Sonny is one of the leading FinTech operators in Silicon Valley who has worked at two high profile FinTech companies. He also writes a quarterly article for TechCrunch on various FinTech topics and has been interviewed several times on Bloomberg TV.
Sonny is currently the Chief Commercial Officer of BitPay which has raised over $30M from Index Ventures, Founders Fund, Richard Branson and Felicis Ventures. Previously, Sonny was the Vice President of Sales and Business Development at Jumio which raised over $40M from Andreessen Horowitz and Citibank.
Sonny is also an advisor to Lumia Capital where he focuses on FinTech companies in identifying key investment themes, sourcing attractive deals, and helping develop portfolio companies.
He is a frequent speaker and has spoken at numerous conferences througout the world including: Money 2020, UBS Banking Conference, PrePaid Expo, Privacy Identity Innovation Conference, The Future of Money, PwC Leadership Council, Jeffries Banking Conference, Walmart Executive Leadership Group, Texas Pacific Group Digital Innovation Conference, and TieCon. He has also been quoted many times in Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, International Business Times, etc.
He is an investor in some great startups including:
-Tubemogul, a video ad platform (IPO)
-Jumio, a leader in credit card and ID verification
-Getaround, a peer to peer car rental business
-Curebit, a unique referral site
-Violin Memory, a flash storage company (IPO)
-Dashboard.IO, a portal for analyzing startups (acquired by 1776)
-Sendhub, an innovative messaging and phone solution (acquired by Cameo Global)
-Estate Assist, online estate planning (acquired by DocuSign)
-Naritiv, a brand management platform for Snapchat
-Civic Technologies, a revolutionary identity verification for the financial industry