About Us

Paygilant for The New Fintech Era

Paygilant is designed to meet digital banking and mobile wallets’ business goals, by delivering a vigilant and accurate balance between user experience and early fraud prevention. Its easy-to-integrate patented technology utilizes six proprietary Intelligence Sets, which work in harmony to deliver value from day one throughout the user’s journey.

Our Story

Founded by industry anti-fraud and authentication experts (ex-IBM Trusteer, RSA, Actimize), Paygilant is a pioneer and a visionary, in the frictionless Fintech fraud prevention space. We employ our vast expertise, knowledge, and experience, to help Neo/Challenger banks and eWallets grow, by mitigating the trade-off, between superior user experience and money loss prevention, without compromising privacy. Our mission is to safeguard the fast-growing digital banking as we managed to do for hundreds of incumbent banks and millions of users before.


Ziv Choen, CEO

Ziv Cohen has over 20 years of experience in the cyber security and fraud industry with more than a decade in driving sales strategy and execution, for innovative startups as well as established Fortune 500 companies.

Prior to founding Paygilant, Ziv managed Trusteer’s (acquired by IBM) financial fraud and advanced threats enterprise protection solutions, where he established and grew EMEA sales from zero to multi million revenue. In addition, Ziv managed RSA EMC FraudAction business operations where he was responsible for delivering Anti-Fraud services to hundreds of financial customers globally.

Ziv also led the voice recognition technology sales of PerSay which was acquired by Nuance.

Bella Vaks, VP Product

Bella Vaks serves as Paygilant’s VP Product. Bella has over 15 years of experience in different aspects of software development life cycle – developer, project manager, business analyst and product manager. 

Prior to Paygilant, Bella served as a Product Manager at Bottomline technologies managing Payment Fraud, Employee Fraud and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) solutions. Bella has a strong technical background and is experienced working with various customers in the financial industry.

Bella holds a B.Sc. in Information Systems Engineering from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and MBA from Tel -Aviv University Business school.

Tomer Zeltzer, VP R&D

Tomer Zeltzer manages the R&D and DevOps at Paygilant bringing over 15 years of experience in the industry as a technology leader. Prior to joining Paygilant, Tomer designed, established, grew, and managed R&D for leading companies, processing billions of transactions and large-scale operations at AppCard, Siemens, and Amdocs. Tomer holds B.Sc in computer engineering.


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