Our Mission

ESEV Genetics is developing the world’s first genomic platform for high value crop and advancing medicine and foods plant-derived solutions, to improve people’s life.

Company Profile:

ESEV Genetics is a research and development company, focused on plant breeding and using cutting edge genetic tools and technologies. ESEV Genetics is a privately owned company based in New York, established in 2014. ESEV demographically focuses on North America and operates an R&D center in Israel.

Leadership Team


Golan Vaknin

CEO, Co-founder

Golan Vaknin, CEO, Co-founder, is an entrepreneur and senior executive with a proven management track record. Golan was formerly a senior buyer for the Israeli Ministry of Finance as well as a Procurement Manager for the Israeli Consulate in New York City before developing ESEV.


Professor Oded Shoseyov

Scientific Advisor

Professor Oded Shoseyov, Scientific Advisor, is a faculty member of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem whose research is in plant molecular biology, protein engineering and nano-biotechnology. He has authored or co-authored more than 160 scientific publications and is the inventor or co-inventor of 46 patents.


Dr. Talia Atkin

Scientific Advisor

Dr. Talia Atkin, Scientific Advisor, Talia has more than 10 years’ experience working in molecular and cellular neuroscience and genetics at Oxford University, University College London and Columbia University. Talia has authored numerous academic papers and patents and brings experience from early-stage biotech.