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Votem® is a blockchain-based mobile voting platform enabling citizens around the world to easily vote online with unprecedented verifiability, accessibility, security, and transparency.

  • Category Infrastructure
  • Project Type New Blockchain
  • White PaperOpenOpen White Paper
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February 27th 2018 12:00 UTC
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March 30th 2018 12:00 UTC
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Pete Martin
Founder; CEO
Pete Martin is the Founder and CEO of Votem and is a successful serial entrepreneur who has started and sold several businesses including most recently selling his consulting firm to KPMG, which provided the seed money to start Votem. Pete had successful careers with IBM and as an executive at SAP running an $80M business unit until starting his consulting firm. He has been in the technology business and enterprise-software space for more than 25 years.
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Bob Stewart
Bob Stewart is an experienced Chief Technology Officer with more than 25 years of deep technical and leadership expertise in security, biometrics and identification with careers as Internet CTO for Motorola EMC and COO at Sonavation. He also founded contract security company Maine Guard and co-founded cyber-privacy company VitalLock. Bob specializes in the design of fault-tolerant and military-grade hardware and software solutions to address the most challenging data-intensive and security problems. Bob authored the Open SDLC framework and was one of the principle creators of next generation biometric identity by using ultrasound technology on a standard smartphone to read fingerprints.
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Srini Kandikattu
VP Engineering
Srini leads the development and operations of Votem’s Mobile Voting Platform with 20+ years’ experience in software development, management, operations and innovation. Prior to joining Votem, Srini was COO & CTO for mobile marketing platform company Archer, where he led multinational teams building software products for the mobile marketing industry while also overseeing Operations and delivery of Services and Solutions. Prior to Archer, Srini held various senior leadership positions at iLoopMobile, IBM, and Siebel.
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Dr. Kun Peng
eVoting Security Architect
Dr. Kun Peng got his bachelor’s degree in software engineering and master’s degree in computer security before receiving his Ph.D. from Queensland University of Technology, Australia in information security. His main research interests were secure network systems, secure protocols and e-applications and applied cryptology. After graduation, he worked as a scientist at Queensland University of Technology, Australia and Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore.
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Dave Wallick
Director of Testing and Certification
Dave has been in the elections business for ten years and ran the certification process for our competitor, Everyone Counts. He will lead our certification efforts and ensure that Votem is a registered election systems vendor in every market we engage.