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.

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. His responsibility will be to lead our certification efforts and ensure our adherence to national and international voting standards.

Dr. Kun Peng | e-Voting Security Architect


Dr. Kun Peng got his bachelor degree in software engineering and master degree in computer security from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China. He graduated from Information Security Institute, Queensland University of Technology, Australia in 2004, obtaining his PhD degree in information security. His main research interest is in secure network systems, secure protocols and e-applications and applied cryptology. After graduation, he worked as a scientist at Queensland University of Technology, Australia and Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore. In the past four years, He was an independent information security consultant with expertise in secure network applications including e-voting, e-cash, privacy protection and mobile security.

Relevant Publications:

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