Pere Valles. Scytl
Scytl is a worldwide leader in the development of secure solutions for 21st century elections. These solutions incorporate unique cryptographic protocols that enable Scytl to carry out all types of electoral modernization processes and elections in a completely secure and auditable manner.
One of Scytl's key differentiators is its unique electoral security technology, which derives from over 14 years of pioneering R&D and is protected by a portfolio of international patents. The groundbreaking cryptographic protocols developed by Scytl provide electoral modernization with the highest levels of security, in terms of voters' privacy, ballot box integrity, and voter-verifiability.
Scytl is seen as the pioneer of new electronic voting applications, and already has customers both in the private and public sectors, including governments and other major reference customers in Norway, Spain, USA, France, Switzerland, United Kingdom and Australia.
Pere joined Scytl in March 2004 after spending most of his professional career in the United States. Prior to joining Scytl, Pere was Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of GlobalNet, a NASDAQ publicly-traded telecommunications company headquartered in Chicago.
Pere assisted GlobalNet in becoming one of the leading providers of Voice-over-IP in the world and was instrumental in the successful sale of the company to the Titan Corporation, a NYSE defense company.
At GlobalNet, Pere was responsible for designing and executing the strategic plan that led to an increase in revenues from $25M to over $100M and brought the company to profitability. Previously, Pere had worked as Senior Manager for KPMG's Mergers & Acquisitions group in Los Angeles and Miami providing financial and strategic consulting services to private equity groups and corporations involved in acquisitions in the United States, Latin America and Europe. During his career at KPMG, Pere actively participated in over 20 transactions in the telecommunications, media and technology fields.
Pere has a bachelor degree in Economics and a bachelor degree in Law from the University of Barcelona and a MBA (summa cum laude) from Indiana University.