André is a German FinTech serial-entrepreneur. He was the founder of an online payment gateway company which was sold to MasterCard in 2010. As part of the acquisition, André became the Managing Director of MasterCard’s Payment Gateway Service business in Continental Europe. He later went on to found an online payment guarantee business, using artificial intelligence techniques to offer payment guarantees to merchants. It was sold to Verifone in 2017 and André became Managing Director of Verifone’s payment guarantee and mobile payment business. He is currently the founder and Managing Director of Deltaventure, an M&A, investment and consulting company, as well as AlphaQuant Capital, a developer of algorithmic trading models.
Dr. Roger Hunter
Roger is the founder and former CEO of a scientific software firm that was acquired by Thomson Reuters. His firm’s software is currently in use at the U.S. Federal Reserve. Roger was formerly professor of mathematics at New Mexico State University, and he obtained his Ph.D. in Mathematics from Australian National University. Roger has been featured in Bloomberg Businessweek article.
Neil Seeman (with degrees from Harvard, the UofT and Queen's) historically led research initiatives in healthcare 2.0 at IBM Canada and founded and led the Health Strategy Innovation Cell at the University of Toronto. He is founder and Chairman of RIWI (TSXV: RIWI) where he was CEO for 10 years. He is the co-author of several books, over 25 peer reviewed journal articles and hundreds of media articles about healthcare and data innovation. Neil has received diverse grant funding for his public health and Big Data research, including, most recently, from the New Frontiers in Research Fund (for his work with the Fields Institute of Mathematical Sciences). At the UofT, Neil has academic affiliations with Massey College, the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, the Investigative Journalism Bureau, and the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation.