Ronan Lapie – Co-Founder and PresidentRonan, co-founder of SCB Solutions, brought with him 12 years of product development and management experience in the security and smart card world.
Ronan served as Director for MasterCard International's Global E-Business unit. Ronan was responsible for working with MasterCard's key members to define their infrastructure and migration paths toward e-business - including smart card applications and mobile commerce.
Prior to joining MasterCard, Ronan served as Director of Solutions & Support with Bull CP8 and Schlumberger in North America, where he was responsible for product customization for the North American market, pre-sales and project management.
Previously, Ronan also served as a project manager with Bull CP8 in Europe. His main projects were in the e-business and network security area.
Ronan is the holder of seven (7) US patents in the smart card and payment technology areas and is recognized as among the most experienced smart card experts in the industry.
Ronan holds bachelors and masters degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Technology of Compiègne, France, having also completed course work toward those degrees at the University of Berlin, Germany, and the University Of Waterloo, Canada.
Rod Donnelly – Co-Founder
Rod spent 19 years at DataCard Corp. in diverse district, regional and national sales management positions. As Director of Sales, Insurance Market he managed the growth of electronic member/subscriber ID and claim capture. He was active in numerous HIPAA related industry teams.
In a previous DCC position, Rod supported the market development of University Campus Card solutions through working with Sallie Mae and resellers into the University market. His DCC experience provided a very strong foundation in personalization products, expertise and techniques.
Rod joined Bull CP8 in 1998 as Director of Sales for North America managing very successful deployments in the financial, loyalty, campus and access control markets. Rod also managed the growth of the Indirect Channel supporting partners in migrating to microprocessor smart cards and personalization skills.
His strength is understanding the need to intensely scrutinize business processes, deployment issues and technical specifications to meet the goals of the program.