BitMinutes is a dedicated team of FinTech professionals who provide cost effective telecommunications and financial services aimed at over four billion underbanked consumers globally.
We represent decades of experience in financial services and mobile technologies that have culminated into a driven group of professionals on a mission. BitMinutes solves major hurdles in providing financial services to the underbanked. Our protocols and technology add liquidity to a major global asset class of prepaid minutes, establishes credit history for the global underbanked, and reduces the cost of value transfer through third-party systems.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Meredith has significant internet, financial services and telecommunications experience. He started his computer career with Digital Equipment Corporation when the first 32-bit architecture was introduced. He was a part of the original team at Franklin Computers, the first Apple clone manufacturer, and managed over 800 retailers in 11 western U.S. states. Additionally, he was the Federal Systems Director for Lisp Machine, a leading artificial intelligence company.
Mr. Meredith founded VoxLink and led the company for seven years to become a leading innovator for voicemail and email integration. He founded one of the first online gaming companies, Internet Gaming, which was responsible for processing the first significant volume of credit cards internationally on the Internet. Additionally, Mr. Meredith has years of experience consulting the financial services industry, primarily in automation of mortgage and credit/debit card processing.
Mr. Meredith is a graduate of the Harvard Business School, specializing in Entrepreneurial Studies, and Stanford University where he received an Engineering degree in three years on an Academic Scholarship. He has a working knowledge of French and Spanish.
Iterim Chief Operations Officer
Mr. Perwich is a seasoned leader, change agent and entrepreneur with a unique and exemplary record of leadership, excellence, innovation and success in the entrepreneurial, corporate, nonprofit, and military sectors.
West Point and Harvard Business school educated and trained, Mr. Perwich is especially adept at mentoring, coaching and teaching individuals and groups; building, repairing, aligning and accelerating organizations; creating and implementing vision and strategy; and, leading diverse teams. Mr. Perwich quickly finds “true north” in challenging, uncertain and/or resource constrained environments and quickly establishes organizational integrity, alignment and success across the enterprise.
Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Krause has over 25 years of programming experience, from several startups to big tech firms such as Intel, AT&T, and IBM. His programming areas of expertise include client-server back-end development in industries such as fintech, international telephone systems, communications, healthcare, and e-commerce. Mr. Krause's management experience spans several CTO positions, as well as coordinating engineering projects requiring programming teams from several companies. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Rensselear Polytechnic Institute.
Chief Marketing Officer
Mr. Lewis is a veteran marketing professional with 25 years of experience in financial services. Prior to joining P2P, he spent eight years directing marketing programs for World Savings and CMG Mortgage. At World Savings, he led efforts that doubled customer retention rates during the refinancing boom. At CMG he directed the introduction of the Home Ownership Accelerator loan product. To support the product launch, he led recruitment efforts that attracted and trained over 10,000 loan agents in a two-year period.
Mr. Lewis began his career with American Express in their merchant services division, tasked with deepening merchant acceptance by attracting new merchants and developing programs to retain and expand existing merchant relationships. He left AmEx to manage credit card marketing for Great Western Bank before dedicating two years to serve as a business educator and small business advisor in Ukraine and Albania with the United States Peace Corps. Mr. Lewis earned an MBA from Harvard Graduate School of Business and a BA in Economics from Stanford University.
Global Head of Business Development
Mr. Chapman is a financial services technology and payments professional with almost 20 years of professional experience deploying technology and building businesses. Prior to joining P2P he helped establish and launch a real-time domestic US and global payments network for Fidelity National Information Services (NYSE: FIS). He also spent eight years in corporate consulting, working with clients like Prudential Financial, Discovery Communications, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals and Ocean Spray Cranberries.
Mr. Chapman graduated from Providence College where he was a NCAA Division 1 lacrosse player and member of the Dean’s List. He earned his MBA with an Investments concentration from Babson College’s F.W. Olin School of Business.
Chief Digital Strategy Advisor
Mr. Iacovacci works with top U.S investors to launch direct-to-consumer brands, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and successful cryptocurrency Initial Coin Offerings. He advises an award-winning fintech company with ICO and TGE strategy and sits on the executive committee for 2 non-profit organizations. He is a communications strategy advisor for a leading political party and has negotiated multi-million dollar strategic marketing and advertising partnerships with companies such as Disney, Microsoft, Google, Yahoo and others.
Previously Mr. Iacovacci was Executive Director of the largest health and wellness facilities in the South. He was also head of Internet Marketing for a NYSE company and Division President of a cutting-edge tech-company and President or CXO, equity partner and investor in multiple start-ups.
VP Latin America
Mr. Radillo is an experienced bilingual (English, Spanish and Portuguese) and bi-cultural senior financial and payments executive with over 25 years in the FinTech and financial services industry. Prior to BitMinutes, Mr. Radillo was the Chief Executive Officer of the Financial Services Group at the World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU Services Group) in Madison, WI/Washington, DC. While acting as the CEO of WOCCU Services Group, Amadeo developed and maintained the corporate objective to expand World Council mobile financial services
footprint for credit unions worldwide through online and digital innovation and product development with a focus on payments switches, issuing cards and mobile solutions. Mr. Radillo developed new and improved customer relationships in Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Paraguay, Panama and Dominican Republic.
Before joining WOCCU Services Group, Mr. Radillo served as Corporate Finance Manager and Latin America Product General Manager for Vesta Corporation. While at Vesta, Mr. Radillo developed and implemented payment platforms, technical infrastructure, pricing and financial models for the mobile business; provided international finance, best practice operation business guidance on a case-by-case basis; and enriched the banking and commercial relations with in the Latin America financial industry.
Mrs. Alagar brings to BitMinutes 35 years of customer service in the telephony industry. Most recently, Maxine was Director of Account Management with Okinus, Inc. where she led a team of Account Managers responsible for support of clients in 32 states. Previously, Maxine retired after 35 years at BellSouth with her last job title as Operations Manager of Billing and Collections where she managed 13 Managers and 86 - 113 Customer Service Representatives. Here at BitMinutes Maxine works closely with our clients and Trusted Agent Networks on all aspects of our day-to-day operations.
VP Global Sales & TAN Deployment
Mrs. Dales is an expert with respect to network development. She has held Sales & Marketing leadership positions with Mars Inc. and Fortune 200 corporations including Avon Products and GlaxoSmithKilne (GSK), as well as worked in venture backed companies focused on consumer products. She specializes in startups and turnaround environments, building high performing direct and indirect sales teams. Mrs. Dales holds a MS from the Villanova School of Business.