Dotz in the media

RT-LAMP: an emerging technology for reliable, rapid, and cost-efficient detection of COVID-19 and other viruses

Addressing the global need for reliable, cost-efficient, and rapid COVID-19 diagnosis at the point-of-care

End-to-End Diagnostic Platform Could Be Game Changer

A new diagnostic platform could be a game-changing, end-to-end solution for en-masse, rapid and precise diagnosis of COVID-19 and other viruses.

Dotz Nano appoints new CEO and Non-Exec Director

Dotz Nano Limited has appointed Mr Gideon Shmuel to the role of Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer.

Dotz Nano Signs Distribution Agreement with Paraguay’s El Alamo SA

Dotz’s second distribution agreement for its diagnostic test kits follows on the heels of a new, more aggressive global spike.

Dotz Nano (ASX:DTZ) signs distribution deal for SARS-CoV-2 test kits

Dotz Nano (DTZ) has entered a distribution agreement with chemical, plastics and consumables manufacturer, Hygiene Links.

Dotz secures $3 million to execute commercialization strategy

Targeting manufacturers and end-customers in the three segments where its authentication technology is the most..

Dotz anti-counterfeit solution

Dotz Disruptive Carbon Dotz technology can be used to prevent the 2.2 trillion USD loss of revenue associated with counterfeiting

3 market focus

Dotz’s CEO Mr. Uzi Breier reviews the different domains Dotz has developed mature solutions for, and intends to focus on

Dotz authenticates cannabis in world-first in-plant pilot

Dotz’s non-toxic markers were added to cannabis plants at Seàch’s global facilities in Israel.

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Prof. James Tour - Scientific advisor and co-founder

Dr. Tour holds a Ph.D. in Synthetic Organic and Organometallic Chemistry from Purdue University, Indiana, USA and Postdoctoral training in Synthetic Organic Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin and Stanford University.

He is a Professor of Chemistry, Professor of Computer Science, and Professor of Materials Science and Nano-Engineering with 30 years of experience, first at the University of South Carolina followed by his present position at Rice University, Texas, USA.

Dr. Tour has over 600 research publications (with an H-index = 123) and over 120 patents, with total citations over 69,000.

Dr. Tour was listed in “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds” by Thomson Reuters in 2014. He won the NASA Space Act Award in 2008 for his development of carbon nanotube reinforced elastomers as well as over a dozen prestigious scientific awards over the past decade.

CPA, Guy Khavia – CFO

Guy holds more than 20 years’ experience including 11 as regional CFO at Amplifon SpA (BIT:AMP), the Milan-headquartered global leader in hearing healthcare and the world’s largest hearing aid retailer.

He has also worked as a CFO and senior consultant at global technology and commercial companies including Pagaya Technologies and Classic Air Group and at KPMG and BDO. 

Guy is a certified CPA and holds an MBA from The College of Management Academic Studies (Israel).

PhD, MBA, Michael Shtein - CTO

Dr. Shtein holds a Ph.D. in Nano technology interdisciplinary studies from Ben-Gurion University, together with an M.Sc in Chemical Engineering and an MBA. 

He was the Chief Material Engineer (R&D Department) for the Israeli Ministry of defense and has developed several new materials and compounds. His main research topic is composite nanomaterials (CNT,Graphene,WS2).


  • 2014-today Dotz Nano Ltd., Chief Technology Officer
  • 2011-2015 Doctoral research, nanotechnology research of graphene manufacture & graphene applications in coatings & polymer nanocomposites. Experienced in laboratory practices, research equipment & analytic techniques; independent operation of Raman spectroscopy, cryo-TEM, SEM, TGA, DSC, SAXS, & Instron.
  • 2004-2009 Chief Materials Engineer -R&D Department, Ministry of Defense, Israel

Bernie Brookes - Chairman

Mr Brookes is an experienced Australian executive, CEO and Chairman with substantial expertise in retail, supply chain management, wholesale operations and IT systems.

He has more than four decades of business management experience.

Previously a senior Executive at Woolworths, CEO of Myer Holdings Limited for nine years and Edcon South Africa for three years, he is currently Chairman of ASX-listed Funtastic and the CEO Institute, and an Advisory Board member for SaaS company Rich Data Corporation.

Doron Eldar - Director

Dynamic and result-focused entrepreneur with over 10 years senior leadership experience in deploying new business models, expanding channels, advertising campaigns, formulating effective go-to-market strategies and driving market awareness.
Previously served in various managing positions in startups and companies.

Zohar Birman - COO

Zohar is a senior operation executive with over 20 years of strategic and hands-on management experience in start-ups and global multi-sites companies.

He Holds a B.Sc in industrial engineering and management and has vast experience in operations and supply chain management.

Zohar is Highly experienced manager and a people-oriented leader with a proven record of team building, M&A, and post merge integration in a changing global environment.

Kerry Harpaz - Director

Kerry Harpaz is an accredited lawyer and a business entrepreneur with extensive experience leading and mentoring teams across retail, media and technology.

As the founder and CEO of Magnolia she has successfully built the business across Australia with more than 35 branches and a team of over 300 employees.

She now divides her time between her role as a director of Dotz Nano and Octomedia, and as a mentor for several start-up companies which she has invested in using her extensive business experience and studies in the areas of sustainability, psychology and coaching. 

Gideon Shmuel - CEO

Gideon holds over 20 Years of experience in building, scaling and finding advanced technology companies in a variety of fields including AI, Automotive, B2B commerce platforms, Telecoms and Enterprise software. He has vast knowledge in product development, sales, marketing, BD and building both commercial and technical teams. Gideon has been involved in delivering complex solutions in growing technology organizations as well as running and establishing the business activities and operations of several companies across international markets, including Europe, USA and Far East, where he lived or built subsidiaries and teams.

Most recently Gideon ran the B2B Commerce platform ePlane and the AI computer vision Company Cipia, working with leading brands in the Automotive and consumer electronic world.

He holds a B.A. from the College of Management in Israel, and an M.A. in Marketing Management from Middlesex University.

Garry Browne - Director

Garry Browne brings more than 40 years’ senior management and Board experience across government, not-for-profit and corporate entities, including as the former CEO and current Chair of FMCG company Stuart Alexander & Co.

He is also the Chair of hospitality platform Barcats and the UNSW International House Residential College. Has significant International Sales and Marketing experience working as a senior executive with Douwe Egberts/Sara Lee and a proven expertise in leveraging distribution networks and building brands.

Shirley Shoshaney-Kleiner - Marketing Director

Shirley holds nearly 20 years of experience in marketing and communications for technology-rich companies operating in B2B global markets, driving these companies to industry leadership and growth.

Prior to joining Dotz, Shirley was Marketing & Communications Manager at aquaculture technology specialist – AquaMaof. Before that she worked with a range of defense companies, as well as the Israel Ministry of Defense (MoD).

Shirley holds an MBA specializing in Sustainability from the University of Haifa and a BA in Communications and Political Science from the Hebrew University.

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