Dr. Shimon Eckhouse is a co-founder of Rapid Medical and its chairman of the board. Dr. Eckhouse is the founder and the CEO of Syneron Medical Ltd. (NASDAQ:ELOS), a world leader in the aesthetic medical device market.
Dr. Eckhouse is also the chairman and co-founder of CardioDex Ltd., NanoCyte Ltd., Navotek Ltd., Tulip Ltd., Opticul Diagnostic Ltd., RealView Ltd. and the Chairman of Orsense Ltd. Dr. Eckhouse was also the founder of ESC Medical Systems (NASDAQ:LUME) and the co-founder of ColorChip and Ventor Medical. Dr. Eckhouse holds a B.Sc. in physics from the Technion Israeli Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in physics from the University of California at Irvine. He has more than 20 registered patents and has published more than 50 papers in leading reference journals and conferences. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Technion Israeli Institute of Technology.