Our Experienced Management Team
Over 90 years’ combined experience in FI. Expertise includes data analytics, imaging, and fraud detection.
Gregory M. Coté
President & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Coté has extensive experience at the intersection of investing, lending, and technology. Prior to co-founding DSi in 2004, Mr. Coté was a portfolio manager for J & W Seligman & Co., a New York-based investment management firm with approximately $40 billion in assets under management. Mr. Coté was part of the Technology Team which managed $18 billion in technology-focused mutual funds, and he led the sector team that analyzed and coordinated technology investments across all Seligman portfolios. He also chaired the investment committee that managed a $2 billion portfolio of venture capital and fund-to-fund investments.
Before joining Seligman, Mr. Coté spent 14 years in the banking industry financing technology companies. He started a merchant banking group offering services to technology companies at PNC in the Mid-Atlantic region, and was one of the co-founders of Comerica Bank’s technology lending group in Silicon Valley in 1991. He led the group’s expansion to Southern California in 1994.
Mr. Coté earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Development Economics from the University of Michigan. He received a Master of Business Administration Degree, summa cum laude, from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Senior Vice President, Business Development
Mr. Moore has over 18 years of experience in business development, sales, and management in the financial services, life science, aerospace, and military sectors, with an emphasis on advanced imaging technologies. At DSi, Mr. Moore’s responsibilities include helping banks, credit unions, AFS vendors, and other organizations model and implement real-time account screening and onboarding solutions for growing profits, entering new markets, and reducing risk.
Before joining DSi, Mr. Moore was the Cellular Imaging and Analysis Sales Leader for the Americas for PerkinElmer, a multi-billion dollar technology company focused in the business areas of human and environmental health.
Mr. Moore earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Simon Fraser University.
Senior Vice President, Relationship Management
Mr. Sargent has over 20 years of experience in sales and sales management and over 10 years of experience in retail banking and bank operations. At DSi, Mr. Sargent leads account management for all DSi customers. He serves as a customer advocate collaborating with the company’s product team and data scientists, and his responsibilities include helping banking, credit unions, and alternative financial services organizations design, test, and complete integrations of DSi’s account screening solutions.
Before joining DSi, Mr. Sargent worked in sales and sales management roles for leading financial industry technology vendors, including Checkfree/FiServ, Cyota/RSA, CoreLogic Teletrack, and FactorTrust. He has also worked in various roles in bank branches and bank operations.
Mr. Sargent studied Banking at Saint Peter’s College and the American Institute of Banking.
John B. Ayers
Mr. Ayers has more than 14 years of experience designing, developing, and supporting technology infrastructure in fast-paced environments.
Prior to joining DSi, Mr. Ayers was a developer and systems engineer at Charles Schwab & Co. He developed, supported and deployed applications across Schwab’s network of more than 300 branch locations.
Mr. Ayers received a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from the University of Denver.
Director, Research and Development
Mr. Krawczyk has more than 10 years of research experience. His research interests include pattern recognition, computer vision, and machine learning.
Prior to DSi, Mr. Krawczyk held research positions at the Naval Research Laboratory, Cognitec Systems, Quantcast, and SoarTech.
Mr. Krawczyk holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from Michigan State University.
Director, Product Development
Mr. Cronin has over 20 years of experience in delivering technology solutions. His responsibilities include planning and managing work for engineering sprints, developing requirements for new products and features, developing and executing test strategies, and working closely with customers and partners on all aspects of product delivery.
Prior to joining DSi in 2013, Mr. Cronin worked in a variety of project management and IT operations roles at Washington Mutual, Wells Fargo, Hewlett-Packard, MyPoints.com, and Home Value Insurance Company.
Mr. Cronin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo.