About Us

The LISS Group was formed in 1984 as an outsourced IT firm for small to medium sized companies. And as Information Technology has expanded over the years into every area of business, our capabilities have expanded with it.

Today, our diligence to cutting edge technology and nimbly adapting to rapid change is demonstrated in both the depth and breadth of our capabilities.

We are no longer simply an outsourced IT provider, but a partner that speaks fluidly into your entire organization.
Now, we collaborate with your business to achieve your ultimate goal…success.

Company Overview

Our progressive approach involves constantly learning and growing. And through this willingness to consider new ideas, we’ve worked with a broad range of industries.

Where others who specialize develop tunnel vision, our diverse, cross-industry experience enhances our ability to provide rich, creative solutions.

We help you plan and implement—all customized to your specific needs by offering:

  • Service and support flexibility
  • Internal collaboration and transparency
  • Full spectrum of solutions – from big to small

Leadership

The LISS Group is composed of extensively skilled and creatively focused technology experts.
Learn about our leadership team below to see why we are a leader in technology solutions.

Ira Reisman

President

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Ira Reisman brings decades of experience in technology management to his many clients, and focuses on identifying and developing new service opportunities that enhance business efficiency and efficacy. Responsible for LISS’ national expansion to key US regions, Mr. Reisman works closely with industry giants like SNET, AT&T, Bell Labs, and Lucent Technologies at the executive level. As a skilled information architect and systems integration strategist, he builds and leads high-performance teams that handle the robust needs of both large corporate ventures and specialty service providers that rely on crucial, machine-based workflows.

Born and bred in the high-technology business sector, Mr. Reisman has worked with LISS since age thirteen. A lifetime entrepreneur, he briefly developed his own consultancy while studying business management at SUNY Albany before revitalizing his family brand. Mr. Reisman oversees every aspect of the high-technology industry with executive skills ranging from business operations to developing key, strategic partnerships with vendors like IBM and Microsoft.

Mr. Reisman also manages strategic product procurement in the areas of time systems, enterprise software and data management & storage. A vital and results-based corporate partner, Mr. Reisman played a crucial part in developing both the intellectual capital and data infrastructure that distinguishes LISS from other technology firms.

Eyal Isaac

Chief Executive Officer

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As CEO, Eyal Isaac helps lead the talented team that makes up the LISS Group. Eyal has helped deliver high tech solutions to large enterprises and small businesses for two decades. By seamlessly bridging the gap between complex technology solutions and the businesses that benefit from them, Eyal has a great understanding of what technologies help to increase productivity and efficiencies while keeping the client’s IT expenditures as low as possible.

A seasoned IT architect trained in many capacities of the industry, Eyal has worked in various capacities in the IT field, including major projects with Time Warner Cable, AOL, and Mitsubishi. A central figure in developing the diverse infrastructure and cloud offering that distinguishes LISS from other agencies, Eyal is an active member of the MSP Community and is constantly working to improve the quality of service and solutions that LISS delivers to its clients.

Fluent in multiple languages, Eyal is uniquely poised to handle the diverse needs of the global marketplace and plays a key role in the expansion of the LISS Group. In the year 2000, Eyal, along with his business partner Ira, was integral in taking LISS to the next level in business development by adding several new service options that increased revenue by over 300%.

Steven Reisman

President Emeritus, Founder

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Steven Reisman holds a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from CCNY and an M.B.A. from Long Island University, Roth Graduate School of Business. Prior to founding LISS Consulting in 1987, he held positions at Revlon, and Hazeltine, a United States Federal defense contractor known for developing “Identification Friend or Foe” IFF military detection and identification systems. A key player in managing Primavera Systems software to manage Department of Defense contracts, Mr. Reisman has played an active role in the rise of today’s global technology workforce, both creating the path for and securing his place in the next generation of technology solutions providers.

In his advisory role with The LISS Group, Mr. Reisman adds his executive experience in creating several category defining products and solutions to the LISS competitive advantage. He provides advanced thought leadership skills to the many LISS projects both completed and in-progress.

Jon Katz

Director of Operations

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With over 15 years in the technology industry, Jon understands what the right IT solutions can do for a company. And he is intrigued by the ever-changing potential and individualized application that technology presents for each client. Especially when IT solutions are maximized through quality and efficiency, which is where Jon spends most of his time.

