Octaneum, Inc. was formed to offer state-of-the-art supply chain management systems by utilizing latest advances in Blockchain-powered enterprise technologies. Octaneum's mission is to offer a best-in-class framework for supply chain process analytics, secure information sharing, automated smart contract execution, and machine learning algorithms for monitoring supply chain cost centers.
The Octaneum cross-functional team was selected to respond to the industry's unique requirements for end-to-end process efficiency, cost reductions, and data integrations. The team is currently engaged with our partners to conduct a series of engineering studies for E&P clients.
The company's future includes a practical framework for supply chain optimizations and intellectual property for smart Blockchain agents in permissioned enterprise systems. Octaneum intends to be the Blockchain choice for the energy industry.
Enterprise governance using policy-driven blockchain agents
Real-time trusted operational analytics
A modern enterprise is a complex and evolving system consisting of people, business processes, IT infrastructures and various data, internal and external logistics. From an executive operational viewpoint, an ongoing concern is reliable real-time analytics about mission-critical internal and external systems, such as supply chain operations, environmental hazards, equipment reliability, etc. Timely and trustworthy operational knowledge, proactive and automated notifications about a state of the enterprise at different levels are critical.
Octaneum blockchain platform is a non-invasive distributed network of intelligent blockchain software agents and embedded machine learning algorithms that work together to deliver a highly configurable and reliable solution to monitor, quantify, and report enterprise anomalies using modern advances in enterprise automation and blockchain technologies. A distinctive feature of the Octaneum approach is how it interacts with existing enterprise systems, eliminating unnecessary disruptions of existing IT systems, reusing existing enterprise communication channels, unless new technology introduction needs become self-evident.
A network of cooperating Octaneum agents communicate observed data process anomalies to a centralized enterprise service bus, from where real-time business intelligence tools deliver dashboards and alerts to executives at various levels.
Octaneum blockchain agents
Octaneum blockchain agents are specialized software components that can be deployed along-side a business process, data store or a communication pipeline, to monitor data exchange pertaining to the business process. Each blockchain agent consists of 1) expert rules governing its operations and communication with other agents 2) API to access internal state and configure operations, 3) data analysis policies, contracts, and algorithms, 4) workflow processing engine, 5) a blockchain ledger.
Octaneum agents monitor data flows pertaining to a selected business area and execute process anomaly detection algorithms in an automated and reliable manner, communicating discovered anomalies to a specialized enterprise service
Octaneum team engages customer’s business analysts and IT personnel to identify a subset of enterprise systems as candidates for blockchain monitoring agents. Such decisions are typically based on existing problem areas or estimated cost reductions resulting from a more streamlined operations, removal of unnecessary manual labor, automation of supply chain relationships, and various data processing or reporting inefficiencies in the enterprise.
Control and automation engineering firm, GlobaLogix has teamed up to provide front-end engineering and design services. The GlobaLogix management team holds more than 100years of experience in the energy sector.
Octaneum partnered with Venture Aviator, one of the leading custom blockchain development companies. Venture Aviator has built and integrated solutions for multiple Fortune 500 companies as well as one of the Top 10 ICO's of 2018. Over the last year, VA's projects projects have raised over $150 million USD.
Partnering with PayMachine allows Octaneum to streamline the integration of blockchain powered payroll, factoring and micropayment solutions.
Jonathan King attended the University of San Francisco School of Finance. Mr. King’s experience in financial technology began on the trading room floor, and he eventually managed currency exchange traders and developed the architecture for and directed several automated market strategies. Mr. King also founded Greenbox Traders, which is a user-friendly trading system for beginners that includes proprietary education, training, strategies, and platforms. He was CEO of INTERMEX, the predecessor of Octaneum Group.
Patrick’s background in finance and accounting goes back more than a decade with diverse experience in a variety of industries. He has worked for CPA firms as a Staff Accountant/Auditor, run his own consulting firm, and most recently has been CFO of multiple start-ups and a Consultant to technology companies raising funds with Initial Coin Offerings (ICO’s). Patrickwas part of the Lamassu team responsible for building one of America’s first Bitcoin ATM’s.
Patrick works closely with management on controls and compliance to help ensure benchmarks are met. The US tax environment is complicated, and given the additional complexity of crypto, it takes a significant focus and aptitude for managing multiple jurisdictions. Patrickrecently saved a company over a million dollars in liabilities due to poor tax planning and management.
Salvador Suarez Santamaria
Salvador Suarez Santamaria
Salvador Suarez Santamaria is an Industrial Engineer and holds a Master’s of Science in public policy and an executive MBA from IPADE University in Mexico City. He has more than 20 years’ experience as senior management in industries such as power generation, oil and gas, transportation, and logistics. Mr. Santamaria also worked as a public servant in a national development bank, and in government energy companies, local transportations, and the Mexican Congress. Salvador is the Operations Officer for the company’s Latin American unit in Mexico City.
As Octaneum’s CTO, Gerone Conyers brings over 20 years of experience of visionary management to drive complex solutions, with proven leadership in Software & Mobile Development, Global IT Strategy, Data Management, and Predictive Analytics. Gerone previously held successful executive leadership roles in Mobile POS & eCommerce, Healthcare, Financial Services, and Insurance industries.
His strength is working with rapidly growing, entrepreneurial companies to create exceptional products that drive market growth and meet strategic needs. Gerone is a champion of innovation, building SaaS-based solutions for B2B and B2C products, while delivering complex integrations and multi-tenant platforms both domestically and globally. He holds a B.S. in Engineering Technology from DeVry and a M.S. in Software Engineering from Southern Polytechnic State University. Gerone recently served on the Board of Directors for Future Foundation, Inc. as Technology Chair.
Head of Compliance
Alejandro Arteaga holds a B.S. in engineering technology from Texas A&M University and an MBA from the University of the Incarnate Word. Mr. Arteaga’s experience has focused on multinational business consulting and cross-border solutions. For the past several years, he has served as Chief Compliance Officer for a capital markets brokerage firm. He serves in that capacity for the company and develops KYC protocols for the company’s clients.
Head Of CyberSecurity
Orlando earned his BBA in Computer Information Systems from Texas A&M University and has extensive knowledge in the field of technology and its utilization in business.
Drawing from 10-year career in telecommunications and 12-year career in healthcare he has developed an expertise in analyzing company needs for computer systems/software management and data processing to aid in improvement of information technology functions and operations. Orlando joined GuardMark Capital Markets in 2013 where he serves as CIO, working with various department leaders and support staff on tasks as they relate to specific information technology projects while ensuring that all projects are completed on time and on budget.