Capitolis Prepares for Next Stage of Growth with Key Technology and Business Development Appointments

Press Release
03/03/2020

Amos Arev named Vice President of Engineering; Igor Teleshevsky named Head of Professional Services; Illit Geller named Chief Business Development Officer

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.

Written by:
Jessica Zall
Global Head of Marketing & Communications
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