With 2 decades as an adman, creative director, usability and design director, Michael has a penchant for print, mobile & web and anything in between. His expertise includes usability and design while specializing in interface visualization and user experience for mobile & web solutions.
Michael has an extensive background in publishing (two magazines), design & branding (renegade, strategic creative for hire), interactive and advertising (4 agencies, two of which were his own) and dotcom startups. This unique blend motivates him to constantly explore and innovate with out-of-the-box business strategy and exciting business initiatives.
Shankar is a seasoned payment professional with a successful track record in innovation, technology, operations and product development. He has strong problem solving, change management and project management skills and a key strength is his ability to develop strategic alliances. In 2000, Shankar founded Cazh, an Internet payment company, and successfully launched a patented secure electronic debit payment infrastructure, FPX (Financial Process Exchange) in Malaysia. His product received the Malaysian Prime Minister’s award for “Best Financial Application 2005.” In 2005, Shankar founded Tagit, an enterprise mobility company that designs, develops, and deploys end-to-end consumer applications focused on the banking financial industry.