Board of Directors
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Dov Ofer serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors since May, 2020, after having joined the board in July, 2017. Ofer has also served as Chief Executive Officer of Lumenis Ltd. He served as Executive Vice President and general manager of HP Scitex. Ofer also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Scitex Vision Ltd. Prior to joining Scitex, Ofer held various managerial positions in high tech. Currently, Ofer serves as Chairman of Magen Eco-Energy RCA LTD, Vice Chairman of Scodix Ltd., and Director of Kornit Digital Ltd.
Ofer holds a B.A. in economics from the Hebrew University in Israel and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley.
Zeev Holtzman has served as a Director since August 2020. Holtzman founded Giza Venture Capital in 1992 following 20 years in the financial advisory, private equity and investment banking sectors in the US and Israel. Since then, he has served as Giza Venture Capital funds’ Chairman of the Investment Committee and Managing Partner, focusing on strategy, capital raising, deal sourcing, exits from portfolio companies and Giza’s global activities. Holtzman is also the Founder and Chairman of IVC Research Center, the premier online Israeli research and data base firm covering the Israeli hi tech, technology, venture capital industry. Holtzman is also a board member and supporter of Tmura, the Israeli venture capital industry's main philanthropic organization, since its inception, and a member of the Executive Committee of the Israel Museum of Art Israeli Friends Association. Holtzman served and continues to serve as a board member of portfolio companies of Giza Venture Capital funds. Holtzman has also served in several other prominent positions, including: Chairman of the Supreme Investment Committee of the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology- endowment fund; co- founder of the Israel Venture Capital Association, known today as HTIA; and representation of Alex Brown and CS First Boston in their Israeli activities.
Holtzman holds an MBA from Columbia University and a BA in economics and History of the Muslim Countries from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
John J. McEleney has served as a Director since the Stratasys-Objet merger, and prior to that as a Director of Stratasys, Inc., since 2007. McEleney is the Chief Executive Officer of Onshape Inc., and prior to that McEleney was Chief Executive of Cloud Switch. McEleney served as a Director of SolidWorks Corporation from 2000 to 2008, and as its Chief Executive Officer from 2001 until 2007. McEleney joined SolidWorks in 1996, serving as Chief Operating Officer and Vice President, Americas Sales. Before joining SolidWorks, McEleney held management positions at Computervision and Raytheon. McEleney also serves as a Director of Newforma.
McEleney holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Rochester, an M.S. in manufacturing engineering from Boston University, and an MBA from Northeastern University.
Ziva Patir has served as a Director since 2013. Patir also serves on the Board of Directors at ELTA Systems Ltd., and Lahav at Tel-Aviv University. Patir served as the Vice President of Standards, Policy and Sustainability for Better Place. Patir served as Chair of the Board of the Road Safety Authority (RSA) in Israel. From 1996 to 2008, Patir held the position of Director General of the Standard Institution of Israel. Patir also served as the Director of the Quality and Certification Division of SII and held various managerial positions in the Industry and Standardization Divisions. From 2004 to 2008, Patir served as Vice President of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), as well as Chair of the Technical Management board. Patir was also a member of the International Electrotechnical Commission Council Board.
Patir holds a B.S. in chemistry from Tel-Aviv University and a M.Sc. in chemistry/polymer science from the Weizmann Institute of Science, in addition to being a Certified Quality Engineer.
David Reis has served as a Director since 2013, and served as Executive Director from June, 2016 to May, 2020 after serving as Chief Executive Officer since the Stratasys-Objet merger in 2012. Reis also held the position of Objet CEO from March 2009, until the merger, when he became CEO of the new entity. Since 2013, Reis has served as a Director. Prior to the Stratasys-Objet merger, Reis served as Director of Objet. Prior to that, Reis served as Chief Executive Officer and President of NUR Macroprinters Ltd. Before joining NUR, Reis served as Chief Executive Officer and President of ImageID and Scitex Vision.
Reis holds a B.A. in economics and management from the Technion/Israel Institute of Technology and an MBA from the University of Denver.
Michael Schoellhorn has served as a Director since November, 2020. Schoellhorn is the Chief Operating Officer of Airbus, responsible for production, quality management, and procurement for commercial aircraft as well as for information management for Airbus SE, and is a member of the Airbus Executive Committee.
Schoellhorn joined Airbus in February 2019 from BSH Home Appliances (Munich, Germany), a leading manufacturer of home appliances, owned by the Robert Bosch Group (Stuttgart, Germany). Schoellhorn was Chief Operating Officer and a member of the BSH Management Board from 2015 until his departure in 2019. Schoellhorn started out his career with Bosch in 1999 and held various senior management positions in the automotive sector in the US, the Czech Republic and Germany until he was appointed Executive Vice President for Manufacturing and Quality in 2012. During his time at Bosch, Schoellhorn gained a broad expertise in production, engineering, quality, supply chain management as well as digitalization and end-to-end process optimization. Before joining Bosch, Schoellhorn worked in academia as a research assistant at the Helmut Schmidt University (University of the German armed forces) in Hamburg (1994-1999). Schoellhorn began his career in 1984 in the German armed forces, where he served as an officer and a helicopter pilot until 1994, with assignments in Germany and the US.
Schoellhorn holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a PhD in Control Engineering, both from the Helmut Schmidt University. He is a member of presidency of BDLI (the German aerospace industries association), and of the Baden Baden Entrepreneur Talks, a discussion forum for German business and political leaders. Schoellhorn is also the chairman of the Supervisory Board of Airbus Germany (Airbus Operations GmbH).
Yair Seroussi has served as a Director since July 2017. Seroussi has served as an Independent Director at DSP Group, Inc., serves as a member of the Advisory Team at SkyFund and is a member of the Board of Governors of the Hebrew University, as well as Chairman of the Eli Hurvitz Strategic Management Institute at Tel Aviv University. Seroussi served as Chairman of the Board of Bank Hapoalim and as President of the Israeli Bank Association. Seroussi served as a board member and as Chairman of the Audit Committee of Bank Hapoalim. Seroussi was the founder and head of Morgan Stanley Israel for 16 years, was the founder and Chairman of the Mustang Mezzanine Fund and served as Chairman of the Investment Committee of Mivtachim. Seroussi served as a Director of Israel Corp. and Frutarom Industries and served at Israel’s Ministry of Finance. Seroussi also served as head of the Office of the Ministry of Finance in the U.S. and head of the Commodities Division in NY. Seroussi was a member of the team that created the Yozma Program, initiating the venture capital industry in Israel.
Seroussi holds a B.S. in economics and political science from the Hebrew University in Israel.
Adina Shorr has served as a Director since July 2018. Schorr was previously Chief Executive Officer and President of Objet Ltd. Schorr was also a Director of Objet Geometries Ltd. and then Stratasys, Inc. from May 2012 to June 2013. Shorr has been Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Lucidlogix Technologies Ltd. since November 2013. Before that Schorr was Chief Executive Officer of CellGuide Ltd. from 2009 through 2013. Schorr served as Corporate Vice President of Leaf Products at Creo Inc. from March 2000 to March 2003. Prior to that Shorr served for nine years at Scitex, four years of which Schorr served as the President of the Scitex Input Division. Beginning in 1991, Shorr worked in the United States for IBM in a sales support capacity and for Unisys in Program Management, responsible for the management of the business facets of the Unisys Network Computing Division. Shorr has served as a director of Advanced Vision Technology Ltd. since June 2014.
Shorr holds a BA and an MBA from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan.