TAN TRAN
TAN TRAN
CHAIRMAN
Tan Tran is the Founder and Chairman of the company's Board of Directors and also its President/CEO. He started the company in 2014, bringing more than 25 years of seasoned high-tech industry experience, solid computer hardware/software and telecommunications knowledge, strong domestic and International sales/marketing expertise, and executive management background to his role with the company. He oversees the general corporate direction and strategy for Vemanti Group. Prior to founding the company, he worked at various leading technology companies from 1988-2004 including Western Digital, SMC Networks, Sync Research, Alcatel-Lucent, Veraz Networks, GenBand, Fronde, Metaswitch Networks, and Exalt Communications where he held a variety of management, operations, sales, and marketing roles, covering U.S., Canada, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America markets with revenues in multiples of tens of millions. During that span, he gained expertise in the areas of market/product development, sales/revenue planning and execution for both International and US markets; helping tier-1 service providers and banking institutions develop business and revenue strategies around next-generation network architecture. He co-founded VoiceStep Telecom in 2004 and turned it into a market leading provider of wholesale voice traffic between the U.S. and Vietnam within 2 years. In 2005, he recruited and created a software development center in Vietnam to strengthen VoiceStep Telecom's internal business and operations support systems. From 2007-2012, Tan served as a consultant to banks and financial institutions in Vietnam and other Southeast Asian countries on mobile banking, commerce, security, and payments projects and also for U.S. companies looking to establish a market presence in Vietnam. During that same period, he also worked with Vietnam-based companies on U.S. market entry, product deployment, and Corporate structuring strategy. He was featured in local Vietnamese business publications as an up-and-coming tech entrepreneur to watch. Since founding Vemanti Group, Tan has worked to share Vemanti's strategy and vision with customers, partners, shareholders, and investors. His mission is to turn Vemanti Group into an investment and incubation platform for emerging companies with great growth potential, especially in Vietnam which continues to be an economic force on both a regional and global scale. He attended Fullerton State University with B.S.E.E.
RICHARD ORAVEC
RICHARD ORAVEC
DIRECTOR
Richard is a respected and well-connected veteran in the securities industry. He has repeatedly and successful guided many companies, both US and International-based, become publicly traded on US stock exchanges. As a member of our Board of Director and the Corporate Communications Director, Richard oversees for the company’s external communications. He sets and guides the strategy for our overall corporate communications including website, press releases, investor relations, and public relations messages. His role is strategic and has a heavy emphasis on brand management. He is keen on managing and building external relationships with Vemanti's constituencies, including investors and the media. He started his career as a Broker and a Financial Adviser at UBS, a global Swiss financial services company who is considered as the world's largest manager of private wealth assets. Prior to joining our team and over the past 15 years, he has served small to mid-tier companies in Private Equity, Investment Banking and Financial Services. His areas of expertise include M&A, direct public offering, reverse/shell mergers, crowdfunding, corporate branding, 15c-211 filing, and transfer agency services. He co-authored the book "Seeking Your Fortune: Using IPO Alternatives to Find Wealth in the U.S. Stock Markets" which was released in November, 2014 and is currently available on Amazon. Richard is a graduate of Boston University with a BA in Economics and International Relations. He also holds an MBA in Finance from Fordham Gabelli School of Business in New York City.
RACHEL BOULDS
RACHEL BOULDS
DIRECTOR
Rachel brings more than 15 years of experience to Vemanti’s Board of Directors and has spent much of her career building new or transforming existing businesses. She has been engaged in private practice as an accountant and consultant. She specializes in preparation of full disclosure financial statements for public companies to comply with GAAP and SEC requirements. From August 2004 through July 2009, she was employed as an audit senior for HJ & Associates, LLC, where she performed audits and reviews for public and private companies, including the preparation of financial statements to comply with GAAP and SEC requirements. From 2003 through 2004, Rachel was employed as an audit senior for Mohler, Nixon and Williams. From September 2001, through July 2003, she worked as an ABAS associate for PriceWaterhouseCoopers. From April 2000 through February 2001, she was employed an an eCommerce accountant for the Walt Disney Group's GO.com division. Rachel holds a BS in Accounting from San Jose State University.