Yaacov Michlin joined Yissum in 2009 and serves as Yissum's President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Michlin has been leading and assisting pharmaceutical, hi-tech and biomedical companies (including Teva, Bioline, CBI and Brainsway) in various technology commercialization deals, licensing agreements, capital raising, mergers and acquisitions and joint venture collaborations. Mr. Michlin was involved in the foundation and strategic guidance of a few companies and ventures. Prior to joining Yissum Mr. Michlin was a partner at Tulchinsky Stern & Co. Law Offices. He holds a Bachelor of Law and Economics, cum laude, and a Master of Law degree, both from Bar-Ilan University, Israel, and an MBA, cum laude, from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Israel.