Eng. Amit Hyzkihu

VP R&D and Open Innovation

Amit serves as VP of Innovation at TopGum where he leads the science and clinical research of the company’s products alongside a team of engineers. A key focus of his role is to provide strong technical product leadership coupled with project management skills. Amit is highly experienced in conducting research and leading product teams that are driven by science.


Prior to joining TopGum, Amit was an R&D engineer for the Oshadi Drug administration, a biotechnology company that develops ingestible drug delivery systems for proteins and other molecules. He previously worked for the global dental Swiss corporation, Geistlich, where he served as a medical representative for the Israeli CTS dental division for three years.


Amit earned his Bachelor of Science in pharmaceutical engineering and an MBA specializing in technological entrepreneurship. Prior to attending university, Amit was an officer in the Paratrooper Unit of the IDF.