Our Founders

Vernon Keenan, CEO

Vern Keenan is a new market visionary and serial entrepreneur. A graduate of Northwestern University with a degree in Bio-Medical Engineering, Vern established his career as a technical and networking Director at Genentech and Oracle corp, before becoming an entrepreneur. During the Internet boom, Vern made a name for himself as one of the foremost analysts for eCommerce with his firm Keenan Vision. Vern later started Berkeley Logic, a tech services and consultancy focused on the small to medium sized business market. From there, Vern started Telnexus LLC, a VOIP services telecommunication company. Vern developed and implemented the telecom tax calculation engine for Telnexus that was the precursor to the Taxnexus cannabis tax compliance solution.


Bill De Zenzo, VP of Business Development

Bill De Zenzo has over 25 years of experience serving tech industry companies like Oracle, BioData, eVault and Telnexus LLC. Bill helped conceive Taxnexus using proprietary IP to fix a big problem he saw plaguing the new legal cannabis retail industry. As VP of Business Development, Bill uses his experience in Marketing, Business Development, Public Relations, Business Analysis and Office Administration to create awareness of Taxnexus within the cannabis industry for partnerships, customer acquisition, and venture.





Jasmine Davaloo, Chief Counsel

Jasmine Davaloo is an experienced attorney with an entrepreneurial spirit and drive. She founded her own successful law practice after graduating from University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Operating the business while practicing law in the demanding legal industry, she has establish herself as a successful businesswoman in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Jasmine has offered her leadership and managerial skills as President of Marin County Women Lawyers organization and a Director of other legal organizations, and remains a noted figure among her peers in the legal community. As a female business owner and attorney, Jasmine has served in various leadership roles in organizations that promote the advancement of women in the legal profession. As a co-founder of Taxnexus, she is an advocate for women in leadership roles in the tech and cannabis industries.