Advisory Board

Knowledge and Objects is honoured to announce that the following individuals have agreed to be advisors to the company:

Peter DeAlbuquerque

Peter is our goto expert on Payment systems, EMV, smart cards, credit cards, switches etc. Peter has many years of banking, systems development and integration, security and payment systems. Peter was Vice President, Product Engineering at SLMsoft. Inc. was a leading global provider of electronic financial transaction solutions for the e-commerce market.

Michael Dow

Michael has kindly agreed to advise the company on its offerings in the banking space.
Michael Dow has over thirty- five years of successful management experience for leading organizations including Barclays and Citibank in North America, South America and the Caribbean.
Michael has always had a hands-on role in banking and knows all the processes intimately.

Arnold Yhip

Arnold Yhip has over thirty years experience in domestic and international banking operations. Arnold has in-depth experience in process re-engineering and operational management. He has spent the past ten years in senior positions at two major Canadian banks, successfully designing and implementing sales and service processes. Currently, he works with small to medium-sized financial services firms in Canada and the Caribbean as an advisor on productivity and service quality initiatives.

Oma Sewhdat, FCCA (U.K.)

Oma was previously with Neumont University (formerly called Northface University), where he held multiple senior management positions including Vice President of Business Development.
Oma worked with IBM for about 30 years including 8 years as a Senior Manager in IBM’s Software Group, leading the WebSphere world-wide Education and Certification strategies and initiatives with Universities with special focus on emerging markets like China and India.
Oma was the IBM driver behind the establishment of the jCert industry Java certification initiative with other high tech companies like SUN, Oracle, BEA, etc. He was the IBM board member and President of jCert for 5 years. During his 30 years with IBM, Oma held a variety of management positions, including Finance, Manufacturing, Software Development, Software Product Assurance, Software Marketing, and Software Technical Consulting Services. He also worked on a special assignment in IBM’s Corporate Headquarters in NY for 3 years, initially as the technical leader and later as the Manager responsible for the design, development and deployment of IBM’s internal Financial Systems into Italy, Germany, France, UK, Japan and Canada.

Oma is a thought-leader in the delivery of educational services via the Web.