Starlion and its cutting-edge Spectrum Matrix™ technology is on a mission to stop financial fraud while re-imagining the relationship between the customer and merchant…


…empowering and protecting the card holders and issuers in ways never experienced before.


Spectrum Matrix™ eliminates fraudulent transactions by addressing the most important aspects of every transaction.

At Starlion Inc., we pride ourselves on being a collective of passionate, collaborative professionals.
Our team is dedicated to revolutionizing the field of digital security technology. We understand the challenges and complexities that users face in this rapidly evolving digital landscape.
Our goal is to change the era of security technology by creating a superior system that is easy to use, convenient, and compatible with legacy and emerging Fintech technologies.

Hugh Hannesson

US CEO, Board

Hugh is the CEO of Starlion and serves on its board of directors.

Prior to being named CEO in December 2021, Hugh was SVP at Crewe Capital. Previous, he held a number of progressive leadership roles in the software industry including IBM and Oracle as well as start-ups and growth companies, spanning business development, sales, marketing, partnerships and strategy.

Hugh earned an executive MBA from the University of Oxford in 2013. He read at Pembrooke College (the same constituent College of J.R.R. Tolkien), with an emphasis in innovation, strategy, and economics, he is also a life member of the Oxford Union. 

Michael Ko

CSO, Board

Michael is the Strategy Officer and Co-founder of Starlion.

Previously, Michael was the full time Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Pulsar Capital, a technology focused VC. Prior to Pulsar he worked as an investment professional at Morgan Stanley (Japan and Hong Kong) and Merrill Lynch (Japan) including Deloitte where he advised international clients on mergers and acquisition.

Michael is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CPA) and received an MS in Financial Engineering from Yonsei University and MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management (California, USA).

Greg Robinson


Greg has 30+ years of business experience as a management consultant, enterpreneur, wealth advisor, and private equity investor.

Greg is a co-founder of RLG Capital based in Park City Utah and brings 30+ years of business experience as a management consultant, entrepreneur, wealth advisor, and private equity investor. As a management consultant at Bain & Company, McKinsey & Company, Price Waterhouse Coopers, and EHS Partners, he advised corporate clients on matters of strategic and operational significance to improve business performance and profitability. Working directly with CEOs, he helped develop and implement discrete revenue and cost initiatives that substantially increased sustainable earnings.

Greg earned a BA in English and French with honors from Brigham Young University and MBA from Harvard University, where he was a LeBaron-McArthur-Ellis Fellow. 


2701 N Thanksgivig Way #100
Lehi UT 84043
333 West San Carlos Street Suite
600, San Jose, CA 95110
Privacy Policy
Get in Touch
Terms and Conditions