A leadership team of experts in mobile, prepaid and money transfers services.
A.J. is an entrepreneurial executive with over 25 years of global experience across telecommunications, financial services, marketplaces, digital payments, value transfers, international remittances and prepaid. AJ excels at identifying unique opportunities and building the right strategies, organizations, and products to capitalize on them, delivering strong market financial and operational results.
AJ is passionate about democratizing financial services and leveling the playing field for digital lifestyle inclusion. He has held various executive and senior-level positions with companies such as Vimplecom/VEON, Millicom/Tigo, Anthemis Group, Western Union, MoneyGram, First Data Corp, and American Express. His roles typically included general oversight for a business, P&L management, business turnaround, revenue growth, multi-channel distribution, global expansion, digital transformation, new product development, strategic alliances and partnerships, regulatory licensing and compliance, M&A, and investments. AJ has lived in the US, Canada, UK, and Lebanon and worked in and managed many countries around the world. He is fluent in English, French, Arabic, and conversant in Spanish.
AJ is a non-executive board member and advisor to several start-ups and incumbents.
With a career spanning 17 years, Anurag Jain has extensive telecom industry experience, working in e-commerce and enterprise software in India and USA, both at young stage companies and large corporations. He has a history of successful business development, including his previous startup MagicPins, one of the leading processors of airtime in the US. Anurag is a Telecom Engineer by training and has earned a Masters in Technology Management from the University of Pennsylvania and Wharton Business School.
Co-Founder & CTO
Ajay has over 17 years of experience in developing and implementing complex enterprise IT systems, with a strong track record of successfully managing comprehensive technology programs. Prepay Nation is his first entrepreneurial endeavor, and he has been instrumental in developing the processing platform that serves as the backbone for airtime sales programs worldwide. He continues to lead our technology development efforts, always looking to harness technology to develop new use cases for our flexible platform.
Chief Operation Officer
Frank Monaco is an award-winning Fintech Pioneer who has both led and partnered with some of the world’s largest Content, Payments, Retail, Gaming and Financial Services organizations. Over the 25-year span of his career, he has created a number of innovative product and service offerings across the Global Payments landscape and introduced the world to the “Gift Card”, “Gift Card Mall” as well as Alternative Payments applications. . Frank has successfully built highly skilled and diverse teams of cross functional experts, and an ecosystem which interconnected over 300,000 physical merchants and 100,000 digital operators to tens of thousands of product provider, and over 3 billion consumers.
Chief Digital Officer
Sean has over 30-years’ experience building businesses, as a founder and within enterprises. Sean began his career as a consultant with McKinsey & Co. and has run business lines for companies such as Progressive Insurance, Western Union, and American Express. Sean founded and exited RedWage, a fintech company, and is an active advisor and investor in the startup ecosystem. Prior to joining Prepay Nation, Sean has been a consultant to large enterprises on building new growth engines.
Vice President of EMEA
Based out of Barcelona, Spain, Ms. Bors is responsible for building new partnerships and providing support to existing partners in the region. A globally successful strategist, marketer, and change manager with a significant focus in the telecom sector and the EMEA region, Reka comes to Prepay Nation from senior positions across the mobile landscape.
Director of Operations
Nehie keeps the Prepay Nation organization running smoothly every day. She is the central point of contact for operations support, making sure our partners are informed and their problems are solved. She is a graduate of Delhi University and has worked in the mobile and prepaid space for over 10 years.
Director of Key Accounts
Karen’s career has centered on managing strategic accounts for companies in the telephone industry from her early days at the Bell System. She moved on to executive level account management within the Public Communications industry and then to inmate and call center telephony. Karen has been in the prepaid market space for the past 11 years.
Director of eCommerce Partnerships
Colin has been working in the telecommunications industry for over twenty-five years. Over this period, he has accumulated much knowledge in Business Development, Strategic Partnerships and International Sales. Having served as Flow’s (Cable & Wireless Caribbean) first Head of Diaspora Sales for over four years, Colin has the unique experience of working in the international airtime remittance industry from the Mobile Operator side as well as that of the Distributor. A graduate of Coventry University in England, Colin is married and has two children. He enjoys playing lawn tennis and golf when time permits.