Discovering Israel’s Heart – Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Social Responsibility


Dr. Jacob (Kobi) Richter is the founder, chairman and Chief Technology Officer of Medinol, Chair of the Board of Directors of Darkenu




About the speaker:

Dr. Jacob (Kobi) Richter is the founder, chairman and Chief Technology Officer of Medinol, an Israeli medical device company. Under his leadership, Medinol fundamentally transformed the interventional cardiology industry through innovation and revolutionary technology. With an extremely cost efficient manufacturing operation and best-in-class products, Dr. Richter grew Medinol to become a significant international player in the stenting industry, highly reputable for its commitment to promote scientific advances and health.

Prior to founding Medinol in 1993, Dr. Richter co-founded Orbotech, a microeletronic product company for which he is still on the board of directors.

Dr. Richter has also been an active philanthropist, and currently serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors of Darkenu, a grassroots movement of Israeli moderates dedicated to Israel’s founding vision as a Jewish and democratic state.

He holds a Ph.D. from Tel Aviv University and has spent more than 20 years in the Israeli Air Force, serving as the head of research and development for the IAF.



Event Details

Event date: 10-17-2017
Event End Date: 10-17-2017
Individual Price $20.00
Time 6:30PM Networking reception
7:00PM Introduction by Yaakov Ringler, Executive Director Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management and an IBF Board Member
7:05PM Presentation and Q&A

Cost: $20 with advanced RSVP, $40 at the door
Location Zysman, Aharoni, Gayer and Sullivan & Worcester LLP
1633 Broadway, 32nd floor
Between 50 & 51 streets
New York, NY
Event Language Event will be conducted in English
Location New York
Event registration is closed
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