About this episode
This week, we meet up with Ohad Maimon, CEO and founder of Hyp - a leading payment company in Israel, processing around 1 in 3 of all merchant transactions in the country.
We discuss the Israeli market, how Hyp was born out of the merger of 4 leading payment companies and spun off from its parent company Max which itself is a spin off from Bank Leumi one of Israeli’s largest banks.
Ohad also shares his perspective and approach to managing innovation from proactively partnering with start-ups, conducting rapid market experiments, and scaling up the most promising ideas and then how to successfully absorbing them into the core business.
A great insight into payment innovation management in market that is synonymous with tech led innovation.
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Ohad Maimon is the CEO and founder of Hyp, an Israeli merchant payment platform, and a “corporate entrepreneur” with special expertise in all areas of banking & digital payments.
Before this current position, Ohad was an executive member at Max (Israeli second largest Issuer & Acquirer, formerly known as Leumi card) where he led the Strategy & Business Development division.
Ohad has led the acquisition of 4 different companies to support the growth of Max, oversaw the launch of innovative successful Insurance and Savings products at Max, and the building of a data-driven Insurance Agency.
Ohad has a LL.B & LL.M in Law from Tel Aviv University, serves as an advisory board member in several startup companies and teaches an academic course for “Entrepreneurship & Strategy”.
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