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Our Team

Travis Jarae

Founder & CEO

Travis is the Founder and CEO of One World Identity. In his role at OWI, he is responsible for day-to-day management decisions and implementing the long- and short-term vision and strategy for One World Identity.

Prior to One World Identity, Travis was the Global Head of Identity Verification at Google. He holds degrees in finance and economics from the University of South Florida.

Travis lives in San Francisco with his fiance, Jennie, and their dog, Turley.

Dasha Cherepennikova

Executive Director

Dasha is the Executive Director of One World Identity. In her role at OWI, she is responsible for shaping the strategy for OWI and the execution of platform and programming. She is passionate about catalyzing change in digital identity through the intersection of strategy, user research, regulatory sandboxes and market-based solutions.

Prior to joining One World Identity, Dasha was a Product Manager for Payments Compliance and Risk at Google. She also spent some time at JPMorgan as a high frequency equities trader.

Dasha holds a degree in finance and international business from Georgetown University.

She has had her identity stolen multiple times.

Peter Joukov

Chief Operating Officer

Peter is the Chief Operating Officer for One World Identity and is responsible for company operations and for developing and maintaining relationships with our sponsors and partners.

Prior to joining OWI, Pete was a Manager of Professional Services at NetApp. Pete also spent time as a consultant in the Pentagon and five years in the military, including multiple deployments overseas.

Pete holds a BS degree from the United States Naval Academy and an MBA from Georgetown University. Pete also holds CISSP and PMP certifications.

Cameron D’Ambrosi

Director of News & Media

Cameron D’Ambrosi is Director of News & Media, responsible for executing OWI’s vision for the creation of an industry-leading neutral source for identity news, media, and analysis. Currently, a Manager with Deloitte’s Advisory practice, Cameron specializes in anti-money laundering, with over eight years of combined financial services and regulatory experience. Previously, Cameron served as a Compliance Officer with Mizuho Securities USA, and as an analyst at NYSE Regulation Inc.

Cameron is an aspiring amateur chef, technology, and automotive enthusiast, and lives in Chelsea, New York City with his girlfriend Lizzy. Cameron holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Fordham University.

Neil Hughes


Neil Hughes is the Editor in Chief for One World Identity, providing the latest news and insight to industry insiders. He’s also the Managing Editor at AppleInsider.com. Neil holds a degree in journalism from the University of Florida, and lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Danielle Schechter

Marketing & Web

Danielle is the Digital Marketing Associate for One World Identity, responsible for all web and marketing. She holds a degree in Advertising and Public relations from the University of Tampa.

Danielle currently lives in New York City with a rescue coonhound named Gaia.

Our Advisors

Cheryl Slipski

Chair of the Advisory Council

Executive Director @ Ubiquity

Filip Verley

Senior Advisor

Filip is a Senior Advisor of One World Identity. In his role, he is responsible for developing partnerships in the private and public sectors, as well as to provide strategic advisory support to the One World Identity Platform.

In addition to his work at One World Identity, Filip is currently the Sr. Product Manager responsible for Payments compliance, with a big focus on Identity Verification at Google.

Previously, Filip was the Director of risk and fraud operations at TxVia, before being acquired by Google in 2012. Originally from Belgium, Filip holds a Masters in Criminal Justice from Florida State University and Bachelors in Criminology from Florida Atlantic University.

Jennifer Berry

Jennifer Berry

Senior Advisor

Jennifer is a Senior Advisor to One World Identity. In her role, she is responsible for supporting the go-to-market business strategy, social media, and content marketing.

Jennifer is currently a Manager at Deloitte Consulting. She recently served as Chief of Staff to Joe Echevarria, former CEO of Deloitte LLP, to operationalize the nonprofit My Brother’s Keeper Alliance. She has also served as a staffer to the President’s Export Council under the Obama Administration.

Prior to her career at Deloitte, Jennifer was a Manager of Advanced Equity Product Specialists, with a focus in equity derivatives, at Bloomberg LP. Jennifer holds a degree in economics from Columbia University, Barnard College and an MBA from New York University.

Brian Crist

Senior Advisor

Chief Payments Counsel at Uber

Ryan Zagone

Senior Advisor

Throughout Ryan’s career, he has focused on the intersection of regulatory policy and product strategy.

Ryan is the Director of Regulatory Relations at Ripple, a payment technology company named one of the 50 Smartest Companies by MIT and the recipient of the World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneer Award. Ryan works with regulators and central banks on policy frameworks that support innovation and faster payments.

Ryan serves on the Steering Committee of the Federal Reserve’s Faster Payments Task Force, an advisory role on future payment systems in the United States.

Ryan is also a member of the Advisory Board for the United Nations’ Better Than Cash Alliance – an effort to accelerate financial inclusion through electronic payments.

Previously, Ryan worked on product strategy at Deloitte and regulatory policy at the American Bankers Association.

Ryan holds a degree in economics and lives in New York.

Pascal Bouvier

Strategic Advisor

Venture Partner @ Santander InnoVentures

Karen Gifford


Special Advisor @ Ripple

Alka Gupta


Founder @ GlobaliD

Susan Joseph


Founder + CEO @ SheTechPower + Former CEO @ ID2020

Sean Krepp


Sr. Program Manager @ Google

Peter O'Neill


President of FindBiometrics & Mobile ID World, TopickZ Inc. Founder


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