A Fintech platform focused on Verifying, Managing & Monetizing Online Identity
KABN Turns The Problem Of Data Privacy Into A Profit For Individuals
Mr. Kessler has over 20 years of account management, business development, marketing and partnership experience in the financial services sector. Mr. Kessler is currently Chief Executive Officer and a director of KABN North America, as well as Chief Executive Officer of KABN (Gibraltar) Limited. Most recently, Mr. Kessler
served as Managing Director, Payments Solution Group – Banc of California from January 2016 to 2017. Prior to that, Mr. Kessler served as Vice President, Global Account Management at Earthport North America TLC from 2013 to 2015. Mr. Kessler has also served as Vice President, Emerging Verticals at Mastercard Worldwide
from 2006 to 2011. Mr. Kessler has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brandeis University and a Master of Business Administration from the New York University Stern School of Management.
Mr. Lucatch has spent more than 30 years inventing technology and business solutions in the international marketing arena and
over 20 years of that developing Internet and mobile based platforms and taking them to market. David has held senior
management posts and directorships at both private and public media and technology firms. Throughout his business career David has been an active supporter of numerous organizations and has been recognized and awarded internationally for his fundraising activities and dedication to service and community support activities. Mr. Lucatch has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Commerce and Economics from the University of Toronto and is an Arbor Award recipient from U of T.
Chief Revenue Officer
Michael Konikoff is Chief Revenue Officer for KABN. Michael brings with him over 25 years of marketing, loyalty and partnerships experience.
Prior to KABN, Michael was Head of Marketing for the Toronto Parking Authority and senior executive lead of Bike Share Toronto, where he lead the evolution of the Green P Mobile Pay App and negotiating key strategic partnerships to help support the Bike Share infrastructure. He also was a vice president of strategic partnerships at Engage People. Prior to those roles, Michael was a senior vice president for 11 years with the Fairlane Group where he specialized in developing and executing loyalty, rewards and incentives programs. Michael also previously headed up implementing B2B initiatives for Aeroplan.
Michael was recognized as #5 of the Top 45 Essential Engagement and Loyalty Twitter Accounts to follow and continues to be a prominent voice on social media on topics including loyalty/engagement, paytech and more recently, cryptocurrency.
Michael attended York University and University of Windsor with a concentration on business. When not working, Michael can be found promoting Heart & Stroke as a Survivor Ambassador, cycling on a country road or golfing.
Head of Compliance
Ms. Cumiskey manages and oversees world wide compliance for KABN (Gibraltar) PLC and is also the Senior Vice President Compliance and Securities for Pegasus Fintech, a full service blockchain technology and growth accelerator advisory firm. Ms. Cumiskey has an extensive background working in the technology arena with securities and corporate counsel, auditors, regulators and investment brokers and dealers, having previously held positions in both public and private firms (Canada / US / Europe) over a 20+ year career, most recently as Vice President of Corporate Operations for an Artificial Intelligence based language translation company.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Loree holds a Certified Management Accountant designation, a Financial Management Diploma from the British Columbia Institute of Technology, and a BA from Simon Fraser University. Mr. Loree has held various
senior accounting roles for public and private companies in various industries including, renewable energy, exploration, and construction. Mr. Loree is familiar with accounting processes, understands internal controls and procedures for financial reporting, has experience preparing, auditing, analyzing or evaluating financial
statements, reviewing financial statements, understands accounting principles used by the issuer to prepare its financial statements, and has served on audit committees in the past.
Chief Business Development Officer
Mr. Reiser is an energetic professional with extensive background for growth strategies in the technology
industry. RJ is well versed in customer acquisition, territory development and lead generation. Proficient at taking on tough markets and achieving dramatic results, coaching team members and turning them into top performing colleagues.
Head of Product
Mr. Bartlett is a digital marketing & product executive with over ten years of experience leading high performing teams. Extensive experience designing and developing websites and mobile & web applications across e commerce, software and blockchain industries. An advocate of customer centricity, believing that customer feedback and behaviours drive future development of product features and experiences.
Chief Business Development Officer
Mr. Mesina is currently a director of KABN North America and Cortland Credit Group Inc., as well as a director and audit committee member of TSX Venture Exchange-listed Brockton Ventures Inc. Mr. Mesina presently works as a director with a Canadian based institutional investment firm, Cortland Credit Group Inc. Mr. Mesina had served as Vice President with a Toronto based institutional investment firm AIP Private Capital Inc. from
March 2012 to September 2017. Since September 2017 he has been a consultant for several companies, including Vive Crop Protection Inc. and Northern Lights Partners Inc. Mr. Mesina has an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and political science from the University of Toronto.
Mr. Kawtharani is currently an advisor at KABN and Walo - FinTech & Blockchain companies. Sam is an
experienced product leader who specializes in driving vision and roadmap for businesses from startup to IPO. He focuses on collaboration between customer and company, with cross-functional partners to launch cutting-edge business solutions, driving greater operational efficiencies, engagement, and revenues. In 2016,
Sam founded Corl - a FinTech that offers data-driven growth capital to startups backed by a security token. Prior to Corl, Sam was the Head of Product at IOU Financial, a publicly-listed online lender (TSX:IOU), where he supported the company originate over $500mm in loans across the United States & Canada through continuous product development and innovation. Sam is an advocate of neo banking, self-sovereign identity,
decentralized finance (Defi), and digitizing securities on the blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies. Sam has a Master has a degree in Quality Systems Engineering from Concordia University.
Mr. Mlait has served as director of the Company since February 2015 and Chief Executive Officer to the Company since December 2015. From December 2013 to present, Mr. Mlait has served as Chief Executive Officer of Cannabix Technologies Inc., an early stage technology company listed on the CSE. Mr. Mlait has served as director and officer of Brockton Ventures Inc., a capital pool company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange since February 22, 2018. From June 2010 to present, Mr. Mlait has served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Rockland Minerals Corp., a mineral exploration company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange.
Mr. Mlait obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree (Economics) from Simon Fraser University in1999 and obtained his Masters of Business Administration from Royal Roads University in Victoria, British Columbia in 2010.