Mark Pomeranz

Chief Executive Officer

With 30 years of experience in the medical device industry, Mr. Pomeranz brings a strong track record of success in both start-ups and in large multinational organizations.

Prior to joining Motus GI in 2014, Mr. Pomeranz was the founding CEO of Svelte Medical Systems. Other previous positions include serving as a Vice President at Cordis, a Johnson & Johnson company, and in senior leadership roles at Cardiac Pathways Corporations and Cardiovascular Imaging Systems, both acquired by Boston Scientific Corporation.

Mr. Pomeranz earned a MSc in biomedical engineering from the University of Miami, a BS in mechanical engineering from Union College and currently holds 39 patents.

Andrew Taylor

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Taylor has over 20 years of experience serving as a financial officer, operating executive and business advisor across start-ups, emerging growth and Fortune 500 companies in both the U.S. and abroad.

Prior to joining Motus GI in August 2017, Mr. Taylor was President and Chief Financial Officer of Angel Medical Systems, Inc., a medical device company that develops and manufactures continuous intra-cardiac ischemia monitoring and alerting systems. While at Angel Medical Systems, Mr. Taylor supervised the operations of more than fifty (50) employees in the United States and Brazil, while also overseeing the financial planning and analysis activities, capital raising efforts, and implementation of capital and operating budgets. Prior to his time at Angel Medical Systems, Mr. Taylor served as a Practice Leader for AC Lordi Consulting, a professional services firm, providing finance, accounting and strategy services. Before joining AC Lordi, Mr. Taylor was the Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Director of Operations for Safe3w, Inc., a security software company, which was acquired by iPass (NASDAQ: IPAS) in 2004.

Mr. Taylor earned a high-honors MBA with a concentration in Accounting and Finance from Northeastern University and a B.A. in Political Science and Economics from McGill University.

Hagit Ephrath

Vice President Health Economics, Regulatory and Clinical Affairs

Ms. Ephrath has 20 years of medical device experience focused on managing regulatory affairs, clinical and quality assurance activities through all phases of development.

Before coming to Motus GI in 2013, Hagit Ephrath spent 11 years with Given Imaging—the world leader in capsule endoscopy. Prior to that, she worked in the blood glucose monitoring business of Carmel Biosensor.

She earned both a BA and MA in statistics at Haifa University.

James Zardeskas

Vice President, Quality Assurance

James has over 30+ years of cross functional Medical Device experience with the last 13 years focused on leading Quality organizations, most recently for 4 years as a company Quality Director in the diabetes care industry, and prior to that as managing Corporate Design Assurance at Boston Scientific.

His previous roles, at both start-up's & large organizations, have included R&D engineering, as well leading Manufacturing & Process Development Engineering departments. This has provided both the ability to not only meet organizational Quality goals, but also partner on the engineering solutions to ensure business success.

He received a B.A. in Mechanical Engineering from Johnson & Wales University, and is ASQ Quality Management certified as a Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence.

Gil Balog

General Manager, Israel

Mr. Balog has extensive knowledge in product management, project management, product roadmap development, engineering, operations and production.

Prior to joining Motus GI in June 2017, Mr. Balog served as the Director of Operations and Engineering at EndoChoice. Earlier, he served as Director of Product Management at Given Imaging, Vice President of Product and Test Engineering at OptimalPlus and Product Test Engineer at Intel Fab 18. He has been granted 14 patents in the United States, and has presented at various international conferences.

Mr. Balog earned his B.Sc in electrical & computer engineering at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.