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Sequent's executive team represents

decades of innovation in FinTech.


Joan Ziegler

▪︎ Veteran Silicon Valley CEO and executive in FinTech, consumer software and software licensing

▪︎ Invented next generation mobile payment solutions used in more than 100 million US cards under

  American Express, Discover, First Data, MasterCard and Visa brands at PrivaSys & FiTeq

▪︎ Florida Atlantic University

Florida State University


Raaj Shah

▪︎ Over 20 years finance, operations & investment experience

▪︎ Analyzed, modeled finances of hundreds of companies and management teams

▪︎ Founder and CIO at Matchpoint Investment Management

▪︎ University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School


Tony Lau

▪︎ 20 years security audit and compliance, technical operations, IT, professional services experience

▪︎ Held leadership positions at ViVOtech, VeriFone and Zoho Corporation

▪︎ University of Hong Kong; California State University at Hayward


Leslie Tomihiro
VP Customer Success

▪︎ Over 20 years' client service experience, from product & project management to implementation & support

▪︎ Leader of end-to-end next gen NFC mobile payments; managed NFC payment server applications; services for complex multi-vendor customer trials, pilots and commercial development

▪︎ Worked with Hewlett Packard and ViVOtech

▪︎ San Jose State University


Darin Nelson
VP Engineering

▪︎ 28 years of experience in architecture, development, and team management

▪︎ Held development, management, and leadership positions at Microsoft, AT&T, comScore,

  Comcast, and Johnson & Johnson

▪︎ Western Washington University


Chris Hottinger
VP Healthcare

▪︎ Over 20 years' experience in healthcare consulting

▪︎ Managed various healthcare consulting services

▪︎ Developed SaaS based incident management software to promote patient safety & regulatory compliance

▪︎ University of California, Davis

California State University, East Bay

  • Chris Hottinger | LinkedIn
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