Dr. Benny Zeevi is a Managing General Partner at Tel Aviv Venture Partners and DFJ Tamir Fishman Ventures and leads the funds Life Science investments.
Dr. Zeevi is a physician specialized in interventional pediatric cardiology. Prior to joining DFJ TFV in 2003, Dr. Zeevi was the Vice President Business Development & Medical Director of Card Guard AG since 1998.
In 2012-15 Dr Zeevi was the Co-Chairman of the IATI – Israel’s largest non-profit umbrella organization for the High-Tech and Life Science sectors (http://www.iati.co.il), Co-Chairman of the IATI Biomed Conference 2012-2017, and Co-Chairman for the DigitalHealth.IL conference in 2015-2019. Dr. Zeevi is deeply involved in the Israeli life sciences and digital health industries.
Dr. Zeevi is the Founder and Co Director of an Executive Program for Biotechnology and Medical Device Entrepreneurs and Managers, based on International faculty, at the Faculty of Management of Tel-Aviv University (http://biomedmanagement.tau.ac.il) and serves on the advisory board of the Faculty of Management at Tel Aviv University.
Dr. Zeevi serves as the chairman of the board and a board member of 9 life sciences companies. Dr. Zeevi is an advisor to Startup nation Central on digital health (https://www.startupnationcentral.org). Dr. Zeevi is a member of the National Council of Digital Health and Innovation in Healthcare Services at the Ministry of Health, Board Member, Israel National Tissue Bank, and Member of the National Steering Committee on the use of Healthcare Big Data. Dr. Zeevi is a board member of Sheba Medical Hospital TTO. Dr. Zeevi is also a mentor at Microsoft Ventures Accelerator and Israel Brain Innovation and is on the advisory board of Sanara Ventures.
Dr. Zeevi is a certified Pediatric Cardiologist. From 1990-1998 he was Director of Pediatric Catheterization Unit, Schneider Children’s Medical Center in Israel. Dr. Zeevi was a fellow and a visiting Professor and part-time clinical staff at the Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston. His credentials include over 60 peer-reviewed scientific articles, in addition to various chapters in textbooks and invited reviews and editorials in pediatric cardiology journals. His contributions have been acknowledged in 1993, when he received the Liberman prize for significant contributions to the evaluation and treatment of children with congenital heart disease.
Dr. Zeevi holds a M.D. degree (Magna Cum Laude) from the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel.