Gaya Loren, Ph.D

CTO

Gaya Loren leads the Technology related endeavors of Hutchison Kinrot.

As such, she is in charge of:
– Evaluating the technology and intellectual property of any investment opportunity as part of the deal-flow screening process.
– Accompanying on an on-going manner the Research & Development efforts of our Portfolio Companies, aiming at achieving the R&D roadmap planned over the incubation period.
–  Assisting the Portfolio Companies with respect to the definition and implementation of the appropriate protection of their Intellectual Property.


Gaya brings over 20 years of multidisciplinary R&D experience in the fields of Software, Physics, Biology and more.

She worked at companies as Evogene, Taldor, Orbotech and Telrad.

She has developed strong expertise in Innovation-related sectors and notably in Ag-Tech, Telecoms, IoT, Smart Cities and Cleantech related sectors.

Gaya holds a B.Sc. in Physics and in Mathematics from Bar-Ilan University, a M.Sc. in Astrophysics from Tel-Aviv University, a Ph.D in Bioinformatics from the Hebrew University,  and undertaken a post-doc in Neurosciences from the Weizmann Institute of Sciences.

In addition, she has also educational background in Software Engineering, and in Business Administration, both from Bar-Ilan external college.

She is also the author of a number of scientific publications in Physics and Genomics.

She speaks English & Hebrew.