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Steven Fadem
Chairman

Steven Fadem is Chairman of Global Data Sentinel. For over 30 years Steven has developed, managed and grown a number of successful technology-enabling businesses in financial and professional services, Internet, media and communications sectors. He has led private equity-backed firms, including a technology start-up, which was successfully sold to AOL, and whose clients included Bloomberg, Fidelity, Credit Suisse and over 90 other significant financial and media firms. Steven has also had senior leadership positions at Verizon, Viacom, Warner Amex and Multimedia Entertainment. Most recently, he was the Executive Director of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, a global law firm with offices in 11 cities ...


John Galinski
Chief Executive Officer

John Galinski is CEO of Global Data Sentinel. John recently left a 13-year stint as the CIO of financial advisory firm Geller & Company to found Global Data Sentinel. He has 30 years of experience in the design, development and implementation of telecommunications, networking, router and server networks and hardware and in the development and implementation of proprietary commercial, enterprise-level software and financial systems for large international corporations. It was in working with those large corporations that John first came to realize the need for, and lack of good existing,...


Nigel Walker
Chief Technology Officer

Nigel Walker is CTO of Global Data Sentinel. Nigel has spent his entire career as a serial entrepreneur in the UK, building software development companies and working with key technologies from multimedia and commodity computer peripherals to leading edge Financial Information Systems and Identity Management Solutions. Currently he is also a founder of BioStore Limited, a software company that is the leading provider of Identity Management solutions and vertical applications with the single largest education sector based biometric system in the world, with over three million da...


Robert A. Schaeffer
Chief Revenue Officer

Robert A. Schaeffer is Chief Revenue Officer of Global Data Sentinel. Robert has over 25 years of experience in various business development roles within the financial services investment industry, with roles for KPMG Peat Marwick, Rothstein Kass, EisnerAmper and Equity Trust Fund Services. He also co-founded and served as a key member of a number of successful firms in the financial services...


Alf Poor
Chief Operating Officer

Alf has been successfully working with technology-based companies for more than 15 years, helping guide them through periods of high-growth and profitability. Notable successes have seen one company acquired by Aol, and another featured in the Top 10 of Deloitte’s European...


Federico Tovar
Chief Financial Officer

Federico has over 20 years of experience in Corporate Finance, M&A, and strategy with a focus on high-growth technology companies. Having started his career in capital markets at The World Bank and in strategy consulting with top tier firms, as well as holding senior roles with leading Big 4 audit firms and other New York based Corporate Finance Advisory Firms, he has counseled numerous technology companies and boards of directors ranging from emerging high-growth businesses to Fortune 500 companies; as well as buyout firms, venture capital and private equity sponsors. Federico is no stranger to the demands faced by fast growing businesses operating in innovative environments, and he has a clear understanding of the...