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.

Edo Friedman
VP of Research & Development

Edo manages the development and cloud operation teams at Paygilant. Prior to joining Paygilant, Edo was the VP of Technical Operations at AppCard, managing the DevOps and Operations for multiple regions and time-zones (cloud and data-centers), processing 5 Billion transactions.
Prior to AppCard, Edo founded and managed the DevOps organization at RSA, lead the development group specializing in machine learning algorithms at eBay, and managed one of the development groups at Shopping.com (later acquired by eBay). Edo holds a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, and has software engineering certification from Bar-Ilan University.
Idan Lavy

Bella Vaks
VP Products

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.
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.

 

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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

Edo Friedman

VP of Research & Development

Edo manages the development and cloud operation teams at Paygilant. Prior to joining Paygilant, Edo was the VP of Technical Operations at AppCard, managing the DevOps and Operations for multiple regions and time-zones (cloud and data-centers), processing 5 Billion transactions.

Prior to AppCard, Edo founded and managed the DevOps organization at RSA, lead the development group specializing in machine learning algorithms at eBay, and managed one of the development groups at Shopping.com (later acquired by eBay). Edo holds a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, and has software engineering certification from Bar-Ilan University.

Idan Lavy

Bella Vaks

VP Products

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.