Eyal Sivan is the Head of Open Banking at Axway, where he is responsible for positioning Axway as the number one thought leader and integration solution provider in the open banking space. As a member of the elite Catalyst team, he brings a high-degree of specialization in API and microservices technologies within the FSI sector, with a particular focus on how they accelerate digital transformation.
In his role at Axway, Eyal leverages his 25 years of IT experience in management, business analysis, systems integration and distributed application architecture to drive clients towards open banking readiness, client-focused agility, rapid innovation and global technology leadership.
As an integration specialist, Eyal is intimately familiar with architectural best-practices for distributed, service-oriented, Web-based API and event-driven applications that leverage both legacy integration technologies, such as ESB, EAI, ETL, MOM & Web Services, as well as modern integration technologies, such as APIs, microservices, containerization and service mesh.
Beyond his technology expertise, Eyal has excellent leadership and communication skills, consistently striving to inspire the teams he works with. He also has extensive public presentation experience, having spoken at numerous international conferences on APIs, integration architecture, open banking & the general impact of technology on our lives.
In his efforts to drive advancements in open banking around the world, Eyal has also created the unique personal brand Mr. Open Banking. Under this name, Eyal hosts the only podcast dedicated to the open banking community, where he interviews the key leaders, innovators and influencers who are driving and shaping the emergence of open banking around the world.
"Expect the coming year to see momentum build on this front, with government and industry finding a way to join hands in an effort to catch up to their peers in Europe, the UK and Australia, as well as to prevent being overtaken by Brazil, the Middle East and Africa,"15 March 2022