Champions of the Cause
The Hinoman team comprises senior scientists, agronomists, food engineers, marketing professionals, academics and entrepreneurs—caring citizens of this planet who have developed a solution to produce a safe, nutritious leaf protein source.
Hinoman breeds, develops and cultivates Mankai™ Plant, the proprietary nutrient-rich super-vegetable, grown using sustainable hydroponics. Mankai™ Plant is the fruit of an 8-year R&D investment in developing a sustainable, scalable cultivation method for year-round harvest.
Hinoman’s experts are leading the future global food-security charge with a stellar product, novel cultivation technology and progressive business model. Having scientifically proven that Mankai™ Plant is superior in composition & bioavailability to other food sources in its class, Hinoman is scaling its production for GloCal distribution.
Inspirational Ingenuity: Intellectual Property Assets
Mankai™ Plant Plant Ownership: Hinoman owns the sole rights to this non-GMO bred strain, registered under the International Breeders’ Rights treaty.
Mankai™ Plant Production Know-How: The company has patents pending for proprietary cultivation protocols, algorithms, and technology and production facilities.
Novel Product: Hinoman owns provisional product and process patents and a product patent at the national phase.
Mr. Ron Salpeter
Ron is an entrepreneur and lawyer with over 25 years of cross-border experience in business, investment banking and international law, including 5 years in Asia. Hinoman is his second venture as a startup CEO.
Mr. Udi Elituv
Head of Innovation>>
Udi has over 20 years of experience in food, polymer and biotechnology, production process development , and management.
Dr. Miri Lapidot
CSO – Chief scientific officer>>
Dr. Lapidot, PhD in Life sciences-algal molecular genetics.
Dr. Lapidot has over 20 years of experience in molecular & genetic manipulation research at the academy, and in leading R&D in Ag-Biotech startup.
She has broad experience in the field of algal biotechnology, development of plant transformation system and trait manipulation.
Mr. Oren Shani
COO – Chief operating officer>>
Oren has over 20 years of operations experience, mostly in managerial positions in high growth organizations, serving as Operations Manager, COO and CEO. He recently served as CEO of a cosmetics company in India.
Mr. Udi Alroy
VP Marketing and Sales >>
For over 25 years, Udi has been managing global business development and marketing of natural food and food supplements, including
5 years of experience directing marketing for an $80 M supplement company in the USA.
Ms. Efrat Kreiner
Director Business Development
Asia & Strategic Projects>>
Efrat specializes in the health and nutrition industry, with 15 years of sales and project experience, including 6 years in Singapore and Malaysia. She also served as an ad agency Account Executive, supporting 3 of Israel’s leading food companies.
Mr. Amit Inbart
CTO-Chief technology officer>>
Amit is a process engineer, has over 18 years of experience in the area of food processing, health & wellness. Amit has been leading and managed the development and production of specialty soy protein products, edible oils, extrusion processes and extraction of natural compounds sourced from plants.
Prof. Marvin Edelman
Prof. Edelman is Professor Emeritus at the Weizmann Institute’s Plant and Environmental Sciences. He has 35 years’ experience in the field, and is the Inventor for one of the first lemna commercialization patents.
Water Engineering Expert
Yaakov has earned his reputation as a global leader in water desalination engineering; he oversees and develops engineering plans for many of the world’s largest desalination plants.
Prof. Ioav Cabantchik
Professor Emeritus: President Elect of the World “Bio Iron” Society; World authority on iron metabolism & iron disorders, former Chair “Life Science Institute” at Hebrew University ,Jerusalem
Prof. Meira Ziv
Prof. Ziv is Associate Professor (Emeritus) and Cell Culture Specialist at the Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture at Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
Food Technology Systems
Innovation & Regulation Advisor
Zeev is the Chief Scientist at Tnuva Group (Israel largest food conglomerate) a subsidiary of Chinese food giant Bright Foods.
Prof. Yitzhak Shalev
Non-food Application Advisor
Prof. Shalev is Associate Prof. (Emeritus) at the University of North Carolina. He is the former Head of the Industrial Chemistry Department at Shenkar College of Engineering and Design.
Scientific Collaboration Partnership
In addition to advisory board support, Hinoman maintains a broad collaboration agreement with the Weizmann Institute of Science, a world-renowned multidisciplinary research institution.
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