Expert Team Members.
We are a team of veterans, technologists, bankers and business people, who are also practical thought-leaders and innovators. We have a long history of working together and trust each other to deliver every time.
Innovator. Business Process Automation, Top 1 percentile. Obtained nationwide mobile payment/remittance licenses for VTN. Processed over $700m in the last 24 months. Developed software for Lockheed-Martin, RES, Hitachi, AT&T, and British Telecom, IRS, TSA.
Joel Patenaude has in the past year helped fund and launch a microﬁnance bank and license a new bank both in frontier markets. Experience in digital currencies, P2P foreign exchange and remittances.
Worked for various national and international agencies and private institutions in Washington DC and France. Responsible for reviewing and managing multimillion dollar scholarship program to people in poverty-stricken areas. Fluent in English, French, and Spanish
Coordinated Ecommerce activities, handling millions of dollars per year. Facilitated partnerships with POS vendors for air time/data vending, electricity and cable network bill payments and also p2p money transfers. Executive Director of VTNetwork.
Brent Segal, Ph.D
20 year career Harvard-trained PhD in Advanced Technology Development. 200+ Patents and successful exit of electronics company, Nantero. Large company technology scout focused on critical game changer technologies.
Lead Compliance Officer at VTN
Michael is CAMS certified with over 5 years of experience working with KYC/AML requirements, contributing to the implementation of a Monitoring and Assurance program, Customer Due Diligence program, Economic Sanctions Compliance program, training program, and reporting. He has performed customer onboarding due diligence for partners globally.
Tidal W. McCoy
43 years’ service at the highest levels of government, private sector, and new ventures. Translated government technologies to the commercial market, including the introduction of the automobile air bag (a $15-20 billion a year industry). Assistant Secretary of the Air Force under President Reagan.