3DMedNet International Women’s Day: an interview with Lee-Bath Nelson

In this interview, we discuss with Lee-Bath Nelson what a typical day looks like for a woman working in the additive manufacturing industry, her highlights and challenges and how she hopes to inspire other women in STEM.

Lee-Bath Nelson is Co-Founder and VP Business at LEO Lane (Tel Aviv, Israel). Prior to founding LEO Lane in 2014, Lee-Bath served as Corporate Director of Business Development at manufacturing equipment manufacturer Orbotech (Yavne, Israel).

Lee-Bath’s career history also includes over a decade as a partner in venture capital funds, most recently as a general partner at Plenus Venture Lending (Herzliya, Israel) and before that at TDA Capital Partners (CT, USA) – a fund that was an early investor in Objet Geometries, now Stratasys (Rehovot, Israel).

Lee-Bath holds a PhD in Business from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business (CA, USA) and has a BA and MSc in Computer Science from The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology (Haifa, Israel). She serves on the board of Sygnia Cyber Consulting (Tel Aviv, Israel) and Elron Electronic Industries (Tel Aviva–Yafo, Israel) well as Ore to Excellence, a non-profit organization that encourages underprivileged children to strive for excellence.


  1. What does a typical working day look like for you?
  2. Who is your biggest role model and why do they inspire you?
  3. What is the best part about your job?
  4. What is the strangest thing that has happened to you whilst working?
  5. If you could give your younger self one piece of advice, what would it be?
  6. What advice would you give to other women?