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Morry
Blumenfeld
Head of Medical Advisory Board
OurCrowd
Address:
Tel Aviv-Yafo
Israel
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Background

Summary

S. Morry Blumenfeld is the President and CEO of Quescon Consultants, Ltd, a medical device consulting company and is a Founding Partner of Meditech Advisors Management, a General Partner in Ziegler Meditech Equity Partners. 

Dr. Blumenfeld retired from GE in 2002, having been with GE for over 34 years, with the last 27 years of his career at GE with GE Healthcare, ending as Managing Director of GE Medical Systems in Israel. Dr. Blumenfeld has considerable experience in developing and commercializing large-scale diagnostic imaging systems as well as new image guided equipment designed to provide non-invasive and minimally invasive procedures. Among other accomplishments, Dr. Blumenfeld was one of the managers responsible for the initial development of GE’s computed tomography (“CT”) and magnetic resonance imaging (“MRI”) product lines. He was also responsible during this period for many of the new MR developments, including advanced cardiac MR, very high field MR systems, the first Intra-Operative MR System as well as the initiation of MR guided focused ultrasound.

Dr. Blumenfeld is a prominent authority on the development of healthcare technology including imaging devices and devices for minimally invasive procedures, and has advised or consulted with many medical research centers, universities, health technology companies and research hospitals across the USA, Europe and Asia through his work with CT, MRI and Focused Ultrasound, as well as other healthcare technologies,. He serves or has served as a Director of a number of private and public companies and on a number of academic advisory boards, including the Hebrew University's Yissum, and the SAB of Tel Aviv University's Ramot's Momentum Fund. He serves as Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board of OurCrowd, an equity-based crowd funding platform.

Morry holds five patents, and in 1977, GE’s Centennial Year, received the GE Centennial Award for his work in CT.

Experience

CEO

Quescon Consultants
May 2012 – Present (3 years 4 months)Jerusalem, Israel

Consulting on medical devices

Chairman, Medical Advisory Board

OurCrowd
March 2014 – Present (1 year 6 months)Jerusalem, Israel

Chief Investment Officer

Meditech Advisors, LLC and Meditech Advisors Management, LLC
January 2003 – Present (12 years 8 months)

Meditech Advisors Management, LLC is a partner in Ziegler Meditech Partners, LLC, the General Partner of the Ziegler Meditech Equity Partners, LP, a fund specializing in investments in medical device and healthcare related companies. Meditech Advisors Management is an affiliate of Meditech Advisors, LLC.

Director

Yissum
2004 – Present (11 years)Jerusalem, Israel

Yissum is the Technology Transfer Company for the Hebrew University

Director

Aposense
January 2007 – Present (8 years 8 months)

Director

Sight Diagnostics, Ltd
March 2014 – Present (1 year 6 months)

Director

Itamar Medical
May 2010 – Present (5 years 4 months)Caesarea, Israel

Director

7D Surgical Ltd
June 2014 – Present (1 year 3 months)Toronto

Director

InSightec
July 2014 – Present (1 year 2 months)

I have returned to the Board of Directors of InSightec.

Director

Dune Medical
May 2004 – July 2013 (9 years 3 months)

Director

MAKO Surgical Corp.
2004 – 2013 (9 years)

Director

Oridion Medical
August 2005 – June 2012 (6 years 11 months)

Director

InSightec
2003 – 2010 (7 years)

InSightec is the premier image controlled focused ultrasound company (HIFU).

Managing Director, GE Medical Systems Israel

General Electric Company
September 1998 – April 2002 (3 years 8 months)

Various

GE
December 1967 – April 2002 (34 years 5 months)

Various jobs in my 35 year career.

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