Beyond Verbal

Emotion AI and Vocal Biomarkers

EMOTION AI

NEWLY LAUNCHED:

IMPROVED EMOTION AI ENGINE
ANGER/DISLIKE DETECTOR
SADNESS/LONELINESS DETECTOR

For more information visit our developers portal

Officially published:

The first paper of its kind by
Mayo Clinic and Beyond Verbal:
Discovering Vocal Biomarkers
associated with Coronary Artery Disease

Vocal biomarkers

EMOTION AI

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WHY GO BEYOND THE VERBAL

At Beyond Verbal, we are passionate about the power of voice. We have developed a technology that extracts various acoustic features from a speaker’s voice, in real time, giving insights on personal health condition, wellbeing and emotional understanding.

What we do

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awards

gartner named beyond verbal 2014 “cool vendor”

Structure launchpad 2014 finalist
selected from dozen of worldwide entries, beyond
verbal was among the seven finalist of gigaom’s
seventh annual structure event.

beyond verbal’s app ?moodies’ was selected as a
winner: netexplo 2014 top 100 outstanding
innovations

best iphone app of 2014: moodies
moodies analyzes your voice and tells you
how you are feeling. moodies is free!

Beyond Verbal wins
TheOneToWatch award
from Exponential Medicine

corporate live wire innovation and
excellence award for innovation
in big data analytics

TransTech 200 Innovator for
contributing to mental health,
emotional wellbeing and human thriving

Winner in American College of
Cardiology & Israel Innovation
Institute global challenge competition

the company behind the noise

We envision a world in which personal devices understand our emotions and wellbeing, enabling us to become more in tune with ourselves and the messages we communicate to our peers. Understanding emotions can assist us in finding new friends, unlocking new experiences and ultimately, helping us understand better what makes us truly happy.

Yuval Mor, CEO

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MEET A HANDFUL OF OUR TEAM

Yuval Mor

Board member and CEO

Yuval Mor

Board member and CEO

Yuval has 25 years of experience as a senior leader in early stage high-tech companies, leading four of them to successful exits. When not building companies, Yuval is also a member of the TheHive steering committee, a nonprofit accelerator helping immigrants start new companies in Israel; is a keen traveler and an avid snowboarding, scuba diving and sailing enthusiast.

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Shmulik Bachar, PhD

VP R&D

Shmulik Bachar, PhD

VP R&D

Shmulik has more than 20 years of hands on and leading experience in software development, architecture and product management. He is passionate about Working with good people and making the unreal possible. In his previous job Shmulik led the development team of Kenesto, building a platform that is transforming collaborative project and process execution by marrying cloud computing with advanced end-user interface design. Prior to Kenesto, Shmulik helped develop WebCollage, a web syndication service for customers like Sony, Microsoft and Amazon. In his leisure time Shmulik enjoys swimming & running, growing super food and creating Arduino projects with his kids.

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Yoram Levanon, D.Sc.

Chief Science Officer

Yoram Levanon, D.Sc.

Chief Science Officer

The brain behind Beyond Verbal’s technology, Yoram has 45 years of experience in research, management and entrepreneurial experience, 20 of them spent studying the physics behind emotions and intonations. When not dealing with Beyond Verbal’s emotional wirings, Yoram writes short poems about emotions and is a keen theater lover and trivia master.

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Ariel Lapinin

Software Development Manager

Ariel Lapinin

Software Development Manager

Leading the Beyond Verbal Software Development team, Ariel has over 10 years of experience in the field. He holds a B.Sc. in computer science and management from the Open University of Jerusalem. When not busy developing new software, Ariel enjoys traveling and meditation.

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Noa Silberklang

VP mHealth

Noa Silberklang

VP mHealth

Noa Silberklang, with an MBA (Insead) and BSc in Biomedical Engineering (Technion), has over 10 years of experience in research, project and product management in the medical device and digital health industry. Prior to joining Beyond Verbal she worked for Novatrans in product strategy, for GE healthcare in global marketing and for InSightec in R&D and product management..

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Galia Kedmi-Fragman

Head of Strategy & Biz Dev

Galia Kedmi-Fragman

Head of Strategy & Biz Dev

Galia brings her vast experience in strategic planning and scaling to Beyond Verbal. She focuses on global reach and strategic partnerships, leads business development activities, and translates innovation to success. Her previous positions include: New Strategic Ventures at SanDisk, GM Europe at SRL Group, Head of Global Partnerships at Karhoo and Co-Founder of multiple start-ups. Galia initiated and still leads a Junior Entrepreneurship Program for high-school students.

