• Al Karim Somji

    Founder, Group CEO, Board Member

    Karim founded Zafin in 2002. Besides his role as CEO, Karim is our chief visionary, and as such, he has successfully built a team focused on delivering innovations and sustainable revenue enhancement in banking. Today, miRevenue is considered an enterprise-wide strategic platform at some of the largest and most innovative banks in the world.
  • Zafin Board Chairman Nizar Jaffer Somji

    Nizar Jaffer Somji

    Chairman of the Board

    Nizar Somji is the President and CEO of the Jaffer Group of Companies, a full service management and investment firm. He is the former President and CEO of Matrikon, which he founded and grew until acquisition by Honeywell Inc. in 2010. He has a proven track record of growing businesses based on prudent fiscal management.
  • Abdul Guefor

    Board Member

    As the Managing Director for Intel Capital, Abdul is responsible for advising on investment strategies, reviewing investment proposals, and deal structuring. Before joining Intel in 1999, Abdul held positions with PwC Transaction Support, Plessey Semiconductors in England, and the Ikerlan Research Centre in Spain.
  • Zafin Board Member Dave Kvederis

    David Kvederis

    Board Member

    David Kvederis is the founder and CEO of Bankserv, the leading SaaS (software-as-a-service) technology provider in the financial services industry, facilitating electronic corporate payments, mobile check deposits and bank-to-bank payment transactions both in the U.S. and worldwide. David has a rich banking background and is a pioneer in the electronic payments industry.
  • Zafin Board Member Barry X Lynn

    Barry X Lynn

    Board Member

    Barry X Lynn is Chairman, CEO and President of Be eXceL Management, Inc., an incubator of early stage tech companies. He is the Chairman of Blab, Inc., and past Chairman and CEO of 3Tera. He has over 40 years experience in IT and banking, building the first online banking system as CIO at Wells Fargo.
  • Nishita Cummings

    Board Member

    Nishita Cummings is a Managing Director for Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors L.P.’s growth private equity activities. She focuses on partnerships with high growth technology and technology-enabled services businesses. Prior to Kayne Anderson, she held positions at Boston Avenue Capital, LEK Consulting, and the Wharton Small Business Development Center.
  • Zafin Board member Hans Tesselaar

    Hans Tesselaar

    Board Member

    Hans Tesselaar is the Executive Director of BIAN, the Banking Industry Architecture Network. Hans has over 30 years experience in the financial services industry within banks, insurance companies, and pension funds. He previously held various senior management positions within ING, including Chief Architect and Director of Sourcing, Innovation and Governance.
  • Randy Garg

    Board Observer

    Randy is Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Vistara Capital Partners. Formerly, he was a Managing Parter at Beedie Capital. He also spent six years with PwC Corporate Finance, most recently as a Managing Director. While there, Randy led the firm’s corporate finance activities across Western Canada for the technology practice.