Martin S. Gerstel has served as a director on our Board of Directors since 1997. Between 1997 and 2016, Mr. Gerstel also served as the Co- Chairman of our Board of Directors. Mr. Gerstel also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Evogene Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: EVGN), a developer of novel products for life science markets since 2004. In addition, between 1997 and 2017, Mr. Gerstel served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Compugen Ltd., (NASDAQ and TASE: CGEN), a predictive drug discovery and development company. Between 2009 and 2010, Mr. Gerstel also served as Compugen’s Chief Executive Officer (and Co-Chief Executive Officer). Between 2004 and 2006, Mr. Gerstel served as chairman of Keddem Bioscience Ltd., a drug discovery company. In addition, Mr. Gerstel currently serves as a director of YEDA Research and Development Company Ltd., the technology transfer company for the Weizmann Institute of Science. Mr. Gerstel also served as a director of Yissum Ltd., the technology transfer company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, between 2003 and 2015. Mr. Gerstel is also a member of the Board of Governors and the executive committee of the Weizmann Institute of Science and the Board of Governors of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Prior to relocating to Israel in 1994, Mr. Gerstel was the Co-Chairman and CEO of ALZA Corporation, a U.S. pharmaceutical company specializing in advanced drug delivery (sold to Johnson & Johnson). Mr. Gerstel holds an M.B.A. degree from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a B.Sc. from Yale University.