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Serge Belamant the Founding Father of Banking Technologies

Sunday, March 3rd, 2019

Serge Belamant was born in France, in 1953. During the move to Africa, Belamant learned how to read and write in English. He was awarded the Victor Ludorum and named Head Prefect. He went to the University of Witwatersrand. During his third year of college, he transferred to the University of South Africa. Serge Belamant studied engineering, computer science, and information systems.

Belamant worked at Matrix in the BKSH division. During his time working with the company developed tools to analyze the water levels of dams. His creation was used to predict or stop future droughts. He knowledge of computers lead to huge breakthroughs in digital mapping, methods, and analysis in clear platforms. He worked at the Control Data as the Head Analyst for the national grid system division. He created the first scientifically based financial system. He was also given the title of created the VIB network. At Bancorp, he created a ten-step program that analyzed risk and tested the sustainability of a business. His biggest achievement was working for SASWITCH.

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SASWITCH had lost their system that helped with transactions. The Christian Rovsing computer was not fast but it was all that banks had. It left SASWITCH system unable to perform, be maintained, or updated. Belamant provided an entirely new system for his company. He created a new National ATM switch for the banks. Serge Belamant developed the first RSA Point-of-Sales (POS) system. On October 1989, he started his own company call Netl Technologies. His company built up from the Funds Transfer System (FTS).

Belamant’s company big break was when VISA hired them to create a new application based on his own technology. He created the Chip Offline Pre-authorized Card (COPAC) for VISA. The VISA company still use COPAC against fraud, misuse of credit, and verifying the PIN. Belamant’s company was listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

Serge Belamant was called the Henry Ford of IT for his work over the years. His company continued to create new services for other countries across the globe. Serge’s company reputation grew through his blockchain technology.

Belamant was officially the Chairman and CEO of his company in 2005. He accomplished this by getting on the NASDAQ list as a public company. He created a new tech for the RSA government contract. He created morphing, variable PIN and the 1: N Biometric Comparison Engine.

In 2018, he started a London based company called Zilch Technology Limited. His new company focused on his inventions and the banking sector. He is creating new blockchains for the cryptocurrency markets. He is known to be the founding father of the blockchain technologies. Serge Belamant is a member of the RSA Computer Society.

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A Look at Jeunesse Global Products

Friday, January 18th, 2019

Jeunesse Global is a direct sales marketing company that specializes in youth enhancement products, fitness supplements and skincare formulas. It is a private enterprise that is led by visionaries Randy Ray and Wendy Lewis. Founded in 2009, Jeunesse Global has become a leader in the beauty and fitness direct selling industry. Their product lines are sold through their global partners who are located all over the world.

Nevo is Jeunesse Global’s energy drink. It comes in a range of flavors including Acai Grape, Lemon Ginger, Peach Mango and Mixed Berry. Featuring only 50 calories per can, Nevo is free of artificial colors, flavors and sweeteners. The key ingredients are green tea, guarana and yerba mate. Guarana is a Brazilian herb that contains natural amounts of caffeine, which gives Nevo its energy booster. Each can contains a plethora of vitamins including C, B3, B5, B6 and B12, which ensure a healthy experience.

Reserve is another health drink from Jeunesse Global. It is a heart-healthy supplement that features a blend of five super-fruits including pomegranate, blueberry, dark cherry, acai and grape. Reserve also contains resveratrol, aloe vera, green tea and grape seed extracts that provide antioxidant support for the body. Like Nevo, Reserve contains no artificial colors, flavors or sweeteners. Intended to be used one to two times daily, Reserve is part of the Y.E.S. Youth Enhancement System.

Another product in the Y.E.S. system is Zen Bodi. It is a weight management system that offers several different packages to fit the goals of its users. Zen Bodi features Detox, Ignite and Thrive phases that span eight weeks of weight management. The Transform package contains each of the phases as well as a shaker bottle, pill box, tape measure and guides to each of the phases. Other Zen products include Zen Fuse, which is a protein shake that contains five strains of probiotics and Zen Fit, a fruit punch containing vital amino acids.

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Meet Ryan Seacrest, a Significant Figure In The Media And Entertainment Industry

Friday, May 25th, 2018

Ryan Seacrest is one person in the entertainment industry that when it comes to making the live shows beautiful and sizzling to the audience, he does it to his level best. He has now become one of those influential figures that are most recognized when it comes to hosting events. He is known to be most hardworking and most flexible man when it comes to performing his duties in the Hollywood. His passion in the entertainment industry began back in his childhood and started to work in the industry at his teenage.

One of the famous shows that Ryan Seacrest has worked as a successful host is the American Idol. He has been able to create himself an excellent reputation that even after the cancelation of the American Idol by the FOX; he still got an opportunity to work as a co-host for Kelly Ripa. Who was one of his longtime friends on her live daily talk show on ABC where they renamed the show as the Live with Kelly and Ryan show.

Recently, when the idle was launching its 16th season, they invited Ryan Seacrest as the host at the show, but at the same time, he was working at the Live with Kelly and Ryan Show where most people wondered if he would make to multitask to make it as a host on both shows. But, he does not assume any opportunity given to him, and he is known to be flexible and hardworking that he managed to make both shows sizzling even if they were held at two different locations.