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Yotam Luz,PhD

Algorithm Research Manager

Yotam Luz,PhD

Algorithm Research Manager

Leading the Beyond Verbal Algorithms research team, Yotam has more than 20 years of startup experience. Previously serving as CTO in TripCart and R&D Manager in DigiSpeech. Driven by his passion to understand the way the human brain functions, Yotam went back to the academy, writing his PhD in Computational Neuroscience. When not busy developing new algorithms, he loves to grow tomatoes and basil in his garden.

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Zohar Ben-Har

Psycho Acoustic Expert

Zohar Ben-Har

Psycho Acoustic Expert

The strong yet silent power behind Beyond Verbal’s unique Emotions Tagging team, Zohar joined Beyond Verbal after receiving her Bachelor’s degree in psychology summa cum laude, from IDC. When not analyzing emotions from speech, Zohar enjoys analyzing emotions from facial expressions, writing and reading poetry, discovering new alternative music… and photography (some of Zohar’s photos are featured on this website).

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Daniella Perry Ziv, PhD

VP Health Research

Daniella Perry Ziv, PhD

VP Health Research

As our mHealth Research Manager, she is a clinical Neuropsychologist with PhD in neuroscience (University of Haifa). Her thesis focused on imaging the neural mechanisms underlying empathy using functional MRI. Prior to joining Beyond Verbal she was the head of the clinical unit in the Functional Brain Center in Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical center.

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Dana Tel Zur

Wellness Research Manager

Dana Tel Zur

Wellness Research Manager

Dana has an extensive experience in leading and managing big data researches in the field of psychology, physiology and neuroscience. Prior to joining Beyond Verbal, she worked as research manager at the Department of Physics of Complex Systems, Weizmann Institute of Science and at the Sagol Center for Brain and Mind, the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya. Dana has a Master's in Cognitive Neuroscience from Tel-Aviv University and a Bachelor's in psychology from the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya.

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Liat Sivan

Psycho Acoustic Team Manager

Psycho Acoustic Team Manager

A Mind-Body Psychotherapist with MA in Medical Psychology and 15 years experience in managing, developing, analyzing and supporting big informational systems as a system analyst and a programmer, Liat joined the Beyond Verbal team as the Labeling Team Manager. In her spare time, she likes to paint, cook, travel and enjoy the good life with close friends, my husband and two children.

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Tatiana Shchertsovsky

Director of Marketing

Director of Marketing

With over 12 years' experience in the Israeli start-up arena of building companies' infrastructure and marketing processes from scratch, Tatiana is leading Beyond Verbal's marketing effort and manages API interactions. Tatiana holds an International MBA from Bar-Ilan University. In her spare time, Tatiana enjoys helping her young son discover all of the wonderful things this world has to offer.

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Nimrod Taiblum, PhD

Algorithm Developer

Algorithm Developer

After finishing his BSc in Mathematics and Physics at Tel Aviv University, Nimrod continued his post graduate studies in Physics. He is now finalizing his PhD in high energy physics, in which he was involved in searching for new particles with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider in CERN. In addition to exploring the world of science and algorithms, he is enthusiast about history and archeology.

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Ofri Gonel

Administrative Manager

Administrative Manager

Working alongside the company's management team, Ofri is Beyond Verbal's professional administrative and operations backbone. She holds a B.A in human resources management and behavioral sciences and a M.A. in management consulting. In her spare time, Ofri also loves the beach, enjoys traveling in the north, fitness and watching the sunset.

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Mordechai Halpert, PhD

Deep Learning Scientist

Mordechai Halpert, PhD

Deep Learning Scientist

Mordechai is a multi-disciplinary researcher having Ph.D. in physics. He has been involved in the development of algorithms for many different industry fields, as well as in speech and speaker recognition. In recent years he has been using deep leaning technology to improve the performance of algorithms. Mordechai occasionally participates in Kaggle deep learning competitions. He's passionate about exploring and discovering new things, whether it's at work or at leisure. Mordechai has published 17 articles connecting science, statistics and probability to law. In his spare time Mordechai enjoys doing sports and listening to fine music.

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Yonatan Sasson

Algorithm Developer

Yonatan Sasson

Algorithm Developer

Being part of Beyond Verbal algorithm development team, Yonatan comes from an electrical engineering background and specializes in psychoacoustics, audio & music signal processing. In his graduate work at Northeastern & Georgia tech Yonatan researched the links between engineering and music. When away from work Yonatan plays clarinet in orchestras, works on his carpentry skills, builds Lego castles with his 3 kids and likes running near the beach with his wife.

