Team

Team

Management Team

Fraser Mason, Chairman & CFO

Fraser is a founding investor, Chairman and CFO of TessPay, a blockchain-based company that is developing a Transaction Escrow Settlement System for supply chain payments. Currently, the company’s main focus is the global Wholesale Telecom industry.

Prior to Fraser’s role in TessPay, he began his storied business career as a senior partner at Ernst & Young Canada. Beginning in 1964, his many responsibilities included development and management of the Canadian corporate finance practice, management of the Canadian consulting practice and membership on the Canadian Executive Committee with a key role in the strategic growth of the firm until 2000.

As Chairman and CFO in the development and management of Champion Digital Inks. (formerly Champion Photochemistry), Fraser’s contributions since 1981 have included a series of cross border acquisitions that lead to a global business with operations in the United States, France and Malaysia. He also created a financing strategy for the business based on banking and credit insurance relationships developed in Spain.

Since 2014, Fraser has been a member of the advisory board for Newcom Media, a North American B2B publisher and industrial tradeshow company that focuses on trucking. Fraser recently facilitated a major acquisition for Newcom Media.

Fraser’s many qualifications include business strategy, corporate governance, financing, acquisition, deal negotiation, and global business management.

Noemi Olosz, COO

Noemi has been a key resource to the company not only in her financial reporting capacity, but also throughout the development process. Working in the telecom business for nearly 10 years, she has garnered a wealth of knowledge that will help TessPay to grow even further.

Noemi will focus the majority of her time on facilitating customer onboarding, as the company transitions its focus from development to operations. 

Edward Chase, CTO
Edward provides program management office leadership to the TessPay team. Specializing in “Technical Implementations”, he has successfully delivered systems and software for over 20 years. His professional training enables him to utilize “Best of Breed” methodologies in project management to: initiate, plan, execute, control, and close business goals brining products to life. Edward’s career has brought him to businesses located around the globe, including the United States, Caribbean, Europe, Great Britain and Africa where he applied his winning strategies and business knowhow as a Business Management Consultant in innovative technology. Edward has worked successfully in sectors including education, healthcare, retail, government, banking and telecommunications. Edward attended Northeastern University where he studied Information Technology, completed management course work at Harvard Business School, and is a member of the Project Management Institute among others. His skillset combined with his experience in many technology endeavors will be invaluable to the TessPay business model.

Marketing & Sales

Bruno Liberato,Director New Business Development
Robert Lamacchia, Director of Business Development- Americas
Robert heads TessPay’s business development efforts in the United States. He takes pride in working with his customers to improve business efficiency through technological advancements.

 

Robert Graduated from Grand Canyon University (GCU) in 2010, where he studied Finance and Economics while playing for the GCU men’s Golf Team. Upon graduating, he started his career as a Financial Advisor, driven by helping his clients create a better life for their families. 

 

As Robert’s career developed, he realized how much the global economy affected business in the United States. This intrigue led Robert to get his master’s degree at ASU in Global Management aspiring to become a global leader.

 

Robert has managed customers across the globe, specializing in the APAC region. He has successfully worked in Financial Services, Private Equity, and Fintech. In his spare time, you’ll find Robert and his wife, Jelena, on the golf course or trying to find a great coffee shop to enjoy a latte and relax.

Media & Investor Relations

Jennifer Mason, Corporate Communications Manager
Jennifer’s years of experience and success in marketing and corporate communications with a broad selection of top tier companies is instrumental in raising the profile of TessPay. Her dynamic and charismatic leadership style has inspired teams to drive transformational business results. Jennifer has used her wealth of skills and knowledge to benefit a broad range of blue chip companies – from consumer to financial and beyond – such as CIBC, RBC, Business Development Canada (BDC), Subway Restaurants, Coca-Cola, LCBO, Molson Canadian, Coors Light, Skyy Vodka, RedBull, Kraft Foods, Rogers Wireless and many more. Jennifer’s passion for her work and the success of her clients is evident in how she takes on challenges with great zeal and enthusiasm. She embraces new and emerging innovations and strategies that stand apart from the crowd and result in positive business outcomes. She inspires and motivates those around her – from clients to colleagues – to go the extra mile and deliver winning results. It’s no wonder her clients and colleagues follow her to new endeavours. Jennifer’s prowess in corporate communications will no doubt reap rewards and dividends for TessPay Inc., and its clients for years to come.

