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ari sonesh 160x225Ari Sonesh is Meditel360's founder, investor and CEO.  He is in charge of the companies vision and direction.   Ari is a passionate, visionary entrepreneur that wants to "change the world".  His interests are to help people to communicate better and most recently to help to improve the health and quality of life of aging population and chronically ill.  Ari also founded CosmoCom and as its CEO led it to become a global Call Center technology vendor improving the communications between businesses and customers.   Prior to founding CosmoCom he served as vice president of operations and engineering at Comverse Technology, a young company at the time, that became the leading supplier of voice-mail system to telecoms. Before that Ari was responsible for R&D, product development and operations at an Israeli/US start-up company called Telecomputer, an early developer of computer telephony integration product.   Ari also held several management positions and served in the Israeli Navy.   Ari was born in Prague, Czech Republic and grew up in Israel. He holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.

 

 

  

EvaKedar160x225Eva Kedar, PhD is a Board Member of Meditel360.  Dr. Kedar is a certified trainer/facilitator for YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization), a management consultant, a leadership coach and a published author. She has worked with Fortune 500 companies as well as start-ups in industries as diverse as banking, entertainment and software. Her clients include companies such as First Interstate Bank, CBS, Great Western Bank and Apple. Since 2001, Eva has worked with YPO/WPO which is a professional international organization of 17,000 presidents and CEOs where she provides a range of training and facilitation services worldwide. Fascinated by the impact of the internet on the world of media, in 1999 Eva co-authored a book about the early days of online entertainment, Digital Babylon.  She has also co-authored numerous articles about creativity and the new media for The Los Angeles Times and The Industry Standard.  From her developing interest in Leadership Resilience, Eva co-created ForumCards, an invaluable a toolkit for promoting emotional wellbeing and flourishing relationships at home and in the workplace.  As a Board Member of Meditel360 Eva is excited about the role that company plays in creating innovative and ground breaking technologies/services to care for patients and to promote their overall wellbeing. Eva was born in Prague, Czech Republic and grew up in Israel. She completed her undergraduate and graduate degrees at the Hebrew University. She also earned an M.S. and Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology in Los Angeles. More information about Eva at www.evakedar.com 

 


ShmuelEinavShmuel Einav
, PhD serves as a Meditel360 advisory board member.  Dr. Einav is the Director of Medical Technologies Division of CEWIT, New York State Center of Excellence for Wireless and Information Technology, at Stony Brook University, NY. He is a world-distinguished expert in the field of biomedical engineering and the cardiovascular circulatory system. He is the Founding Director of the Slezak Super Center for Cardiac Research and Biomedical Engineering, the Founding Director of the Kodecz Center for Medical Engineering and Physical Sciences, and the Founding Director of the California Friends Laboratory for Biomedical Computing and Parallel Processing. In recognition of his significant achievements and important contributions to science, biomedicine and technology, he has been elected as a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), Fellow of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), Fellow of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering (IFMBE) and a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

 

  

 

Meir YanivMeir Yaniv is a member of Meditel360's advisory board. He is a "serial entrepreneur" who in the span of the last 35 years has co-founded five companies, primarily in the communication industry. With a rich background spanning from software technology to Global Marketing and Sales, he serves today as an advisor to several start-up companies in a variety of markets and technologies.  Until recently he was, as Senior V.P., responsible for the build-up and management of CosmoCom's Sales and Support organization. In this capacity, he pioneered the concept of "cloud services" in the Customer Interaction market which resulted in the adoption of CosmoCom's innovative technology by the world largest Telecom Service Providers -British Telecom, France Telecom, Telefonica, NTT, PLDT, etc. He focused on the usage of CosmoCom's technology in new applications with a special interest in medical services and as a result, many medical institutions became users of the technology and the "cloud services". Prior, he co-founded and served as President of JMI - a technology consulting company based in New York, Crystal Technologies - a computer/telephony product based in USA and Israel and Magnalink Corporation, based in Rhode island and Massachusetts. For the past 25 years, he focused on Global Marketing and Sales and became intimately familiar with the global communication industry. He holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering and a MSc in Computer Sciences, both from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.

 

 

Shirley SoneshShirley Sonesh, PhD is a member of the advisory board of Meditel360.  Dr. Sonesh obtained her doctorate in organizational behavior at A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University.  While at Tulane, Dr. Sonesh's research focused on expatriate knowledge transfer in multi-national organizations.  Currently, she works as a research scientist at the Institute for Simulation and Training (IST) at the University of Central Florida (UCF).  At IST, Dr. Sonesh leads a team of researchers to investigate the effects of telemedicine on teamwork in emergency management situations, the positive effects of teamwork training, among other healthcare related initiatives.  Shirley also consults organizations on how to improve teamwork in interprofessional medical teams to improve patient safety.  Dr. Sonesh has co-authored a number of published articles in the fields of medical team training, training evaluation, and simulation in healthcare.  She has been invited to a number of conferences to present research related to these fields.  Shirley is a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), Academy of Management (AOM), Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH), and the American Telehealth Association (ATA).