Lester F. Diaz

CTO and Co-Founder

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Computer software architect and engineer, specialized in large-scale distributed systems, with over 15 years of experience within large, multinational corporations.

Since early 2015 co-founded Tender Armor, and as CTO has led the company’s IT infrastructure built from the ground up, and our signature product CVV+.

As a Software Development Team Leader and Applications Architect for nearly a decade at FIS, a leading global technology provider to the financial services industry, Lester led various large-scale project initiatives and designed and implemented several core software systems and frameworks behind one of FIS’ major processing platforms.

Prior to joining FIS, Lester had launched his software development career in early 2000’s at Habanos S.A., a joint venture with Imperial Tobacco Group PLC, building several branding, inventory management, and distribution control software systems for the exclusive owner, producer, and distributor of all premium cuban cigar brands worldwide. Lester then joined a group of developers at MetiLinx, Inc in Miami, FL specialized in system optimization technology software to build and operate fast, efficient e-business infrastructure.

Lester holds a Master of Science in Computer Science, and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, magna cum laude from Florida International University.