Board of Directors

Reginald Van Lee

Chairman of the Board

Reginald (Reggie) Van Lee is the Chief Transformation Officer of the Carlyle Group and the former Head of Commercial Business and Executive Vice President of the global management and technology consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton. In this capacity, Reggie focused on cyber security, deep analytics and regulatory compliance. He is the co-author of the book, “Mega communities – How Leaders of Government, Business and Non-Profits Can Tackle Today’s Global Challenges Together.”

Amongst many notable accolades, Reggie received the 2008 Black Engineer of the Year Award, Consulting Magazine named Reggie as one of the top 25 consultants in the world in 2008, and he was identified as one of the 2009 Washington Minority Business Leaders by the Washington Business Journal. Reggie has co-authored a number of articles on the topic of strategy implementation. These articles have appeared in publications such as The Journal of Business Strategy and Business Horizons. He has appeared on ABC-TV’s “World News This Morning” and CNBC, and co-led the Urban Enterprise Initiative, which focused on driving enhanced competitiveness of small businesses in Harlem.

Reggie holds a Bachelors and Masters in Civil Engineering from MIT and a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard University.

Dr. Scott Edington

Chief Executive Officer
& Co-founder

Dr. Scott Edington provides executive leadership and oversight for Deep Labs. Edington’s career spans over two decades of creating next generation technology capabilities in the Payments, Defense, and Intelligence sectors.

Prior to co-founding Deep Labs, Edington served as the Global Head of Research and Development for Visa Inc. Edington played a critical role in both the formulation and execution of Visa’s innovation and technology strategies and served as a member of Visa’s Architectural Leadership Board (ALB).

Prior to joining Visa, Edington was a technology executive at Booz Allen Hamilton where he ran the firm’s Technology Injection (emerging technologies) practice. In this capacity, he was responsible for all of Booz Allen’s technology injection, R&D, strategic prototyping, and knowledge management and information sharing efforts. Edington also directed the firm’s external technology relationships with Academia, National labs, the vendor community and various technology incubators.

Edington holds degrees from the University of Virginia and Johns Hopkins University; and industry certifications in the areas of security, strategy, and network computing.

Michael Dreyer

Michael (Mike) Dreyer is the Chief Operations Officer of Silicon Valley Bank and is responsible for bank and non-bank operations worldwide. Dreyer oversees SVB’s core operations, enterprise project management, client service and information technology teams.

Before joining SVB, Mike was President and COO of Monitise, where he was responsible for the design, build, and operations of its technology globally, and he ran the company’s Americas business.

Previously, Dreyer was the CIO of Visa Inc., responsible for the company’s systems and technology platforms. Prior to his role at Visa, Mike was CIO of Inovant, where he oversaw the development and management of Visa’s global systems technology. Additionally, Mike held senior positions at American Express, Prime Financial, Inc., Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Downey Savings, Bank of America, and the Fairmont Hotel Management Company.

Dreyer holds a Bachelors in Psychology and a Masters in Business Administration from Washington State University.

Patrick Faith

Chief Science Officer
& Co-founder

Patrick Faith’s distinguished career spans over three decades of creating next generation technology capabilities in the Payments, Defense, and Intelligence sectors. Faith currently serves as Deep Labs’ Chief Science and Technology Officer providing thought leadership, direction and hands-on development on Deep Labs’ extreme-scale data and processing platforms.

Prior to co-founding Deep Labs, Faith served as the Chief Technology Advisor for Visa Labs, the advanced Research and technology incubation arm of Visa Inc. In this capacity, he established an incubator and two global research facilities. His leadership in implementing the first Hadoop systems at Visa directly led to the creation of the Visa Central Analytics Environment which all of Visa’s Fraud and Data Product capabilities leverage. Faith holds the most patents in Visa Inc. history and was most recently awarded his 167th patent. In 2014, Visa Inc. named Faith Distinguished Engineer and Fellow. This title, the first and only of its kind at Visa Inc., represented the culmination of two decades of technology leadership in the Banking and Payments spaces.

Prior to Visa, Faith operated as a lead developer at Lockheed Martin’s Advanced Development Programs primarily serving the US Defense and Intelligence Communities. In this role, Faith participated in the capability development of Artificial Intelligence systems, robotics, virtual reality, material science and sensor networks.

Rob Jesudason

Rob founded Serendipity Capital in 2020 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer and Founding Partner. He has over 27 years of experience operating and investing in the financial services and technology industries, of which 15 are in the Asia Pacific region.

Prior to founding Serendipity Capital, Mr. Jesudason was President of Block One, a leading global blockchain company and the developer of the EOS.IO blockchain protocol. He was named in the top 100 Global Blockchain Leaders in 2019 and Asian FinTech Top 100 in 2016.

Prior to Block One, Mr. Jesudason was Group Executive, Financial Services and Chief Financial Officer of Commonwealth Bank of Australia (“CBA”), where he was responsible for CBA’s financial management framework and was a member of its Executive Committee. Previously, he was Group Executive, International Financial Services at CBA, responsible for CBA’s retail and SME banking, digital banking and insurance businesses in China, India, Indonesia, Vietnam and South Africa. He joined CBA in 2011 as Group Executive, Strategic Development, where he was responsible for Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions and the Group Productivity Programme.

Prior to CBA, Mr. Jesudason was at Credit Suisse from 2007 to 2011 as Head of Global Emerging Markets within the Financial Institutions Group (FIG) investment banking practice, where he was in charge of Financial Institutions coverage teams across APAC, CEEMEA and Latin America. The team was the #1 rated team in Bank M&A and ECM in Asia in 2010. He was named as Asian FIG M&A advisor of the year in 2008.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Jesudason was a Managing Director in the Asian Special Situations Group at JP Morgan as well as Managing Director and Global Head of Corporate Development at Barclays PLC. He also worked for McKinsey & Co and GE Capital. Mr. Jesudason holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Aston University.

Gunnar S Overstrom III

Gunnar S Overstrom is a Partner at Corsair Capital where he serves as a member of both the Investment Committee and the firm’s Management Committee.  He joined Corsair in 2020 and has been involved with a number of the firm’s investments since 2014.  He is a board member of Corsair portfolio companies First Eagle Holdings and Spring Ventures Group.

Prior to joining Corsair, Mr. Overstrom held a number of senior roles in the financial services and asset management industries.  From 2001 to 2012, Mr. Overstrom was a Partner at Maverick Capital, where he was responsible for managing investments across the Financial and Business Services sectors and was a member of the firm’s Management Committee.  After Maverick, Mr. Overstrom was the Founder and Managing Principal of Three Corner Global, a boutique hedge fund focused on investing globally in financials, business services, and adjacent sectors.  In addition to his public markets investment experience, Mr. Overstrom has been involved in a number of successful private investments in high growth and emerging sectors within financial services.  Prior to joining Maverick in 2001, Mr. Overstrom was a member of Morgan Stanley’s Financial Institutions Group in New York from 1994-2001, where he worked on many industry-leading mergers and acquisitions and capital raisings.  While at Morgan Stanley, Mr. Overstrom also worked with the Corporate Office on strategy and M&A, reviewing potential acquisitions and mergers for the parent company.  Mr. Overstrom started his career at Citigroup, where he went through the firm’s credit training program, and worked on real estate workouts and in the firm-wide strategy group.

Mr. Overstrom holds an M.B.A. from Cornell University, where he received the Wall Street Journal Award in recognition of outstanding achievement in finance and the A. Donald Kelso Award given to individuals who have contributed significantly to the achievement of the school, and a B.A. from Hobart College.