Besides, Ryan Seacrest is also interested in giving back to the community. He partnered with his parents and founded the Ryan Seacrest Foundation which plays a significant role in contributing to the healing of patients in the children’s hospital. The foundation creates access to the radio, TV and other media centers to the patients for them to receive the right encouragement and inspiration as well as various entertainments.

In an Imdb article, it says that he also went ahead and launched a polished skin care line for men by collaborating with his longtime friend Dr. Lancer after being his patient for a long time as a dermatologist. He identified a business idea when he saw that most of the cosmetic and skin care products are made for ladies, and he thought that he would start a business providing the men with the products.

Ryan’s latest radio show: https://onairwithryan.iheart.com/

The Exceptional Performance of OSI Group in the International Markets

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

The OSI Group is a firm that has successfully penetrated the global food and beverage sector for the past couple of years. It is well known for its delicious pizzas, sandwiches, vegetables, and sauces. The operations of the enterprise are managed from its main offices that are located in Aurora, Illinois. OSI’s current CEO is Sheldon Ravin, and he has played a great role in ensuring that it penetrates the international market. The company has currently established and acquired factories in different parts of the world.

The firm is focused on manufacturing all its products in an eco-friendly way. In 2014 and 2015, some of its plants managed to secure Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certificates. Branches that hold LEED certifications include OSI OstrĂłda and Henan Best Foods. In 2016, OSI started a partnership with Edeka, which is a grocery store chain that is located in Germany. Edeka is regarded as the largest supermarket business in Germany. OSI also has research and development centers that are located in Germany, the United States, and eastern Asia. These units enable the employees to come up with highly customized products.

OSI has established branches in different parts of Asia including India. It founded Vista Processing Foods in 1995, and the company has currently set up plants in various regions of the country. Vista has been running a vegetable processing factory since March 2012. The food processing company also operates businesses in Eastern Europe. It currently owns a processing plant in Poland, which distributes products to Poland, Sweden, Czech Republic, Finland, and Slovakia. OSI established a chicken processing plant in Hungary. The company invested $25 million in developing the plant, and its products are sold in 16 European countries.

The Illinois based company has made several acquisitions that have enabled it to penetrate the international market. The firm bought a southern Germany-based factory that is known as Flagship Europe. The business has specialized in dips, poultry, mayonnaise, and sauces. In 2016, OSI Group expanded its market in Europe by acquiring Baho Foods. The firm is made up of five major Germany and Netherlands-based factories that are called Bakx Foods, Q Smart Life, Vital Convenience, Bakx Foods, Henri van de Bilt, and Gelderland Frischwaren. In early 2017, the OSI Group expanded its supply in Germany by acquiring a food processing enterprise that is known as Hynek Schlachthof GmbH. The firm’s president, David McDonald, believes that it will establish more factories in future.

 

Scott Rocklage And His wife Are Celebrated At MIT’s Chemistry Department

Monday, March 20th, 2017

MIT’s chemistry department celebrated Scott Rocklage and his wife, Patty Rocklage. This celebration follows the couples’ contributions that enabled the renovation of the department’s nanochemistry and nanotechnology lab space in Building 2. Lester Wolfe’s Professor of Chemistry, Moungi Bawendi, heads the lab.

For Scott, the donation was part of his appreciation for being an alumnus of MIT. He says that the quality of education that he received at the firm gave him a strong foundation in his professional life and career. Rocklage received his PhD from the MIT. He was one the students who studied at the chemistry department under the supervision of Professor Richard R. Schrock, a Nobel Prizewinner in Chemistry. Scott made the donations in partnership with his wife.

Scott and Patty took a tour of the renovated lab space with Professor Bawendi. After the tour, Bawendi, his two graduate students, Bawendi group members, and the faculty gathered in the lab’s vestibule where they unveiled a plaque honoring the Rocklages. Prof Moungi Bawendi, department head Timothy Jamison, and former department head Sylvia Ceyer paid tributes to the scientist and his wife. Scott thanked everyone in attendance. He said that he was honored to be recognized for his contribution to the institution.

About Scott Rocklage

Scott Rocklage is an entrepreneur and an expert in chemistry. He joined 5AM Ventures in 2003 as a venture partner. The company promoted him to serve as the managing partner in 2004. Dr. Rocklage is experienced in healthcare management. He has overseen FDA’s approval of Omniscan, Teslascan, and Cubicin.

The executive leader has also served in other firms. Previously, he worked for Cubist Pharmaceuticals as the chairman and chief executive officer. At Nycomed Salutar, Scott served as the president and CEO. The scientist was Relypsa’s board chairman. Presently, Dr. Rocklage is the chairman of the boards of Novira, Rennovia, Cidara, Kinestral, Pulmatrix and Pirus.

Dr. Scott Rocklage has a sound educational background. He pursued his undergraduate degree in chemistry from the University of California at Berkeley. He earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the prestigious MIT. Scott has over 30 US patents in his name with over 100 peer-reviewed scientific papers.