Dr. Yair Granot, VP R&D
Dr. Granot holds a Ph.D. in Biophysics from UC Berkeley, a M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Tel Aviv University and a B.Sc. in Physics and Mathematics from the prestigious Talpiot program in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Prior to joining BSP he served as General Manager and CTO of Essence Healthcare, a spinoff of Essence Security. He has vast experience in the fields of medical devices, wireless communications, tracking and radar and has led a number of innovative projects from conceptual design to product sales. Dr. Granot has published several papers on interactions of electromagnetic fields and tissue and holds several patents in diverse topics.
Professor Shimon Abboud, Chief Scientific Consultant
Professor Abboud, a Full Professor at Tel Aviv University, headed its Biomedical Engineering Department until 2001. Prof. Abboud is an expert in biomedical signal processing, high-resolution ECG, fetal ECG monitoring, indications for increased risk of sudden cardiac death, EEG analysis, spirometry, telemedicine, and numerical models of physiological systems. Prof. Abboud has published more than 100 scientific papers and has taken part in the research and development of methods and instrumentation in the signal processing and biomedical engineering fields.
Dr. Amir Beker, Founder
Dr. Beker holds a Ph.D. in Physics from the Medical Physics Department of Tel Aviv University. A graduate of the prestigious “Talpiot” program of the Israel Defense Forces, Dr. Beker held a key R&D post in the Air Force, leading signal processing and biomedical technology projects. Dr. Beker gained executive experience in Meitav Ltd., a prominent financial firm, and in Pamot VC fund, where he served as a managing partner and acting CEO in portfolio companies. He holds a number of biomedical signal processing patents and has authored publications on ECG signal analysis. Dr. Beker has headed BSP since 2003.