Board of Directors
Manny Bettencourt – CEO & Director
Mr. Bettencourt is a seasoned senior executive, and entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience in the technology, telecommunications, and software industries, both in North America and internationally. He has lead Operations, Technology, Sales, Finance, Administration and M&A teams during his career.
Mr. Bettencourt is also Chairman of W2E Technology Corp., a renewable energy technology company, and Sensor Technologies Inc. a data company with a focus on corrosion monitoring in the oil and gas space. He is serves as Managing Director of First Principles Group Inc. a management consulting firm specializing in advisor services to early and growth stage companies. Prior to his current positions he was a co-founder of and CEO of Demand Power Group Inc. and has held numerous senior management and executive level positions.
Mr. Bettencourt also regularly servers on not-for profit boards sharing his extensive board and management experience. Mr. Bettencourt is a graduate of the University of Toronto.
Steve Roberts – Chairman & Director
Mr. Roberts, currently serves as Chairman and Director of Zoom Pass Holdings, and From September 2016 through September 2018, Mr. Roberts served as President for Zoompass Inc.
He has over 30 years of experience holding senior positions in Sales, Marketing, Retailing, P&L Management, Business Development and Global Distribution within private and public start up and Fortune 500 companies. From 2018 to present, Mr. Roberts has been the CEO of Epic NRG LLC based out of Naples, Florida and prior Mr. Roberts was the Vice President of Mobility for Ingram Micro.
Mr. Roberts earned his Bachelors of Arts Degree in 1991 from the University of Guelph, Ontario Canada.
Mahendra Naik – Director
Mr. Naik, a board member of Zoom Pass Holdings Inc., is a Chartered Professional Accountant with extensive experience with entrepreneurs in mining, financial technologies and investment industries.
Mr. Naik is currently the President of First Angel Capital, a private investment and advisory company focusing on early stage technology companies and investments.
Mahendra Naik is one of the founding Directors of IAMGOLD Corporation, a $ 3.0 billion TSX and NYSE listed gold mining company. In addition, Mr. Naik is the Chairman of Fortune Minerals Limited, a TSX listed new energy and eco mining company.
Mr. Naik is also a Director and early investor in Goldmoney Inc., a financial service company trading on the TSX and is a global leader in precious metal investment services and the world’s largest precious metals payment network. Safeguarding $1.9 billion in assets for clients located in more than 150 countries.
Mr. Naik, earned his Bachelor of Commerce degree, in 1981 from the University of Toronto, Ontario Canada.