Directors

Dvai Ghose , Canaccord Genuity

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Dvai’s extensive knowledge of Telecom and close relationships with senior members of Canada’s major telcos will be of great value to TessPay.

Dvai Ghose was appointed Global Head of Equity Research at Canaccord Genuity, a leading independent Canadian broker in 2015 and assumed the additional role of Head of Strategic Development in  2017, before retiring in 2019.

 

As Head of Strategic Development, Mr. Ghose monitored global markets, opportunities and trends in order to evaluate strategic development activities across global capital markets and wealth management businesses. He worked closely with the global partners and executives of Canaccord Genuity Group to set the overall strategic direction of the firm, drive innovation and efficiency and maximize performance across our operations and geographies.

 

As Global Head of Equity Research, Mr. Ghose managed a team of 80 analysts in Canada, the US, UK and Australia. Previously, he served as the firm’s Head of Canadian Equity Research while also covering Telecommunications and Cable stocks.

 

Prior to joining Canaccord Genuity, Mr. Ghose served in the same capacity at Genuity Capital Markets. He covered Telecommunications and Cable stocks at CIBC World Markets from 1999 to 2006, and at HSBC Securities from 1996 to 1999. During his career as an analyst, Mr. Ghose was consistently ranked as an all-star analyst in Canada by the Brendan Wood International survey, and as a top analyst for stock picking and EPS estimate accuracy in North America by Starmine and Forbes Magazine.

 

Mr. Ghose holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts from the University of Oxford.

Fraser Mason, Chairman & CFO

Fraser is a founding investor, Chairman and CFO of TessPay, a blockchain-based company that is developing a Transaction Escrow Settlement System for supply chain payments. Currently, the company’s main focus is the global Wholesale Telecom industry.

Prior to Fraser’s role in TessPay, he began his storied business career as a senior partner at Ernst & Young Canada. Beginning in 1964, his many responsibilities included development and management of the Canadian corporate finance practice, management of the Canadian consulting practice and membership on the Canadian Executive Committee with a key role in the strategic growth of the firm until 2000.

As Chairman and CFO in the development and management of Champion Digital Inks. (formerly Champion Photochemistry), Fraser’s contributions since 1981 have included a series of cross border acquisitions that lead to a global business with operations in the United States, France and Malaysia. He also created a financing strategy for the business based on banking and credit insurance relationships developed in Spain.

Since 2014, Fraser has been a member of the advisory board for Newcom Media, a North American B2B publisher and industrial tradeshow company that focuses on trucking. Fraser recently facilitated a major acquisition for Newcom Media.

Fraser’s many qualifications include business strategy, corporate governance, financing, acquisition, deal negotiation, and global business management.

Jeff Mason, Director

In 1990, Jeff graduated with a BSc in Commerce and Economics from the University of Toronto. He next joined Ernst & Young LLP as a CPA and followed that as a business analyst at Canadian Tire. In 1995 Jeff founded Wiznet Inc., an Internet service provider where he served as CEO until the company’s sale in 2004.

Jeff followed his previous success with the founding of Wiztel Inc., a VOIP telecommunications company that specialized in Wholesale Telecom cross-border voice calls.

In 2012, Jeff co-founded Limitless Mobile, a US/UK mobile virtual network operator. He served as CEO before divesting himself of his interest in the company to found Powercases Inc., in 2014. The company, where he remains a shareholder and Chairman, is a developer, marketer and seller of consumer and business portable power products based on Lithium ion technology.