Management Team | Global and Cross Practice

Our seasoned team of leaders came from the Financial Services and focuses on strategy, execution and operations. Its membership brings together all the elements of our global organization, including the leaders of our geographic areas and service lines.

At Matrix-IFS we have put together a seasoned global leadership team that sets one single global strategy and agenda. The executive team works across geographies:


• Asia-Pacific
• Americas
• Europe, Middle East and Africa


This structure is streamlined – it allows us to make decisions quickly, and ensures that we execute our strategy and provide exceptional client service wherever in the world our clients do business.


Ze’ev Zilber

Executive Chairman

Ze’ev Zilber is the Executive Chairman of Matrix-IFS. Ze’ev has over 35 years experience in the IT services industry and has recently relocated from the Israeli office in order to support and facilitate the Matrix US operations expedited growth.

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Renan Levy

Chief Executive Officer

Renan Levy is the Chief Executive Officer of Matrix-IFS. He has over 25 years of entrepreneurial and executive management experience.

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Ruth Ben-Hur

Chief Financial Officer

Ruth Ben-Hur is the Chief Financial Officer of Matrix-IFS and works out of the Jersey City, NJ office. Ruth is responsible for planning, directing, organizing, controlling and participating in the activities of financial reporting and analysis for Matrix-Exzac.

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Idan Keret

Chief Operating Officer

Idan Keret is the COO of Matrix-IFS. Idan is charged with the overall firm operations across the globe, accounts management and relationship as well as the partnerships and business development within strategic accounts.

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Youval Fabri

Managing Director, EMEA

Youval Fabri is a Managing Director of EMEA at Matrix-IFS. Youval is located in our Israeli office. He is in charge of the offshore services across the globe provided by the Israeli office.

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Debra Geister

Managing Director of AML Advisory

Debra Geister is the Managing Director of Anti-Money Laundering Advisory at Matrix-IFS. She has spent 15 years in a leadership role in banking compliance.

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Varatharaj Sankararaj

Director – Financial Crime Practice

Raj is a Director in Matrix-IFS’s Financial crime practice with over 12 years of experience in the field of Financial Crime Risk and Compliance. He is responsible for the management and growth of the AML practice at Matrix-IFS.

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David Grinholz

Director – Capital Markets Practice

David Grinholz is the Capital Market Practice Lead at Matrix—IFS, with over 10 years of experience in strategic product definition, regulatory analysis, system implementation, data governance, business analysis and strategic trading surveillance program definition.

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Henry Barenholz

Vice President Commercial Affairs, EMEA

Henry Barenholz is responsible at Matrix-IFS for defining the commercial strategy and vision in the EMEA region. Within his role, he is leading our Sales Team, Sales Development, Marketing & Partnerships. His primary mission is to deliver the best value for our customers and partners.

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Ben Levy

Senior Director, Commercial Affairs

Ben Levy spearheads Matrix-IFS’ business & corporate development and is responsible for defining the company’s commercial strategy, fostering growth opportunities for the company, its business partners, and the company’s global customer base.

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James Brown

Managing Director of Sales

Jim Brown has been part of the executive leadership team of Exzac, Inc. dba Matrix-IFS since the company’s startup in 2005, leading sales and business development and assisting in the firm’s global expansion.

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