Steakholder Foods

Team & Advisors

Yaron Kaiser
Yaron Kaiser
Yaron Kaiser

Co-Founder and Chairman

Yaron Kaiser
Co-Founder and Chairman

Yaron Kaiser has founded various Nasdaq traded deep-tech firms and serves as an executive board member for numerous food-tech companies. He is a founding partner of the BlueSoundWaves collective led by Ashton Kutcher, Guy Oseary and Effie Epstein. Mr. Kaiser has wide experience in commercial and corporate law, IPOs, MA, and corporate governance.

Arik Kaufman
Arik Kaufman
Arik Kaufman

Co-Founder & CEO

Arik Kaufman
Co-Founder & CEO

Arik Kaufman has founded various Nasdaq and TASE traded food-tech firms. He is a founding partner of the BlueSoundWaves collective led by Ashton Kutcher, Guy Oseary and Effie Epstein.

Guy Hefer
Guy Hefer
Guy Hefer

CFO

Guy Hefer
CFO

Guy Hefer has vast international business experience and a successful track record of transaction generation and execution. Mr. Hefer was CFO of a tech-focused holding company and an investment banker at Bank Leumi and Barclays Corporate and Investment Bank in Israel and the UK. Guy holds a BA in accounting and economics from Tel Aviv University.

Dan Kozlovski
Dan Kozlovski
Dan Kozlovski

CTO

Dan Kozlovski
CTO

Dan Kozlovski specializes in R&D and product development and is an expert in 3D CAD. Mr. Kozlovski has more than 10 years’ experience working in high-tech companies in the printing market, such as HP-Indigo, Nano Dimension. He holds a BSc degree in mechanical engineering and an executive MBA in management technology, innovation and entrepreneurship.   

Itamar Atzmony
Itamar Atzmony
Itamar Atzmony

VP Engineering

Itamar Atzmony
VP Engineering

Itamar Atzmony brings almost a decade of experience as a mechanical engineer and 3D printing expert in the fields of robotics and automation with products that meet stringent requirements, standards, and harsh environmental conditions. His career has included stints at Nano Dimension, a provider of intelligent machines for manufacturing and Highcon, a developer of digital cutting and creasing solutions for post print processes. Mr. Atzmony is passionate about food and is an avid amateur chef.

Dr. Orit Goldman
Dr. Orit Goldman
Dr. Orit Goldman

VP Biology

Dr. Orit Goldman
VP Biology

Orit Goldman is a prolific R&D professional in multidisciplinary biotechnology and author of numerous publications on stem cell behavior and applications. She specializes in molecular biology, biochemistry, cGMP and pre-clinical studies. Ms. Goldman began her career as a stem-cell researcher. Before joining Steakholder Foods, she was head of R&D at Betalin Therapeutics, an innovative provider of cell-based treatments for diabetes.

Moran Lidor
Moran Lidor
Chef Moran Lidor

Head Chef

Chef Moran Lidor
Head Chef

Chef Moran Lidor is one of Israel's leading culinary consultants and vegan cuisine pioneers. He is the head chef of Nestle Professional, Nestle Innovation Group and a presenter chef at Bee-io. Chef Lidor has provided solutions to restaurants and companies. With over twenty years’ experience, he brings creativity and new approaches to the food tech industry.

Avraham Hampel
Avraham Hampel
Avraham Hampel

VP Corporate Development

Avraham Hampel
VP Corporate Development

Avraham has over 20 years' experience in finance, fundraising and corporate governance in high-tech and life science startups. At Steakholder Foods, he plays a central role in matters that include fundraising, regulation, business development and strategy, corporate governance, and legal processes.

Eitan Noah
Eitan Noah
Eitan Noah

VP Finance

Eitan Noah
VP Finance

Eitan Noah began his career as a Senior Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers Israel. He then served as controller and financial planning and analyst at Fluence. Before joining MeaTech, he was Director of Finance at Inception XR. Mr. Noah is a certified public accountant.

Eran Paz
Eran Paz
Eran Paz

VP Operations

Eran Paz
VP Operations

Eran Paz is an experienced director of purchasing and operations in the high-tech and bio-tech industries and at various NGOs. Prior to Steakholder Foods, he was Senior Director of Operations at BiomX, an NYSE- and TASE-listed biotech firm and Director of Purchasing at Payoneer, a Nasdaq-listed financial services company. Mr. Paz holds a Master of Public Management from Tel Aviv University.

Prof. Tal Dvir
Prof. Tal Dvir
Prof. Tal Dvir

Advisor

Prof. Tal Dvir
Advisor

Professor Tal Dvir holds various director roles at Tel Aviv University, including at the Laboratory for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, the Chaoul Center for Nanoscale Systems, and the Sagol Center for Regenerative Biotechnology. He is on the faculties at the Shmunis School of Biomedicine and Cancer Research and the department of biomedical engineering. 

Prof. Shlomo Magadassi
Prof. Shlomo Magadassi
Prof. Shlomo Magadassi

Chemistry Advisor

Prof. Shlomo Magadassi
Chemistry Advisor

Shlomo Magdassi is a professor of chemistry at the Casali Center for Applied Chemistry, the Institute of Chemistry, and the Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at Hebrew University. His research is focused on material science; specifically, the development of novel micro and nanoparticles for various applications that primarily include 2D and 3D printing.