Microbot Medical Appoints Co-Founder of Corindus Vascular Robotics to Its Board of Directors
Vascular Interventions Executive Will Contribute Significantly to the Development and Commercialization of LIBERTY Robotic System
Microbot Medical has further strengthened the Company’s capabilities and expertise as Mr. Tal Wenderow, an experienced medical device and robotics executive with a proven track record in small and mid-size companies, has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Wenderow co-founded Corindus Vascular Robotics, a robotic-assisted vascular interventions company, and contributed to the company’s success, leading to its $1.1 billion acquisition by Siemens Healthineers AG in October 2019.
“Consistent and aligned with our strategic objectives, one of which is enhancing our core leadership capabilities, Tal’s leadership and proven track record will contribute greatly to the future success of Microbot,” commented Harel Gadot, CEO, President and Chairman. “His contributions to Corindus’ growth, from inception through the recently completed acquisition by Siemens Healthineers AG, are well chronicled. I welcome him to the Board and look forward to his many contributions as we progress our multi-generation product portfolio, and especially the LIBERTY Robotic system given his extensive knowledge in the vascular interventional market.”
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With over 19 years of industry experience, Mr. Wenderow holds multiple patents and is a recognized thought leader in the vascular interventions market. He is currently the President and CEO of Vocalis Health, a global technology leader in vocal biomarkers developing voice-enabled AI solutions to create proprietary vocal biomarkers for personalized healthcare screening and continuous remote monitoring of health by using a simple voice sample. At Corindus, Mr. Wenderow served several executive leadership roles, including Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President of International & Business Development, and demonstrated strong business execution to achieve the company’s strategic objectives. Mr. Wenderow holds a B.Sc. summa cum laude in Mechanical Engineering from Technion in Israel and has completed the Executive Program for Life Sciences at the Merage Foundation, Merage Business School, University of California, Irvine, CA.
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“I am extremely excited to join the Microbot Board of Directors and support the next revolution of the healthcare robotic space,” commented Mr. Wenderow. “Microbot is developing a portfolio of innovative medical robotic devices that have the potential to address sizeable market opportunities. The depth of the entire team is very impressive including Professor Moshe Shoham, who is a known leader and innovator in the robotic market. I look forward to collaborating and working with each of them to achieve Microbot’s objectives.
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