Harel is a seasoned executive and entrepreneur in the healthcare space, with an extensive and proven track record of over 20 years in leadership positions in the corporate world as well as the start-up sector, including the United States, Europe and Israel. Founder of MEDX Ventures Group, a unique investment and management firm, and serves as its Company Group Chairman. Co-Founder of Microbot Medical Inc. (NASDAQ: MBOT), serves as its CEO, President & Chairman while leading it from inception through its successful listing on the NASDAQ. Founder and Chairman of XACT Robotics Ltd., a promising early stage robotic medical device venture, as well as MEDX Xelerator LP, a government supported medical devices incubator in Israel, with a partnership between MEDX Ventures Group, Boston Scientific Corporation, Intellectual Ventures and Sheba Medical Center. Served on the board of directors at ConTIPI Ltd., and played an instrumental role in its commercial efforts, resulting in its acquisition by Kimberly Clark Corporation in 2012. Served as a Worldwide Group Marketing Director at Johnson & Johnson (Ethicon Inc., Somerville NJ), overseeing the company’s global strategic marketing. Prior to this, served as the Regional Marketing Manager at Johnson & Johnson (Ethicon Inc., Paris, France), leading the strategic marketing for Europe, Middle East and Africa. During this tenure, both companies enjoyed continuous growth in revenues and new product launches (both from internal R&D and M&A). Prior to this, held several management positions in marketing and sales at Johnson & Johnson Medical Israel. A guest speaker for management and innovation courses at leading universities in the United States and Israel, including the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology. Holds a Bachelor of Science (BS) from Siena College (USA) and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Manchester University (UK).