Kobi Vortman‚ PHD

Founder and Vice Chairman of the Board

We are shaping the future of medicine – non-invasive, real-time controlled, precision therapy.

- Kobi Vortman‚ PHD | Founder and Vice Chairman of the Board

Jacob “Kobi” Vortman is INSIGHTEC’s Vice Chairman of the Board. Kobi founded the company in 1999 and under his leadership, INSIGHTEC has been developing and marketing its Magnetic Resonance guided Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS) technology.

Prior to founding INSIGHTEC, Kobi served as President of Elbit Medical Imaging where he was responsible for the development of the proprietary MRgFUS technology that was passed to INSIGHTEC when it was established as a joint effort with Elbit Medical Imaging and GE Healthcare (formerly GE Medical Systems). GE Healthcare remains a shareholder of the company until today. Previously Kobi served as President and Chief Executive Officer at Diasonics Vingmed Ultrasound and as General Manager at ElscinTEC. Twenty years prior, he worked with RAFAEL, holding many positions, including marketing, business development, operations and engineering roles.

Kobi Vortman received his PhD in Electro Optics and a BSc in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa. He also received a BSc in Physics and Mathematics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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