Lyron has years of experience in various high-level management and R&D positions. To date, Lyron is in process of founding a FinTech startup leveraging artificial intelligence to build a robo-analyst, and serves as FinTech lecturer at NYU & IDC.
He established and headed Citi Technology Innovation Center in Israel till 2016. Opened in 2011, by 2016, the center employs ~200 people developing applications for Citi Institutional Bank, Information Security and Compliance. The center specialized in data & analytics among other areas. Lyron initiated Citi’s first acceleration program globally, in Israel. The accelerator was elected as one of the best in the country.
Before joining Citi, Lyron served as R&D director at SuperDerivatives (sold to ICE for $350M) a global leader in cloud based market data, derivatives trading technology and analytics.
Lyron earned a M.Sc. and a B.Sc. in Applied Mathematics from the Technion, the Israeli institute of technology as well as a B.A in Business Management and in International Relations from the Hebrew University.