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What is Ongo?

Ongo is a digital payment service which is fast, safe and a convenient way to pay and receive money. You can easily manage your account with the Ongo mobile App.




Executives


Allen Gilstrap

CEO

Allen is a senior financial services industry executive with global experience in the creation of technology-enabled new payment businesses. Allen formerly served as CEO of OpenRevolution, a leading mobile payment solution provider that implemented over 40 mobile, digital financial service projects in 25 countries. Previously, Allen served as General Manager and VP for American Express’ Smart Solution business based in London. Allen serves as CEO for Ronoc
Asia PTE Limited.

Oliver Belfitt-Nash

Director of Business Partnerships

Oliver is an emerging markets specialist with a strong Business Development, Research and Analysis background. Oliver is one of Ongo's founding executives, establishing the Ronoc Myanmar Office in Yangon in 2013 and becoming Director of Business Partnerships at Ongo's inception.

Jeff Thorn

CTO

Jeff brings over 20 years experience as CEO and Principal Software Architect of Thorn Technologies. Jeff has successfully designed and delivered scalable, distributed, high-volume & transaction enterprise software systems and Java based web apps for companies such as Sprint, Acxiom, Nokia, H&R Block, and Caesars Entertainment. Jeff previously worked as a Senior Software engineer for NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Jeff has a M.S. Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University & a B.S. Computer Engineering from Lehigh University.

Aye Myat Khine (Amy)

Director of Finance & Operations

Amy is a highly skilled strategic leader who has more than 10years experience in senior management roles with knowledge and expertise in financial management, human resources , strategic change and operational management . Amy possesses strong advocacy skills with experience in liaising with government, UN based organizations , EU and World Bank and has previously worked with Oxfam International. She holds a 1st class Master's from University of Dublin and her professional chartered management accountants qualification awarded in the UK .

Michael Madden

Chairman

Michael is the Chairman and Founder of Ronoc and Chairman of Teneo Capital & Restructuring (New York). Michael was the founding CEO of Renaissance Credit- a Russian bank start-up which grew into a multibillion dollar lending business. He established the American Express card business across former Soviet Union, and served as Director for a portfolio of Franchise Markets and as Vice President for the American Express Franchise business in EMEA. He is a board member of XacBank and TenGer in MOngo e-Moneylia.

Lee Daley

Director

Lee has worked for over 25 years in international advertising, including previous positons as Chairman of Saatchi&Saatchi, Global CEO of WPP’s Red Cell Network, and Chief Strategy Officer of Interpublic Group’s McCann Worldgroup. He has become a noted visionary thinker, innovator and creative brand and communications strategist, bringing new life to brands such as Apple, Microsoft/MSN, Coca-Cola Co, American Express, Unilever, T-Mobile, Motorola, P&G, Visa, Nestle, Vodafone, and many more. Lee has also served as Global Commercial Director of Manchester United.

Allen Gilstrap

Director & CEO

Allen is CEO for Ronoc Asia PTE Limited and Ongo .He is a senior financial services industry executive with global experience in the creation of technology-enabled new payment businesses. Allen formerly served as CEO of OpenRevolution, a leading mobile payment solution provider that implemented over 40 mobile, digital financial service projects in 25 countries. Previously, Allen served as General Manager and VP for American Express’ Smart Solution business based in London. Allen serves as CEO for Ronoc Asia PTE Limited.

Stefan Happ

Director

Stefan is Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer with Enterprise Growth for American Express' global digital payments business. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President and Genenral Manager in the company's U.S. prepaid business, relaunching American Express Serve (Amex’s US digital pre-paid platform) in 2013. Prior to moving to the U.S., Stefan spent ten years at a number of American Express divisions and functions in the UK and Continental Europe, and served as a board member on three joint ventures. He holds a BA from University College London and an MBA from Lancaster University
Management School.

Peter Gall

Director

Peter is a Vice President. He has a strong quantitative and analytical background, with experience in structured finance and trading in the global equity markets. Before joining Ronoc, Peter worked as an equity trader for FrontPoint Partners, an alternative asset management company wholly owned by Morgan Stanley. Prior to that, Peter was a quantitative analyst in the structured finance division of PMI, a global mortgage insurance and credit enhancement company. Peter holds a Bsc Econ and Mathematical Finance from University College Dublin and an Msc. in Quantitative Finance from UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School.

Yves Jacquot

Director

Yves is Head of International Development for National Bank of Canada Group. Yves serves as Chairman of ABA Bank in Cambodia, non-executive Director of XacBank and the Deputy Chief Executive of Natcan Investissements Internationaux SAS . Previously , he was the Deputy Chief Executive of Bred Banque Populaire and Managing Director of Cofibred.