Cliff wildes, board of directors
Cliff Wildes serves on SPBS’s Board of Directors. Mr. Wildes has over 30 years’ of executive management experience in private and public companies. During the past three decades, he has acted as Founder, CEO, COO, President and Chairman of numerous public and private entities.
Cliff has significant domestic and international experience in the microelectronics, computer hardware and software industries, financial services, as well as consulting for both technology and non-technology sectors. He has participated in, founded or structured, several private companies becoming public companies by reverse merger and S1 registration, as well as facilitated funding of equity or debt in both public and private companies in excess of $250MM.
In addition to being the Founder and Managing Member of Triad Capital, LLC in Sarasota, Florida, he holds Series 24, 62, 63, 65, 79 and 99 FINRA / SEC registrations. Cliff is the Chief Strategy Officer for Impesa Inc, an international SaaS FinTech company with offices in Costa Rica and Stamford, CT. A serial entrepreneur, Wildes was Founder and CEO of Meridian Capital Inc in Florida, a self-funded venture capital firm in the late 90’s that provided the initial funding and financing for Nova Interactive Inc and Morgan Beaumont Inc/nFinanSe. As Founder, CEO and Chairman of nFinanSe, Inc, (formerly Morgan Beaumont) a publicly-traded company that is a premier provider of stored value and prepaid card solutions in the United States, Cliff started nFinanSe in 2001, took the company public in 2004 and left as its Chairman in 2007. Wildes was Founder, CEO and Chairman of Microtech International Inc, a $43MM in annual revenue privately held computer peripheral and electronics company in the USA, UK and Japan that he started in 1985 and sold to a Japanese public company in 1995.
Cliff has extensive international trade experience in the Asian markets as Co-Founder and Vice Chairman of RamState Electronics located in Tokyo Japan, Co-Founder and Chairman of Microtech Japan in Tokyo, Japan with offices in Hong Kong and Co-Founder and Director of Ado America, a wholly-owned US subsidiary of Ado, a Japanese publicly-traded company.
Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Cliff earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Massachusetts Boston/Boston State College.