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Tomer is a Senior Advisor focusing on supporting Stripes' technology portfolio in Israel. He is interested in financial and blockchain technologies.

Areas of Expertise

  • Fintech
  • Blockchain
  • Operations
  • Fraud Detection
  • Risk Management
  • Fraud Detection


In addition to his advisory role at Stripes, Tomer serves as the COO of Melio, a Fintech company providing payment solutions to small businesses.

Prior to Melio, Tomer was the COO of Meta Fintech (fka Novi), the payments and financial services arm of Meta, and is the co-creator of Diem (fka Libra), a cryptocurrency payment network. He has held various executive roles in PayPal as the company's Chief Risk Officer and head of Global Operations. He is also a former consultant for McKinsey & Company, and served for 13 years in the Israeli military.

Tomer is passionate about wine creation, and grows his own vineyard in northern Israel, near the town of Yokneam. His varieties include Syrah and Chardonnay.


B.S. in Economics, Tel Aviv University


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