NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Capitolis, an innovative financial technology company that is reimagining how global capital markets operate, today announced the hiring of Amos Arev as Vice President of Engineering, and the appointments of Igor Teleshevsky as Executive Vice President and Head of Professional Services and Illit Geller as Chief Business Development Officer.
“We’re thrilled to have an incredible team of leaders who are passionate about delivering a ground-breaking technology platform to our clients and making markets safer and more efficient,” said Gil Mandelzis. “These changes will help Capitolis continue to scale at a rapid pace and bring us closer to achieving our goal of revolutionizing capital markets.”
As Vice President of Engineering, Amos Arev leads Capitolis’ engineering efforts globally and drives the continued development of the company’s next-generation suite of products and services. Arev is based in Tel Aviv and reports directly to Capitolis CEO and Founder Gil Mandelzis.
Arev joins Capitolis from LawGeex, where he served as Vice President of Research and Development. Previously, he held C-suite and executive roles at a variety of companies including Skybox Security, Cyren, HexaTier, and Global-e.
Arev succeeds Igor Teleshevsky, who co-founded Capitolis and led the company’s engineering efforts since 2017. In his new role as Head of Professional Services, Teleshevsky focuses on the onboarding, support and ongoing success of Capitolis’ clients. He is relocating to the New York City office.
As Chief Business Development Officer, Illit Geller leads efforts to extend the company’s rapid growth by pursuing new partnerships and collaborations with the larger ecosystem of technology providers and trading platforms in capital markets. Geller joined Capitolis as Chief Product Officer in 2017.
Capitolis is an innovative FinTech company reimagining how the global capital markets transact. Capitolis was founded in 2016 by industry FinTech veterans who have a long history of successfully developing and executing impactful ventures. We are funded by the world’s most prominent venture capital firms, including Sequoia Capital, Index Ventures, Spark Capital, S Capital and SVB Capital – investors in leading technology firms Google, WhatsApp, LinkedIn, Robinhood and Lemonade – and have raised $70M since inception. With a growing team of 55 employees, who have decades of experience in technology and financial services, we have offices in New York, London and Tel Aviv.
Capitolis’ aspiration is to build a meaningful company that will help transform and shape the market in partnership with leading market participants. Capitolis is increasingly recognized as an innovator and leader in the market, bringing a highly collaborative model to financial institutions and investors alike through technology-based solutions that address and unlock some of the most meaningful challenges for the financial industry today. For further information, please visit our website and LinkedIn.