Arie Melamed-Yekel

Position: Deputy Director General, Strategic Planning, ALYN Hospital and General Manager, ALYN PARC Helmsley Research Center and ALYNnovation

Arie joined ALYN Hospital in 2019 to manage ALYNnovation, an innovation hub for the research, development and commercialization of pediatric rehabilitation and assistive technologies. In 2021, he was appointed to launch and manage ALYN PARC, the Helmsley Pediatric & Adolescent Rehabilitation Research Center, before becoming Deputy Director General of ALYN Hospital, responsible for strategic planning in 2022. Prior to joining ALYN, Arie served as General Manager of the Security and Access Control business unit of FST Biometrics, a cutting-edge biometrics identification company. Prior to that, he was Head of Global Marketing and Channel Sales at ECI Telecom, a global network infrastructure solutions provider.

Arie has extensive experience managing multiple sales teams in the hi-tech industry, including with Enavis Networks and Tadiran Telecom. Arie holds a BSc in Applied Physics and Electro Optical Engineering from the Jerusalem College of Technology and an MBA (cum laude) from Ben Gurion University of the Negev. Arie also serves as a member of the city council and education chair for the city of Mevaseret Zion.