Our Team

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Dr. Itzik Goldwaser is the CEO of Yissum after former serving as Yissum's SVP of Business Development & Alliance Management. Itzik has over 20 years of experience in the bio-pharmaceutical industry, spanning executive and R&D ... more >

Business Development

VP, BD, Healthcare
VP, BD, Physical Sciences
VP, BD, Healthcare
VP, BD AgTech, FoodTech, Veterinary & Environmental Sciences
VP, BD Computer & Social Sciences

Scouting, Ideation & Technology Evaluation (SITE)

Director, Scouting, Ideation, and Technology Evaluation
Director, Scouting, Ideation, and Technology Evaluation

Alliance & Contracts Management (ACM)

Director of Contract Alliances and Research Grants
Director of Alliances and Portfolio Companies

Marketing & Communications

Senior Director of Marketing & Communications


General Counsel
Bob Trachtenberg joined Yissum in 2006 as its first General Counsel. In this role he manages all aspects of Yissum’s legal work, including technology licensing and intellectual property protection. An attorney with over 35 years ... more >
Deputy General Counsel


VP, Intellectual Property
Patent Attorney
Manager, Intellectual Property


Sharon Cohen has served as Yissum’s CFO since 2010, after first serving as Yissum’s Controller for four years. Sharon’s previous experience includes positions in the Finance department of the Jewish Agency and at KPMG Somekh ... more >
Senior Director of Finance & Controller
Director of Research Accounts and Customers
Director of Payments and Suppliers


Assistant to the CEO
Office Manager