Dr. Kobi Richter

A businessman, Israeli entrepreneur, and the Chairman of the Darkenu Board.

Dr. Richter holds a BA with honors in biology and biochemistry from the University of the Negev, a Ph.D in neuroscience from Tel Aviv University, and completed his postdoctoral studies in artificial intelligence and brain research at MIT, where he also served as a visiting professor.

He has served as the development and marketing manager of Orbotech and managed the public marathon venture capital fund. During his military service he served as a combat pilot in the Israeli Air Force, later commanded the 117th Squadron, served as Head of the Air Force’s Weapons Department, and was discharged from the army with the rank of Colonel.

Today, he owns biotechnology companies Medinol, Burest, Wolb Medical, and Microtech. Born in Kibbutz, Ramat Yochanan, Dr. Richter is married and has three children.