James McKennie, MetaPocket Founder

James Mckennie started his career as an associate professor of computer science at University of Michigan. He is known for his contributions to peer-to-peer systems, operating systems and computer networking.  

Prior to founding MetaPocket, James was the Senior Tech Architect of Fuze, where he led the product and engineering teams in the creation of a global Unified Communications-as-a-Service cloud platform with points of presence all around the world, a low latency global network, and a suite of end user web, desktop, and mobile communications applications. During his time at Fuze, the company grew to 700 employees and a $200M run rate.

Nguyen Phuc, Software Development Manager

Nguyen leads the Development team in Vietnam and works together with the core development team to support them in achieving MetaPocket’s technological goals by coordinating the team members and the users, allocating appropriate resources, and integrating popular DeFi tokens into MetaPocket’s infrastructure. Nguyen was an assistant software development manager at Viettel Group prior to joining MetaPocket and graduated from Vietnam National University (Hanoi) with a B.S in Informatics and Computer Engineering.

Harriet Simpson, Senior Developer

Harriet’s responsibilities include writing code, analyzing data, and contributing to the design and implementation of MetaPocket. Being a seasoned developer, Harriet leads the software development team and works efficiently to remain relevant to study information needs, user feedback, systems flow, data usage, and work processes to ensure that MetaPocket’s infrastructure and technologies remain on top of industry trends. Prior to joining MetaPocket, Harriet was a Software Development Team Lead at Cisco Systems. Harriet holds a B.S in Computer Science and Information Technology from California Institute of Technology.

Charles Benoit, Project Manager

Charles is responsible for the process of planning, executing and ensuring strategic alignment of MetaPocket’s technological pursuits and goals. Charles interacts with various departments ito ensure that projects are delivered smoothly on-time and on-budget with minimal interruptions in work. Charles began his career as an IT consultant at Mckinsey, and was the development team lead at Uber prior to joining MetaPocket. Charles graduated from University of Richmond
 with a B.S in Computer Science (Data Science) with a minor in Business Administration.

Diya Ghupta, Marketing Lead

Diya spearheads all branding across the web and distributed platforms for MetaPocket. Diya supervises business development and sales teams to ensure company-wide branding consistency for our clients.