• Gordon C. Jessop
  • 1) President / COO 2) President / Owner
  • 1) NetCents Systems Ltd. 2) Ether Media & Consulting Inc
  • Years in position: 4
  • Years in profession: 30
  • Type of Business: 1) Payment service provider 2) Boutique consulting company

Major Products and Services:

1) Enhanced electronic payment services; Transaction solutions for consumers and merchants to buy and sell goods and services online using cash or digital currency 2) Strategic management and planning; Industry and sector analysis; Business plan development; Corporate structuring; Auditing; Financing; Merger and acquisition opportunities; Patent development capital raises; IPO services; Focus on small to medium sized enterprises and startups

Marketing Area:

1) International 2) Regional

Expertise:

Data analysis; Translating data into a manageable format

Hobbies/Interests/Sports:

Sports; Ice hockey; Running; Walking his dog; Cycling

Educational Background:

Bachelor of Commerce in Economics, Simon Fraser University (1985); Diploma in Real Estate Finance and Marketing, British Columbia Institute of Technology; Diploma in Urban Land Economics, The University of British Columbia

Affiliations/Associations/Societies:

Real Estate Institute of British Columbia

Charity/Volunteer Work:

Past Board Member of a Private School, Delta Hospital Foundation

What do you attribute your success to?:

He attributes his success to never giving up.

How did you get involved in your profession?:

He became involved in this profession because wanted the freedom to do what he wanted and he enjoys meeting new people and the challenges of developing new ideas and businesses.

Where will you be in five years?:

In the next 2-3 years Mr. Jessop looks to commercialize NetCents and then sell it.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

1) Overseeing day-to-day operations; Writing business plans; Financial modelling; Reviewing legal contracts; Handling the integration of various payment companies; Getting major retailers involved in business development through user and merchant acquisition for this multifaceted multipurpose payment platform; Overseeing marketing; Rebranding the company 2) Providing consulting services, and growth and development solutions to private and public start-ups and small to medium sized enterprises in a variety of business sectors; Analyzing marketing, website and business plans; Assisting clients in successfully growing their companies

Extended Bio:

Mr. Jessop possesses more than 25 years of corporate and entrepreneurial experience accompanied with relevant post secondary education. He has held senior management positions with major Canadian lending institutions and GE Capital Insurance. Mr. Jessop has extensive practical experience in economic analysis, risk assessment, project financing, internet revenue modeling, interactive web site design as well as developing business and revenue models for a variety of companies and business ventures in such diversified industries as: energy technology, mining, retail grocery, e-commerce, television and education. His company, NetCents Systems Ltd. works with Bitcoin encryption. Mr. Jessop's ultimate goal is to have people to come to NetCents to buy bitcoins and use them for purchasing online. Mr. Jessop has two patents pending for personalized tracking technology and has been responsible for the design, research and implementation of corporate strategic initiatives as well as a variety of consumer products.