Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Pais has been the CFO of several successful companies. Most recently, he was the CFO of Fortress Blockchain Corp, a cryptocurrency mining company with operations in Washington State where he was instrumental in completing the companies listing on the TSX venture exchange. Prior to that, he was the CFO of Apivio Systems Inc., a TSXV listed developer of VoIP products that was sold to Nuri Telecom, a Korean Public Company. He was also CFO at the worlds’ leading developer and manufacturer of stranders that was sold to Kadant Inc., a Boston based NYSE listed public company, the CFO at a developer of cellular base stations and switching gear that he helped spin-off from UT Starcom, a NASDAQ listed company and the CFO at a developer of VoIP server and endpoint software with operations in North America, Asia and Europe. Prior to that, Mr. Pais was a Senior Vice President at Ernst & Young Corporate Finance, specializing in M&A and financing. His investment banking experience spans a number of industries. Mr. Pais has a Master’s Degree in Accountancy and an MBA (Finance) from the University of Missouri. Mr. Pais has also passed the Certified Public Accountant Examination in the US.