MEET THE Verifai Team

Core Team

We are a passionate team with extensive experience in technical service delivery, ideation, governance, product development, strategy and marketing.

JONATHAN KEMPE

Jono Kempe

Founder & CEO

Jono is an experienced founder with over 20 years’ experience in tech, risk and compliance, with a clear mandate to increase the transparency, visibility and security of global supply chains.

Tony De Perio

Tony De Perio

CTO

A multi-faceted software and technology engineer, Tony has extensive experience in complex hardware and software projects.

Ben Giles

Ben Giles

COO

A certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Ben drives operational excellence, project deliverables and provides in-depth commercial strategic leadership.

Ian French

Ian French

Director / CFO

Ian has extensive experience across multiple areas of finance and accounting. Ian is an accomplished CPA, with a long history of excellence and pragmatic solution delivery.

PETER KING. AO

Peter King

Chairman

Peter brings globally-recognized business acumen to Verifai’s board, and is directly and actively involved in our operations, fund raising, and governance.

Saxon Wright

Saxon Wright

Director / Governance

With a long track record of building high growth companies, Saxon leads with strategic purpose, driving Verifai’s internal ideation processes and international market strategy.

Jess Plumbe

Jessica Plumbe

Communications

Jessica brings a strategic and focused approach, honed from extensive experience across marketing, commercial and operational roles.

Strategic AdvisErs

Verifai is guided by our advisers who have contributed to the likes of Honeywell, Facebook, US Government Agencies and more with expertise in cyber-security, maritime security, biometrics, and sales.

Rich Mason
USA

Rich Mason

Security / Cyber

Former CISO/CSO of Honeywell International

Ted Dunstone
Australia

Dr Ted Dunstone

Biometrics

CEO of Biometix, and founder of The Biometrics Institute

Chris Roberts
Scotland

Chris Roberts

Maritime Cyber

Extensive dev and pen testing experience across land, sea, and air

Mark Wallrapp
USA

Mark Wallrapp

sales / product

Ex-Global Head of Sales, Facebook. Community Engagement Lead: Reddit

USA

Jay fortenberry

supply chains

40 years of global supply-chain and business continuity experience

Development Partners

We work closely with our Australian development partners to build the Verifai IoT product and solution suite.

LX Group

LX Group

The award-winning Australian team from LX are leading the design and manufacture of our high-quality IoT devices. With a proven track record of success, Verifair is working with LX to turn our transformational idea into a real solution.

Biometix

Biometix

Our Canberra-based biometric authentication partner, Biometix assists organisations harness the powers of biometric and identity management solutions to enhance, automate and secure their businesses.

Clearbox Systems

Clearbox Systems

Our Satellite and IoT Network Communications Partner, Sydney-based Clearbox Systems provides technology solutions for the Operations and Management of Communications Networks and the Electromagnetic Spectrum.

Alliances

We have strong connections with the Australian CyberSec and InfoSec, and Sydney DevOps communities.