from Tel Aviv University, Israel.