Our Team

Ori Weiss

CEO

Ori is a third generation agricultural farmer and has over 20 years experience in real estate and capital markets. He was a founder and partner of the Israeli Construction Center Group and served as CEO of the Israeli Housing Center. He worked closely with Srugim and The Company for Urban Renewal for various large housing development projects, and was instrumental in the establishment of the Cnaan Group. Over the course of his professional career, Ori has managed dozens of employees and over a hundred million dollars in turnover.

Yona Levy

Chairman

Yona has over 25 years of experience in business management and investment banking. For the last 6 years, Yona has been the CEO of Alvit LCS Pharma Ltd., an Israeli medical cannabis company that researches and develops pharma grade cannabis products.  Mr. Levy is the founder of Levy Capital Group, a boutique investment house that specializes in providing investment opportunities. It functions within U.S. and Israeli markets, to both large Israeli banks and high net worth individuals. Levy Capital’s investments include US stocks, private companies, start-ups, and Israeli real estate development projects. Since 1996, Yona has also served as Chairman on the Board of Directors of the Jerusalem of Gold nursing home.

 

Doron Birger

Chairman of the Advisory Committee

Technology consultant. Formerly served as CEO of Elron (traded in Israel And in the NASDAQ ) and chairman of Given Imaging which was sold for about a billion dollars and was traded In Israel and in the NASDAQ.. Serves as chairman, director and consultant to a number of Technology companies, private and public, especially in the field of medical devices. Doron also serves as chairman and board member of a number of non-profit organizations. He holds a BA and MA degree in economics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Dr. Dov Tamarkin

Director and Consultant

Dr. Tamarkin is the former founder and CEO of Foamix, which develops and markets innovative dermatology drugs.  The company has successfully developed innovative drugs for skin diseases, collaborated with international pharmaceutical companies and successfully approved three new drugs for US FDA approval. In 2014, the company introduced to the NASDAK Exchange and raised $160 million. Since then he has been active as a director and strategic consultant in healthcare companies. At Intelicana serves as a director, with responsibility for leading projects in the areas of medical treatment development, based on cannabis and its derivatives.

Ilanit Halperin

CFO

Mrs. Halperin has practiced accounting for 21 years, including 11 as a partner at Fahn Kanne Grant Thorton in Israel. She has extensive experience taking companies public both in Israel and abroad, and is familiar with international accounting standards (IFRS), U.S. accounting standards (US GAAP), and Israel accounting standards (ISRAEL GAAP).

Liron Levy

Acquisition Manager, Investor Relations, Branding and HR

With an extensive background in the Art and design industries; in graphics, production, and the Israeli contemporary art scene; Liron has taken a vast role here at Intelicanna.

Previously, Liron served in Project marketing and as the executive assistant to the CEO for the leading real estate development company in Israel.

Haim Weiss

Farm and plant Manager

Haim was born and educated in Givat Chen, to third generation farmers. He has experience in agriculture and is extremely knowledgable about a variety of crops. He is a true farmer by nature. Apart from this, he has an education from Ruppin College and Bar Ilan. He majored in Landscaping

Engineering, Biology and Geography. He is nothing short of a man with hands (and a heart) of gold.

Amir Shapiro

CIO

With an 8 year experience in high-tech, specializing in data systems analysis and management; Amir brings innovative and entrepreneurial thinking to the field of agri-tech at Intelicanna. Along with a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and Management, from Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Amir has also dabbled with developing smart algorithms for the food industry. 

Yuval Maytal

Post-Harvest Manager

An experienced project manager and logistical Manager. Yuval has Lead many complex offshore projects in an international high tech company. He was Project manager for TradeTech B2C - Overseeing the full product lifecycle: define business

need, design and R&D (including offshore teams), launch, iterative improvement and growth and led and successfully delivered internal projects to ensure compliance of company’s operational processes with MIFID II, GDPR and other ESMA requirements. Previously, in FEDEX Israel, Yuval created and ran complex project for FEDEX’s biggest client Orange/partner.

Nachshol Cohen

CTO

Nachshol has over 10 years of experience in industrial scale cultivation of cannabis.  Mr. Cohen is the founder of integral hydroponics hydroponics, a company that specializes in providing technology and solutions for controlled cultivation of plants. In addition, Nachshol is the founder of Mycolivia medicinal mushrooms. Nachshol was the breeder and grower of IMC (Israel Medicinal Cannabis). Nachshol studied medicinal chemistry in Ariel University, and was a researcher in the lab of organic chemistry and natural ingredients of Professor Shimon Shatzmiller.

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