His position at LISS focuses on creating individualized processes, implementing procedures and improving workflows to increase efficiency and productivity on behalf of clients.  As an astute problem solver and articulate, interpersonal communicator Jon is uniquely skilled in examining and understanding metrics and then verbalizing to clients.

Christopher Bruderer

Director of Technology

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Chris Bruderer holds a BS in Computer Science from SUNY Albany. And he compounds his comprehensive education in the high-technology sector with practical on the job experience that benefits all LISS clientele. As Director of Professional Services, Mr. Bruderer implements and structures complex and customized technology solutions for the business needs of our diverse client base—from the legal arena to the public real estate sector.

Mr. Bruderer offers clients a flexible tech management style that puts their priorities first, resulting in major fiscal reductions and higher ROI. Focused, creative, and cost-efficient, he has designed and implemented both large and small scale technology strategies using the latest tools which includes:

  • Network monitoring using Syslog & Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
  • Traffic monitoring using Netflow and SNMP in Plixer Scrutinizer and Paessler Realtime Traffic Grapher
  • VPNs using IPsec & SSL and point-to-point
  • VPNs between offices and external compliance vendors

Along with his technical knowledge, Mr. Bruderer adds the corporate know-how to restructure or revision pre-existing systems and create more profitable business infrastructures.

Luis R. Hernandez

Director of Professional Services

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Mr. Hernandez is an established leader with multiple technical certifications and over 20 years of hands on experience managing the delivery of IT Services. Luis specializes in infrastructure support, operations and capacity management. And he brings a successful track record of over 400 IT projects, ranging from small business implementations to global datacenter deployments.

Mr. Hernandez’s background spans many business sectors including: Healthcare, Non-Profit, Retail, Finance and telecommunications. Prior to LISS, Mr. Hernandez worked for WebMD, Conway Stores and a Red Bull subsidiary.

His leadership abilities, business acumen and technical skills enhance LISS processes and our ability to deliver scalable solutions that align IT services with business operations.

Chris Castoro

Client Services, Team Lead

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Chris Castoro attended SUNY Cobleskill and holds a diploma in Network Engineering from the Chubb Institute. As Director of Client Services, he brings longstanding experience with Cablevision and Managed Service Providers directly to the client by providing dedicated Helpdesk support and agile trouble-shooting capabilities.

While Chris leads the client services team, training and process enforcement are part of his daily tasks as well.

From end-user education to complex software environments, Chris is the voice of the LISS Helpdesk, extending the LISS advantage to our clientele and maintaining the long-term relationships that make LISS thrive.

Brian Murphy

Professional Services, Team Lead

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Brian Murphy holds a B.S. degree in Information Systems and Accounting from St. Johns University and has worked in the IT industry for 20 years. Prior to joining LISS, he worked as the IT manager for several large and medium size financial service firms where he gained specialized experience in handling the unique, IT needs of the financial services industry.

In his role as Professional Services Technical Lead, Brian is the point person for directing special IT projects for clients. These projects range in complexity from installing a single software package to a complete enterprise upgrade of new networks, servers, workstations and business applications.

Brian’s ability to listen and identify key problems, understanding of best practices and ability to devise solutions that match IT functionality to increased efficiencies results in improved workflow and productivity for LISS clients.

Clara Miller

Design Director, Interactive Technology

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Clara Miller graduated from Pratt Institute School of Design and her intense, design education is the foundation on which her extensive knowledge base of web-based applications is built.

Her role as Design Director of all interactive technology at LISS involves managing various creative projects, the development teams and acting as client liaison.

Mrs. Miller is a well-rounded, creative technologist that specializes in Concept Design & Development, multi-platform Information Architecture and User Experience & Interaction Design. She’s also a conscientious and tenacious problem solver who takes pride in getting the job done with excellence.

Before joining the LISS team, Mrs. Miller owned Eternity Graphic, a web design/graphic design company where she developed many creative projects for Fortune 500 companies in New York and globally.

Careers

Interested in a successful career with us? We’re always looking for impressive and qualified talent to build on the success we bring to our clientele.

Contact us today to learn about potential opportunities.