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Hi we’re RIVETZ!

Rivetz makes it simple to connect web services to trusted hardware in phones, tablets and PC's. Rivetz uses sophisticated technology to provide easy and dependable security for apps and online services.

Key objective

The Rivetz Network secures sensitive information and provides a simpler and safer experience for all.

Slogan / Motto

Protect your Digital Assets


Team members

Andrew Finch-Craver Project Manager


Andrew is a strategic critical thinker, consultant, and entrepreneur with a background in social science, education, and technology. After delving into the mobile payments world, he joined Schoology to help enhance their innovative learning management system. Andrew has consulted with educational, non-profit, and government institutions from the Ellen Frank Illumination Arts Foundation to the New York MTA, teaching stakeholders to leverage emerging technologies and media platforms. He views technology as a key tool to solve real-world problems, rather than an end in itself.

Gerard T. Feeney Chief Financial Officer & Electronic Voice Phenomenon


Jerry brings extensive experience in financial management, executive leadership and multi-national acquisitions and has raised more than $500 million in capital. Prior to Rivetz, Jerry served as CFO, SVP & Corporate Secretary of Wave Systems Corp., a publicly traded cybersecurity software company. Previously, he led Xionics through a successful IPO as CFO and VP of Finance & Operations. He began his career with Analog Devices, and earned a bachelor’s degree from Boston College with a triple major in Accounting, Computer Science and Operations Management.

Mahender Vangati Vice President, Engineering


Mahender is a technology leader with extensive experience in designing and deploying large-scale enterprise solutions. He is passionate about bringing new technologies to market, creating products from the ground up, delivering on a vision and building high-performing teams. Most recently, he was Head of Engineering for Zebra Technologies' Sports & Location Solutions division. Prior to that, he led the Wireless Network Management and Security teams for Motorola Solutions. Mahender has delivered solutions across Retail, Transportation & Logistics, Industrial Manufacturing, HealthCare and Sports. Mahender holds dual Masters' degrees in Computer Science and Software Management from Carnegie Mellon and Iowa State University. He also has authored several technology patents.

Sean Gilligan Vice President, Blockchain


Sean is a seasoned software developer and leader with 30 years of industry experience. He started his career in software engineering as a teen, and in the '90s, led a consulting firm that built products for clients that included Apple, 3Com, Novell, Silicon Graphics, and SUN Microsystems. He founded a company that developed a platform for publishing and managing streaming video and licensed that technology to Apple, Unisys, Nikkei and others - making him a pioneer in publishing user-generated video content before YouTube. He has developed mobile applications for Turner Broadcasting, Kaiser Permanente, Universal, and others. As an expert in networking and distributed systems, his background and interest in economics led him to Bitcoin in 2013. Sean began developing Bitcoin-related software in 2014, the same year he joined the Omni Foundation (then Mastercoin). He led their efforts in devops and testing, and created the OmniJ project. He also was the lead developer of ConsensusJ. He joined Rivetz as a blockchain consultant before signing on full-time in 2017.

Andrew Defee Director of Web & UX


Andrew has spent the last 10 years building creative and intuitive user experiences across a host of innovative projects. He's played pivotal roles in variety of ventures – from preserving consumer privacy in mobile and web apps, to supplanting on-campus college advertising institutions; from fetal heart rate monitoring, to minor presidential campaigns. Andrew is a staunch advocate of consumers' reasonable right to privacy and control over their own information.

Lexi Sprague Product Manager


With 5 years of experience launching products both in the corporate and consumer markets Lexi brings valuable hands on experience to the Rivetz team. She focuses on merging user experience, customer support, and cutting-edge features to deliver modern products to the market.

Diana Meacham Vice President of Sales & Business Development


Diana brings to Rivetz more than 30 years of experience in Global Sales, Sales Management, Strategic Alliances & Channel Management and Business Development. Diana has a strong foundation to develop the sales strategy, associated business plans and deliver results enabling relationships and revenue from enterprise markets through small to medium business markets. Her background includes expertise in unified communications & collaboration, cyber security, enterprise IT services, SaaS and cloud delivery models. Diana has served in top sales and executive leadership roles with ROLM, IBM, Siemens Enterprise Communications, and CompuCom.

Amy Vernon Vice President, Community


Amy is a digital Swiss Army Knife. She started her career working at The Miami Herald, where she was a member of the staff that won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for coverage of Hurricane Andrew. Since then, she’s worked with media companies, social analytics platforms, apps, and even the American Museum of Natural History. She co-founded a predictive analytics platform for news publishers and was the top female submitter of all time on Digg.com when that meant something.

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