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VerifyMe™, Inc. is a global technology solutions company delivering brand protection offerings to mitigate counterfeiting, product diversion, and illicit trade.

VerifyMe Executive Leadership

 
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Patrick White
Chief Executive Officer

Patrick White has worked in the security printing and identification industry for 15 years. He founded the publicly traded Document Security Systems, Inc. (NYSE MKT: DSS) in 2002 and served as Chief Executive Officer and a Director on their Board from 2002 to 2012. 

Under Mr. White's direction, Document Security Systems was named Technology Fast 500 which is a list published by Deloitte LLP for the fastest growing technology companies in the USA for five (2008-2012) consecutive years. As an inventor Mr. White has also been awarded 3 US patents for digital security technologies.

During Mr. White’s tenure, DSS grew from 5 employees to more than 100 employees, with two secure data centers as well as manufacturing plants in San Francisco, CA; Rochester, NY; and Victor, NY.  Under White’s direction, his previous company’s revenue grew year over year for 12 consecutive years.

Mr. White, a forward-thinking, results-driven security technology industry executive, brings more than 20 years of private and public company operating, financial, accounting and management experience to VerifyMe. He has extensive experience building successful organizations by combining his expertise in strategic planning, business development, staffing, cost control, accounting, and financial system deployments. 

Mr. White has appeared with Liz Claman on her show, “Closing Bell” shown on the Fox Business News channel.  White currently either serves or has served on the board of several technology companies. Previously, Mr. White has held executive and financial accounting positions at the predecessor banks which are now Citizens Bank, and has purchased, owned and operated several manufacturing companies. 

Mr. White was also a member of the U.S. Secret Services, Document Security Alliance which is tasked with recommending security technologies to protect the vital records of the U.S. and state governments.

 


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Keith Goldstein
Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Goldstein has more than 25 years of experience in strategic, operational and financial management across a variety of industries. Most recently, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of ABnote North America, a four-entity division of the American Banknote Corporation operating in the U.S. and Canada where he successfully grew the business through new product introductions and acquisitions.

Mr. Goldstein holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Boston University and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.


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Keith J. Cutri
VP Global Business Development

With over 32 years of professional experience, Keith Cutri has held key roles within State & Federal law enforcement, corporate security, brand protection, marketing/sales, and business development.

As an FBI Agent, Mr. Cutri conducted a broad range of criminal investigations, specializing in on- line cyber fraud, domestic terrorism, and violent crimes. Agent Cutri would later receive a Commendation from FBI Director Louis Freeh.

In the private sector, Mr. Cutri was most recently the U.S. Business Development Manager for De La Rue Authentication Solutions, responsible for consultative selling of brand protection solutions into the commercial markets. Prior to that, Mr. Cutri was the North American Manager for Brand Protection at Xerox Corporation, responsible for investigating and enforcing all aspects of grey market, black market, counterfeiting, and illicit trade. He was also Director of Business Development for Kodak’s Brand Protection Solutions group, consulting with brand owners on implementing complex solutions to combat counterfeiting and product diversion.

Mr. Cutri holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Systems from Rochester Institute of Technology, and an M.B.A. from Boston University.


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Margaret Gezerlis, ACCA
Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Gezerlis has over 10 years of expertise in “Big 4” public accounting firms as well as private and publicly listed companies, both domestically and globally. Value-driven leader and strategist, credited with implementing sound financial policies, procedures, controls and reporting systems in highly complex and regulated environments.

Ms. Gezerlis has been with The CFO Squad LLC since February 2018 and provides a variety of CFO support from pre-audit services, M&A Advisory, SEC compliance, tax compliance, financial reporting and other services for clients.


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Sandy Fliderman
Chief Technology Officer

Sandy Fliderman brings a passion for cutting-edge technology to VerifyMe. With 25 years’ experience to the company, he is perpetually on the lookout for the next big technology idea and has been ranked in the top 100 CTO's in the country by leading publications.  He has a long history of managing large scale infrastructure and developers throughout the world ranging from Eastern Europe to India to South America.