Yuriy Kipnis

VP R&D at ChargeAfter

Yuriy Kipnis has a diverse work experience spanning over 15 years. Yuriy started their career at Opgal as an Embedded SW Engineer, where they developed embedded applications for IR camera engines and designed Command & Control applications using C++ programming language.

Yuriy then joined Hewlett Packard Enterprise as a Senior Software Engineer, where they designed and developed LoadRunner applications using .NET Framework technologies. Yuriy later became the R&D Team Manager at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, leading cross-cultural teams and managing software R&D personnel and engineering activity.

Yuriy's next career move was to Citi, where they held multiple roles. Yuriy started as the R&D Team Manager, responsible for the technical and personnel leadership of the R&D infrastructure team. Yuriy then became the VP, R&D Group Manager, managing a multidisciplinary group of engineers developing software infrastructure for financial services. Finally, they served as the Head of Applications and Services Group at Citi, leading cross-organization infrastructure and web projects and a global entrepreneurship team developing impactful products for bank clients and partners.

Currently, Yuriy is the VP R&D at ChargeAfter, a fast-growing fintech company. In this role, they are building and leading a global R&D organization and developing a B2B2C platform that connects financial institutions and merchants, enabling a wide range of financial products at the point of sale.

Throughout their career, Yuriy has demonstrated strong leadership skills and expertise in developing software infrastructure, leading global teams, and driving innovation in the financial and technology sectors.

Yuriy Kipnis completed their education at various institutions. Yuriy first attended the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology from 2004 to 2008, where they earned a B.Sc. in Computer Engineering. Later, they pursued further education at Tel Aviv University from 2011 to 2013 and obtained a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Technology and Information Systems Management. Additionally, it is noted that Yuriy attended Yad Leibovich, but no specific degree or field of study information is available for this institution.


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  • VP R&D

    April, 2020 - present