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Ferhan Patel

Advisor Montreal, Canada Area, CA

CCO | Director of Risk and Compliance, PAYZA. Previously Co-Founder/COO, AlertPay. McGill grad.

CCO | Director of Risk and Compliance, PAYZA. Previously Co-Founder/COO, AlertPay. McGill grad.

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Involved In


CCO | Director of Risk and Compliance Payza April 2013 - present
EVP, Corporate and Product Marketing Payza May 2012 - April 2013
COO AlertPay April 2004 - May 2012
Business Systems Analyst Consultant Computer Horizons June 2005 - April 2006
Instructor, Sys Admin Concordia University January 2003 - June 2005


Ivey Business School at Western University 2017
The CryptoCurrency Certification Consortium (C4) CryptoCurrency / Bitcoin 2015 - 2015
Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists 2013 - 2013
Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialist 2013 - 2013
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners 2013 - 2013
FIBA AML Institute 2013 - 2013
McGill University Project Management 2005 - 2006
Concordia University Information Systems 1999 - 2003

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • International Banking
  • • Product design and development
  • • B2B E-Commerce
  • • Regulatory Compliance
Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Financial Services
  • • Payments

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

Built an e-wallet platform

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Brent Bisaillion
We worked together  •  UX/UI Designer, Thalmic Labs. Previously UX Architect, PAYZA.
Ferhan is exceptionally sharp and decisive. He has an uncanny ability to process multiple angles simultaneously, and understand the best cou ... rse of action, but is gracious enough to give you time to catch up with him. He has a unique combination of intelligence, determination, and kindness that cause people to believe in him as a leader. Vouching for Ferhan is a very easy task.
Shaan Yusuf
They're my school  •  Previously Project Manager Consultant, P3 North America. Previously Design Engineer, C&D Zodiac.
has a healthy balance between pragmatism and the entrepreneurial spirit
Pola Hallquist
We worked together  •  CEO, Apothecary Communications. Previously Marketing & Communications Manager, PAYZA.
Ferhan is an intelligent, entrepreneurial and driven business professional who strives to foster these same qualities in those whom he mento ... rs.
Nelson Cheung, CFA
They're my school  •  Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager, Formula Growth Ltd.. Previously Portfolio Manager, Acuity Funds.
He has the killer instinct of an entrepreneur and a very passionate individual. He never ceases to improve himself and is a constant learne ... r, all traits of a successful entrepreneur!
Haseeb Awan
They're my friends  •  Co-Founder, BitAccess - Digital Currency ATM and Administrator,
He is humble down to earth guy. I was super impressed by his level of openess & communication