Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Chief Marketing Officer
Chief Revenue Officer
Chief Technology Officer
Thomas Nash is a change leader, business strategist and international public speaker. He has led Xalles Holdings Inc. (OTC: XALL) since its inception and public reverse merger in 2015. He led Xalles Limited and its predecessor companies since 1996. Xalles Holdings is a Fintech holding company, acquiring companies and strategic partners to drive new revenue and asset appreciation within the financial technology and payment industry.
Tom’s expertise is in the financial supply chain and payment services. He has provided strategic business advice to more than 200 firms worldwide from small firms to Fortune 500 firms and international governments. Tom has helped launch successful start up ventures in the payment, eCommerce and IT fields. He has also helped firms expand into new international markets. His international marketing seminars have been presented in many countries across 5 continents to thousands of entrepreneurs and executives.
He led the implementation and operations teams for U.S. Bank to implement the PowerTrack freight payment system in the U.S. Department of Defense. For MasterCard, he led the design and development team of the Intergovernmental Commerce Exchange (ICE) which was implemented within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Tom earned his Bachelor in Electrical Engineering and Management from McMaster University in Ontario, Canada.
For over 20 years, Paul has been at the forefront of the Digital Transformation; helping clients to plan for and implement the changes necessary as new disruptive technologies emerge in banking, retail, and technology.
An innovative and collaborative executive known for building strong working relationships, mentoring unique talents, and fostering open communications, Paul has overseen sizeable global teams from stategy to implementation. His experience, including most recently as a Partner at IBM Global Business Services, has been on leading cross-functional teams towards the design and execution of transformative programs for internationally-renowned clients.
He received his Bachelors in Commerce and MBA from McMaster University in Ontario, Canada.
Karen Nguyen is a dynamic executive, entrepreneur and educator with a successful track record in corporate, start-up and non-profit environments. Using her 15 years of experience as a marketing leader and business owner, Karen is passionate about implementing practical strategies that drive incremental tangible (revenue) and intangible (branding) growth.
As a successful serial entrepreneur in the arts/entertainment and wine industry, Karen grew her first business, Inspired Art Wine, to 20,000+ customers worldwide and 250+ corporate clients. In 2018, Karen founded Inspired Somm, where she brings an entertaining, informative and modern approach to wine education aimed at Millennials and Generation Z markets. Her innovative approach in marketing has earned her recognition as "Innovator of the Year" by the Orange County Business Journal. She frequently speaks at universities on entrepreneurship and modern marketing strategies.
As CMO for Xalles Holdings, Karen leverages her expertise in brand identity and strategic communications to help deliver financial growth across the company’s portfolio of subsidiaries. Prior to Xalles, she was head of Worldwide Partner Marketing for Western Digital. In this dual role, she was instrumental in launching channel marketing programs across 90 countries and managed teams in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Prior to Western Digital, Karen was part of the Global Infrastructure Services Division at HCL Technologies and Global Strategic Alliances team at Experian Marketing Services focused on fintech partnerships, respectively. She received her Bachelors and MBA from University of California, Irvine, bilingual (fluent in Vietnamese) and traveled/worked to 50+ countries.
With more than 25 years of successful new business development leveraging technologies, Everett has a unique blend of entrepreneurial business acumen, product, marketing, sales and sales leadership experience with a demonstrated track record for launching, expanding and managing new businesses. As a trusted advisor, regardless of industry, Everett works closely with his customers, earning their respect and trust to leverage disruptive technologies to deliver innovation and efficiencies.
After leading a technology based, financial supply chain management and eCommerce payment systems business development initiative for the internet-based, fintech, audit, payment and financing network called PowerTrack for U.S. Bank which evolved to a multi-bank payment network purchased by Visa (called Syncada from Visa), Everett turned his attention to the health care insurance industry where he successfully launched a Financial Services Offshore Practice supporting finance related corporate back office functions for UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare and Optum. Both international initiatives reengineered operations, systems and workflow, including the process of invoice processing, audit and payment.
Everett is a dynamic and persuasive communicator, a visionary experienced in collaborating with and managing cross-functional teams, bridging external and internal audiences and communicating across business layers while surpassing sales, business development, marketing, operational and profitability objectives.
Venugopal Thiyyagura (Venu Reddy., as he is known) is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO), FinTech and IT Services of Xalles Holdings, Inc. A visionary technological leader with over 26 Years of IT experience in data and cloud infrastructure, artifical intelligence and robotics, Venu will lead and shape Xalles’ corporate technology strategy for start-up incubation internationally.Prior to joining Xalles, Venu served as President/CEO of VGR Investments.
Prior to VGR Group, he worked as Solutions Architect at MCI WorldCom, Verizon, CoreComm, BearingPoint (KPMG) and JB Hunt. Beyond his technical expertise, Venu is a successful entrepreneur having launched and exited several IT product development companies.
Venu holds a Bachelor’s in Computer Science and Justice Studies. He resides in Texas with his wife, two sons and two over smart techie German Shepherd fur babies and sits on several non-profit boards.