Leadership

Ziv Cohen
CEO

Mr. 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, Mr. Cohen 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, Mr. Cohen managed RSA EMC FraudAction business operations where he was responsible for delivering Anti-Fraud services to hundreds of financial customers globally. Mr Cohen, led the voice recognition technology sales of PerSay which was acquired by Nuance.
Idan Lavy

Idan Lavy
VP of Research & Development

Idan Lavy serves as Paygilant’s VP of Research and Development. He is responsible for establishing and managing the information technology and development that enables Paygilant’s business objectives. Idan brings more than 15 years IT and development experience to Paygilant – demonstrating an innate ability to tightly align technology, vision with business objectives. Prior to joining Paygilant, Idan served as Director of R & D at Actimize. Previously, he was a team leader at Elbit Systems Ltd., delivering innovative cyber security solutions. Idan has also held several senior IT positions at various technology companies where IT constituted an integral part of the business value chain and production systems. Idan holds a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and Information Systems from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.

Yossi Geller
VP Marketing

Yossi Geller bringings with him over 20-years of experience marketing software solutions in the areas of security, fraud prevention, authentication and other. Yossi was previously the VP Marketing at Cynet, a prominent cybersecurity company. Prior to Cynet, Yossi was the Senior Marketing Director for Theta Ray, and Marketing Director, at Trusteer, a financial fraud and advanced malware protection company, acquired by IBM in 2013.
With the massive growth in banking and payments digital transactions, fraudsters are shifting their sights to mobile. This is where Paygilant comes in.

Founded by industry anti-fraud and authentication experts (ex-IBM Trusteer, RSA, Actimize), Paygilant is a pioneer and a visionary, in the frictionless mobile fraud prevention space. We employ our deep expertise, insight and experience, to mitigate the trade-off, among superior user experience, money loss and user’s privacy.

At the core of our promise is the ability to offer a super-effective anti-fraud solution which is seamless for the user and easy to integrate.

 

ziv cohen

Ziv Cohen

CEO

Mr. 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, Mr. Cohen 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, Mr. Cohen managed RSA EMC FraudAction business operations where he was responsible for delivering Anti-Fraud services to hundreds of financial customers globally. Mr Cohen, led the voice recognition technology sales of PerSay which was acquired by Nuance.

Yossi Geller

Yossi Geller

VP Marketing

Yossi Geller bringings with him over 20-years of experience marketing software solutions in the areas of security, fraud prevention, authentication and other. Yossi was previously the VP Marketing at Cynet, a prominent cybersecurity company.

Prior to Cynet, Yossi was the Senior Marketing Director for Theta Ray, and Marketing Director, at Trusteer, a financial fraud and advanced malware protection company, acquired by IBM in 2013.

 
Idan Lavy

Idan Lavy

VP of Research & Development

Idan Lavy serves as Paygilant’s VP of Research and Development. He is responsible for establishing and managing the information technology and development that enables Paygilant’s business objectives.

Idan brings more than 15 years IT and development experience to Paygilant – demonstrating an innate ability to tightly align technology, vision with business objectives.

Prior to joining Paygilant, Idan served as Director of R & D at Actimize. Previously, he was a team leader at Elbit Systems Ltd., delivering innovative cyber security solutions.  Idan has also held several senior IT positions at various technology companies where IT constituted an integral part of the business value chain and production systems.

Idan holds a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and Information Systems from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.