Mr. Martin Gerstel
Martin Gerstel was born on June 26, 1941. He is a businessman who was the CEO and co-chairman of Alza Corp. He is the chairman of Compugen (Israeli company), Evogene, Keddem Bioscience, Mada Ltd., the co-founder and co-chairman of Itamar Medical, and serves as a director of Yissum Research Development Company of Hebrew University Ltd., Yeda Ltd. and the Foundation for the U.S. National Medals of Science and Technology. He is 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, and is an advisor to the Burrill Life Science Funds and the board of the Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation (“BIRD”). Gerstel holds a B.S. from Yale University and an MBA from Stanford University.
Gerstel is married to Shoshana Gerstel (Weksler) and is the father of Gil Gerstel.
Mr. Martin S. Gerstel is a founder (co-Founder) of Itamar Medical Ltd. He served as Co-Chairman of Itamar Medical Ltd. until March 31, 2016. Mr. Gerstel has been Senior Advisor of Compugen Ltd. since February 2, 2018. He participated in the founding of ALZA Corporation, where he held numerous positions including that of the President and Chief Operating Officer from 1982 to 1987 and Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 1987 to 1993.