Elkeles Adi

Vice President Business Development Life Sciences

Elkeles Adi, PhD, MBA


Dr. Elkeles serves as VP Business Development, Life Sciences, and brings over 16 years of experience in the Israeli life science sector, having held key executive positions in several biotechnology companies. Before joining Ramot, he was Chief Technology Officer and Chief Business Development Officer at Micromedic, a cancer diagnostic cluster company, where he led commercialization, out licensing and in licensing activities. Previously, Dr. Elkeles served as CEO of Zetiq Technologies Ltd., a cancer diagnostic company, where he evolved the company from a pre-clinical stage to having a fully commercial product and a portfolio of pipeline products in clinical stage. Prior to joining Zetiq, Dr. ‎Elkeles served as Drug Development Manager for BiolineRx, where he led the pre-clinical development of a biological anti-cancer drug, and as manager at XTL ‎Biopharmaceuticals, where he headed the development of fully human recombinant antibodies for infectious diseases as well as managing animal model, immunology and molecular biology units.
Dr. Elkeles holds MSc and PhD degrees from the Tel Aviv University, an MBA from the College of Management, and has completed a three-year post-doctoral fellowship in Molecular Cell Biology at the Weizmann Institute of Science. Dr. Elkeles is an alumnus of the Paul Merage life science executive leadership program at UC Irvine California.