Gene is also the former Chief Ethics Officer of Convercent, Inc. and the founder of Convercent’s predecessor, Business Controls, Inc. He is also an inventor and was granted three patents (8250025, 9135598 and 9588944) by the U.S. Patent Office covering significant aspects of the whistleblower technology which is currently used by Convercent and its whistleblower hotline and compliance clients around the World.