RACHEL BOULDS
RACHEL BOULDS
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.
MICHAEL T. WILLIAMS
MICHAEL T. WILLIAMS
Michael is a well-respected SEC counsel in the securities industry. He assists Vemanti Group with the legal work associated with SEC regulation and registration and has been involved with us since inception. As a securities attorney, Michael has represented over 50 clients and their representatives in the process of going public through the filing of registration statements on Form S-1, filings on Form 10, and Form 211 filings. He has been involved in helping companies go public in numerous reverse merger transactions. He also assists public companies with on-going 1934 Act SEC reporting and compliance matters. His practice has included representing companies in the U.S. and throughout the world including China, Japan, Europe and Canada. From 1975-1980, Michael served with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C., conducting investigations and participating in securing injunctions against individuals and corporations for violations of federal securities laws, including Fortune 500 companies. In addition to his extensive work as a corporate securities lawyer, Michael had previously served as President and Director of a fully-reporting public company. He is the author of 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. Also, as an engaged SEC attorney, Michael often participates as a keynote speaker or a panelist at various industry events and conferences. He’s a graduate of University of Kansas (B.A., Magna cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa) and University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D.)
KHOI DANG
KHOI DANG
Khoi D. Dang is a partner with the international firm of Duane Morris, LLP with offices worldwide, including throughout Southeast Asia. Khoi practices in the area of corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate securities, financing and banking. Mr. Dang represents a diverse range of business clients, including start-ups, venture-backed companies, privately held companies, mining companies, technology companies, finance companies (including FinTech companies and crowdsource lenders and service providers) and consumer-facing companies. He also represents banks, bank holding companies and their subsidiaries on a broad range of corporate and regulatory matters ranging from de novo formation, charter conversions, regulatory matters, securities compliance (including ’33 and ’34 Act compliance), corporate governance, operations, capital financing and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Dang also advises private equity groups in the areas of fund formation, fund economics, securities, financing, documentation and compliance. Mr. Dang is a 2002 graduate of Santa Clara University Law School (Dean’s Fellow), a 1999 graduate of the University of California, San Diego (M.A., Global Policy and Strategy) (Robinson Fellow) and a 1996 graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (cum laude).
TAN TRAN
TAN TRAN
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.
FINN JOHNSON
FINN JOHNSON
Finn’s career covers 30 years - much of it within the commercial real estate industry to include: investment real estate brokerage; leasing; corporate real estate services; asset/project management; development; due diligence; commercial loan origination; underwriting; industry analysis; credit analysis; and, operational support. He also has experience in the areas of software product design and development - having twice been recognized by the largest commercial real estate technology trade organization - Realcomm - as a ‘Top 25’ Executive to Watch [in 2004 and 2005]. Finn's practical experiences include commercial loan underwriting with Union Bank in Los Angeles, six years as an investment real estate broker and four years in development and asset management for a regional office building developer. Over his real estate career, he has personally been involved in the acquisition and/or disposition of over $100 million in commercial real estate assets, managed a portfolio of office buildings totaling 500,000 square feet, managed the approval process on several development projects exceeding 500,00 square feet in potential build-out, and performed third party due diligence on CMBS projects valued in excess of $1.1 billion.
CHAU LE
CHAU LE
Chau Le is an experienced executive with strong leadership skills and business acumen. Currently, she’s the COO of Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, a Fortune 500 company, in Los Angeles, CA. She has over 20 years of financial services and legal industry experience. She is on the executive leadership team and manages the enterprise-level operation for five regional offices in Southern California and Nevada for NW. Chau spearheads productivity initiatives and practice management programs dedicated to developing successful wealth management advisors and professional staff. She maintains expertise in financial services industry regulation, compliance and corporate risk management. Finally, she enjoys leading and integrating corporate philanthropy with business to advance an organization's vision and culture. She chairs the Childhood Cancer Program for NW Foundation and is a Board Director of GameChanger Charity and Van Lang Academy. Chau is also a member of Women & Philanthropy at UCLA and UCLA Chancellor's Society and a philanthropist at Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA. Causes Chau deeply cares about are children, education, and health. She holds a BA in Economics from UCLA and an MBA from Pepperdine University as well as FINRA Series 7, Series 3, Series 63, and Series 65 licenses.
Tan Tran
Tan Tran
Tan is the Founder and the CEO of Vemanti Group. 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.