The talented team of engineering, cybersecurity, and finance experts
who are solving the compliance and technology complexity of offering
Embedded Finance solutions.
With a Ph.D. in secure communications and a Master’s in biometrics and cryptography, Brent is responsible for leading our technology team. With over 20 years of experience designing, building and deploying secure distributed applications - he's the perfect person for the job.
At Thinking Capital, Brent embedded a SMB lending platform that developed novel AI based underwriting solutions to quickly offer loans and extend hundreds of millions of dollars of credit to SMB customers. He was responsible for the initial conception, design and deployment of Cash Flow Advisor (now Driven Insights).
Prior to Thinking Capital, Brent was the Head of Security at Ario, an online digital platform for SMBs that offered innovative financing to small businesses. His responsibilities included conception, design and implementation of Ario's know-your-customer (KYC) program.
Michael Carrara is an experienced engineer and founder at Cybrid, where he brings a wealth of technical expertise to the table.
During his time at BRD, he served as a Principal Engineer, leading the technical direction of Blockset, a blockchain-as-a-service data platform. Michael's ability to design technical solutions that accounted for the scale and complexities of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum was key to the success of Blockset.
At Cybrid, Michael continues to leverage his technical expertise and experience to develop innovative products and services in the cryptocurrency space. His ability to design and develop cryptocurrency ETL pipelines, transaction notification services, and user authentication and management services has been instrumental in driving Cybrid's technological success.