Bradley Wilkes is the Founder and President/CEO of WingCash. Founded in 2009, WingCash is a unique payment and promotion platform allowing individuals and businesses to pay one another with cash from mobile devices. WingCash is different because unlike the payment card networks, on-network cash payments are free, immediate and final. Prior to founding WingCash, Brad founded ProPay, Inc., a subsidiary of publicly traded Total Systems Services, Inc (NYSE:TSS) operating in Lehi, Utah. ProPay is a registered ISO/MSP and third party payment processor for Visa and MasterCard member banks and has millions of merchants on the system. He’s been awarded 6 payment related patents by the U.S Patent and Trademark Office. He received a Master’s of Business Administration Degree with an emphasis in Technology Management from the University of Phoenix and a Bachelors of Science from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Mr. Wilkes is also a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.
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Kyle is currently pursuing a Master of Accountancy at Brigham Young University. A large portion of his time is devoted to learning the ins and outs of tax accountancy, but once the books are closed Kyle can be found working on some new entrepreneurial pursuit, or working with professors on research projects. Email: [masked] | Twitter: @MrKyleShields
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Doug Leonard is a security researcher set to graduate BYU’s Master’s of Information Systems program January 2015 and is also on course to drop out of said program April 2014. His high school class voted Doug as the most likely to get revenge on anyone who stole his identity. Doug cracks passwords in his spare time and is a member of BYU’s IS Offensive Security Team. Doug solicits himself as a homebrew hacker with passion for entrepreneurship and education.
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