Founded GTI Medical Ltd. in 2012. As CEO, Shmuel is bringing 25 years of experience in the medical device and contract manufacturing industries. In 1998, prior to forming GTI Medical, Shmuel was founder, CTO and plant manager for Israel’s largest Nitinol stent manufacturer supplying to Tier 1 customers like Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic/Covidien and Edwards Life Sciences.
His Ingenuity in finding innovative solutions for complicated projects is a key factor in the success of many start-ups and Tier 1 companies that work with GTI Medical and in GTI’s ability to bring product from prototype to market quickly and efficiently.
Shmuel has a B.SC in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tel Aviv.
With over 25 years of experience in marketing and business development in the manufacturing industry, Leslie joined GTI Medical in 2015. Her focus is on ABM Marketing through which she promotes long term business growth by personalizing the customers’ manufacturing experience and by enabling the prompt and cost-effective evolvement of ideas into prototype and then to market.
Leslie grew up in Toronto, Canada and has vast experience as senior manager in various manufacturing and high-tech businesses. Before joining GTI Medical, Leslie was Vice President of Biltrite Industries, the largest privately held custom rubber mixing facility in Canada. Along her career she acquired experience in many aspects of business cycle which she brings to GTI.
Leslie holds a B. Mktg/ B. Com degree from Seneca College and a BA from the University of Western Ontario.