Ayal Ronen, M.Sc., MBA
Chief Business Officer (CBO)
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. 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 of Marketing, Sales, and Business Development and CBO in 2021. Through these roles, he was able to gain much hands-on global 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.