Moti Shniberg
Founder and Chairman

Mr. Shniberg is a serial entrepreneur and leading tech visionary. He is the founder of Nacre capital, (acquired by Facebook), FDNA, a leading genomics solution, Seed-X, an AI company for the agriculture industry and other successful companies.

Ayal Brenner
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Brenner is the co-founder and CEO of Aquaticode and a partner at Nacre Capital. He has been building innovating start-ups for 20 years, including as CEO of MutualArt. He has previously worked at Lehman Brothers and holds an MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business.

Christoph Podes
Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Podes is an experienced technology executive with an emphasis on business development and product management. In his latest position he was heading business development for 3D at the start-up trinamiX (a part of BASF). He holds a Bachelor of Agricultural Technology and a Master of Agribusiness.


Professor Gil David
Chief Scientist of Artificial Intelligence

Professor David is a global expert in the fields of AI and deep learning. He was a founding member of Auorato, a leading AI Cyber company that was sold to Microsoft. He holds a PhD from Tel Aviv University and Post Doc from Yale.

Ana Silva
Aquaculture Research Lead

Ms. Ana Silva is a Marine Biologist with an MSc in Aquaculture and Fisheries from Wageningen University. She has 10 years of experience in marine hatchery management and consultancy, with significant knowledge in more than four fin-fish species.

Advisory Board:

Dr. Einar Wathne
Strategic Advisor

Dr. Wathne is a preeminent figure in the aquaculture industry known for bridging the R&D and commercial sides. He is the Chairman of the Seafood Innovation Cluster and was until recently the Head of Aquaculture at Cargill.

Torben Svejgaard
Strategic Advisor

Mr. Svejgaard is the chairman and a board member of several salmon, fish-meal and fish-oil companies. Until 2014 he was the CEO of BioMar.

Dr. John Buchanan
Scientific Advisor

Dr. Buchanan is the President and CEO at The Center for Aquaculture Technologies. Prior to helping launch CAT, Dr. Buchanan served for 5 years as the Director of Research and Development at AquaBounty Technologies.