A solid business core

Our executive team is comprised of talented professionals with many years of experience in the security/surveillance, law enforcement, technology, business and software development industries.

Daniel Santell

Chief Executive Officer

30 years of experience in the enterprise application software market including executive and/or board of director positions at the following pre-IPO venture-backed startups:
  • • Platinum Software (now Epicore Software) - Kleiner-Perkins & NEA
  • • Onyx Software - Foundation Capital & NEA
  • • InterWorld Software - Vulcan Ventures, George Soros & DLJ

Dario Brebric


20 years experience in the enterprise security/surveillance market specializing in retail, casinos, government, and law enforcement applications. Served as President/Founder of Bric Marketing, Bric Systems Group and Principal/Partner in Premier SGI.

Rajiv Sanghavi

Chief Technology Officer

15 years of experience in the development of high-volume online banking systems for SAP and Sybase.

David Leppan

Chairman of The Advisory Board

David founded World-Check, an industry standard for
KYC and due diligence. Having spent more than a decade at the helm of World-Check, as both CEO and Chairman, David is a recognised pioneer in risk mitigation and open source intelligence (OSINT). His relationships extend globally within the regulatory and enforcement community. David was instrumental in the sale of a majority stake of the business to Spectrum Equity. Several years later the company was sold in its entirety to Thomson Reuters.

With his in-depth knowledge of intelligence gathering, databases and the broader financial industry, David started his career working for Thomson Financial Publishing where he was responsible for sales and marketing in Switzerland and several other European countries.

David will be spearheading the expansion of CAPTIS Intelligence into the financial services sector supervising and actively participating in the global sales effort as well as expanding the company’s network with governments and law enforcement.

Jay Jhaveri

Managing Director, Asia Pacific

Jay has 20+ years of experience in strategy and revenue building in early stage companies in the area of client identification and due diligence, anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism.

Jay Jhaveri is a strategy and sales consultant. His entire career has been in client-facing, revenue-building roles and is considered an expert in the area of anti-money laundering, countering the financing of terrorism, client identification and due diligence.

Prior to joining Captis, Jay was the head of World-Check in Asia where he established the World-Check operations. He has published and authored numerous papers and his views are frequently sought by the press and academics. A noted speaker, Jay has addresses conferences in Asia and is considered an expert in the area of risk.

Patric Marshall

Managing Director, UK & Europe

Patric Marshall is an expert in Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Know-Your Customer (KYC) and Counter Financing of Terrorism (CFT).

As Director of Sales EMEA for World-Check, Patric was one of the key drivers in sales and product development until its successful sale to Thomson Reuters.

Patric will be leading the sales effort of CAPTIS Intelligence products to financial institutions in Europe, building on his longstanding relationships with compliance and security counterparties in this sector.

Patric is a regular speaker on the international circuit on Corruption and Fraud, Terrorism, and Anti Money Laundering.

Charles Archer

Chairman of Law Enforcement Council
Former Assistant Director of the F.B.I.

Appointed by the US Attorney General to SES-6, the highest service rank in the US Government, Chuck has testified frequently before Senate and Congress on technical issues related to advancing technology for Criminal Justice, and has spoken at international forums including the United Nations in Vienna, Interpol in Lyon, and the International Association of Chiefs of Police in New Delhi and Canberra.

John Walker

Law Enforcement Council

29 years of law enforcement service, retiring as captain of police in two agencies in Florida and Colorado. Federal experience involved working for the U.S. Department of Justice, Urban Area Security Initiative, Interoperable Communication Technical Assistance Program, and for the U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division, International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program.