Markaaz Executive Leadership Team

Markaaz prides itself not only for being a purpose driven organization that is working to connect every small business on the planet, but also on the industry experts that make up its Executive Leadership Team (ELT)The Markkaaz ELT nurtures our strong culture that is driven by our core values and they work daily to ensure our employees, customers, and partners are thriving.

Our Executive Leadership Team

Hany Fam

Founder and CEO
Official Member, Forbes Business Council 2021


Hany brings 30+ years of global leadership roles in business transformation, value creation and technology, with a depth of experience in payments, B2B platforms, enterprise partnerships, and technology. He has a successful track record of innovating and delivering success at scale and executing on opportunities and trends missed by most. Previously, he served as CEO of AXA Global Enterprise & Partnerships, Founder & President of Mastercard Enterprise Partnerships, and President of Mastercard UK & Ireland Markets. Hany started life as a Nuclear Physicist and has also held roles in Applied Technology including as the CTO of Toshiba International’s Heavy Industrial business in Australasia.

Fabi Hubschmid

Co-Founder and COO

Fabi is a serial entrepreneur with global experience in the platform, construction, and smart cities industry with a track record of leading global and complex transformations across private and public sectors. She brings unmatched dedication, perseverance, work ethic, and intellectual capacity and rigor to Markaaz. Previously, she was Strategic Development Officer, AXA Global Enterprise & Partnerships, Founder & CEO of a boutique advisory firm focused on Smart Cities and the platform economy, a tutor on Smart Cities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and a member of PwC’s Global Smart Cities Team.

Ivan Ivankovich

CFO

Ivan brings more than 27 years of finance and operations management to his role as co-founder and Managing Partner of Full Stack Finance. His experience includes technology, internet services, online advertising, digital media publishing and telecom. Ivan previously served as CFO of YellowPages.com and as Vice President, Portfolio Operations with Platinum Equity. At Platinum Equity, Ivan’s primary responsibility was the management and operational supervision of its portfolio companies. Ivan started his career with Ernst & Young joining their audit practice in Los Angeles. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the California Society of CPA’s.

Mark Damron

CPO

Mark is an accomplished designer, web developer, product development executive, and brand strategist. His entrepreneurial spirit drives his desire to empower businesses to reach their full potential. Through his mentoring and leadership, Mark has played essential roles in six different startups. Of these, four saw an IPO, company sale, or a major financial investment. During his 20 years of web ventures, Mark has worked with companies ranging from 10 to 10,000+ employees. He has personally led successful business initiatives with Fortune 500 companies as well as with various universities, states, and federal government agencies.

Daniel Bondurant

CTO

Daniel was the CIO of Blockdaemon, a leading multi-protocol blockchain IaaS. Previously, he was also the CTO and technical co-founder of Wiredrive. He has experience in fast file delivery to a global audience, building scalable enterprise applications, information security, and database architecture. Wiredrive had a sophisticated InfoSec program under Daniels guidance, passing a SOC 2 audit, many MPAA audits, and intense security screening from top security professionals.

Cynthia LaRue

CMO

Cynthia brings 25+ years of experience in global leadership roles in sales and marketing. Prior to joining Markaaz, she was the Head of Marketing for DYOPATH. She has worked at several Fortune 500 organizations including The Home Depot, Mars Wrigley Confectionary M&M’s and Centrica, all in strategic growth focused roles with P&L responsibility.

Preston Giles

Director of Operations

Preston brings 15 years of experience in Project and Product Management experience in roles with Walmart E-Commerce and the US Air Force. He has reached Blackbelt in the Military and Six Sigma.

Our Advisory Board

Bobby Mehta

Advisor

Bobby is the Chairman at Jones Lang LaSalle, JLL. He is a Senior Executive and Board Member of various significant companies including AllState Insurance, TransUnion LLC, Datacard, DRG, Piramal Enterprises and Avant Credit. He was the former President and Chief Executive Officer of TransUnion LLC., as well as CEO and Vice Chairman of HSBC North America. Bobby supported the build of Mastercard Track.

Bob Solomon

Advisor

Bob is the founder and President of Software Platform Consulting, Inc. Prior to this, he was President of ServiceChannel, a SaaS platform in the facilities management industry. During his tenure, Bob helped ServiceChannel nearly double in size. Bob was Senior Vice President, Network and Financial Solutions for Ariba, Inc. (now part of SAP). Bob supported the build of Mastercard Track.

Emanuele “Manny” Conti

Advisor

Manny is an Operating Partner at WCAS, focusing on technology and investments. He has over 25 years of leadership experience in software, business information and technology-enabled services. Manny has served as CEO of Opus Global, CEO of Kroll Inc., and President of the North America and International divisions of Dun & Bradstreet. In addition, Manny supported the build of Mastercard Track.

Dr. Chuck Cowart

Advisor

Chuck is a licensed Psychologist specializing in organizational development, leadership development, and assessment and has served as an adviser and coach to CEO and C-level executives across many organizations, ranging from the Fortune 100 to private, and family businesses. He has been involved in management consulting for twenty-five years.