Scott Tucker is founder and CEO of Sentient Technologies, a technology firm that publishes insight and analysis each week on the world of online finance, risk management and decisioning solutions. Tucker’s ideas and technology helped to pioneer online lending with instantaneous loan approval and decisioning, rendering the fax machine obsolete in the 1990s. He helped sovereign Indian nations launch nationwide online businesses. His concepts spurred economic development activities often compared to the $30 billion Indian casino industry boom. These ideas have been heavily scrutinized by state and federal governments and agencies including California, Colorado, and the Federal Trade Commission. Scott, Sentient and his affiliated companies provide leading enterprise transaction software for online lenders. For nearly two decades, Scott and his entities have supported leading and emerging lenders with the prevailing enterprise software solution unsurpassed in its processing volume. His firms also provide application integration. They do not provide loans, loan servicing, marketing, or collections services.