Head of Strategic Platforms, Enterprise Architecture CIBC
Eyal Sivan is Head of Strategic Platforms at CIBC, a major Canadian bank, where he is responsible for the overall Platforms and Products strategy, as driven by Enterprise Architecture. At CIBC, Eyal is the Platform Product Owner for the API Foundation, CIBC’s award-winning API platform, and the Enterprise Data Hub, CIBC’s in-house big data & analytics platform; as well as driving the development of future internal platforms based on emerging technologies such as blockchain and AI/ML. In addition, he also provides architecture support to CIBC’s Innovation Team and leads their technology strategy for the adoption of Open Banking.
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. In his role at the bank, Eyal leverages his 25 years of IT experience in management, business analysis, systems integration and distributed application architecture to drive the bank towards client-focused agility, rapid innovation and global technology leadership.