Simon brings almost three decades of proven leadership and experience in operations, research and development, focusing mainly on medical devices. Currently,
Simon serves as the Chief Operating Officer at Microbot Medical Ltd, an early stage company developing a platform of micro-robots for various medical applications and as a Scientific Director at XACT Robotics Ltd.
Prior to joining Microbot and XACT, Simon was the VP Research & Development at IceCure Medical Ltd., a TASE traded company developing a portfolio of cryogenic ablation systems. Before his experience with IceCure, Simon served as the CEO and VP Research & Development of Anorad Israel (a business unit of Rockwell Automation).
Prior to Anorad, Simon was the Research & Development Manager at Disc-O-Tech Medical Technologies Ltd., a successful orthopedic venture that was acquired by Kyphon (currently part of Medtronic), and before this as the Research & Development Manager at CI Systems.
Simon holds a BSc. In Mechanical Engineering from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, a MSc. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT where he specialized in motion control and robotics, and a MBA from the Kellogg-Recanati School of Management.