DR. YANIV SEMEL, CO-FOUNDER AND CEO
Dr. Semel is the company’s CEO. In 2008, Yaniv Semel was working on a Ph.D. in genetics in Prof Dani Zamir’s lab. He wanted to develop a system that would combine analytics with plant breeding and genomics. This is how Phenome Networks was established. Dr. Semel also holds a B.Sc in Computer Science from Ben Gurion University and has published several research articles about applying a systems approach to complex phenotypes.