This page is dedicated to highlighting some of the more notable Nxt-ID Inc. (NASDAQ:NXTD) Executive Casts episodes. It will be updated regularly to spotlight various timely series as we continue to conduct more interviews so that NXTD can connect with you, beyond the stock price. Nxt-ID is a technology company focused on products, solutions and services for security on mobile devices. The Company’s core technologies consist of those that support digital payments, biometric identification, encryption, sensors and miniaturization.
Gino M. Pereira – Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Nxt-ID
From the date of inception of the Company, Mr. Pereira, one of Nxt-ID co-founders, has served as the Chief Executive Officer and Director. Mr. Pereira has over 30 years of executive, operational and financial experience with technology companies in the United States, Europe and the Far East. He has also helped to develop several technology start-ups as well as served in an executive capacity in a large multinational public company.
Mr. Pereira was Chief Financial Officer and later Chief Executive Officer of Technest Holdings Inc., a publicly quoted defense contracting company, from 2004 to 2011. Technest Holdings operated subsidiaries EOIR Technologies, Inc. and Genex Technologies, Inc. Mr. Pereira is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (UK) and has an MBA, with a specialty in finance, from the Manchester Business School in England.
Mr. Pereira brings to the Board significant expertise in the biometric and software recognition industries, as well as experience in international business technology and extensive management and operating experience. Having founded and/or operated companies in similar or related industries during the past 15 years, provides the board with unparalleled knowledge of the Company and its operations and an understanding of the markets the Company plans to operate in.
See Mr. Pereira’s full Executive Casts series here.
Michael Orlando – Director and Chief Operating Officer of Nxt-ID
Michael Orlando has served as Nxt-ID Chief Operating Officer and a member of our Board since May 23, 2017. Mr. Orlando founded Fit Pay, Inc. in September of 2014. Prior to founding Fit Pay, Mr. Orlando served in numerous roles at payment, authentication, and software-as-a-service companies. From September 2012 — September 2014, Mr. Orlando served as Chief Sales Officer at Jumio, Inc; a leading mobile identify verification solution provider. In 2012, Mr. Orlando served as Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing at EZ Prints, Inc., an online merchandise printing and fulfillment services company. From September 2000 to February 2012, Mr. Orlando served as Senior Vice President, Global Sales and Services at CyberSource Inc., a leading e-commerce and credit card systems management company, where he oversaw all enterprise sales and professional services functions worldwide.
Mr. Orlando holds Bachelor of Science degree in Management from California Coast University.
See Mr. Orlando’s full Executive Casts series here.