Lior Samuelson has been the CYREN chairman since early 2011 and was named CEO in November 2013. He is the founder and managing partner of Mercator Capital, a merchant bank specializing in advising and investing in the technology and telecom sectors. Mr. Samuelson has served as the chairman of Deltathree, president and CEO of PricewaterhouseCoopers Securities, as well as a managing partner with KPMG and holding senior management position at Booz, Allen & Hamilton. Mr. Samuelson earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in Economics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.