Samler Rona

Vice President Business Development, Physical Sciences

Samler Rona, MSc, MBA


Throughout her career, Rona gained vast experience in business management in the Healthcare and Aesthetic industry; leading biotechnology and medical device entrepreneurship and commercialization.

From 2010 and until joining Ramot, Rona led the Business Development for Syneron Medical under Dr. Shimon Eckhouse – founder and Chairman of the board. She was responsible for market and technology due diligence and for the strategic planning and implementation of Syneron’s Topical Division. Prior to that, in 2008, Rona was the CEO of Cupola Medical, an early seed startup at Naiot Venture Accelerator - The Ofer Group, developing its technology and business strategies. Prior to Cupola, in 2001, she was the Vice President Aesthetics for Colbar Lifescience, where she led all commercial aspects; establishing the Brand strategy, Sales channels and Strategic partnering including M&A with Johnson & Johnson for 160 million dollar in 2007. In 1999 she was Business Unit Director for Dexxon Pharmaceuticals and led the Middle-East market penetration strategy for Recordati S.p.A.

Rona holds an M.B.A from Haifa University and an M.Sc. in Chemistry from Technion Israeli Institute of Technology, both Summa cum Laude.