About Paydrop \\
Jason is a veteran technologist who enjoys seeking out big challenges and to create solutions. His two decades of experience include working on some of the largest national security and criminal cyber intrusion cases as a Cyber Special Agent for the FBI and developing threat detection capabilities at scale for Fortune 500 companies as a Director of Security at Tanium. Jason went on to found the fintech firm Theseus Capital (acquired by Galaxy Digital, 2019) with Steven McClurg as its CTO. Jason has a passion for implementing new technologies to make payments more efficient and find additional ways to enhance the ecosystem of future workers.
Steven comes from traditional financial services as a Managing Director at Guggenheim Partners. Steven’s passion for global payments comes from his time as head of Emerging Market and Sovereign Credit Investments at Guggenheim, where he frequently observed the costs involved in sending money cross-border. Steven left Guggenheim in 2016 for the FinTech Sector. He was the Co-founder and CEO of Theseus Capital, a blockchain-focussed asset management company that created interest-bearing stablecoins. Theseus was acquired in 2019.
Andre served as Chief Security Officer at Namely Inc, an HR payroll company, leading efforts in security, risk, and compliance. Prior to Namely, Andre was Head of IT Security at Tanium Inc responsible for security operations, engineering, and incident response. Most notably, Andre began his cybersecurity career as an FBI Special Agent in New York City working cyber threats from nation-states and cyber criminals. Andre is on the Board of Directors for the Space ISAC, The National Cybersecurity Center, and senior technical consultant for the NBCUniversal TV show Mr. Robot. Additionally, he served as member of the Technology Advisory Committee for Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), FBI Cyber Representative to the United Nations and Engineering Leader at Goldman Sachs.