Leadership

Pete Martin | Chief Executive Officer & Founder


Pete Martin is the Founder and CEO of Votem, and is a successful serial entrepreneur who has started and sold several businesses including most recently selling his consulting firm to KPMG which provided the seed money to start Votem. Pete had successful careers with IBM and as an executive at SAP running an $80M business unit until starting his consulting firm. He has been in the technology business and enterprise-software space for more than 25 years.

Srini Kandikattu | VP of Engineering


Srini leads the development and operations of Votem’s Mobile Voting Platform. He comes to Votem with 20+ years’ experience in software product development, management, operations and innovation. Prior to joining Votem, Srini was COO & CTO for mobile marketing platform company Archer, where he led multi-national teams building software products for the mobile marketing industry while also overseeing Operations and delivery of Services and Solutions. Prior to Archer, Srini held various senior leadership positions at iLoopMobile, IBM and Siebel.

Deena Giordano Ullom | Director of People Operations & Culture | General Counsel


At Votem, Deena is charged with helping to build a best-in-class talent organization and a thriving and engaged culture, as well as keeping it legal and compliant. Deena is a trusted and tenacious business leader who, following her early career experience as an attorney, was able to apply her legal knowledge and passion for driving business change through People and Business Operations. While serving diverse enterprises, she has become adept at outcome-focused strategic planning, program leadership, and is a catalyst for positive change. Deena is passionate about authentic leadership and fosters it through continuous growth opportunities; including training, coaching, and development- including soft skills development. She connects with leadership, customers, and colleagues through curiosity, honesty, passion, and empathy. Altruistic by nature, she holds and communicates a high vision for her company and her coworkers.

Dave Wallick | Director of Testing and Certification


Dave has been in the elections business for ten years and was formerly responsible for running and managing the certification process for our competitor. He is responsible for leading Votem’s certification efforts and ensuring our adherence to national and international voting standards.

Technical Board of Advisors

Emin Gün Sirer


Associate Professor of Computer Science and a Co-Director of the Initiatives for Cryptocurrencies and Smart Contracts (IC3)

Steve Babbage


Distinguished Engineer, Security Research Manager and Chief Cryptographer, Vodafone

Peter Haynes


Co-founder, Polyverse; Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council; former Senior Director, Advanced Strategies, Microsoft; Contributor and past NYC Bureau Chief, The Economist

Michael Barrett


Former CISO, PayPal; President, The FIDO Alliance; CEO, Stealth Security Startup

Alex Tapscott


Advisory Board, Elections Canada; Co-Founder, Blockchain Research Institute; CEO, NextBlock Global

Eugene Yu


CEO, Konnech, Inc.

Bernie Moreno


President, Bernie Moreno Companies