Ayal Ronen, M.Sc., MBA
Mr. Ayal Ronen joined the FreeMind Group in 2009 as a grants consultant after completing his graduate studies in Neurobiology at the Weizmann Institute of Science where he was awarded the Dean’s Prize for excellent M.Sc. students based on scientific and academic merit.
As a grants consultant, Mr. Ronen was a leading figure in FreeMind’s Professional Department, managing complex projects in diverse scientific fields. Through his extraordinary work Mr. Ronen led efforts on the client management front and was a key contributor to FreeMind’s impressive retention rate with existing clients. During this time he was personally involved in submitting numerous grants utilizing the full spectrum of NIH mechanisms, thus gaining valuable non-dilutive funding expertise, both from a strategic vantage point and a hands-on approach.
In 2011, Mr. Ronen was named Vice President and charged with the task of acquiring new business. Through this role, he was able to gain much hands-on experience in delivering value propositions, managing complex negotiations, and in leading successful sales teams and marketing initiatives.
Mr. Ronen also holds an MBA from the Recanati School of Business, Tel Aviv University.