The PICC’s leadership is comprised of business executives representing regional corporations, technology companies, investment businesses, professional firms, and academic institutions. They are committed to using their networks to support a strong business development initiative for Israeli companies in the region.
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Neil A. Cooper, Esq., Executive Partner, Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC
J. Todd Abrams, Ph.D., Senior Director, New Ventures and Business Development at Temple University
Scott I. Feldman, Esq. Global Head, SAP HANA Customer Community, SAP
Matthew Fingerman, Wealth Manager, Bank of New York Mellon Wealth Management
E. Carolyn Hochstadter Dicker, Esq., Attorney at Law, E. Carolyn Hochstadter Dicker, LLC
IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
David J. Allon, MBA, Managing Representative, Woodbury Financials
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Rajesh Aggarwal, MD PhD FRCS FACS, Senior Vice President, Jefferson Strategic Ventures, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health
John J. Churchill, Director of Business Consulting, Fortis Business Growth Accelerator
Richard M. Fox, President & CEO, mClinical Technology LLC
Steven L. Friedman, Esq., Partner, Duane Morris LLP
Seth Freedman, Director of Corporate Development & Innovation at Independence Health Group, Independence Blue Cross
Lori Gavrin, PhD, Executive Director of Business Development, Tmunity Therapeutics Incorporated
Michael R. Kelsen, Chief Executive Officer, Paramount Enterprises International, Inc.
Frank K. Klemens, Ph.D., DuPont Ventures, Managing Director, Director, Intellectual Assets Management, DuPont Emerging Innovation
Eric B. Kmiec, Ph.D., Director, Gene Editing Program Senior Research Scientist, Center for Translational, Helen F. Graham Cancer Center and Research Institute, Christiana Care Health System
Mike Krupit, Founder & Lead Coach, Trajectify LLC
Lori F. Reiner, Chief People Officer, Philadelphia, EisnerAmper LLP
Bernard C. Rudnick, Managing Partner, CapGenic Advisors, LLC
Elizabeth D. Sigety, Partner, Fox Rothschild
Jonathan E Spanier, Ph.D., Associate Dean, College of Engineering, Professor of Engineering and Physics, Drexel University
Richard A. Bendit, Esq., Senior Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Berkadia Commercial Mortgage LLC
Beth Cohen, Esq., Director, Business Strategy and Innovation, Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC
H. Marc Tepper, Esq., Philadelphia Office Head, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney P.C.
David Gitlin, Esq., Partner, Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC
Morris Gocial, CPA, Partner, Marks Paneth
Benjamin Strauss, Esq., Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP
Howard Joffe, Esq., Executive Communications Counsel, Best Evidence, Inc.
Vered Nohi, Executive Director
Sidney Amster, Member, Investors Circle
Mike Andrus, SVP, Global Sales, CBD Exports
David Briel, Executive Director, Center for Direct Investment, Office of International Business Development, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Ari D. Brooks, MD, Director of the Integrated Breast Center, Pennsylvania Hospital; Director, Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery and Professor of Clinical Surgery, University of Pennsylvania
Rabbi Gary Charlestein, CEO, Premier Dental Products Co.
Omer Dekel, Sr. Director Strategy & Innovation – Broadband Cable & Satellite, Amdocs
Patrick M. Foley, First Vice President, Robert W. Baird & Co. Inc
Tami Fratis, Managing Member, Phoenician Ventures LLC
Brett Goldman, Founder, Twenty-Two South Strategies, LLC
Marcel L. Groen, Esq., Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP
Allon Guez, Ph.D., Professor, ECE Department, Drexel University
Matt Handel, President, Skyran Biologics, Inc.
Cynthia Kane, Special Assistant to the Secretary of State, Delaware Department of State
Merom Klein, Ph.D., Principal, Courage Growth Partners
Asaf Levy, VP Global R&D Project Leadership & Strategy
Nili Lesnik, General Manager, Golden Number Solution Corp.
Samuel Major, Tech Investor, Susquehanna Growth Equity (SGE)
Pnina Mintz, Ph.D., Executive Vice President, The Center for Neurological and Neurodevelopmental Health
Sarah Plimpton Liebowitz, Director of Marketing, IPS Labs
Rivka Riven Kreitman, Ph.D., SVP, Head of Scientific Evaluation and Alliance Management, Global R&D, Teva Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Justin Rosenberg, Founder & Partner, Honeygrow
Kenny J. Simansky, Ph.D., Vice Dean for Research, Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology, Drexel University College of Medicine
Joel F. Smith, President & CEO, J.F. Smith & Associates
Heather Steinman, Ph.D., MBA, Vice President, Business Development & Executive Director, Technology Transfer, The Wistar Institute
Mark L. Tykocinski, MD, Provost, Thomas Jefferson University; Dean, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at TJU
Jordan Warshafsky, Partner, Ashton Tweed LTD.
Wayne Weisman, Partner, SCP Vitalife
Marina Zivik, CPA, Vice President and Chief Tax Officer, Trinseo
Joseph Zuritsky, Chairman & CEO, Parkway Corporation