A Board Invested in Your Immigration Success
Governing with Values, Experience and Dedication
VISANOW’s dedicated Board of Directors brings expertise in immigration, law, business, and technology to the company. To contact us, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Board Members Passionate about Service
Our commitment to immigration services is backed by a board of dedicated professionals who share our values and standards for the customer experience. Meet our board members and you’ll understand where VISANOW’s success comes from — experts who care about better value, customer service, and results for their clients.
Board of Directors
Robert C. Meltzer
Robert C. Meltzer has taken VISANOW from concept to reality and now leads the company in its pursuit of revolutionizing immigration process management. Beginning his career at the legal office of the United Nations World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland, Robert concentrated on public international law, international contracts, and international copyright. Upon returning to the U.S. in 1986, he entered private practice where he continued in international law and expanded his practice to include immigration law. After practicing immigration law for over 15 years, he realized the potential to utilize technology to streamline the management of the immigration process and founded VISANOW.
Robert received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Colorado, Boulder; a Juris Doctor from Northern Illinois University College of Law and additional certificates and diplomas from the Henri Dunant Institute in Geneva, Switzerland; The Institute de Internationale Droits de L’homme in Strasbourg, France; and the University of Salzburg/McGeorge School of Law in Salzburg, Austria.
Phil is a Venture Partner with USVP. He joined the venture capital firm in 1985 after a successful 28-year career as an executive in the retailing industry. Prior to USVP, he served as President and CEO of Macy’s California, leading both the store’s sales growth from $200 million to nearly $1.2 billion and its profit growth from $17 million to $108 million. He also worked for R.H. Macy, Inc. and served on the Board of Directors for Apple Computers from 1979 to 1987. At USVP, Phil has originated a number of consumer/retail industry investments, including PETsMART, Fresh Choice, and The House of Blues. He has served on the Boards of Directors of numerous companies including; Calloway Golf Clubs, Kids Park, Scopics and Tea Collections.
Phil is a guest lecturer in graduate classrooms at Stanford and Santa Clara University. Phil holds a B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Morasca has served as an advisor, active board member, and chairman of middle-market, privately held companies. He has actively served on eight boards, chairing four of them. Morasca is an Executive Partner with SOLIDexecutive, Inc., an operating partner with Sterling Partners, a global private equity firm; and a staff advisor for the Gerson Lehrman Group Consultancy. With many years of international business experience with Shell Oil Company and its affiliates, most recently as Vice President of Marketing, he managed U.S. oil products marketing for Shell, Texaco and Saudi Aramco Alliance. He earned his Bachelor’s of Science degree from Penn State and MBA from Boston College.
Mr. Udell is founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of AccuQuote. AccuQuote has firmly established a leading position in the term life insurance market. He founded Byron Udell & Associates in 1986 and, for the first eight years, focused mainly on helping wealthy individuals and families with their permanent and term life insurance and estate planning needs. Byron Udell holds a Bachelors Degree (BS) in Business Administration from the University of Illinois. He also holds a Law Degree (JD) from the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Mr. Lim has over 25 years of hands-on successful experience in investing and managing high technology private and public companies. Mr. Lim has served as Chairman and CEO for startups, buyouts, and turnarounds after re-founding Ditech Communications (DITC) in 1994 and grew it to IPO in 1999. In year 2000, Mr. Lim has established Lim Capital Group to invest in venture capital, private equity and hedge funds.
Since year 2000, Mr. Lim has co-founded and invested in companies that target VoIP communications, optical network communications, wireless networking and Internet based e-commerce markets. Previously, Pong held general management, engineering and finance positions at Alcatel/DSC/Granger Associates, Fairchild Semiconductors, and Proctor & Gamble