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BOARD

Yuval Mor

Board member and CEO

Yuval Mor

Board member and CEO

Yuval has 25 years of experience as a senior leader in early stage high-tech companies, leading four of them to successful exits. When not building companies, Yuval is also a member of the TheHive steering committee, a nonprofit accelerator helping immigrants start new companies in Israel; is a keen traveler and an avid snowboarding, scuba diving and sailing enthusiast.

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Barak Ben Eliezer

Board Member

Barak Ben Eliezer

Board Member

Barak Ben-Eliezer is co-founder and managing partner of WINNOVATION, a private equity fund, and has a long and unique leadership track record in Israel’s high-tech community. Barak is also a co-founder of the “President’s Program for Nurturing Israel’s Future Scientists and Inventors”, the “Einstein Network” – a global network for the future of mankind – and was a special advisor on strategy and technology to the Police Commissioner and to the National Security Council. Previously, Barak served as Vice President of XIV which was acquired by IBM.

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Doron Zauer

Board Member

Doron Zauer

Board Member

Doron Zauer is partner at Indigo Global, which is a tech-focused investment advisory group. Doron is a seasoned entrepreneur, investment professional and an active member of the board of directors of several private tech companies. With a Bachelor of Laws degree from Bar Ilan University in Israel and a BCOMM from Monash University in Melbourne, Doron was previously an M&A attorney at the international law firm Clifford Chance in London, a Corporate Finance lawyer at Yigal Arnon & Co. in Tel Aviv, and a Vice President at Barclays Capital in Israel.

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ADVISORY BOARD

Dr. Daniel Kraft

Dr. Daniel Kraft

A Stanford and Harvard-trained physician-scientist with over 20 years of experience in clinical practice, biomedical research and innovation, Dr. Kraft chairs the Medicine Track for Singularity University and is Executive Director and curator for the Exponential Medicine, a program exploring convergent, exponentially developing technologies and their potential in biomedicine and healthcare.

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Dr. Jerry Wind

Dr. Jerry Wind

Jerry (Yoram) Wind joined Wharton in 1967 with a doctorate from Stanford. He has edited top marketing journals, published over 250 articles and 20 books, and received the 4 major marketing awards: Buck Weaver, Charles Parlin, Converse, and AMA/Irwin Distinguished Educator Award. He was one of the original Legends in Marketing, with an 8-volume anthology published by Sage in 2014. He has consulted with over 100 companies, sits on various advisory boards, and testifies in intellectual property and antitrust cases. In 2015, he was inducted into the inaugural cohort of the AMA Fellows Program. His current research explores marketing-driven business strategy, the Network Challenge; reinventing advertising; creativity and innovation; and challenging our mental models.

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Jonathan Mathus

Jonathan Mathus

Jonathan Matus is CEO of Zendrive, a venture-backed startup focused on re-imagining transportation through mobile driver analytics. Previously, Jonathan was an Entrepreneur in Residence at Redpoint Ventures, a top Silicon Valley VC. Prior to Redpoint, Jonathan spent six years at Facebook and Google, focused on various mobile and speech recognition projects. At Google, Jonathan was one of the early members of the Android team, helping to drive its growth to the best-selling mobile platform. He graduated cum laude from Harvard University with an Honors thesis on Artificial Intelligence. Jonathan lives in San Francisco.

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Prof. Talma Hendler

Prof. Talma Hendler

Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at Tel Aviv University and founder and director of the Tel Aviv Functional Brain Center at Tel Aviv Medical Center (Ichilov), Dr. Hendler is a world-renowned researcher in Cognitive Neuroscience focusing on emotional brain mechanisms and their pathological manifestations in humans. With more than 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters published and the winner of several large scale international competitive grants , Dr Hendler holds an impressive record of visiting lectures in international conferences and labs both in Israel and around the world.

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Dr. Elad Maor

Dr. Elad Maor

Dr. Elad Maor, MD PhD, is currently an interventional cardiologist at the Leviev heart center, Sheba Medical Center with a special interest in medical devices, physical sciences and big data. Dr. Maor completed his B. Med. Sc. with distinction and his M.D. at the Joyce and Irving Goldman Medical School of Ben-Gurion University (2007) . Later, Dr. Maor completed one year of research fellowship at the Neufeld Cardiac Research Institute (Tel-Aviv University) and continued his research at the University of California at Berkeley, where he completed his PhD in biophysics (2009). He then completed internal medicine residency and cadiology fellowship at Sheba Medical Center, when he join the prestigious Talpiot program. His training in Israel was then followed by two years of advanced clinical fellowship at Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN (2015-2017), where he focused on interventional cardiolgy and stracutral heart disease interventions. Dr Maor co-authored more than 55 original research papers, as well as patents focusing on trans-catheter cardiovascular devices.

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