Pamela Pecs Cytron

United States of America


New York, New York

Mentored by:

Nancy Fahmy


Founder and CEO, Pendo Systems, Inc.

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Pam Cytron has more than 30 years of financial services technology industry experience. Her expertise includes tracking financial services technologies and developing innovative strategies to meet the industry’s demands while keeping her focus on providing the ultimate customer experience. 

Pam launched Pendo Systems, Inc., a New Jersey-based financial technology company, in 2008. Pendo provides technology for the global capital markets industry and currently serves 25 percent of the U.S. G-SIFIs. In 2015, Pam pivoted Pendo Systems to create a machine learning platform that helps make financial institutions AI-ready by turning unstructured data into structured, AI-ready data sets at a machine scale.

Pam was named “Game Changer of the Year” in 2015 and has also been nominated to Fortune’s Top 10 Women Entrepreneurs. Pendo Systems was named one of the 20 Most Promising Companies in Capital Markets Technology and is a two-time winner of SWIFT’s Innotribe and Top Innovator Award. 

Pam serves in leadership positions outside Pendo, as board chair of the National Youth Recovery Foundation, a non-profit that supports young people in recovery from substance abuse, and as an active supporter of the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.